Paris Bennett among ’70s Gospel Concert guests March 13
From press release
The Works of Faith Ministries presents the Seventh Annual ’70s Gospel Concert with special guests Paris Bennett from American Idol; Ann Nesby, lead vocalist from Sounds of Blackness and four-time Grammy nominee; the national award winning ACME Missionary Baptist Church Choir; and Harlan Jefferson.
The event will revisit the tunes of some of the most inspirational gospel singers of the time, including The Clark Sisters, Shirley Caesar and others. Darryll King, radio personality for Soul 106.3 FM, will serve as the evening’s emcee.
Doors to the 7 p.m., Saturday, March 13, concert open at 5:30 p.m. at Coronado Performing Arts Center, 314 N. Main St., Rockford. Tickets are $17-$27.
Founded by Lori Flemming in 2004, Works of Faith Ministries strives to nurture and give back to the local community. Works of Faith offers a medium for at-risk youth and families to express and showcase their gifts and talents in a positive, diverse atmosphere through performing arts and musical venues. Some of the organizations Works of Faith has helped include MELD, American Cancer Society and Hurricane Katrina evacuees.
A portion of the proceeds from the concert will be donated to local food pantries and to victims of the earthquake in Haiti.
For tickets, call Coronado Box Office at (815) 968-0595 or visit www.coronadopac.org.
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