The 1st Annual 96.3 Kiss FM Hallelujah Gospel Fest!

Saturday, October 28th - 4pm @ Columbia County Amphitheater in Evans, GA!

Gates open at 2pm, Showtime 4p-10p


Starring Grammy & Stellar Award Winner JOHN P. KEE and New Life live in concert!

Also Appearing:

BET Sunday's Best Gospel Superstar Le'Andria Johnson

 Derrick Monk - Trey McLaughlin


And a special salute to Minister Eddie Harris, host of Gospel Inspirations on 96.3 Kiss-FM!

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The Hallelujah Gospel Fest will also be honoring our men of the cloth in the CSRA, including:

Pastor Larry B Sims Jr. from The Solid Rock Baptist Church


Dr. Sam Davis from Beulah Grove Baptist


Rev. Clarence Moore from Good Sheppard Baptist Church



Rev. Fredrick D. Favors from Springfield Baptist in Thomson



Rev. Roscoe Fitzgerald Perry from First Mount Carmel Baptist Church


Parade Of Quartets - one of the longest running broadcasts of gospel or religious music TV programs in the entire nation



Tickets will be available online at FRESHTIX.COM and also at Pyramid Music & Movies on Gordon Highway, in the KMart shopping center.

Tickets are just $25 while supplies last, then will be $30 until the day of the show!

Tickets are $40 the day of show.

Kids 5 & under are free.  Kids 6-17 are only $15 and will be available ONLY at the event the day of the show.



FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:


What is the 96.3 Kiss FM Hallelujah Gospel Fest (HGF)?

The Hallelujah Gospel Fest is a gospel music celebration featuring "The Prince of Gospel Music" artist John P. Key and season three winner of the BET gospel singing competition show Sunday Best, Le'Andria Johnson.

During the Hallelujah Gospel Fest we will also recognize the dedicated Christian services of spiritual leaders from throughout the CSRA with a Community Men of Faith Honor. I am excited to share that you Reverend Moore are among our Men of Faith who will be honored at this inaugural celebration along with our very own Minister of Music, Eddie Harris of Gospel Inspirations.


When and where is HGF?

Date : Saturday October 28th

Gates Open 2pm Showtime: 4pm

Location: Columbia County Amphitheater

7016 Evans Town Center Blvd

(706) 650-5005


Who is performing?

John P. Kee is known as "The Prince of Gospel Music.

At an early age John P. Kee began to develop his musical talent both instrumentally and vocally. He attended the North Carolina School of the Arts in Winston-Salem and at 14, he and his brothers Wayne and Al moved to California where he began attending the Yuba College Conservatory School of Music in Marysville, California. In the mid-1980s, Kee formed a community choir in Charlotte known as the New Life Community Choir or "NLCC. Kee has been active for more than 20 years in the music field. He is primarily known for mixing traditional gospel with modern contemporary gospel and for having a soulful husky voice. In 2007, Kee was inducted into the Christian Music Hall of Fame.

Special Guest Stars

Le'Andria Johnson is an American gospel musician and singer-songwriter. She was the season three winner of the BET gospel singing competition show Sunday Best.[

Johnson's Sunday Best coronation song, "I Shall Leap into My Destiny", co-written by Johnson, entered the Billboard Gospel chart at number 1. Johnson's post-Sunday The Awakening of Le'Andria Johnson was released on August 23, 2011. Johnson is the first Sunday Best contestant to receive a Grammy Award, which she won in 2012 for Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance

Derrick Monk began his career in soul and R& B but in 2004 Derrick Monk decided it was time to come back to his true calling the Gospel. Recording a New CD Titled "Unworthy" which has picked up Radio Airplay all over the country. When the man whom Derrick Monk called is Mentor and "POPS" The Godfather of Soul, Mr. James Brown passed away on December 25, 2006, Derrick Monk was honored to Sing Mr. James Brown's favorite gospel song "God Has Smiled On Me" at the Carpentersville Baptist Church in N. Augusta, SC Friday, evening for a private Funeral Service for family and friends & on CNN World Wide in Augusta, GA for his Home Going Celebration. From Texas to California, from California to South Carolina, Derrick Monk attributes his success today to GOD, Derrick Monk believes if you don't stop, one day your Dream will become Reality, but only if you trust GOD and have faith everyday.

Trey McLaughlin & the Sounds Of Zamar has undoubtedly made a name for themselves in the music industry by performing with gospel greats like William McDowell, Kierra “Kiki” Sheard, Brian Courtney Wilson, and James Fortune. Trey McLaughlin and the Sounds of Zamar is fresh off a competition win for their rendition of “Chasing After You,” which afforded them a feature on GRAMMY® award-nominated artist Vashawn Mitchell’s “Triumphant“ (Deluxe Edition) DVD.


Who are the honorees?

Special Salute to Minister Eddie Harris Host of Gospel Inspirations

Special Honorees: Pastor Larry B Sims Jr. The Solid Rock Baptist Church, Dr. Sam Davis Beulah Grove Baptist, Rev Clarence Moore Good Sheppard Baptist Church, Rev Fredrick D. Favors Springfield Baptist in Thompson, Rev Roscoe Fitzgerald Perry  of First Mount Carmel Baptist Church


How much are tickets?

Ticket Prices:

Special Early Bird $25.00 while supplies last

Tickets will be $30.00 until day of Show

Tickets ages 6-17 are $15 and can only be purchased on site the day of the show

Kids 5 & under Free


Where can I get tickets?

Tickets are available:

Online: freshtix.com

Onsite Ticket Outlet: Pyramid Music Gordon Hwy Kmart Shopping Plaza