MegaFest Concert Features Aretha Franklin, Shirley Caesar, Donnie McClurkin, and Others
Tonight's Celebration of Unity Concert at Georgia Dome Airing on Pay-Per-View Aug. 6—Proceeds to Help Fund Emergency Relief Efforts
ATLANTA, July 20, 2006—MegaFest 2006 marks a major milestone in the career of Bishop T.D. Jakes, and tonight family, friends, and many recognizable special guests will join Bishop Jakes for an evening of music to help commemorate his 30 years in ministry.
Tonight's Celebration of Unity Concert at the Georgia Dome will both entertain and serve as an opportunity to reach out to people in need through The Potter's House Emergency Relief Fund. The benefit concert will be taped and air as "Let It Flow," an EVENTS iN DEMAND pay-per-view television broadcast on Sunday, Aug. 6, 2006.
"Not only will this be a phenomenal night of great music, but proceeds will benefit Hurricane Katrina survivors and the construction of fresh water wells in Kenya, Africa, as part of The Potter's House emergency relief efforts," said Bishop Jakes.
The concert features the amazing musical talents of Aretha Franklin, Shirley Caesar, Donnie McClurkin, Kirk Franklin, Fred Hammond, Jeff Majors, Kelly Price, Vanessa Bell Armstrong, and the Grammy award-winning Potter's House Mass Choir.
MEDIA OPPORTUNITY TONIGHT
WHAT: Celebrity guests join T.D. Jakes at Celebration of Unity Concert
WHEN: Thursday, July 20, 7:00 p.m. (Media advised to arrive at 6:45 p.m.)
WHERE: Georgia Dome VIP entrance (Gate E)
PARKING: Limited media parking available in Georgia Dome's Gold Lot (located off Northside Drive)
The Celebration of Unity Concert is one of the many entertaining and inspiring events at MegaFest 2006, July 19-22. Bishop T.D. Jakes created MegaFest by combining the best of his most powerful conferences and innovative events-Woman, Thou Art Loosed! and ManPower-with the high-energy Mega Youth Experience and MegaKidz. In addition to family-friendly fun, conference attendees will benefit from free health and wellness testing, health-related screenings, and health education workshops. Once again MegaFest will also broadcast live via satellite to inmates in several hundred U.S. prisons.
MegaFest 2006 is supported in part by: The Coca-Cola Company, The Clorox Company (The Makers of Pine-Sol® Cleaner and Clorox® Regular-Bleach), Delta Air Lines, Gospel Today Magazine, Bank of America, Office of Minority Health, Kraft Foods, General Mills, SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration).