Johnny Jackson, Jr., Gospel Is Alive Celebration

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CeCe Winans

CeCe Winans

To celebrate the rich tradition of gospel music in New Orleans the birthplace of Mahalia Jackson, Jazz Fest each year presents an outstanding program of gospel choirs for audiences of senior citizens.

The 2016 Johnny Jackson, Jr., Gospel Is Alive Celebration concert will take place Monday, April 25, from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Franklin Avenue Baptist Church.

This year's headline performer is CeCe Winans, who will perform along with the Council on Aging Choir.

The Gospel Is Alive concert is an outreach program for senior citizens in the New Orleans area. The concert is also open to the public, free of charge, depending on seating availability.

To celebrate the rich tradition of gospel music in New Orleans — the birthplace of Mahalia Jackson — Jazz Fest each year presents an outstanding program of gospel performers for audiences of senior citizens.

 

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The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and Foundation, Inc.