FREEDOM SONG – When Gospel Came to the Empire by Harvey Brough (music) and Justin Butcher (words).
Performed by Vox Holloway and the Hackney Empire choir
‘Woke up to Freedom’
The inspiring true story of the Fisk Jubilee Singers, a group of emancipated slaves who took to the road in 1871 to raise funds for their university and introduced the world to the riches of plantation spirituals.
At: Hackney Empire, 291 Mare Street, London, E8 1EJ
Sunday 24 March, 6pm
Click here for tickets: £10 – £35 (plus £1 per ticket online, £1.25 per ticket over the phone).