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Just Added to Growing Lineup for Megafest

In Dallas, August 29 – 31

Dallas, TX — MegaFest, the three-day family festival hosted by Bishop T.D. Jakes, have just released the names of the most recently announced star-studded additions to its inspirational entertainment line-up featuring top celebrities from music, film, television, comedy and sports.



Soledad O’Brien will host a world premiere screening of critically acclaimed multi-part documentary series “Black In America 6,” Thursday, August 29th at noon.  Jennifer Hudson will perform at MegaFest’s Woman of Purpose Concert, and will also conduct a Q&A session after the screening of her next film, “Winnie Mandela,” slated for wide release on September 6, during the inaugural International Faith & Family Film Festival, held during MegaFest at the Omni Dallas Hotel. The event will begin with a star-studded red carpet arrivals.



Steve Harvey returns to MegaFest as host of the Woman of Purpose concert, which will also feature performances by pop star and actress Brandy, Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds and Tamar Braxton, among others.  The concert benefits Autism Speaks and will recognize two families with autistic children.



Former Destiny’s Child member Michelle Williams will host the MYE MegaYouth Code Concert, which features high energy performances by Kierra Sheard, Mali Music and Tye Tribbett.


MegaFest is slated for August 29-31 in Dallas, offering a series of fun-filled, family friendly activities for all ages and interests that include: Oprah’s Lifeclass, the inaugural International Faith & Family Film Festival; Just Churchin’ Comedy Show, Woman of Purpose Concert and the Ball Up Streetball Classic Tour Championship; as well as a full slate of empowerment programming.



Currently slated to appear are; Bishop T.D. Jakes, Oprah Winfrey, Kerry Washington, Soledad O’Brien, Meagan Good, Michelle Williams, Jennifer Hudson, Steve Harvey, Cedric “The Entertainer,” Anthony Mackie, Vickie Winans, Babyface, Mary Mary, Niecy Nash, Holly Robinson Peete, Tisha Campbell Martin, Boris Kodjoe & Nicole Ari Parker, Brandy, Tamar Braxton, DeVon Franklin, Jacob Lattimore, Ben and Jewel Tankard, Smokie Norful, Kierra Sheard, Tye Tribbett, Mali Music, David Mann, Emmitt & Pat Smith and more to be announced.



MegaFest is slated to take place THIS week, Thursday, August 29 and continue through Saturday, August 31.

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