Dedicated to the African roots music of the Gullah culture of the coastal lowlands and sea islands of Georgia and South Carolina, Ranky Tanky (“get funky” in Gullah patois) has received numerous raves since their debut album “overflowing with authenticity” (Afropop Worldwide) came out in 2017. Powerhouse vocalist Quiana Parler (a 2003 American Idol standout) fronts an accomplished jazz quartet of fellow Charleston musicians and longtime friends, performing gutsy spirituals, blues, songs and more that mark the endurance and beauty of African-American culture.
Run time: 90 minutes
Appropriate for ages 7 and up. All patrons entering the theater require a ticket regardless of age. This includes children and infants. Active military, group, senior, and Culture Shock Miami (CultureShockMiami.com) discounts available. Contact the SMDCAC Box Office for details.
It is the policy of Miami-Dade County to comply with all of the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The facility is accessible and Assistive Listening Devices are available in the Main Stage Auditorium and the Black Box Theater space. To request materials in accessible format, and/or any accommodation to attend an event at the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, please contact Stephanie Aponte, 786-573-5314, firstname.lastname@example.org, at least five days in advance to initiate your request, TTY users may also call 711 (Florida Relay Service).