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Line-up for Gospel Music Heritage Month's 'Evolution of Gospel' concert revealed

Gospel artists will descend on The Kennedy Center
GMHMDC (used with permission)

The artist line-up for Gospel Music Heritage Month's Evolution of Gospel concert was revealed via Facebook today, Aug, 30.The power-packed line-up signals another year filled with all that's great and glorious about gospel music. The free concert, presented by the Gospel Music Heritage Foundation takes place at The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. on Monday, September 15 @ 7 p.m.

The artists scheduled to perform are Dottie Peoples, Edwin Hawins, Tamela Mann, Kim Burrell, Chad Brawley, Eric Carrington, Tasha Page-Lockhart, Y'Anna Crawley, Stacy J and Unified Praise, Stephen Hurd and WPAS Gospel Choir.

The annual event held each September celebrates the rich heritage of Gospel Music. The observance is made possible by the efforts of Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX), who in 2008 led the passing of a resolution in both chambers of the House that declared September “Gospel Music Heritage Month.”

This year the Gospel Music Heritage Month Foundation will honor Grammy-winning Gospel artists Yolanda Adams and Kirk Franklin and another Gospel Music Heritage Month champion, Senator Blanche Lincoln.

To request free tickets, visit this link. Due to the event's huge popularity, early requests are encouraged. The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is located at 2700 F Street, NW,Washington, D.C. 20566.

For more information on Gospel Music Heritage Month activities, visit www.GospelMusicHeritage.org