Gospel concert tonight to benefit tornado survivors at Railroad Park | Arts & Culture
Head on over to Railroad Park tonight, May 16, for an evening of free gospel music to benefit survivors of the April 27 tornadoes.
As part of the John Lennon Education Tour Bus’s three-day stop in Birmingham, the concert will feature artists including Ruben Studdard, Twinkie Clark of the Clark Sisters, the group Church Boy, singer Denita Gibbs, Overfloe Jazz, Curtis Glenn, Free 2 Worship, Lady Tramaine Hawkins and Ben Tankard.
The winner of the first ever Alabama Gospel Music Songwriting Contest will be announced and the tree finalists will have their songs performed. The concert starts at 6 p.m. and will be shown live on Fox 6. You can watch the show online at audiostate55.com.
The John Lennon Bus is a mobile recording studio and production facility that travels North America offering free, hands-on programs to encourage students to write songs, play music and learn the basics of the business, including video production and sound engineering. The bus will be at UAB’s Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center, Railroad Park and Birmingham City Hall through Tuesday, May 17.