Thursday, 07 August 2014
Land of the Sky Barbershop Chorus will perform Sunday, Aug. 10, at 3 p.m., in Tartan Hall at First Presbyterian Church in downtown Franklin. With more than two dozen members, the all-male chorus sings lively a cappella renditions of old-time and contemporary favorites in four-part barbershop-style harmony.
The fast-paced hour-long program, titled “Kings Of The Road,” features many classic tunes including “Beautiful Dreamer,” “Kokomo,” “Taking A Chance On Love,” and, of course, Roger Miller’s everpopular “King Of The Road.”
Adding to the melodic fun are the Supersonic Quartet and the doo-wop group, Scha-boom, with lots of laughs interspersed with the music. Complimentary ice cream sundaes will be served. Admission is by donation; $5 is suggested.
Land of the Sky Chorus is a chapter of SPEBSQSA, Inc., one of about 800 society chapters in North America. The chorus is based in Asheville, and has performed for audiences throughout the region and beyond. The group recently spent a week at Nashville’s Harmony University, polishing vocalizations in preparation for the concert.