Archive for the ‘Conferences’ Category

Mali Music, Jessica Reedy, Tedashiii and Kierra Sheard At The Merge Summit

Wednesday, July 17th, 2013

Mali-MusicMali Music, Jessica Reedy, Tedashiii and Kierra Sheard are headliners for the concert capping off a weekend of activities at the 5th Annual Merge Summit being held August 22–24th in Los Angeles, CA.  The Merge Summit serves as the meeting place for industry executives and entertainment professionals.  Under the banner of  integrating faith and entertainment, the gathering includes a complete weekend of education, inspiration and entertainment. Nearly 100 of the industry’s top entertainers and executives will lead more than 20 interactive panel discussions, workshops and Master Class sessions, covering music, television, film, creative development, and branding, marketing and new media.

“We are so excited to announce our fifth year and we celebrate this milestone,” said The Summit Founder & Chair Dr. Holly CarteJessica Reedyr. “Each year, The Merge Summit has progressed to represent the evolution of the entertainment business while always remaining true to our original purpose. Our desire is to give creative men and women of faith, the opportunity to share their stories, to edify and to give a voice for the gifts and talents in our community.”

Pastor Shirley Caesar Hosts 41st Annual Conference

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013

We can confirm that July and August are packed with conventions, recording events and concertsShirley Caesar Outreach.  Adding to the list, Pastor Shirley Caesar’s Annual Outreach Ministries Conference is set to take place August 4th through August 9th in Raleigh, NC.  Pastor Caesar has some of the nation’s foremost singers are preachers including Pastor Donnie McClurkin, Evangelist Jekalyn Carr, Prophet Todd Hall, Isaac Caree, Chrystal Rucker, Kevin LeVar and Chrystal Rucker.

Kierra Sheard Announces Dates and Lineup For Bold Right Life 2013

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013

Bold Right LifeKierra Sheard announced the Bold Right Life Experience 2013 will take place in her home town of Detroit on August 13-15th.  Among the lineup of preachers and singers joining her for the conference are Chicago’s Pastor john Hannah and Jonathan McReynolds, Sarah Jakes, Canton Jones, Tasha Cobbs, and Pastor John P Kee and New Life.

AME Church Music Conference and Live Recording in Chicago

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

The Music and Christian Arts Ministry of the African Methodist Episcopal Church brings its 2013 MCAM Conference to the Gospel Music Capital of the world, Chicago IL, July 9 – 13, 2013. ReverendMCAM 2013 Anthony Vinson, Sr. Director of the Music and Christian Arts Ministry for the AME Church has assembled a team of music and creative arts leaders with the unified mission to educate, elevate and expand the understanding and use of the arts in worship. Through workshops, teaching, training and example it is our goal to equip the saints to do the work of the ministry through music and the arts!

 

Rev. John Richard Bryant, host bishop of the 4th Episcopal District and Senior Bishop of the AME Church will serve as keynote speaker of the opening services and the convention will be capped with the first ever Live CD/DVD recording of the 100 + voice AME Church Mass Choir featuring special guests Melonie Daniels, Myron Butler and Troy Bright.


John P Kee Announces Dates for VIP 2013

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

VIP 2013JPKPastor John P Kee took to Twitter today to announce the dates and line up for his annual VIP (Victory In Praise) Conference convening in Charlotte July 28th through August 4th.  This year’s conference includes informative workshops, networking opportunities, artist showcases and worship.  The guests for this year’s confab are among the top names in gospel, including Bishop Rance Allen, Pastor Kim Burrell, Brian Moore, Maranda Willis,Isaac Caree, Lowell Pye,Lejuene Thompson, Zacardi Cortez, Darius Paulk, Crystal Rucker and more.

Bishop Bryan Andrew Wilson Convenes Convocation Gathering

Monday, April 29th, 2013

Bryan WilsonIn between a hectic touring and performance schedule as well as preparation for the release of his new project, Bishop Bryan Andrew Wilson called the saints both young and old together for a time of refreshing in the first annual Holy Convocation of the Bapastogic Movement beginning Sunday, April 28th through Saturday, May 4th in Perry Florida. Wilson drew on his upbringing in the Baptist, Apostolic and Church of God iDuranice Pacen Christ (COGIC) churches to form the new inter denominational group with an emphasis on youth . Highlighting the week long confab are day and evening sessions with speakers including Pastor Duranice Pace of the Pace Sisters and Dr. Joyce Cohen, a musical celebration and the official message being delivered by Wilson on Saturday.

Wilson’s new CD is set for an early summer release.

Lisa Knowles Announces Evolution of Quartet Retreat

Thursday, April 18th, 2013

Lisa Knowles announced the opening of registration for the Evolution of Quartet Retreat to be held in Memphis, Tennessee June 28 through June 30.  The gathering will offer informational workLisa Knowlesshops as well as networking sessions for aspiring singers, songwriters, musicians, producers and artist management representatives.  Special guests for the confab include , Teddy Campbell, QuartetTim Rogers, Alexis Spight and Stan Jones.  Highlighting the event will be the CD Release concert of Lisa Knowles and The Brown Singers.

Date Set for Love Alive 6 Recording

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

By all intentions, 2013 is going to be a great year for Gospel.  July 5th has been set as the date for the  highly anticipated recording of Love Alive 6. The recording will serve as the highlight of the Edwin and Walter Hawkins Music and Arts Love Fellowship Conference scheduled for June 30 – July 5th in Las Vegas, Nevada.

COGIC Convocation Brings Top Gospel Artists to St. Louis

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

 

The nation’s top gospel artists take center stage during the 105th International Holy Convocation of the Church of God in Christ in St. Louis, Missouri on Friday, November 9th. .  International Music Department President Dr. Judith Christie McAllister welcomes Donald Lawrence and Company, Pastor Shirley Caesar, Professor James Hall, Pastor Charles Jenkins and Fellowship Chicago, The Nevels Sisters,  Tamela Mann, Anita Wilson, Jonathan McReynolds, Twinkie Clark and others.

 

Gospel Heritage 2013 Returns to Atlanta, Honors Ricky Dillard and Lonnie Hunter

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

 

Dr. Teresa Hairston’s Gospel Heritage Foundation 16th Annual Praise and Worship Conference returns to the city of Atlanta the week of February 14th, 2013 with some of the nation’s foremost worship leaders in attendance.  This year’s schedule includes William McDowell, Dr. Judith Christie McAllister, Bishop Hezekiah Walker, Pastor Wess Morgan, VaShawn Mitchell and others. One of the highlights of this year’s convention is a heritage session with the incomparable Edwin Hawkins.

The Gospel Heritage Award recipients for 2013 are noted choir directors Lonnie Hunter and Ricky Dillard and Bishop Liston Page, Sr.  Bishop Paul S. Morton and the Changing A Generation Full Gospel Baptist Church will serve as the host.

Additional details and registration info is available at www.gospelheritage.org

View the promo for the 2013 conference here