As part of GoodNight 2011, Inspiration will perform gospel jazz at 6 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, on the corner of Leon Sullivan Way and Virginia Street E.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Say goodbye to 2011 with the Charleston Community Music Association's GoodNight celebration. The free, family-friendly event features music at 14 downtown and East End locations.
KRT trolleys will travel in a continuous loop between the 14 GoodNight venues to pick up and drop off passengers at no cost. Free parking will be available in the parking garage adjacent to City Hall on Virginia Street East after 6 p.m.
Most venues begin their programs at 6 p.m., with each group performing for approximately 45 minutes. Call the information hotline at 304-744-1400 with any questions.
The venues, performers and performance times are as follows:
Baptist Temple Sanctuary, Morris and Quarrier streets
Use Quarrier Street entrance
6 and 8 p.m.: Martin Luther King Jr. Male Chorus (gospel selections)
7 p.m.: Appalachian Youth Chorus Camerata and Concert Choir
9 p.m.: Marshall "Mike" Barnhouse (piano selections)
Baptist Temple Fellowship Hall, Morris and Quarrier streets
Use Morris Street entrance
6 and 8 p.m.: Presby Pickers (Appalachian music)
7 and 9 p.m.: Appalachian Celtic Consort (Celtic music)
Capitol Center Theater, Summers and Quarrier streets
6 p.m.: Gospel Brass Band
7 p.m.: Charleston Metro Band (traditional show tunes and marches)
8 p.m.: B-Ties Dixieland Band
9 p.m.: Mountain State Brass Band (traditional British brass band music)
Civic Center Little Theater
6 p.m.: Sweet Lipzz Dixieland Band (jazz and big band)
7 p.m.: Southern Draw Band (rock)
8 p.m.: Turkey Creek Ceilidh (Celtic jigs and reels with Irish harp)
9 p.m.: River City Youth Ballet
Christ Church United Meth-odist, Quarrier and Morris streets
6 and 8 p.m.: womanSong (Broadway, folk and pop)
7 and 9 p.m.: Shin Strings (classical string music trio)
First Presbyterian Church, Leon Sullivan Way and Virginia Street East
6 p.m.: Inspiration (gospel jazz)
7 and 9 p.m.: Mountain Laurel Ensemble (sacred music)
8 p.m.: Rev. Jim McKnight (gospel music)
Kanawha Players, Washington and Beauregard streets
The group performs songs from Langston Hughes' "The Black Nativity." A new song is performed each hour.
Kanawha United Presbyterian Church, 1009 Virginia St. E.
6 and 8 p.m.: West Virginia Youth Symphony (ensembles and soloists)
7 and 9 p.m.: A Classical Trio (piano, French horn and violin)
Riverview Presbyterian Church, 1316 Kanawha Blvd. E.
6 and 7 p.m.: Charleston Civic Chorus (holiday selections)
8 and 9 p.m.: Almost Heaven Dulcimer Club (traditional and classical)
Sacred Heart Co-Cathedral, Virginia Street East and Leon Sullivan Way
7 and 9 p.m.: Elegance of English Handbells
8 p.m.: Scott & Colin Milam (smooth jazz)
St. John's Episcopal Church, Quarrier Street and Leon Sullivan Way
6 and 8 p.m.: Bill & Susan Bryan (music of the '30s, '40s, '50s and '60s)
7 and 9 p.m.: The O'Daugherty Family Singers ("A Salute to Patriotism" program)
St. Marks United Methodist Church, Washington and Dickinson streets
6 and 8 p.m.: Almost Heaven Chorus (women's four-part harmony)
7 and 9 p.m.: Kanawha Kordsmen Barbershop Chorus (contemporary a cappella)
St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lee and Beauregard streets
6 and 8 p.m.: Madison Gospel Quartet (Gaither-style vocal band)
7 and 9 p.m.: The Gospel Truth and Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Kanawha Boulevard East and Elizabeth Street
6 and 8 p.m.: Shirley & Joe Romagnoli with Mark Scarpelli ("Great Musical Standards" program)
7 and 9 p.m.: Ryan Hardiman with Mark Scarpelli ("In Our Time" program of standards)