Umbria Gospel Festival: a winter of joy

From 2011 December 8th to 2012 January 1st it is time to joy: Umbria Gospel Festival is waiting for you!

Christmas time in Umbria and the Gospel: Afro-American sounds get alive in the Umbria Gospel Festival, a fantastic music event together with great artists and great locations. The best Gospel choirs will be touring the characteristic towns of the Umbria region announcing the Nativity with their emotional voices. The premiere is on December 8th at the church in Paciano (Quiet Place – Soul of Gospel Revue). Then from December 23rd to January 1st the festival will be at the theatres and churches in Spoleto, Città della Pieve, Gubbio, Città di Castello, Panicale, Perugia, Castiglione del Lago.

The “Chiostro di San Nicolò” in Spoleto will host the amazing New York Spirit of Gospel choir on December 23rd; the “Chiesa di San Pietro” in Gubbio on December 27th you can see the performance of The Antony Morgan’s Inspirational Choir of Harlem and the great choir Katie Taylor & Favor at the “Teatro degli Illuminati” in Città di Castello.

The concert by F.O.C.U.S. Sound of Victory is at “Teatro degli Avvaloranti” in Città della Pieve on December 26th, and the concert by Boyle Harmony Singers will be at “Teatro Caporali” in Panicale on December 29th. A special event on December 30th at Auditorium Vannucci of the Hotel “Quattrotorri” (Ellera, Perugia):  South Carolina Mass Choir will be there.

The new year’s party will take place on December 31st  at Auditorium Urbani in Passignano sul Trasimeno: it will host The Funk & Soul Night Explosion, an amazing music event! You will be dancing all night with the best Funk, Soul and R’n’B music with excellent musicians on the stage and two groovy concerts (James Thompson and Sherrita Duran will be on stage). Festival ends on January 1st 2012: the new year’s Gospel concert will take place in the afternoonat “Chiesa di Santa Maria Assunta” in Castiglione del Lago with Flossie Boyd Johnson & Favor.


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