Grammy Award winners Yolanda Adams with Dr. Henry Panion III will perform at the historic Lyric Theatre on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019.
The one-night-only Believe: A Night of Hope concert featuring the Gospel music legend benefits ill and injured children treated at Children’s of Alabama, the state’s only freestanding pediatric hospital.
The event will include a VIP reception at the Lyric at 6 p.m. followed by the concert at 7 p.m.
After 12 albums, five Grammy Awards and performing for several U. S. presidents, Yolanda Adams still wows audiences the world over. Adams is renowned for pioneering the blend of modern gospel music with soul and jazz. For decades, she has empowered fans through her inspirational and contemporary music.
Adams has been hailed as the most versatile contemporary gospel singer since Aretha Franklin. Her brilliant albums have earned her multiple awards from music’s highest honors such as the Stellars, Grammys, BMI Awards, Soul Train Awards, NAACP Image Awards, BET Awards and more. In addition to being a gospel superstar, she has reigned on radio airwaves for more than 10 years as the host of her own show, “The Yolanda Adams Morning Show,” which is heard in over 60 markets nationally.
Grammy Award winner Dr. Henry Panion III is a noted composer, arranger, conductor, educator and professor in the Department of Music at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). Panion has produced, arranged and conducted for a number of artists, including Stevie Wonder, The Winans, Aretha Franklin, Carrie Underwood, Ruben Studdard, Chet Atkins, Ellis Marsalis Jr. with the SuperJazz Big Band, Chaka Khan, the Lionel Hampton Orchestra and the Blind Boys of Alabama. He founded the UAB Recording Studio, where award-winning recordings by the UAB Gospel Choir and UAB Jazz Ensemble were produced. For information and ticket information click https://www1.ticketmaster.com/believe-a-night-of-hope-featuring-yolanda-adams-with-dr-henry-panion/event/20005569C1168D3C.