Chicago Gospel Music Festival kicks off

June 20, 2013 7:05:54 PM PDT
The Chicago Gospel Music Festival kicks off Thursday and runs through Sunday. The event takes place over four days in three locations, including Saturday and Sunday at Ellis Park in historic Bronzeville, the birthplace of Gospel Music.

Thursday, June 20
Pritzker Pavilion
6:30pm - Salem Baptist Church of Chicago's Fellowship Choir
7:10pm - Rev. Dan Willis & The All Nations Choir
7:50pm - Apostolic Faith Church Creative Arts
8:30pm - GMAC Mass Choir

Friday, June 21, 2013

Chicago Cultural Center
Preston Bradley Hall
12 Noon - Faith Howard
12:45pm - Sauk Elementary School Show Choir
1:30pm - Cinque Cullar
2:15pm - Just Friends

Claudia Cassidy Theatre
12:15pm - Brian Pettis
1pm - ALTAR
1:45pm - Mark Wright & Friends
2:30pm - Leanne Faine & Favor
5:30pm - The Sweet Sisters of Zion: Delois Barrett Campbell and The Barrett Sisters

Randolph Square 12:30pm - Kymm Lewis
1:15pm - The James'
2pm - Kevin Gray

Saturday, June 22, 2013

Ellis Park (37th and Cottage Grove)
Day Stage
12 Noon - Elder Carl Hearne & Priesthood
12:30pm - 2nd Nature
1pm - G.A.3
1:30pm - "Chicago's Next" featuring Freddie White & Nex Level, Ev3 and The Turner Sisters
2:10pm - Ray & Spirit of Praise
2:40pm - Percy Bady
3:10pm - Malcolm Williams & Great Faith
3:40pm - Kenny Lewis & One Voice
4:10pm - AM:PM - Anthony McGahee & Praise Motivated
4:40pm - Joshua's Troop

Main Stage
5pm - Vickie Winans, John P. Kee and New Life, Lecrae, Tamela Mann and Smokie Norful

Sunday, June 23, 2013

Ellis Park (37th and Cottage Grove)
Day Stage
12 Noon - Tony Tidwell & Uncommon Favor
12:30pm - Tim White
1pm - The Heavenly King Jr's
1:30pm - Bill Winston Presents?Living Word Recording Choir
1:55pm - Spiritual Feet Dance
2:10pm - Martin Woods
2:40pm - The Young Adult Choir of Greater Harvest M.B. Church
3:10pm - Janet Sutton & The Voices of Acme
3:40pm - Dr. Charles G. Hayes & The Cosmopolitan Church of Prayer Choir
4:10pm - Jonathan McReynolds
4:40pm - Chicago Mass Choir

Main Stage
5pm - Joe Ligon and The Mighty Clouds of Joy
5:45pm - Kierra Sheard
6:30pm - Brat Pack: Bishop Hezekiah Walker, Ricky Dillard and Donald Lawrence featuring Dexter Walker & Zion Movement on backing vocals

For more information on the Chicago Gospel Music Festival, visit their website.