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Richmond, VA – June 16, 2021 – Now labeled as one of the largest outdoor Gospel event’s on the East Coast, the 11th Annual Gospel Music Fest with The Belle is get set to return to Richmond, VA on Sunday August 1, 2021 @ 5p.m.  The city of Richmond Festival of the Arts will once again host the Gospel line up in Byrd Park at Dogwood Dell.

This year’s star studded lineup includes performances from Earnest Pugh,  Patrick Lundy & The Ministers of Music, singing their hit song Way Maker,  Earl Bynum, G.I., The Virginia Aires, Cora Harvey Armstrong, Robbie Cunningham, Mary Glover, Saint Paul’s Baptist Church Men’s Choir, Tye Berkley and Pastor Jay Patrick.

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Source: The Belle Report / Cora Harvey ArmstrongThe 1st East Coast Gospel Music Summer Fest, birthed in Richmond, VA July 2010, under its visionary, Sheilah Belle “The Belle” has since become a music staple in the city of Richmond and on the East Coast, and is proud to once again return to a city that has long been known for its mixture of Traditional and Quartet sounds. With crowds up to 12,000, the Dogwood Dell stage in Byrd Park is once again set for some of the biggest names in Gospel.

The evening concert under the stars is slated to start at 5:00p.m. Be sure to get there early for a good seat.

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