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National Museum of Gospel Music Concert in Celebration of Gospel Music Heritage Month

September 27, 2018 | Doors: 5 pm | Concert: 6 pm | Free and open to the public, but tickets are required

A limited number of tickets are available Monday – Friday between 9 am and 6 pm at the following Bill Busters locations: 105 West Madison, Suite 2300 and  10708 South Western Ave.

Maximum four tickets per person.


About the Concert:

The National Museum of Gospel Music Concert will celebrate the power and impact of gospel music while introducing a new cultural attraction to the community and encouraging future support. Intended to become an annual event, this free performance is open to the public and features Stellar Gospel Music Award winners, leading Chicago area artists and others. The 2018 performance is hosted by Dr. Bobby Jones and Inspiration 1390 & V103 On Air Host, Sonya Blakey.

Artists scheduled to appear include: Donnie McClurkin, Kirk Franklin, Marvin Sapp, Travis Greene, Tamela Mann, Anthony Brown, Koryn Hawthorne, Pastor Charles Jenkins, Tasha Cobbs-Leonard, Jekalyn Carr, Ricky Dillard, JJ Hairston, Pastor Smokie Norful, Shirley Caesar, Jonathan McReynolds, Sir the Baptist, and others.



Apostolic Faith Church
3843 S. Indiana Avenue
Chicago, IL 60653
Street and lot parking available


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