To kick off the 4th Annual Gospel Music Heritage MonthCelebration many of your favorite gospel music artists will perform at the Warner Theater in Washington, DC on Sunday, September 16th.
The event will be free and open to the public. Performers include Yolanda Adams, Crystal Akins, Maurette Brown-Clark, Damita Haddon, Lil Mo and Phillip Bryant, and 7 Sons of Soul. Additionally, there will be a special guest appearance by the Washington Society for the Performing Arts’ Men and Women of the Gospel Choir. Don Jackson of the Stellar Awards, Charley Humbard of Gospel Music Channel, and DC’s own Gospel music icon, Shirley MK Berkeley will be honored during the evening’s festivities as well.
Up to six tickets may be ordered by emailing a name, telephone number and quantity of tickets desired at email@example.com or call 1-800-895-7301.
“We are excited to return to our nation’s capital for this fourth year of celebration of Gospel Music Heritage Month. It is an honor to be supported by gifted Gospel artists who are lending their gifts to emphasize the importance of educating and entertaining the public about the art form of Gospel Music.”-Carl Davis, Chairman of Gospel Music Heritage Month Foundation
There is also going to be a celebration in Houston on September 28th at New Light Christian Center.
Since September 2008, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee has led the efforts to ensure the contributions, history, and sound of Gospel music are recognized and honored throughout our nation. She has passed resolutions for the past four years designating the month of September as Gospel Music Heritage Month.
“Gospel music has the ability to cross barriers of race, class, and religion, to touch the hearts of people. Gospel music is a conduit for personal and societal uplift, and it is fitting that we celebrate this great art form every year.”- James “Jazzy” Jordan, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Verity Gospel Music Group.
For further details please visit the website at www.gospelmusicheritage.org.
article courtesy of 1800Gospel.com