CHARLESTON, S.C. – Exciting news for a local band, set to play on the “Today Show” Friday morning.
You may remember Ranky Tanky, the Charleston-based band, from our News 2 Hidden History series.
The a group of musicanians and friends got together and started stirring the Gullah sound with contemporary jazz rhythms.
The result? They skyrocketed to the very top of the Billboard music charts for contemporary jazz.
Now, they’re in New York City to perform in the 3rd hour of the Today Show on Friday morning.
Of course, you can watch that performance on WCBD News 2. And for more on Ranky Tanky, you can head to the bands website, just click here.