Shout OUT: A Tribute to Queers in Sacred and Gospel Music
Loyola Park, 1230 W Greenleaf (stage between Morse and Lunt)/ (773) 262-8605, Chicago, IL 60626
Presented by Night Out in the Parks (NOITP)
A free concert with accompanying biographical information about some of the people who contributed to the vast catalog of church music. Artists featured include: Rev. James Cleveland, Sr. Rosetta Tharpe, Clara Ward, Billy Preston, and more. Shout OUT shines the spotlight on these artists who wrote, arranged, and performed songs that have been heard and treasured for generations!
Lucy Smith, bandleader, vocals; Cheryl Corley, narrator
On the outskirts of the city We are happy to be queer Dancing and singing in the atmosphere Colors springing in the Summer and Fall Lose yourself with us Come one or come all We are here We are full of Gospel’s Good News Join us, join us And do not forget your dancing shoes!