Gospel Roots of Rock & Soul: St. Thomas Gospel Choir

20 Oct 2018
African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas, 6361 Lancaster Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19151


WXPN's Gospel Roots of Rock and Soul concert: "An Evening of Spirituals and Spiritual-Inspired Song" with Mother Bethel AME Mass Choir and the First Unitarian Church Choir. Photo courtesy of WXPN.

In conjunction with its Center-supported project Gospel Roots of Rock & Soul, WXPN presents the St. Thomas Gospel Choir in concert at the African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas. The St. Thomas Gospel Choir currently consists of sixty musicians and singers, sharing their music at over one hundred services, programs, concerts and celebrations every year.

Through live performances, a radio documentary series, and a media-rich website, Gospel Roots of Rock & Soul explores the roots of gospel and its influence on secular popular music.

Admission is free; more event info to come.