The Fifth Annual Long Beach Gospel Fest, founded by Pastor Wayne Chaney, Jr. and wife Myesha of the Antioch Church of Long Beach takes place on Sunday, July 19, 2015 at Marina Green Park. The free, open-to-the-public event, showcases some of the best gospel artists in music today, announced multi-award winning performers including Grammy-nominated Tina Campbell, Tasha Cobbs, Deitrick Haddon, Kierra Sheard, Jonathan Nelson, Myron Butler, Jessica Reedy, Brian Courtney Wilson and more.
Inspiring fans on the shores of Long Beach since its inception in 2009, the successful annual event is one of the city’s premier summer festivals. Anticipating more than 20,000 attendees, the Festival experience includes a monumental morning worship service led by Pastor Chaney, followed by the afternoon concert with gospel’s top performers. A special tribute with clergy and performing talent honoring the victims of the Charleston Emanuel AME Church mass shooting is planned.
In addition to the worship service and concert, a vibrant marketplace with vendors for food, merchandise, and fun family-friendly activities is accessible to festival goers throughout the day.
The Gold Experience ($50) is also available to attendees who prefer to enhance their Festival experience through priority check-in, reserved seating, vendor concierge service and artist meet and greets. Tickets are available online at www.longbeachgospelfest.com.
The Fifth Annual Gospel Fest will take place at Marina Green Park, 386 E. Shoreline Dr., Long Beach, CA 90802. The worship service will begin at 10:30 a.m., followed by the concert at 12:30 p.m.