The Rance Allen Group, Jonathan McReynolds, Anthony Brown & Travis Greene, VaShawn Mitchell, and Malcolm Williams & Great Faith are among the lineup for the 32nd annual Chicago Gospel Festival lineup, it was announced today.

The free admission festival, running June 2-3 in Millennium Park (Randolph and Michigan) and the Chicago Cultural Center (78 E. Washington), will feature national and local artists “celebrating the genre’s foundational roots in Chicago,” the official announcement stated.

This year’s schedule includes:

FRIDAY JUNE 2

Gospel singer Arthur Sutton will perform at the Chicago Cultural Center on June 2. | SUPPLIED PHOTO

Chicago Cultural Center – Randolph Square, 1st Floor North

Noon            Iliani Morales
12:40 p.m.  Selah St. Sabina Youth Choir
1:10 p.m.     R&R featuring Russ and Roe
1:40 p.m.    Neicy Robertson and Friends
2:10 p.m.    “Chicago’s Next” featuring 2ndNature Band, Isaiah Freeman, Jazmin Jones and Denton Harris
3:20 p.m.   Arthur Sutton & The Gift of Praise

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Millennium Park – Jay Pritzker Pavilion
5:30 p.m.      Glenn Johnson & The Voices of Innerpeace
6:00 p.m.     University of Illinois Black Chorus, Dr. Ollie Watts Davis, Conductor
6:40 p.m.      Malcolm Williams & Great Faith
7:20 p.m.      Celebration of Gospel Music Quartets featuring Evelyn Turrentine-Agee and The Warriors, God’s Posse, The Gospel Crusaders and The Stars of Heaven
8:30 p.m.     Jonathan McReynolds with special guests Anthony Brown and Travis Greene

VaShawn Mitchell is among the June 3 Gospel Festival lineup at Millennium Park. | SUPPLIED PHOTO

VaShawn Mitchell is among the June 3 Gospel Festival lineup at Millennium Park. | PHOTO COPYRIGHT ALLEN COOLEY

SATURDAY JUNE 3

Millennium Park – Jay Pritzker Pavilion
4:30 p.m.    VaShawn Mitchell
5:30 p.m.    Special Announcement in May
6:15 p.m.    The Rance Allen Group
7:00 p.m.    A Tribute to Jessy Dixon
8:30 p.m.   Tye Tribbett

For more information and any schedule changes, visit chicagogospelmusicfestival.us

Jazmin Jones is among the “Chicago’s Next” lineup of gospel artists performing at the Chicago Cultural Center on June 2. | SUPPLIED PHOTO