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Date:
February 12, 2017
Time:
3:30 PM - 11:59 PM
Location:
Allen Public Library - Civic Auditorium
Address:
300 N. Allen Drive
Allen, TX 75013
Contact:
214-509-4911
Cost:
Free

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African-American Gospel

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Enjoy the enthusiasm and inspiration of African-American Gospel music with blues and gospel artist Sugar Boy Myers and his Praise Band. Walter Jackson provides vocal accompaniment. Music historian Donte Ford opens the concert by giving a brief history of African-American Gospel music. Arrive early to view rare archival footage of gospel icons such as Mahalia Jackson, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Five Blind Boys of Alabama and more.