We are just a couple of weeks from our concert date and we can't wait to share our holiday music with Portland. We have a great lineup of guest musicians and regulars that will get you on your feet. We are truly lucky to have such stellar local musicians rock with us each year.
Mark your calendars and help us spread the word. This is one gospel show you don't want to miss!
Musical Guests Include:
LaRhonda Steele is one of Portland's leading R&B, Soul and Jazz vocalists & directs the Portland Interfaith Gospel Choir. She has performed at Lincoln Center with the late Obo Addy and performs yearly at the Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival. Steele is also a 2015 Muddy Awards nominee for Vocalist of the Year.
Portland's original "Boogie Cat," Norman Sylvester is an Oregon Music Hall of Fame recipient & just received the Muddy Award for Outstanding R&B Act by the Cascade Blues Association. Norman has shared the stage with BB King, Buddy Guy, Junior Wells, Otis Clay and many more. Sylvester also mentors local youth and regularly performs for local charities and benefits.
Born and raised in Portland, Tracey Harris has been a mainstay on the local R&B and Jazz scene. Harris was a featured vocalist on the Grammy-nominated 'Motown Comes Home' compilation. She has performed in Carnegie Hall, on the David Letterman Show, and is a repeat vocalist for the Oregon Symphony's annual Gospel Christmas.
Arietta Ward is a local artist that always brings energy, humor, and a good dose of funk. The daughter of the late great Janice Scroggins, Arietta continues the family tradition of bringing music and passion to Portland. She performs regularly with the Ken DeRouchie Band, The Dookie Band Funk Jam, LaRhonda Steele, and many more.
Brian Foxworth is omnipresent on the Portland music scene. He is a talented drummer, vocalist, and arranger that has played on countless studio sessions and traveled internationally. In addition to keeping us on beat, Portland-native Brian Foxworth gives back to the local community by reaching out to local youth and providing positive opportunities through drum workshops and mentoring.
Sunday, December 6th @ 5:00pm
Mt. Tabor Sanctuary - 5441 SE Belmont
Tickets available at the door
$15 General Admission/$10 Students/Kids 12 & Under Free!