Tireless community organizer Andrew Shannon is presenting his own mini-music festival in Hampton on Saturday, Jan. 26.
The Andrew Shannon Gospel Music Celebration Day will be hosted by minister Rodrigous Robinson. It's connected to the Dr.
"Minister Robinson will preside as host of an electrifying and energetic segment of inspirational gospel music; from traditional to urban contemporary gospel music," a news release stated. "[The event] will be packed with songs, praise and spirited affirmations to bring joy to the heart and celebratory excitement."
The event will include music from the Richmond GMWA Choir, Bishop Ray Bynum, and the Pentecostal Followers of Christ Church Choir.
See the full news release below.
"Andrew Shannon Gospel Music Celebration Day"
Host - Minister Rodrigous Robinson
"ANNUAL DR. MLK, JR. CONFERENCE AND BANQUET
TO OFFER MUCH MORE PRAISE!"
Date: Saturday, January 26, 2013
Time: Gospel Music Celebration - 5:00 p.m.
Banquet: 7:00 p.m.
Location: SpringHill Suites, 1976 Power Plant Drive in Hampton, Virginia
Minister Rodrigous Robinson of the
Minister Robinson will preside as Host of an electrifying and energetic segment of inspirational gospel music; from traditional to urban contemporary gospel music. The Andrew Shannon Gospel Music Celebration Day in Hampton, Virginia will be packed with songs, praise and spirited affirmations to bring joy to the heart and celebratory excitement. The highlight will be performances by special guests the Richmond GMWA Choir and also feature Bishop Ray Bynum - Pastor, along with the Pentecostal Followers of Christ Church Choir.
"Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a product of the church, and we cannot negate the power that we draw from prayer, singing and spiritual soul-stirring music."
Join Congressman Robert C. “Bobby” Scott,
The Southeast Community Day Planning Committee and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference cordially invites you to attend the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Conference and Banquet on Saturday, January 26, 2013 at the SpringHill Suites located in the City of Hampton. The conference will feature diverse speakers in Employment, Health, Education, Business, Transportation, Housing, Economic Development and Community Services. The Conference will begin with a Symposium from 1 – 2:30 P.M., followed by a Community Forum from 3 – 4:30 P.M. with Moderator Tina L. Vick, Newport News City Council Member; the Andrew Shannon Gospel Music Celebration Hosted By Minister Rodrigous Robinson of the Richmond GMWA Choir at 5:00 P.M. and Social from 6– 6:45 P.M.
The event will culminate with a Banquet from 7:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M.
Rev. William A. Keen, SCLC State President and Pastor of Traynham Grove Baptist Church in
The Andrew Shannon Gospel Music Celebration continues during the Banquet with entertainment provided by the Richmond, Virginia GMWA Choir and Pentecostal Followers of Christ.
For more information contact Edna V. Davis, Event Co-Chair at (757) 218-8157.