Archive for the ‘Concerts/Tours’ Category

McDonalds Announces Lineup & Schedule For Inspiration Celebration Tour

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

Donald Lawrence pr photo 1-Photo credit Dominick GuillemotMcDonalds has announced the lineup and schedule for the 9th installment of their popular Inspiration Celebration Tour beginning in Detroit on May 13 and running through Oct. 17th.

This year’s lineup features celebrated Gospel artists  Donald Lawrence, Yolanda Adams, Dorinda Clark-Cole, Ricky Dillard,  DeWayne Woods,  Tasha Page-Lockhart, comedian Small Fire  and syndicated radio host Lonnie Hunter.

Scheduled tour dates include:

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Virtue Joins Donnie McClurkin, BeBe Winans, Kirk Franklin and Harry Belafonte For Selma Concert

Thursday, March 5th, 2015

Virtue Sep14The 50th anniversary of the historic march to Selma will be commemorated with a concert on the Edmund Pettus Bridge on Sunday, March 8th.  Sister group Virtue will join in with additional  performances and speeches offered by Anthony Hamilton, Arrested Development, Bebe Winans, Fantasia, Bell Biv DeVoe, D-Nice, Donnie McClurkin, Eddie Levert, Eric Benet, Flavor Flav, Keith Sweat, Kelly Price, MC Lyte, Rick Ross, Tank, The Blind Boys of Alabama, Cicely Tyson, Harry Belafonte and the keynote address from President Barack Obama.

The concert is set to stream live on BET.COM and CentricTV.com

 

16th Annual Superbowl Gospel Welcomes All Star Line-up

Monday, January 26th, 2015

Grammy winner Donnie McClurkin directs the NFL Players All-Star Choir that will perform at the Super Bowl Gospel Celebration on February 5, 2010 at the James L. Knight Center in Miami during Super Bowl Weekend.

 

In its Sixteenth year, the Super Bowl Gospel Celebration celebrates big with this years artist line-up: Natalie Grant, Fred Hammond, Donnie McClurkin, Israel Houghton and Gladys Knight! The first and only gospel event sanctioned by the NFL for Super Bowl Weekend, the concert series features Grammy Award-winning, multi-platinum selling gospel and contemporary Christian and mainstream artists, marquee NFL players and the NFL PLAYERS Choir.

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Ashford Sanders Drops New Music February 23rd

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

GOSPELflava was the first to break the news of music coming from Sunday Best Season 5 Finalist and Fan Favorite Ashford Sanders. Now comes word of the February release of a brand new single,Ashford Sanders official Because You’ve Been Good.

Sanders says the song is a personal testimony for him. “God has been good to me, and I know I have been blessed. Not that everyday in my life has been good, I have had some sleepless nights and days filled with pain, but I am a living witness that God will bring you through every situation. …… I can sing anything, but my heart is in songs with substance, and Because You’ve Been Good sums up how great God has been in my life. I can’t help but thank and praise Him for his goodness TO ME.”

Because You’ve Been Good is written and produced by Pharis Evans, Jr. and hits digital retail outlets on February 23rd.  Sanders will perform the song as he makes concert dates throughout the US leading up to the GMWA Board Meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Mississippi Mass Choir Brings Happy Days Overseas

Thursday, November 13th, 2014

MMC DODIts tour time again as America’s Choir, Malaco Music Group recording artist the Mississippi Mass Choir continue their 25th year celebration with a 15 city Spain tour with performances in Madrid, Barcelona, Gijon and Santiago .  Their latest CD, Declaration of Dependence released this past spring made its way into the Billboard top 20 with the hit single God’s On Your Side featuring Stan Jones and  BET Sunday Best Winner Leandria Johnson.  As in previous years, MMC will take us behind the scenes and give us regular updates as they are on the road.

Amen Tour Features Andrae Crouch and Friends

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

Coming to a city near you this holiday season is the Let the Church Say Amen Tour honoring the music of internationally known and celebrated gospel singer/songwriter Andrae Tourand musician Pastor Andrae Crouch. The multi city tour will feature performances from Grammy winners CeCe Winans, Pastor Marvin Winans, Israel Houghton, Bishop Rance Allen and others.  Tour dates are scheduled for Charlotte, Birmingham, Chicago, Atlanta, Milwaukee, Cleveland, Philadelphia, Orlando and Miami with other dates and cities soon to be added.

The Song Of The Saints: Its Been Jesus

Friday, October 10th, 2014

Pharis Evans Jr. and Saints With A Vision make a triumphant return with their new single, Its Been Jesus on Evans’ new Fountain of Life record labelIts Been Jesus.  The singing aggregation caught the attention of the country with If Nothing Else, Thank You from their Calling All Saints CD debut.  Saints With A Vision celebrates 16 years of existence with an anniversary concert with special guest Kim McFarland in October as the launch to their fall performance schedule throughout the Midwest and southern part of the United States while Its Been Jesus makes the rounds at radio.

Donald Lawrence, Arnetta Murrill Crooms and Joshua Rogers Headline Gospel Showcase

Monday, July 14th, 2014

Donald-Lawrence-2011-2Grammy award winning producer Donald Lawrence, Arnetta Murrill Crooms, Joshua Rogers and Dottie Peoples headline the first annual Gospel’s Best 3 Day Concert and Indie Artist Showcase in Wilmington, North Carolina August 8th through August 10th.

This event extends an invitation to Gospel groups, artists and musicians to compete for an opportunity to win cash prizes and awards in addition to a trip to SONY MUSIC NYC to meet with A&R Executives. In addition, the selected artist will perform live at Six Flags America locations and MBN6 Gospel Believers ROC celebrity concerts and other Sony Indie Artist Showcases.

The event was created and spearheaded by Kal Nwaneri, Founder & CEO, MBN6, in collaboration with Bishop James Utley, President, Resource Outreach Center (ROC) and Kevin Liles, CEO of Go N’SYDE in an effort to provide an alternative to the violence, bullying and other ills plaguing inner city youth.

 

The Walls Group & Tasha Page Lockhart Join Tye Tribbett Tour

Thursday, June 12th, 2014

The Walls GroupThe Walls Group and Tasha Page-Lockhart will join Grammy winner Tye Tribbett on the 12 city Kirk Franklin Present Tye Tribbett Tour visiting House of Blues venues across the country.   Lockhart, a BET Sunday Best winner released her first single, “Different” and is gearing up for the release of her solo debut album, Here Right Now available on August 5.  Following the success of their hit single, “Perfect People,” The Walls Group is slated to release Love On The Radio, a foTasha Page Lockhartur-track digital EP, on June 17 followed by their full disc, Fast Forward on September 2.

“I am so thrilled to be able to present the first two artists from my label, Fo Yo Soul Recordings/RCA, as the opening acts on this tour,” said Kirk Franklin. “The Walls Group and Tasha Page-Lockhart are tremendous artists who shine in the live setting.  I cannot wait for audiences across the nation to experience the power of their new music.”

Kirk Franklin Presents Tye Tribbett House of Blues Tour

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

Kirk Frankkirk-franklin-14lin and the House of Blues Entertainment announced its newest endeavor, “Kirk Franklin Presents Tye Tribbett”.  The tour, starting in July will feature the Grammy winning Tribbett at selected House of Blues venues across the country.  The tour is an extension of Franklin’s collaboration with the House of Blues to create a new Gospel brunch experience as part of its year-long 20th Anniversary Celebration that began last year.TyeTribbettFinalCDCoverApril2013[1]

“This is a great chance to share the gift of a spectacular talent like Tye with gospel fans throughout the country in a fresh new show that is unlike any production we’ve ever seen,” said Franklin.  “It will be a special experience.”