Verizon’s How Sweet the Sound™ Gospel Celebration unites communities and cities across America in celebration and song. The tour pays tribute to gospel music and provides local choirs a platform to showcase their talent with a broader community. Choirs rejoice in song and praise; sing in front of gospel greats and fans; and compete for a chance to win up to $50,000 in cash and prizes.
This year, regional events will take place in the following cities:
· Dallas – Sept. 6 at Verizon Theater at Grand Prairie
· Atlanta – Sept. 10 at Philips Arena
· Washington, DC – Sept. 12 at Verizon Center
· Newark – Sept. 13 at Prudential Center
· Detroit – Sept. 15 at Joe Louis Arena
· Chicago – Sept. 17 at United Center
· Los Angeles – Sept. 21 at Staples Center
· Finale - New York – Nov. 4 at Barclays Center
GRAMMY® award-winning, songwriter, producer, arranger and music director Donald Lawrence will return as host and be joined by GRAMMY® award-winning entertainer, producer, author and syndicated radio host Yolanda Adams. In addition, Erica Campbell of Mary Mary, Fred Hammond, Bishop Hezekiah Walker and CeCe Winans will serve as resident judges for this year’s competition, which will feature each region’s top six choirs
Tickets to the 2012 Verizon How Sweet the Sound™ tour are on sale now. For more details about Verizon’s How Sweet the Sound™ including video content, judging criteria, ticket sales information, and official rules, please visit www.HowSweettheSound.com.
Want to attend the Chicago event? I have TWO tickets to check out these fabulous performers:
- Dexter Walker and Zion Movement
- Voices of St. James
- The Wheaton College Gospel Choir
- Andre Crittenden & the L.A.W. (Living Anointed Warriors)
- Anthony McGahee and Praise Motivated
- Gregg and F.R.I.E.N.D.S Choir
Enter to win two tickets to Verizon How Sweet the Sound September 17th at United Center, Chicago!
Disclosure: I am participating in the Verizon Wireless Midwest Savvy Moms program and have been provided with a wireless device and six months of service in exchange for my honest opinions about the product.”