Ranky Tanky drops gullah music at University of Saint Joseph

From the South Carolina Lowcountry, where life is laced with African ways, Ranky Tanky, is a quintet with music rooted in a culture that has shaped American art, food, language and attitude. Their current tour celebrates that culture, its people and their mother tongue, Gullah and will perform at the Autorino Center for the Arts on Friday, March 2 at the Hoffman Auditorium in the Bruyette Athenaeum, University of Saint Joseph at 7:30 p.m.