The Late Show’s Gospel Choir will be in concert in celebration of Black Music Month at Southern Baptist Church, located at 12-16 W. 108th Street, (between Central Park West & Manhattan Avenue), in New York City, on Friday, June 21st, 2013, at 6 p.m. Their awesome harmonies and soulful renditions of old Negro Spirituals and traditional church hymns sung a cappella style are simply amazing! Plus, their fantastic interpretations of popular Urban Gospel songs will have you dancing in your seats!
The Late Show’s Gospel Choir, known as “The Best A Cappella Choir in the U.S.A.!” has been singing together for the past 18 years, and they’ve been seen by millions of viewers on TV worldwide. Ironically, this choir was first formed for the popular comedy show, CBS TV’s “LATE SHOW With DAVID LETTERMAN,” in October, ’95, when Paul Shaffer, the show’s Musical Director asked Gospel singer, Lady Peachena, to form a choir to film a video for the show. But upon hearing the choir’s incredible voices, Paul invited them to sing live on “THE LATE SHOW” the very next night. Since then, The Late Show’s Gospel Choir has performed on “THE LATE SHOW,” more than a dozen times over the years as featured performers, and accompanying artists like Gloria Estefan, Enrique Iglesias, Darlene Love, Mavis Staples, Martin Shore & Steve Martin.
The Late Show’s Gospel Choir has sung in powerful concerts all over America. In 2012, this spirited, innovative choir the choir was featured on MTV’S “MTV UNPLUGGED” with hot rock band, 30 SECONDS TO MARS. Earlier this Spring, the choir sang a spirited, original get-well song to Lil Wayne on VH1′s “BEST WEEK EVER.” This electrifying choir also went on two outstanding sold-out tours of Spain where enthusiastic crowds gave them double standing ovations. Fans didn’t want them to leave the stage! For 4 consecutive years, The Late Show’s Gospel Choir has won Gigmasters’ Rising Star Award, (www.gigmasters.com), for receiving the most gigs online as well as earning the most revenue as a choir.
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