New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) in Newark, New Jersey is proud to present Grammy, Stellar, Dove, BET and NAACP Image Award-winning Gospel mega-star Fred Hammond and his Festival of Praise 2016 Tour. This star-studded performance features gospel Heavy Hitters Fred Hammond, Hezekiah Walker, Anthony Brown, Karen Clark Sheard and Casey J, Englewood, New Jersey’s Regina Belle, hosted by the comedian Earthquake.
“Festival of Praise 2016 is going to be off the chain!” Hammond said, adding, “ The thing I love about this tour is that no matter who you are or where you’ve come from, you’re guaranteed to have a great time, something is surely going to inspire you, and you’re going to want to come back again and again! You definitely don’t want to miss this so don’t be late because we’ve got an incredible show planned from beginning to end!”
One of the most revered singer/songwriter/producers in Christian music today, Fred Hammond is the triple threat that has gone on to sell over 10 million albums worldwide. He is considered the architect behind the “Urban Praise & Worship” phenomenon in Gospel music today.
The Detroit native, now based in Dallas is expected to release his much-anticipated CD in October on RCA Records.
The Festival of Praise Tour 2016 will feature performances by the biggest names in the industry, from Hezekiah Walker, the singer/composer/choir leader/radio host, and visionary founder and Senior Pastor of the Love Fellowship Tabernacle Churches in Brooklyn, and Bensalem, PA. to the electrifying Israel Houghton & New Breed, bringing the voices and sounds of music with African, Middle Eastern and South American slants. The lineup also features Casey Janice Hobbs, “Casey J,” best known for her Number 1 hit song, “Fill Me Up,” and Regina Belle, who recorded the Grammy® winning song, “A Whole New World,” from the film, Aladdin. Comedian “Earthquake” will serve as show’s guest emcee.
Thursday, November 10th at 7:30pm
Purchase Tickets at NJPAC.org or 888.GO.NJPAC (888.466.5722).
NJPAC is located at 1 Center Street, Newark, New Jersey; a short walk from the Newark Penn Station stop by Newark-bound PATH Train or Amtrak.
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