Apr 17, 2013
City of Chicago
2013 Chicago Gospel Music Festival Announces Headline Acts
The 28th Chicago Gospel Music Festival, presented by The Black McDonald's Operators Association and the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events is June 20-23. Once again the Bronzeville neighborhood, the birthplace of Gospel music, will serve as the festival's main home with the weekend portion of the festival featuring two stages of ... (more)
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