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New Town Festival: Gospel Sing

June 3, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us for our 3rd Annual Gospel Sing, part of our New Town Festival series, at the St. Luke & Odd Fellows Hall. The afternoon will be filled with singing, dancing, and fellowship as local groups and soloists perform their favorite current and old-time gospel favorites.

The event is free, though donations are encouraged. Food and beverage will be available for purchase. Back by popular demand, Chef Richard Perry will offer a traditional fish fry.

Former residents of New Town – an African American neighborhood in Blacksburg during the time of segregation – will participate in a panel discussion to share what life was like living in New Town.

Tentative Schedule

12:00 Voices of Expression – First Baptist Church, Clay Street, Blacksburg
12:40 Indian Run Gospel Duet
1:20 The Berger Family
2:00 New Town Panel Discussion
2:40 The Approvals & New Beginnings – Greater Mt. Zion Church, Christiansburg
3:20 Heaven Bound – Fairview Community Church
4:00 Bob & Claudia Goldstein
4:40 Alexis Johnson

Sponsored by the Virginia Tech Foundation, Downtown Blacksburg Inc., and the North End Center.


June 3, 2017
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Blacksburg Museum


St. Luke & Odd Fellows Hall
203 Gilbert St
Blacksburg , VA 24060 United States
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