McDonald’s Gospelfest® 2017 to take place on Mother’s Day weekend Featuring Donnie McClurkin, Erica Campbell, Hezekiah Walker, Israel Houghton, Bishop Paul Morton, Anthony Brown & Group Therapy and Greater Allen AME Cathedral & many more!
Get your tickets now to New York Tri-State Area’s Preeminent Gospel Event taking place Saturday, May 13th at Prudential Center in Newark, NJ
McDonald’s Gospelfest 2017 Auditions
Gospel fever returns to the New York Tri-State area on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at Prudential Center (25 Lafayette Street, Newark, NJ). It’s the area’s preeminent Mother’s Day weekend gospel event brought to the community by men and women who own McDonald’s restaurants throughout the New York Metro area. Produced and directed by Emmy Award winning Producer A. Curtis Farrow, McDonald’s Gospelfest is a talent competition and concert that features many abilities.
Kicking off at 4pm the competition includes rising stars of all colors, ages, and cultures competing in a variety of categories including Soloists, Youth Choirs, Adult Choirs, Praise Dancers, Steppers, Singing Groups, Gospel Comedians, Gospel Poets and Gospel Rappers. The noteworthy gospel concert, beginning at 6:30pm, will feature some of the greatest in gospel music such as Donnie McClurkin, Erica Campbell, Hezekiah Walker, Israel Houghton, Bishop Paul Morton, Anthony Brown & Group Therapy and Greater Allen AME Cathedral and many more gospel greats.
The New York Metro area McDonald’s prides itself in being deeply rooted in the community 365 days of the year. Select McDonald’s Owner Operators throughout the New York Tri-State host auditions for McDonald’s Gospelfest in their restaurants.
McDonald’s Gospelfest originated in 1983 under the auspices of the McDonald’s Corporation and the McDonald’s New York Metro Owner/Operator Association. Over thirty years later, it has emerged as the nation’s preeminent Gospel celebration, bringing joy, inspiration, encouragement and hope to millions of Americans. Previous McDonald’s Gospelfest participants have gone on to successful careers in entertainment, including the renowned Bishop Hezekiah Walker.
Over the course of the past 34 years, The New York Metro McDonald’s Owner/Operator Association has awarded millions of dollars in scholarship money. The McDonald’s Gospelfest competition has been an important fundraising event which supports education opportunities within local communities.
Tickets can be purchased at Prudential Center Box Office, or call Ticketmaster at 800.745.3000 or go online to www.ticketmaster.com. The competition and concert all takes place One Night, on One Stage, Worshipping One God. It will be an evening to remember.