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The 18th annual River City Soul Fest – GospelFest Rehearsal Schedules

The 18th annual River City Soul Fest will be held on Fri­day, August 5th and Saturday, August 6th. As one of Peoria’s signature community events, this two-day Gospel and R&B music festival will include a premier lineup of national and local acts. Dottie Peoples, a past Atlanta Choice Gospel Award winner, will headline an evening full of entertainment and uplifting and soulful Gos­pel tunes on Friday, August 5th at 5:30 p.m. in Festival Park. (Next to the Gateway Building) For more information or tickets call Janet Davis at 309/685-7844.

Following is a list of GospelFest rehearsals for local perfor­mers.


River City Mass Choir Re­hearsals are held at

Mt. Olive Community Church,

603 W. Nebraska Avenue every Mon­day at 6 p.m.

For more infor­mation contact Reta Doss at 309/232-3354.


Peoria United Praise Dancers Rehearsals will be held at Ro­meo B. Garrett Center/Bradley University

on July 10-12, 18, 19, 25-27 and August 1-4.

All rehearsals are from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

On Au­gust 5 there will be a rehearsal at 1 p.m. at the Riverfront.

For more information contact Vanetta Watson at 309/682-4247.


Peoria’s Finest Vocal Com­petition will be held at Ward Chapel A.M.E. Church,

511 Richard Allen Drive.

Audi­tions will be held on June 26, 2016 at 3 p.m.

Please bring your music with you.

For more information call Janet Davis at 309/685-7844.