- Associated Press - Thursday, April 14, 2016

CHICAGO (AP) - Several Grammy Award winners are set to perform at this summer’s Chicago Gospel Music Festival.

The city’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events released the festival lineup on Thursday. It’s scheduled for June 3-4 in Millennium Park and the Chicago Cultural Center.

Among the headliners are Hezekiah Walker & The Love Fellowship, Shirley Caesar and singer-songwriter Travis Greene.

Caesar is known as the “First Lady of Gospel Music.” Over a six-decade career she’s won 11 Grammy Awards and multiple other awards.

Hezekiah Walker and the Love Fellowship Choir will bring their contemporary gospel to the festival finale.

The Chicago Mass Choir and several other performers from the city also are on the lineup.


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