Stellar Award Winning Gospel Artist Kurt Carr to Headline Cancer Benefit Concert at Lincoln Theatre

The American Cancer Society in will host a special gospel benefit concert to bring awareness to cancer in the African-American community at the Historic Lincoln Theatre in Washington, D. C. Sunday, March 13, 2011
By: The African American Voice in Classical Music
 
 
Stellar Award winning artist Kurt Carr
Stellar Award winning artist Kurt Carr
March 11, 2011 - PRLog -- The American Cancer Society will host a special gospel benefit concert to bring awareness to cancer in the African-American community on Sunday, March 13., 5 PM at the historic Lincoln Theater.  Actor Malik Yoba will serve as celebrity host for the event.   Themed Partnering for Life, the concert will feature many celebrated gospel artists, including the Stellar Award winning gospel musician Kurt Carr who will headline the event.  Other artists performing include the Howard University Chapel Choir, Isaiah Thomas, Vanessa Williams and Patrick Lundy.  

This concert is being produced in partnership with NEWorks Productions, an exciting new company founded in recent years by the noted musician Nolan Williams.  Williams has been at the helm of exceptional inspirational arts programming through NEWorks, most recently as the artistic consultant for Joyful Sounds: Gospel Across America  at The Kennedy Center.  "Our goal is to use the power of music and the support of major artists and celebrities to draw needed attention to the cancer crisis in our community." said Williams.

For tickets, contact the Lincoln Theatre box office 202-328-6000 or ticketmaster.com. The proceeds raised at the concert will support the Society's efforts in the area of cancer prevention and to provide support to those affected by the disease.  The Lincoln Theatre is located at 1215 U Street, NW in Washington, D. C.

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