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Dr. Bobby Jones to host the Andrew Shannon Gospel Music Celebration in Newport News

5/29/2013, 3:03 p.m.
Dr. Bobby Jones will host the Andrew Shannon Gospel Music Weekend Celebration, which takes place in September.

— The Andrew Shannon Gospel Music Weekend Celebration in Newport News will feature Grammy-winner Ambassador Dr. Bobby Jones.

Jones’ show “Bobby Jones Gospel” is the BET network’s flagship gospel program that will launch its record-breaking 32nd season in October. Jones will be in the city Saturday, September 7th to host The Andrew Shannon Gospel Music Weekend Celebration, which is part of the Southeast Community Day Parade and Festival. Jones will also serve as the Parade Co-Grand Marshall.

Jones is a performer, radio host and his television show has been on the air since 1980. Jones along with the New Life Singing Aggregation and The Nashville Super Choir performs all styles of gospel music and welcomes an array of gospel artists. The Bobby Jones Gospel Radio Show and The Bobby Jones Gospel Countdown, airs on The Sheridan Radio Network, has become a favorite of Gospel Music lovers from coast to coast.

The Gospel Music Weekend will feature national recording artists performing, including Luther Barnes, Dorothy Norwood, Half Mile Home, Glenn Jones and Andrew L. Little.

Co-host Humilitee, online talk show personality, marketing strategist and editor of DrBobbyJonesMagazine.com, the official social network for Jones, will join the Ambassador.




The Andrew Shannon Gospel Music Weekend Celebration is presented by the City of Newport News, Pomoco Auto Group, Wal*Mart, The Alley, the Southeast Community Day Planning Committee and Power Full Chiropractic, LLC; in cooperation with Andrew Shannon, Event Founder and Organizer.

For more information contact Edna V. Davis, president of the Southeast Community Day Planning Committee at (757) 218-8157 or Andrew Shannon, event founder/organizer at (757) 877-0792.