The Big Gospel Weekend Returns to Richmond, VA with East Coast Gospel Music Summer Fest

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The “Big Gospel Weekend” Returns to Richmond, VA

East CoastWith East Coast Gospel Music Summer Fest @

5th Baptist Church, Richmond, VA, Saturday, July 11

And the 6th Annual Gospel Music Fest with The Belle

Erica Campbell - 2013Dogwood Dell, Byrd Park Sunday, July 12, 2015

With Peggy Britt, Dorothy Norwood, Minister Earl Bynum,

Larry Bland and the Volunteer Choir Reunited, featuring Promise, The Brooklyn ALLStars, James Johnson and the Voices of Cedar Street, Donte’ McCutchen, Petula Beckles, Bill Carpenter, Bryan Andrew Wilson, J. T. Logan, Zion’s Voice, Mel Holder, Sheilah Belle, Pastor Larry Reid, Stu Gardner and MANY more!


TBR — Richmond, VA – One of the biggest Gospel Weekends on the East Coast is getting set to return to Richmond, VA on Saturday, July 11th and Sunday, July 12th 2015.

On Saturday July 11th it’s the 3rd Annual East Coast Gospel Music Summer Fest, returning to 5th Baptist Church, 1415 West Cary Street, Richmond, VA.

East Coast 2015

When The Belle and her “B Kore Crew” FIRST created the East Coast Gospel Music Summer Fest in July 2013 they had no idea how the success of the weekend event would touch so many lives, but it did! Gospel music from all styles were represented with Dr. Bobby Jones, Troy Sneed, Chanel of Trin-I-Tee 5:7, The Showers, Monica Lisa Stevenson, Earl Bynum & The Mount, Eric Waddell & The Abundant Life Singers, Javen, Petula Beckles, Bryan Pound, Ruth La’Ontra and so many others, along with a Gospel Hip-Hop segment.

The event created a blessed networking opportunity for newcomers in the Gospel community as well as established and industry executives.

This year East Coast Gospel Music Summer Fest 2015 with be returning for its 3rd year with a special Seasoned Music Work Session with Music Giant Stu Gardner and Four time Stellar Award Nominated James Johnson.

MIC CheckA special addition to the morning lineup will include M.I.C. Check (Music Intensive and Consortium) with Bryan Andrew Wilson, Dr. Larry Reid and other invited industry music executives. This will include a music intensive instructional class for New and Independent artists.

Join Bill Carpenter, Sheilah Belle, “The Belle”, J. T. Logan; CEO of Four Deep and several other industry executives when they break down what it takes to have effective Branding, Promotions and Marketing for you and your product and get response.

On Saturday evening, Don’t Miss, the East Coast Gospel Music Summer Fest Praise Party from 6p.m.- 9p.m. Already confirmed to performed are Peggy Britt & Unison (Don’t miss her powerful testimony), Donte’ McCutchen, Dr. Larry D. Reid, Zion’s Voice, Mel Holder, Kim Robinson and this list is STILL growing.

On Sunday, July 12, 2015, The Belle will also celebrate “The 6th Annual Gospel Music Fest with The Belle” at Dogwood Dell, in Byrd Park in Richmond, VA at 5p.m.

The annual outdoor event is set to return to a city that has long been known for its mixture of Traditional and Quartet sounds. Now listed as one of the largest outdoor Gospel Concerts on the East Coast, the Dogwood Dell stage in Byrd Park is now set for some of the biggest names in Gospel.

GMFWTB-2015  -5X7This year’s special guests include Gospel legend Dorothy Norwood, The Brooklyn All Stars, Larry Bland & The Volunteer Choir Reunited, featuring Promise, James Johnson and the Voices of Cedar Street, Minister Earl Bynum, the Virginia Aires and Petula Beckles.

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