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Lemmie Battles

Vickie Winans to perform at Gospel Explosion

Vickie Winans

Skybreak Church will host the “Brazos Valley Gospel Explosion” December 12 beginning at 5 p.m. Featured gospel performers will include Lemmie Battles, the voice of the Chicago Mass Choir; Vickie Winans, songstress, comedian and actress from Detroit; and Tallie Rogers of Blytheville, Arizona, sister of Tim Rogers and The Fellas. Kaleb Kane Alvarado will also perform. Others featured at the event will include Pastor Van D. Roberson and group The Men of Purpose.

Organizer Jacqueline Hodge says the purpose and mission of the concert is to give the community of believers an opportunity to come together and worship by bringing nationally acclaimed artists together with local Christian community talent. A portion of the funds raised will benefit Mrs. VeElla’s Place, an adult day care, and the American Cancer Society.

Skybreak Church is located at 410 Harvey Road in College Station. Tickets are $25 in advance, and $30 at the door. A $50 VIP ticket is also available. Tickets may be purchased through Eventbrite.com under MVP 2015 Dynamic Gospel Explosion. Locally, advance tickets are available at Jones & Washington Funeral Home, Qbeauty, and Excellence Impression Hair Design Salon in Bryan, and at Sfashion in College Station.