Sound of Gospel returns to the Delaware River Waterfront

Hezekiah Walker performs during McDonald's Gospelfest 2013 at the Prudential Center on Saturday, May 11, 2013 in Newark, NJ. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

Philly's largest free gospel festival will hit the Penn's Landing stage on Saturday, August 24.

A powerful lineup of performers will deliver heavenly sets that range from contemporary gospel hits to classical choral hymns. The likes of Hezekiah Walker, Kurt Carr, Tye Tribbett and Erica Campbell of Mary Mary will be in the spotlight along with many other artists.

Local gospel radio station Praise 103.9 will host a New Artists Showcase that will celebrate burgeoning, up-and-coming gospel acts. Camden Sophisticated Sisters Dance Team will also give a stellar performance with their signature steps.

Devoted gospel fans cannot miss this six-hour musical gala.

Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing, Columbus Blvd. at Chestnut St.
2:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
More info here