McDonald’s Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour is coming to Washington, D.C. for a free night of inspiration and joyful song. Some of gospel music’s biggest acts have partnered with McDonald’s to give back to communities across the nation through the 12-city concert series.
Hosting the tour is one-half of sister duo Mary Mary and now solo artist Erica Campbell and comedian/actor Jonathan Slocumb. Joining them will be two-time 2014 Stellar Award- winners Anthony Brown & Group TherAPy, the remarkable Mississippi Mass Choir, the dynamic Kurt Carr, gospel’s latest hip-hop sensation Uncle Reece, organist Moses Tyson, Jr. Theconcert will be held on May 23 at Ebenezer AME Church. Doors open at 5:45pm and the soul- stirring singing starts at 7:00pm.
“I am so happy and honored to come to Washington, D.C. to spread messages of hope and joy to fans. With so much taking place in the world today, everyone needs to be uplifted,” said Campbell, a Grammy Award-winning gospel music veteran. “I am excited to not only co-host this year’s tour, but to perform alongside so many other great gospel artists.”
“I’m honored to co-host with Erica and add a bit of funny to the show!” said comedian and actor Slocumb.
Back for its eighth year, McDonald’s Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour focuses on the importance of giving back to the community by supporting Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC). In recognition of the Charity’s 40th anniversary, this year concertgoers will have the opportunity to learn about RMHC and the important role it plays in helping families heal and thrive in their local community – and worldwide. Attendees will also be encouraged to support Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Washington D.C. by participating in a love offering to help local families served by the Charity.