USC Upstate's Dirk Schlingmann Performs Free Concert Sunday

June 15, 2015 at 11:48 am

Singer-songwriter concerts and admission to art galleries and the history museum are free every Sunday at Chapman Cultural Center. The public is invited to attend Sundays Unplugged, 1-5 p.m., to enjoy casual and cultural entertainment. Regional artists are also present, selling locally handcrafted wares in the ArtMarket, 1-5 p.m. This Sunday, June 21, eclectic musician Dirk Schlingmann performs, 2-4 p.m.

Schlingmann plays a variety of musical styles, including classical, pop, jazz, rock, bluegrass, and avant garde. He has performed most of his life, mainly on guitar and fiddle. He has been musically active in Germany, West Virginia, Kentucky, and South Carolina. He composes and performs his original compositions, in addition to playing many cover tunes from artists like The Beatles, Bob Dylan, and Jobim. Schlingmann has performed in many concerts, at several fundraising events, as a street musician, and at Spartanburg’s Spring Fling and the Spartanburg International Festival. He has also recorded with numerous bands.

In addition to the concert, Artists’ Guild of Spartanburg, Spartanburg Art Museum, Spartanburg Regional History Museum, and the Student Galleries will be open with free admission. Spartanburg Science Center will be open with a small fee.

For more information, call (864) 542-ARTS or visit