34th Chicago Gospel Music Festival lineup released

The Chicago Gospel Music Festival has been around for more than 30 years and its back this spring! The festival is free and will take place in Millennium Park and The Chicago Cultural Center on May 31stand June 1st.

The festival this year will feature a tribute to Aretha Franklin. You can also look forward to seeing several of the top artists in gospel music grace the stage such as Ricky Dillard & New G, Hezekiah Walker, Maranda Curtis, Anthony Brown & Group TherAPy, Koryn Hawthorne, Tasha Page-Lockhart and many more!

The lineup for the 34th Chicago Gospel Music Festival is below. (Schedule & times are subject to change)

Friday, May 31st

Chicago Cultural Center – Claudia Cassidy Theater, 2nd Floor North

  • Dave Martin & GSM: Noon – 12:20 p.m.
  • Mechelé Burtley: 12:25 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.
  • The Bournés: 12:50 p.m. – 1:10 p.m.
  • Delagraentiss: 1:15 p.m. – 1:35 p.m.
  • Angel Sharkey:1:40 p.m. – 1:50 p.m.
  • Providence St. Mel School Choir: 1:55 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
  • Leanne Faine & Favor: 2:20 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
  • Travis D. Crockett & The Powerful Voices of Praise: 2:55 p.m. – 3:20 p.m.
  • Jonathan Traylor: 3:30 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Millennium Park – Jay Pritzker Pavilion

  • Praise Party featuring All Nations Worship Assembly Praise Team: 5:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.
  • “Amazing Grace,” Celebrating the Music of the Queen of Soul,Aretha Franklin: 6:10 p.m. – 6:55 p.m.
  • The Music of Percy Bady and Percy Gray: 7:05 p.m. – 7:50 p.m.
  • Ricky Dillard and New G (Reunion Choir): 8 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Saturday, June 1st

Millennium Park - North Promenade Tent

  • Kids’ Activities and Vendors: 11 a.m.–5 p.m.

Spirit Stage

  • Celestial Ministries Drum Line: Noon – 12:10 p.m. 
  • Min. Shannon T. Lowe featuring FYRE Choir and Jr. Vessels of Victory Apostolic Church: 12:15 p.m. – 12:35 p.m.
  • Musical Arts Institute Jubilate Ensemble: 12:40 p.m. – 12:55 p.m.
  • A4L: 1 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
  • Bridgette Hurt: 1:25 p.m. – 1:50 p.m.
  • Tone Ross & INSPIRED: 2 p.m. – 2:25 p.m.
  • Ron Poindexter: 2:35 p.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Chicago Made featuring the Stars of Heaven and VJ McCoy and Worship Experience: 3:10 p.m. – 3:50 p.m.
  • Pastor Daniel X. Smith & NSMIC: 4 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Millennium Park – Jay Pritzker Pavilion

(5 p.m. – 9 p.m.)

  • The Stellar Awards will present a celebration honoring Black Music Month and the National Museum of Gospel Music featuring Hezekiah Walker, Anthony Brown & Group therAPy, Koryn Hawthorne, Tasha Page-Lockhart andMaranda Curtis.

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