Andraé Crouch Tribute Tour Rescheduled For Spring

Originally planned for December, the tribute to  Andraé Crouch, featuring an all-star lineup Cece Winans, Marvin Winans, Israel Houghton and others will now begin in mid-March.  New dates after the jump.
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Sometimes the best plans go awry.  In the case of “Let The Church Say Amen,” the epic gospel tour was to begin Dec. 6 in Philadelphia. But that was before Crouch, acclaimed as “the father of modern gospel,” fell ill.

Now, with Crouch’s blessing, the tour will take place in 2015.  DeLeon Richards, Marcus Cole, Keith Staten, Vonnie Lopez, Leon Timbo and jazzman Gerald Albright are also on the lineup.

“I am excited to be able to move forward with the vision God has given me to bring together artists that not just know the music of Andraé but were a part of the legacy of Andraé Crouch,” said the tour’s producer, Riverphlo Entertainment CEO Luther “Mano” Hanes.  “We believe that this tour will for some remind them of some of the most powerful songs ever written and for others introduce them to the person that not only changed my life but also on whose shoulders a lot of the success and universal appeal of Gospel Music rests.”

Crouch expressed his joy at having the tour rescheduled.

 “I am excited that the tour will go on and I am honored that Mano Hanes and such an incredible group of singers would take the time to pay tribute to me.  To God be The Glory for the things He has and continues to do.”

Here are the new dates:

March 20 – Birmingham, Ala., Alabama Theatre
March 22 – Charlotte, N.C., Bojangles’ Coliseum
March 23 – Atlanta, Ga., Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre
March 26 – Orlando, Fla., CFE Arena
March 28 – Miami, Fla., James L. Knight Center
March 29 – Tampa, Fla., USF Sun Dome
April 3 – New Orleans, La., Waterfront Park
April 16 – Richmond, Va., Altria Theater
April 19 – Philadelphia, Pa., The Liacouras Center
April 20 – Washington, D.C., DAR Constitution Hall

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