Clowes Memorial Hall, on the campus of Butler University, hosts their 22nd Annual Gospel Fest this Saturday, February 6. The Indianapolis music event begins at 7:00 pm sharp. Tickets are $30.00 for adults, $24.00 for seniors and $20.00 for Indianapolis kids with a valid student ID (limit one per ID).
Sponsored by Butler University Office of Diversity Programs, Providence Productions, DJGENO and Radio One, the 22nd annual Gospel Fest is a celebration of sacred gospel music that has made an impact on both the religious and music worlds. This Indianapolis concert offers the Indianapolis community a chance to rejuvenate their souls with wonderfully powerful music.
Gospel Fest features contemporary, traditional and sacred gospel music performed by legendary and local stars alike. The Legendary “First Lady of Gospel Music,” Pastor Shirley Caesar will be on hand belting her booming voice. She will be joined on stage by Grammy and Stellar Award winners, Yolanda Adams and CeCe Winans. These stars will align to make an unforgettable and uplifting evening of music.
Pastor Shirley Caesar has enjoyed a career as a gospel singer that has spanned more than six decades. She has one eleven Grammy Awards, seven Dove Awards and is known throughout the United States as “The First Lady of Gospel Music.” She has sang with stars like Whitney Houston, Patti Labelle and Faith Evans, and has released seven very successful gospel albums.
Yolanda Adams signed her first record contract in 1987, and has been performing as a lead vocalist ever since. She has collaborated with big name stars such as Mary J. Blige, Alicia Keys and Natalie Cole. CeCe Winans began her solo career in 1995 with the realse of her first album, which won her a Grammy Award and two Dove Awards. Since then her career has skyrocketed, as her soulful voice permeates even the hardest shell.
These three powerhouse singers will perform with Butler University’s Voices of Deliverance Gospel Choir as well as Midwestern church and university choirs. Together their voices will rise and fall in gospel harmonies, creating a show like no other. Let the music wash over you at the 22nd Annual Gospel Fest at Clowes Memorial Hall.
Before the show on Saturday, head to the nearby Indianapolis cultural district, Broad Ripple Village. With the most concentrated variety of Indianapolis restaurants in the Circle City, Broad Ripple is a great place to fuel up before this Indianapolis music event. After the show, head to Indianapolis downtown to warm up with drinks at any of these Indianapolis bars. Stay tuned to Fun City Finder.com for all the latest on fun things to do in Indianapolis.
Saturday, February 6, 2010
4602 Sunset Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46208