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Praise Party in the Park - A Juneteenth Celebration

  • Presented By: City of Fayetteville
  • Dates: June 19, 2022
  • Location: Festival Park
  • Address: Rowan Street and Ray Avenue, Fayetteville, NC 28301
  • Time: From Noon to 6 PM.
  • Price: FREE
  • (910) 864-5222
  • Overview

    Praise Party in the Park - A Juneteenth Celebration will be hosted by Magic 106.9's very own Alysse Stewart with headliner, three-time Grammy award winner gospel singer and songwriter Donnie McClurkin, ending the evening. Also appearing on the Sweet Valley Ranch Dinosaur World stage will be Fayetteville Mayor Mitch Colvin, First Missionary Baptist Church's Pastor Joshua Haire as our Juneteenth Key Note Speaker, Senator Kirk DeViere First, Missionary Baptist Church Gospel Choir, Fayetteville's 2021 NC Mother of the Year, Pastor Demetria Davis, Ms. B Spoken Word, Expressions Of God Dance Ministry, Christ Worship Center Church Mime team, Zawadi African Dance & Drum team, Simon Temple AME Zion Gospel Choir & Praise Team, Nikki Giovanni Worship, True Vine at Methodist University Gospel Choir, and DJ Cass from Magic 106.9.

    Praise Party in the Park - A Juneteenth Celebration will also feature an Art Walk presented by Shinelight Services featuring African American artists from all over Cumberland County, North Carolina, and South Carolina. There will be vendors for you to browse and an assortment of food trucks to feed the soul.

    About our headlining artist Donnie McClurkin
    Three-time Grammy winner Donnie McClurkin, known worldwide for his powerful and rich vocal delivery, has proven that he is far more than a gospel singer. The man behind the multi-platinum and gold-selling CD(s) is an amazing singer/songwriter known for chart-topping tunes like "Stand" and "We Fall Down" and has also worn the hat of producer on his projects. His knack for nailing songs that others can identify with has helped McClurkin to carve out a spot in the hearts of millions.

    Penned and produced by McClurkin, his song "I Need You" went to number 1 on the charts, his first single since the release of his 2014 album, Duets, for which McClurkin collaborated with fellow celebrated gospel artists including Dorinda Clark-Cole, Tina Campbell, John P. Kee, Marvin Sapp, and Tye Tribbett. Donnie McClurkin is excited about sharing new music as well as classics on his forthcoming seventh solo album.

    Besides being one of the best-selling Gospel recording artists in the history of the genre, for ten years, he has hosted The Donnie McClurkin Show, which airs on Magic 106.9 Sunday from 9 am to noon and also draws over 5 million listeners in 70 plus markets including the international reach in London, Jamaica, The Bahamas, and Nigeria. The award-winning radio program is arguably one of the most successful syndicated properties in the history of Gospel and Urban Radio.

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