Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Fisk Jubilee Singers Coming To Cookeville

The Fisk Jubilee Singers, who were just nominated for a Grammy Award for "Best Gospel Performance," will perform on Friday, Feb. 19, at Tennessee Tech University.The 7 p.m. concert in the Bryan Fine Arts Building is also a Center Stage event and is free and open to the public. The concert is just one of several special events on campus celebrating Black History Month. The Fisk Jubilee Singers are a cappella vocal artists and students of Fisk University in Nashville. The group was nominated for a 2010 Grammy along with gospel and blues vocalist Jonny Lang for the song "I Believe" on Lang’s album, "Oh Happy Day." In addition to the concert, the annual Malcolm Moya Gospel Extravaganza hosted by TTU’s Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity and Trinity Baptist Church will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 21, in the Roaden University Center’s Multipurpose Room.