The Back to Basic Music and Entertainment conference returned and last night M.A.N.D.A.T.E. Records, President, Leonard Thompson and radio hosts, Walter Ko and Evangel were on hand to welcome and host innovative gospel entertainers’ showcases, participate on town hall panels and make new business associates in the process. Like Tina Campbell of Mary, Mary and the hit reality show, Mary, Mary on WE-tv Network along with her award winning sister, Erica. With topics like Gospel Town Hall and Gospel Meets Reality TV, the first day’s conference focused on the gospel industry – impact, popularity, marketability, and future – as panelist discussed their personal and professional struggles, victories and recommendations for newbies and industry insiders. For a complete lineup of panelists and all the music showcases for the remainder of the conference go to http://urbannetworkdigital.com/register-for-the-conference-today. Stay tuned for an up-close and personal interview from Tina Campbell on her recently released project and her career, her life and goals on Gospel on Demand Radio.
This summer- one of the industry’s most prolific and versatile artists today – Erica Campbell, one half of the duo, Mary Mary, will make an appearance on a celebrated military monument and tourist site in Southern California, the USS Midway. This year’s line-up will feature artists and entertainers you’ve seen before and others you’ll wanna see again, and again like, Men 4 Christ, Archie Robinson and New Birth Praise, Chris White, Bayview Baptist Church’s “Chosen” and the Divine Praise Dancers of Los Angeles, CA. Tickets are available for sale now at Ticketleap. Click Here to Purchase.
Kenneth Crouch, gospel pianist and nephew of the late, great, Andre Crouch will join us at the return of Sunday Night Live at the Cathedral, Sunday, April 19, 2015. This networking and worship program combines music with ministry, praise and practical practices for a success career in the gospel music industry. Choirs, singers, musicians and fans from all over the city will be on hand to celebrate and remember this remarkable artist and amazing man of God. Come join us as we pay homage to Gospel’s most prolific songwriters and performer of the last three decades – Andre Crouch. There is no charge for admission and it all begins at 6 p.m. at St. Stephens Cathedral Church of God in Christ, 5825 Imperial Avenue, San Diego, CA 92114. For more information call (858) 650-3190 or (619) 262-2671.
Get your Padres gear ready! You can catch some of San Diego’s hottest gospel artists at the ballpark this month as M.A.N.D.A.T.E. Records and the San Diego Padres team up for the first ever Gospel Power Night at Petco Park! On Monday September 22, you can come out to the Petco Park Sports Complex and enjoy an evening of gospel music before the Padres take on the Colorado Rockies! The pre-game show gets started at 4:30 p.m. with gospel talent like Men 4 Christ, Eddie Baltrip & Fulfillment, Archie Robinson and N.B.P., and the UGA Mass Choir. The ballgame starts and 7:10p.m., and guests are encouraged to stay and cheer on the home team! A 100 voice choir will take the field to sing the National Anthem and get the game started! Take advantage of discounted tickets and come celebrate this momentous occasion with us. Ticket prices range from $13 to $47. A portion of the ticket sales will be donated to Pastors on Point. We are getting ready to make history, get your tickets soon! You don’t want to miss the first ever Gospel Power Night at Petco Park! Visit www.padres.com/gospel and get your tickets today!