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Arsht Center’s free Gospel Sundays

Free Gospel Sundays is back for its 15th season at the Arsht Center. The series features gospel music’s brightest stars as well as the returning Gospel Fest at the Little Haiti Cultural Center in 2024.

Free first-access passes are available about a month before each performance and those dates are listed below. You can find those tickets here. They go quickly. It is also possible to wait in line on the day of the concert for stand-by tickets, which are often available.

Here's the 2023-2024 lineup:

Blind Boys of Alabama (Photo by Jim Herrington)

Blind Boys of Alabama Christmas Show on Dec. 17, 2023, at 5 p.m.

Described as “James Brown does gospel,” the Blind Boys of Alabama (@blindboysofalabama) are recognized worldwide as living legends of gospel music. Celebrated by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Recording Academy with lifetime achievement awards, inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame and having won five Grammy Awards, the Blind Boys have attained the highest levels of achievement in a career that spans over 70 years.

In The Christmas Show, the Blind Boys present holiday standards from their Grammy-winning 2004 album Go Tell It on the Mountain and from 2014’s Talkin' Christmas. The holiday tour debuted in 2003 and has included soldout shows at prestigious venues such as Benaroya Hall in Seattle, Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco and Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles. 

Get free first-access passes here.

Rev. Melvin Dawson and the Genesis Fellowship Delegation performing at 15th Anniversary Celebration (Photo courtesy of artist management)

Free Gospel Sundays 15th Anniversary Celebration: Music From The Bottom on Feb. 25, 2024, at 5 p.m.

Celebrate the 15th anniversary of Free Gospel Sundays with Music From the Bottom, a show curated and performed by locally based stars paying homage to the Gospel sounds of Miami.

Free passes for this performance will be available beginning Feb. 7, 2024.

Performance at 2023 Gospel Fest at Little Haiti Cultural Center (Photo by Alex Markow)

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Gospel Fest on April 21, 2024, at 5 p.m. at Little Haiti Cultural Center, 212 NE 59 Terr. Miami, FL 33137

Experience the sound of Miami gospel as singers from Miami-Dade County church choirs join together at the second annual Gospel Fest, presented by the Arsht Center at the Little Haiti Cultural Center.

Free passes for this performance will be available beginning April 3, 2024.

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GospelFest
When
April 21, 2024 @ 5:00 pm-6:00 pm
What
GospelFest
Where
Little Haiti Cultural Center
Cost
FREE
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Josie Gulliksen is a freelance writer and major arts advocate and enthusiast who loves everything cultural and is excited to live in such a thriving community as Miami. A Miami native, aside from Miami on the Cheap, she currently writes for Artburst Miami and contributes to Edible South FL and Miami Media Group. She has contributed to Miami.com, Biscayne Times and Miami New Times. She worked for nearly a decade at Miami Today as Calendar Editor and arts writer and then worked for 13 years in public relations. She has her own blog Scene Around South FL at josiegulliksen.com

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