Monthly Archives: October 2016

BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: Festival of Praise Tour hits the Pantages

Gospel superstar Fred Hammond feels his Festival of Praise Tour 2016 is the best one yet. Could you blame him?

The third edition, making a stop Oct. 8 at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood, features some of the biggest names in the industry including Bishop Hezekiah Walker, with the hot anthem “Better;” the electrifying Israel Houghton, whose “Chasing Me Down” (featuring Tye Tribbett) has climbed the charts; Karen Clark Sheard, formerly of the Clark Sisters; and Casey J, best known for her Number 1 hit song, “Fill Me Up.”

The entertainment diversity that Hammond says he loves is also represented with the additions of RB songstress Regina Belle and comedian Earthquake, who serves as the host.

“This show is different because I call it family style,” Hammond said. “We all sing together, we’re all on stage together and back each other up the whole time.  It’s also more theatrical than it’s been

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