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B.B. King Blues Club
Between 7th and 8th Avenues 237 West 42nd Street New York City, NY 10036
212-997-4144
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attended May 13 2007

The concert lasted less than an hour and was a total of 5 songs. The rest of the time was spent calling people onto the stage. When the show was going it was very energetic and entertaining but it just was way too short for the money. Also the...continued

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“The Choir is great, just great.” —Paddy Maloney, The Chieftains
“They are Angels in Harlem.” —Bono, U2
“The Choir are God’s people from Harlem.” —Amy Grant

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The Harlem Gospel Choir is one of the pre-eminent gospel choirs in the world. It travels the globe, sharing its joy of faith through its music, & raising funds for children’s charities. The Choir was founded in 1986 by Allen Bailey, who got the idea for the Choir while attending a celebration in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the renowned Cotton Club in Harlem. The Choir is a gathering of the finest singers and musicians from various Black Churches in Harlem.

The Choir has shared its message of love, peace and harmony for many years with thousands of people from various nations, backgrounds, and cultures. The Harlem Gospel Choir strives to make the world a more loving and peaceful place, and through its music and dynamic performance creates a better understanding of the African-American culture and the inspirational music called Gospel as it relates to the Black Church. The theme of every performance is bringing people & nations together & giving something back. The Choir’s songs of gospel and inspiration will touch the depths of your soul and raise your spirits to angelic heights.