Gospelfest 2020 will feature Yolanda Adams, Kelly Price, Hezekiah Walker

McDonald's Gospelfest 2020


The 38th McDonald’s Gospelfest — New Jersey’s biggest annual gospel event, as well as one of the biggest in the country — will take place at the Prudential Center in Newark, May 9. For tickets, visit ticketmaster.com.

The lineup will include Yolanda Adams, Kelly Price and Hezekiah Walker and his Love Fellowship Tabernacle Choir, with more performers to be added.

As is customary for Gospelfest, it is scheduled for the Saturday of Mother’s Day Weekend.

As always, the event will have an early portion (beginning this year at 5 p.m.) with a competition for aspiring artists in categories such as Soloists, Choirs, Praise Dancers, Singing Groups, Gospel Comedians, Gospel Poets and Gospel Rappers. This will be followed by a concert at 7 p.m. featuring established acts such as Adams, Price and Walker.

Adams — the five-time Grammy winner who was recently heard singing “America the Beautiful” before Super Bowl LIV in Miami — and Walker performed at last year’s Gospelfest at the Prudential Center, as did Shirley Caesar, Tamar Braxton, Fred Hammond and others.


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P. Jones February 12, 2020 - 9:26 am

Wow! I am so excited to see Yolanda Adams, the Reigning Queen of Modern Gospel! She’s one of the greatest singers of our time.

Joyce Richardson July 13, 2020 - 12:42 pm

I would like information on being a participant at the gospel fest. I’m a member and business manager for Alma Brown and the A-1 Gospel Singers of Little Rock Arkansas. We would like the opportunity to be apart of such a grand event. My contact number is 501-831-5004

njartsdaily@gmail.com July 13, 2020 - 1:41 pm

Irving Street Rep is the company that produces Gospelfest. They can be reached at 973-643-6262


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