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Chicago Gospel Music Festival


Chicago Gospel Music Festival offers performances on three stages at Columbus and Jackson in Grant Park: the Early/Day Stage, the Gospel Youth tent, and the Petrillo Music Shell. For information call 312-744-3370.

Friday, June 7


4:00 open mike

4:45 Mayor's Kid's Start Etc. Summer Chorus

5:00 Progressive Youth Choir

5:15 St. Luke Youth Choir

5:30 United Choral

5:45 Greater Holy Temple Youth Choir

Petrillo Music Shell

5:30 Bank One Gospel Choir

6:00 Desmond Pringle

6:35 Evelyn Turrentine-Agee

7:15 Men of Standard

:10 Angie Spivey & the Voices of Victory

:45 Lamar Campbell & Spirit of Praise

Saturday, June 8

Early/Day stage

NOON Orchestra Ebenezer

12:30 AFC Praise Ensemble

1:05 Sons of Jacob

1:40 Rosalind Sanders-Jones & Seven

2:20 Rocks of Harmony

3:30 Tee & Company

4:00 Heritage Ensemble


1:10 Anointed & Blessed by the Lord

1:20 open mike

1:50 Christian Tabernacle Youth Voices

2:05 Yu-Neek

2:15 Apostolic Pentecostal Church of Morgan Park Young Adult Choir

2:40 Virtuous Standard

3:00 open mike

3:30 Joshua Watts

3:40 Jamaron R. Harris

3:50 Jasmine & Jare

4:00 Ministers of Praise

4:20 Perfect Praise

4:30 G. F. Choral

Petrillo Music Shell

4:30 Walt Whitman & the Soul

Children of Chicago

5:00 Otis Clay

5:40 Ray Bady

6:15 LeAnne Faine, Allen Twins & Light of Love

7:10 Trinity United Church of Christ Sanctuary Choir

:00 Lee Williams & the Spiritual QC's

:45 Richard Smallwood & Vision

Sunday, June 9

Early/Day stage

NOON Lee Williams & the Spiritual QC's

12:40 Silver Stars

1:15 Faith Gospel Singers

1:45 Foundation of Souls

2:20 Gospel Crusaders

2:45 Darwin G. Jackson

3:00 Gospel Paraders

3:25 Mixon Singers

4:00 Pilgrim Jubilees


1:20 Lena & Netta

1:30 open mike

2:00 Swan Boys

2:10 Yu-Neek

2:30 Vernon Park Youth Group

2:50 High Mountain M.B. Church Youth Choir

3:00 International India Agape & Youth Group

3:20 Little Montys

3:30 Joyful Noize

3:40 Totally Focused

4:00 open mike

4:35 Percy Bady

Petrillo Music Shell

4:30 Deacon Reuben Burton with the Victory Travelers

5:05 Bishop Larry D. Trotter & the Sweet Holy Spirit Combined Choirs

5:40 Willie James McPhatter, Philip Gilbert Jr., Rebecca Nixon & Aldrea Lenox

6:35 Young Saints

7:05 Jessy Dixon

7:40 Mighty Clouds of Joy

:35 Percy Gray with the Chicago Mass Choir, Praise II & New Direction

Art accompanying story in printed newspaper (not available in this archive): photo/Emmett Martin.

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