CHICAGO GOSPEL FESTIVAL offers performances on two stages in Grant Park: the Early/Day Stage (Jackson and Lake Shore Drive) and the Petrillo Music Shell

(Columbus and Jackson). For information call 312-744-3315.


Early/Day Stage

NOON Canton Spirituals

12:40 Law & Order Gospel Singers

1:45 rapper Mike-E

2:30 Tyrone Dickerson & the Christian Fellowship Choir

3:10 Walkin’ by Faith

3:35 Men of Standard

4:10 B. Chase Williams & the ShaBach Choir

Petrillo Music Shell

5:00 Reverend Isaac Whittmon & the Greater Metropolitan Church of Christ Choir

5:35 Willie Wilson & Company

6:10 Voices of Tomorrow with Vickie Winans

7:05 Reed’s Temple Choir & For His Glory Singers with Albertina Walker

8:00 Richard Smallwood & Vision

9:00 John P. McKee & the New Life Community Choir


Early/Day Stage

NOON Chicago Gospel Choir

with Rosalind Sanders

12:30 Willie Neal Johnson & the Keynotes

1:15 Trina Davis & Company

1:50 Franklin Avenue Baptist

Church Mass Choir

2:40 First Chicago Employee

Gospel Choir

3:05 Saxophonist John Amato

3:35 Inheritance

4:05 Victory Travelers

Petrillo Music Shell

5:00 Canton Spirituals

6:20 Ozella Clifton, LuDella Evans Reid, Ora Lee Hopkins-Sanmon, Nash Schaffer, Reverend Stanley Keeble, Eddie Robinson & Fred Nelson III

7:05 Chicago State University Gospel Choir, Kennedy-King Community College Gospel Chorus, Fisk University Jubilee Singers

8:05 Chicago Argo Singers

8:30 Bobby Jones & New Life

9:25 Fred Hammond & Radical for Christ

Art accompanying story in printed newspaper (not available in this archive): Fred Hammond photo.