The organizers of the Annual Gospel Festival, Kingston Jerk and Gospel Music Festival, have confirmed that international 2016 Grammy nominated singer, Kierra Sheard, will be headlining the October 17 (National Heroes Day) event, which will be held at their new home Hope Gardens Jamaica.
CEO of Chozenn Media Group and event promoter, Gospel Minister- Mr. Duane “Chozenn” Besentie iterated that it’s not just a concert; it’s a wholesome family experience. Food, Fun, Fashion and Music will be the order of the day.
Shanelle Bethune, Marketing Director for Chozenn Media Group, said the team is happy to have “Kierra” as part of the event. “We have signed the contract and she is excited about visiting Kingston,” she said.
“This year’s festival experience is anticipated to be among the biggest ever and we look forward to the lives of many Jamaicans being transformed through this ministry. We declare breakthrough, deliverance we are just super excited to see how the Holy Spirit moves.
Daughter of the Grammy Award winning, Karen Clark Sheard and Pastor Drew Sheard, Kierra to date has released six albums topping number one on iTunes and receiving multiple nominations for several Grammy and Stellar awards, not only is she vocally gifted but she is transforming the fashion industry with her own Eleven60 clothing line which has traversed the globe absorbing fashion trends of New York, London, Paris, Tokyo and Seoul. In 2013, Sheard and her family premiered a new BET reality series entitled, The Sheards, which is based on their family’s life.
In addition to Sheard’s performance, Jamaica’s best such as Kevin Downswell, Chozenn, D-Murphy, Anovah love Jones and the dynamic Joseph Emanuel are also expected to hit the stage. Bringing the word will be Mobo Award Winning UK Gospel Artist and preacher- Isaiah Raymond Dyer. The highly anticipated festival opens to the public from 12:00pm – 12:00am.
A full day of entertainment has been scheduled our “Family Funzone” will be packed with mechanical and non-mechanical rides, Jamaica Karate Club demonstration also the highly anticipated Celebrity Cook-off, sizzles at 2pm with the 2015 defending Champion, Mr. Lexx.