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Introducing Gospel Sundays

Gospel Sundays is about story telling. We aim to take our audience on a journey that encompasses culture, spirituality, music, and education. This journey through music and narration will explore the harrowing enslavement of African slaves, the realities of plantation life in the Deep South, and the unyielding desire for freedom that led to the development of these music genres.

At Gospel Sundays, we believe that it is important to continue to educate our audience about the history of gospel music and how it has played a significant role in the African American (& British) culture. Through our storytelling, we hope to shed light on the origins of gospel music and how it has evolved over time.

Gospel music has been the backbone of the African American church for centuries and has served as a source of comfort, strength, and inspiration for many.

This powerful genre of music not only uplifts the soul but also tells stories of the African American experience. Gospel music has been used as a tool for social justice and has played a significant role in the Civil Rights Movement.

Many iconic songs, such as “We Shall Overcome” and “Amazing Grace,” have become anthems of hope and resilience. Gospel music continues to influence popular culture and is celebrated in various forms around the world. From traditional gospel choirs to contemporary gospel artists, the spirit of this music lives on and continues to touch the hearts of many.

Some of the most influential gospel singers, such as Mahalia Jackson, Thomas A. Dorsey, and Aretha Franklin, have used their music to spread messages of hope and empowerment to their audiences.

As we continue to celebrate gospel music and its impact on our culture, it is important to remember the struggles and hardships that many Africans faced during slavery and beyond, and how their resilience and determination paved the way for future generations.

Our Gospel Sunday shows will be held at the Rich Mix in Shoreditch. Below you can find our show dates, times and the amazing artists who will be performing at each show.