Aug7

Erin Nicole Neal

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Wadsworth Public Library, 132 Broad Street, , Wadsworth, OH 44281

Erin Nicole Neal: Traditional and Contemporary Gospel Music

Sunday, August 7, 2022 2:00 – 3:00 pm

Ohio Regional Music Arts and Cultural Outreach (ORMACO) and the Wadsworth Public Library continue their Sunday Live at the Library concerts with Cleveland-based musician Erin Nicole Neal on Sunday, August 7, 2022, at 2 pm at the Wadsworth Public Library, 132 Broad Street, Wadsworth, OH 44281. In a program titled Traditional and Contemporary Gospel Music, Erin will discuss the history of gospel music, its development and its influence on culture and its importance in such movements such as the civil rights movement of the 50s and 60s. She also will discuss gospel music’s influence on contemporary secular music as well as on popular singers including Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston, Sam Cooke, Al Green and many more. Erin also will explore gospel singers and songwriters such as Thomas A. Dorsey, Mahalia Jackson, James Cleveland, The Soul Stirrers and Shirley Ceasar.

The program is free, but reservations are recommended by registering online at www.ormaco.org or calling 419-853-6016.

About Erin Nicole Neal

Erin Nicole Neal is the bandleader for her bands: The Chill Factors, Centric Soul and Jazz in The Blue. Erin sings, plays bass guitar and piano predominately in her band The Chill Factors, and works with numerous musicians in her roster for all three bands. Erin performs an eclectic mix of music in these groups: Blues, Rock, Pop, Soul, Jazz, Funk, Reggae and Gospel. Visit www.erinnicoleneal.com for more information, videos and dates of upcoming events!

Jul8

Erin Nicole's Jazz In The Blue

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Medina's Uptown Park Gazebo, 79-89 Public Square, , Medina, OH 44256

Ohio Regional Music Arts and Cultural Outreach (ORMACO) continues its Jazz Under the Stars concert series on July 8, 2023, at 7 pm at Medina’s Uptown Park. Bring your lawn chairs, family, picnics and blankets and sit back and enjoy this top-notch concert. In the event of rain, the concert will be held at the United Church of Christ, 217 East Liberty Street, Medina. For more information, call 419-853-6016.