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CLC's 34th Annual Salute to Gospel

Saturday February 24, 2018

Times: 7 pm

CLC's 34th Annual Salute to Gospel

In the mid-1980s, Pastor John P. Kee started a community choir in Charlotte, N.C., which achieved rapid success and grew to become the renowned New Life Community Choir (NLCC). As a solo artist and with the NLCC, Kee has received a flood of awards and nominations such as: 34 GMWA Excellence Awards, 22 Stellar Awards, Trailblazer Award from former President Bill Clinton, Soul Train Award, two Billboard Music Awards, nine Waljo Awards, seven Grammy® nominations, 2005 International Gospel Hall of Fame Inductee and the Gospel Heritage Award. Over a three-decade career, Kee has written music for Hallmark Inc., Stephanie Mills, Jonny Lang, The Hawkins Family, Daryl Coley, Billy Preston, Dorinda Clark Cole, Joe Walsh, Rev. James Cleveland, Florida Mass Choir, Mississippi Mass Choir and Vanessa Bell Armstrong. His music has been featured in films, TV ads and even on 'Saturday Night Live.' Effie Rolfe, a Chicago-based media personality, speaker and author, will serve as emcee. The 2018 Harambee Award of Excellence will be presented to Pastor Eugene Roberson of the First Corinthian Missionary Baptist Church in North Chicago. Special guests include College of Lake County Gospel Choir, directed by Matthew Hunter; Walt Whitman’s Soul Children of Chicago; and the First Corinthian Missionary Baptist Church choir.


Genesee Theatre
203 N. Genesee St.
Waukegan, IL 60085

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General Admission: $28
CLC Students/Staff/Alumni/Seniors 65+/Children: $26
At the door: $33
Groups of 20-29: $23
Groups over 30: $19

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