NASHVILLE, TN (May 15, 2013) – Grammy® Award-winning songwriter and producer Donald Lawrence will kick off a star-studded live recording from his home base in Chicago on Tuesday, June 18th for the first part in his much-anticipated two-volume 20th Year Anniversary album, Donald Lawrence 20 Year Celebration Volumes I & II. Celebrating 20 years for the musical trailblazer since releasing his first album with the Tri-City Singers, a host of diverse performers will join Lawrence for this milestone live album recording of Volume I, including CCM star Natalie Grant, the legendary Karen Clark-Sheard, Kierra Sheard, Vanessa Bell Armstrong, Coko (of SWV), DTP Records’ soul singer Rudy Currence, Faith Evans, Lalah Hathaway, Kelly Price,Ted & Sheri, Bishop Hezekiah Walker, Lawrence’s backing ensemble The Co.,and dancing to Lawrence’s tune “Beautiful Feet” superstar director/choreographer/dancer Laurieann Gibson.
Taking place at Lawrence’slongtime Chicago-area home church – Dr. Bill Winston’s Living Word ChristianCenter – the prolific artist and his special guests will fill the stage with aninspiring evening of fresh, rousing performances on beloved hits such as “Say APrayer for Me,” “Mighty God” and more, in this free live recording. Marking the first collaboration betweenLawrence’s production company Quiet Water Entertainment and eOne Music in theirpartnership, the long-awaited 20-year celebration album will mix new music andfan favorites, with Lawrence’s live recording for Volume II to take place backin Charlotte, NC with the Tri-City Singers and other guests at a later date.
Says Lawrence, “Join me inChicago for what will be an unforgettable evening of special performances withmy friends; I am excited they can join me here on stage and we have anincredible celebration in store. The past 20 years have been filled with somany blessings that would not have been possible without God and your amazingsupport, and I look forward to celebrating in this live recording with you and sharingmany more experiences in the years to come.”
An in-demand artist, composer andproducer whose talents cross genres from Gospel to R&B, jazz and more, DonaldLawrence’s music ministry continues to inspire and lead the way with fansaround the world and his peers in the music industry. A multiple Stellar Award-winner, Lawrence’simpact in music since the 1993 release of ASongwriter’s Point of View with the Tri-City Singers includes numerous hitsincluding the #1 singles “The Blessing of Abraham,” “Back II Eden,” andcountless arrangements and production work.
Donald Lawrence 20 Year Celebration, Volume I Live Recording: Chicago
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 – 7 PMCST
Living Word Christian Center
7600 W. Roosevelt Rd.
Forest Park, IL 60130
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