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Records Live Album 3/11 at the River Church in Durham NC

Produced by Ten Time Stellar Award Winner

Anthony Brown (of Anthony Brown & group therAPy) and Justin Savage

PR – It was a life long dream now turned into reality as Tyscot Recording Artist and Stellar Award nominated Ruth La’ Ontra delivered her first live recording in front of family members and friends.

Taking place on Friday night, (March 11, 2016) at 7p.m. and wrapping up at 10:30p.m., no one was disappointed as Ruth La’Ontra delivered a stellar performance that had some people calling her, “The Voice of the Future,” says Arvetra Jones Jr., the joyous manager and father of Stellar Gospel Music Award nominated recording artist.

Held at The River Church and with just over 800 seats available, every seat was filled, including the overflow room and others settling for standing room only space wherever available.

Following a warm opening, Stellar Awards Nominee, James Johnson blessed the congregation with a couple of songs that truly set the atmosphere; including his newly released song, AGREE.

Ruth La’Ontra was then introduced followed by a heart felt and warm welcome from the crowd. She delivered an incredible concert that showed off her Gospel, CCM, Pop Gospel and even a little bit of Rock Gospel vocal capabilities.

The 23-year old singer’s first live recording was produced by Grammy® Award nominated recording artist Anthony Brown (of Anthony Brown & group therAPy) and Justin Savage who has collaborated with the likes of Jonathan Nelson & Purpose, Richard Smallwood, Israel Houghton and Donnie McClurkin.

“I’m so excited to be working with Anthony and Justin,” says La’Ontra. “I think everyone had a blessed time in the Lord and were blessed by the music.”

The evening was hosted by Radio One midday host Jerry Smith (WNNL 102.3 FM in Raleigh, NC) and Arvetra Jones Jr. who hosts on the 100,000 watt WFSS 91.9 in Fayetteville, NC.

La’Ontra has been singing since her childhood. After graduating from high school, she launched her professional singing career with her brilliant debut project “So Good” (ALJ Music/Tyscot Records, LLC) in autumn 2013. The radio single “Count It All Joy” peaked at No. 25 on the Billboard Gospel Airplay chart and the riveting spiritual love song “I’m In Love With This Man” was featured in the film “Iniquity.”

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