Fred Hammond’s “Worship Live! Holiday Tour” Kicks Off this Month
The holiday season has officially begun and so has one of the biggest gospel tours with a star-studded lineup featuring Fred Hammond and his guests. The “Worship Live! Holiday Tour.” The tour featuring an all-male artist lineup will include Donnie McClurkin, James Fortune, Deitrick Haddon, Anthony Brown,VaShawn Mitchell, Hezekiah Walker and Todd Dulaney. Additional guests will vary by city. The tour will be making a total of 16 stops throughout various U.S. cities starting November 29, 2023, at the New Creation Christian Fellowship in San Antonio, TX. For the full schedule, visit www.worshiplivetour.com.
Sunday Best Winners are Coming to Houston, TX
Long-running television gospel singing competition “Sunday Best” ended with its 9th season on BET in 2009, but the legacy of those who still carry the title of “Sunday Best” still lives on through some of the greatest and most well-known talents in gospel music today and for one night only they are coming together on one stage in Houston, TX for “Christmas in the 44.” Fans of the show will get to see their favorites once again, including Le”Andria Johnson, Joshua Rogers, Dathan Thigpen, Crystal Aiken, Geoffrey Golden, Stephanie Summers, Amber Bullock and Tasha Page Lockhart.
BeBe Winans’ Live Recording is Coming to NYC’s Apollo Theater
Iconic gospel singer BeBe Winans is planning a live album during his concert at NY’s Apollo Theater on Saturday, Dec 2. 2023. The six-time Grammy Award winner will be backed by Donald Lawrence & Company which musically will be huge. The concert is part of the Apollo’s “Holidays at The Apollo,” which array will be an array festivity celebrating culture, music, and community during the festive season. “We have prepared something that I will think will be truly special, making it a memorable evening,” said Winans, and he and the other performers will no doubt deliver.
JJ Hairston’s “Joy is Here” City Winery Tour
JJ Hairston is embarking on a multi-city holiday tour in December at various City Winery locations including Boston, Chicago, Nashville, and Atlanta. The “Joy is Here” Tour, named after his current album, features a mix of holiday classics with Hairston’s signature style as well as originals. “Joy is Here,” marks the first Christmas album Hairston has recorded since his founding Youthful Praise, the once 35-member church choir from Bridgeport, CT, in 1991. The new album was recorded earlier this year at an event dubbed “Christmas in July,” and features collaborations with Melvin Crispell, III, Brittney Wright, and Jason Clayborn.
for KING + COUNTRY “A Drummer Boy Christmas” Tour Has Begun
Grammy-award-winning duo for KING + COUNTRY, brothers Joel and Luke will be bringing holiday cheer this Christmas season, performing holiday classics and fan favorites in a high-energy festive tour that will travel through major arenas in U.S. cities including Phoenix, Seattle, Houston, Las Vegas, Portland and Minneapolis and others The duo will close the holiday tour with a livestream concert event on December 22nd following their live finale in their hometown of Nashville, where they will perform three consecutive nights.