CANCELED Upbeat on the Roof with Heavenly Echoes

Four singers perform with microphones in front of them
Heavenly Echoes photo by Andrzej Pilarczyk

This event has been canceled due to inclement weather.

Join us at 6:00 PM Thursday, August 19, for a performance by Heavenly Echoes on the lawn outside the Tang.

Founded by the late Deacon James Edmonds out of the Sweet Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church in Albany, Heavenly Echoes performs in the storied tradition of Southern-style gospel music with spirituals, hymns, traditional contemporary gospel, and originals. Heavenly Echoes last played Upbeat in 2016.

For its 20th season, the Upbeat on the Roof summer series highlights regional musical talent every Thursday, July 29 through August 19 from 6:00-7:00 pm.

Performances are free and open to the public on a first-come, first-served basis. Visitors are invited to bring picnic blankets, camping chairs, and their own food and drink to make it a night! Due to COVID safety guidelines, there will be a 100-person capacity, and all non-vaccinated visitors will be required to remain masked. In case of inclement weather, the concert will be canceled.

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Pattern by Evelyn Wang ’19
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The Tang Pattern Project celebrates the Museum’s 20th anniversary. Organized by Head of Design Jean Tschanz-Egger, past and current Tang Design Interns created patterns inspired by the Museum’s exhibition and event history.