America’s Choir, the Mississippi Mass Choir takes their 25th Anniversary Praise Celebration on the road this weekend. On Friday, MMC will join the Mississippi State Conference of the NAACP along with Dr. Myrlie Evers Williams and Julian Bond in celebration of the life and work of the late Medgar Evers in Jackson before heading to Houston for the official kick off of the year long celebration. Soulfruit, Willie Taylor and Friends and J Shep and Standard will take part in the Houston celebration and hosting duties will be handled by Marcus D. Wiley.
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So you’ve always thought you had a musical gift that the world really needs to hear? Well, a chance to be a part of the elite group known as Sunday Best is available to you as the BET hit show hosted by Kirk Franklin announces auditions in Philadelphia, Chicago, Atlanta and Houston. Additional information about locations and times are forthcoming. Check out the schedule below
Things are changing for Gospel’s Hardest Working Man. It was announced late today that Earnest Pugh is relocating from the DC area to Houston to consult with Houston’s Silverlake Christian Church pastored by Reginald DeVaughn.
In the midst of family gatherings and giving thanks, the city of Houston is preparing for the live recording of Daniel Johnson on November 30th. Johnson, a Los Angeles native is most familiar from his work with Israel and New Breed. Before relocating to Houston, Johnson spent time as a member of the Andrae Crouch Singers and is featured on Crouch’s The Promise CD. You can also check out Daniel on his 2011 solo CD release You Make Me and on The V. Michael McKay God Talk project.
Rhonda Mclemore (this time without assistance from her husband and “advance man” Shawn) took to Socialcam to give the update about her Live Recording. On January 4th, all roads will lead to the Community of Faith Baptist Church 1024 Pinemont in Houston for this momentous occasion. Production will be handled by Asaph Ward.