June 1 and second bring the glorious sons of Gospel music to the heart of the city as the 33rd annual Chicago Gospel Music Festival takes place at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion at Millennium Park. The Chicago Gospel Music Festival is the largest outdoor music
A celebration of the life of Edwin Hawkins will take place beginning on February 6 at Harbor Light Church in Fremont, CA. The Hawkins Family is asking that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Music & Arts by mailing checks to, Music
Gospel music lovers around the globe celebrate the musical genius of the Father of Contemporary Gospel Music, Edwin Hawkins as news of his passing permeated social media. Hawkins passed after a brief illness on January 15th.
Hawkins' reworked arrangement of the hymn Oh Happy Day for
Edwin Hawkins, the Father of Contemporary Gospel Music celebrates the 35th anniversary of his Edwin and Walter Hawkins Music and Arts Love Fellowship Conference in the Gospel Music Capital of the world, Chicago, Illinois June 26 - July 1st.
"I love Chicago", said Hawkins. "There is
The Los Angeles Chapter of the Recording Academy will host a conversation with 4 time Grammy winners Edwin Hawkins and Erica Campbell on August 28th. Hawkins is regarded by many as the father of contemporary gospel music and is known for the 1969 hit Oh
Mark your calendars for August 10th as people will gather from the four corners of the world to honor Dr. Edwin Hawkins for 50 years in Gospel Music. Hawkins is widely regarded as an architect of the contemporary Gospel sound and his arrangement of the