London Community Gospel Choir to get people in the festive spirit at Queen’s Theatre
PUBLISHED: 11:59 23 November 2012
The ever-popular, multi-award-winning London Community Gospel Choir celebrates its 30th anniversary with a special festive extravaganza.
Britain’s very first concert gospel choir will take audiences through its remarkable 30-year journey with an evening of inspirational, enriching song at the Queen’s Theatre in Billet Lane, Hornchurch on Monday 17 December at 7.30pm.
Britain’s very first concert gospel choir Original material is interspersed with gospel, contemporary and festive melodies including Oh Happy Day, This Little Light of Mine, Swing Low, Amazing Grace, Kumbaya and Bread of Heaven - all accompanied by a live band!
The LCGC has always packed out the Queen’s over the years, blowing everyone away with their amazing harmonising, energetic choreography and fresh blend of sounds, weaving traditional gospel with R’n’B, funk and swing-beat.
Their music has enchanted millions the world over and they have performed alongside the absolute cream of showbusiness including James Brown, Paul McCartney, Tom Jones, Diana Ross, Madonna, Elton John, Sting, George Michael, Tina Turner, P Diddy, Mariah Carey, Celine Dion, Gorillaz, Westlife and the late Amy Winehouse - to name just a few!
Glittering engagements have included the 2012 Olympics, the BBC Proms with Kylie Minogue, the Michael Jackson Forever Concert, Children in Need, The X Factor, Songs of Praise, Jools Holland, Glastonbury, several Royal Variety shows, a performance at the Royal Albert Hall before the Queen and their voices soared high over the pitch at the Wembley FA Cup Final!
Boasting 11 albums and counting, the LCGC have amassed a shiny haul of awards over the decades, most recently the Best Gospel Act in the Urban Music Awards and the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Mayor of London.
Tickets cost £19 and £17 for concessions from 01708 443333 or www.queens-theatre.co.uk.
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