Grammy award-winning band Ranky Tanky to receive special recognition from state lawmakers

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – Grammy award-winning band Ranky Tanky will receive a special honor from state lawmakers on Friday.

The Charleston-based band, who won a Grammy for Best Regional Roots Music Album at the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards, will receive a resolution from the South Carolina House of Representatives to recognize and celebrate their achievements in the music industry.

It will be presented by State Rep. Wendell Gilliard during a special presentation Friday in North Charleston in front of City Hall at 1 p.m.

The group focuses on the Gullah culture and southeastern sea island sounds.

They recently performed during an event highlighting the inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris last month.