Verizon Wireless returns with the annual How Sweet The Sound Choir Competition, searching for the nation’s top church choir. Now in its third year, the tour kicks off on Sept. 15 in Dallas, TX at the American Airlines Center.
The tour and competition will make stops in Atlanta, Charlotte, Washington, DC, Detroit, St. Louis, Chicago, Los Angeles, and Oakland.
Donald Lawrence returns as the event’s host with CeCe Winans as co-host and Dorinda Clark-Cole handling co-hosting duties in selected cities. Marvin Sapp returns as the tour’s resident celebrity judge. Other celebrity judges throughout the tour include Byron Cage, Beverly Crawford, James Fortune, Ricky Dillard, Kurt Carr, Fred Hammond, Richard Smallwood, Shirley Caesar, Mary Mary, and Israel Houghton. Visit www.howsweetthesound.com for more information.
2011 Tour Schedule:
|Dallas, TX||Thursday, September 15th||American Airlines Center|
|Atlanta, GA||Saturday, September 17th||Philips Arena|
|Charlotte, NC||Monday, September 19th||Time Warner Cable Arena®|
|Washington D.C.||Wednesday, September 21st||Verizon Center|
|Detroit, MI||Saturday, September 24th||Joe Louis Arena|
|St. Louis, MO||Monday, September 26th||Scottrade Center|
|Chicago, IL||Tuesday, September 27th||United Center|
|Los Angeles, CA||Saturday, October 1st||STAPLES Center|
|Oakland, CA||Tuesday, October 4th||Oracle Arena|