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Gospel Icon Vickie Winans Joins Urban Roundup Entertainment’s Faith Against Cancer Gospel Concert in Philly

vickieUrban Roundup Entertainment is ecstatic to announce the addition of Gospel Legend Vickie Winans, who recently lost a relative to cancer, as a performer at the first ever Faith Against Cancer Gospel Concert. The Multiple Stellar and Grammy Award-Winning Singer will bless the audience with her powerful, anointed voice of steel for an unforgettable performance. Winans is known worldwide for contribution to Gospel music with classic songs such as “How I Got Over”, “Long As I Got King Jesus”, “Shake Yourself Loose” and many more.

“I am amazed by the vision of this event and I’m so happy that Khalif asked me to be a part of it! Recently, I lost my 29 year old niece to cancer. So this is something that hits close to home for me,” says Winans.

The Faith Against Cancer Gospel Concert, produced by Khalif M.Townes, takes place on Saturday, June 8, 2013 at The Wells Fargo Center, 3601 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA beginning at 2:00 pm. The 17,000 seat venue is expected to be filled with believers, saints, cancer patients and those who simply want to enjoy a great night of uplifting entertainment for a good cause.

Admission for the event is $20.00 and portion of proceeds will benefit cancer research and aide care. Tickets purchased for the Faith Against Cancer Gospel Concert will also include Free Admission to the Philadelphia Soul’s football game later that evening at 7:00 pm.

Performers scheduled to share the stage with Winans at The Faith Against Cancer Gospel Concert includes National Gospel Recording Artist Earnest Pugh, Praise & Worship Leader/Singer Stephen Hurd and Philly’s Own Powerhouse Gospel Singer Tamika Patton. Hosting the show will be Nationally Syndicated Radio Host Lonnie Hunter. Bishop Gilbert Coleman, Jr., of Freedom Christian Bible Fellowship, will give a few wise words of encouragement during the event. Additional performers will be announced as they are confirmed.

Faith Against Cancer is more than just an ordinary concert, as it will be an uplifting night of encouragement, entertainment and Faith for those affected directly and indirectly by this devastating disease. The event’s purpose is to raise cancer awareness within the Faith-Based Community and to help find a way to control this fatal disease. All are welcome to come enjoy the show and be informed of what increases cancer risks and its effects. Bring your family, friends and loved ones who may be battling cancer to receive God’s support and love as they go through this difficult time in their life.

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