Gospel In Jax

Join WJCT Public Media for a community conversation discussing the impact of Gospel music in Jacksonville.

The evening, hosted by ethnomusicologist Dr Fredara Hadley, who is also featured in Gospel, will include local experts (pastors, musicians), live performances, and clips from Henry Louis Gates, Jr.’s new documentary.

Fredara Mareva Hadley, Ph.D., Ethnomusicology Professor, Department of Music History, The Juilliard School

Meachum L. Clarke, Artist
Bishop Rudolph W. McKissick, Jr., Lead Pastor, The Bethel Church
Lisa McClendon, Artist
Freddie Rhodes, VP of Programming, Victory Radio

Meachum L. Clarke & COMPANY

6:00 – 6:50pm – Reception
7:00pm – Welcome
7:05 – 7:15pm – Clip from Gospel
7:10 – 8:00pm – Panel Discussions and Audience Q & A
8:00pm – Performances

This event is free, but seating is limited. Reserve your seat today!

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February 7 @ 7PM – PBS GOSPEL Virtual Townhall with Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and featuring filmmakers, clips, and a lively discussion.
February 9 @ 9PM – Gospel Live! Presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. on Jax PBS (Comcast 8 & 440)
February 12 & 13 @ 9PM – GOSPEL on Jax PBS 7.1 (Comcast 8 & 440) and streaming on February 4 at 9PM

Corporate support for GOSPEL was provided by Bank of America. Major funding support was provided by the Lilly Endowment Inc., Gilead Sciences, Inc., the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the Emerson Collective and the Ford Foundation. Funding was also provided by members of The Inkwell Society and by public television viewers like you.


Tuesday, March 5, 2024
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


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100 Festival Park Avenue
Jacksonville, Florida 32202

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