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Gospel On Independence: Featuring Tamela Mann

June 30 @ 7:00 pm

Join in for a moving and soul-stirring performance by the Welcome America Mass Choir under the direction of Austin Woodlin and Zak Williams, debuting Created 4 This dance ensemble and 215 Gospel performers. This year’s performance, hosted by WDAS Patty Jackson, pays tribute to 1 Corinthians 13:13 – And now abide faith, hope, love, these three; but the greatest of these is love. NEW this year, Gospel on Independence will feature a performance by Grammy-Award winning gospel singer and actress Tamela Mann.

Along with her Grammy Award, Mann has earned many other accolades and honors, including multiple NAACP Image Awards, a Billboard Music Award, an American Music Award, and a BET Award. In 2022, she was inducted into the Black Music & Entertainment Walk of Fame. In 2023, she broke the record for the most No. 1 singles on the Billboard Gospel Airplay chart with ten of her songs topping the chart.

You won’t want to miss this rousing performance!

Seats are limited and available on a first come first serve basis. Guests are encouraged to bring their own chairs and/or blankets to enjoy this free concert on the lawn of Independence National Historical Park.


June 30
7:00 pm
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Independence National Historical Park
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
(215) 965-2305
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