Concert set for Sunday

Published 9:51 pm Saturday, February 24, 2018

A gospel concert in honor of Black History Month will take place at 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25.

Rev. Brenda Boone Productions and Higher Praise Community Choir will present the concert, which will feature Frankie Davis, first tenor of the Golden Gate Quartet in Paris, France. The group is a Grammy, Stellar and Dove Award winner, and Davis recently received a Gold LP Album thanks to his previous nine-year singing stint with Arthur Crume and The Original Soulstirrers of Chicago, according to Brenda Boone.

Davis is a Pughsville native who got his start singing in the church choir and in various talent shows. A star honoring the Golden Gate Quartet of Paris, France is featured in Norfolk’s Walk of Fame in front of the Roper Theater, Boone stated in a press release.

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The Rev. Luther Barnes and the Sunset Jubilaires, of Rocky Mount, N.C., and the Rev. Thomas Spann Sr. and the Brooklyn Allstars, of Brooklyn, N.C., will also be featured at Sunday’s concert.

Rounding out the guests will be gospel vocalist Amelia Sears Goodman; The Gospel Travelers of Garysburg, N.C.; Van Jones and King David’s Harp; Danny Hill and Group Determination; Elder Ronald Harper and The Harmonizing Echoes; The Word Singers; Dr. Fred Newsome, owner and chief executive officer of The International Newsome Kingdom Gospel Music Awards Show with vocalist, Ms. Pearson, from Baltimore, Md.; and Rev. Brenda Boone and Higher Praise Community Choir of Hampton Roads.

Many of the guests are also multiple-time Grammy, Stellar and Dove Award winners, Boone stated.

The donation is $25 at the door. Children will be admitted for a discounted donation. The concert will take place at The Village Church, 900 Portsmouth Blvd., Portsmouth.