By: Isaiah S. Showell, Follow South Jersey Multimedia Journalist/’What’s Good’ Host
WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP. N.J — The Thanksgiving Holiday wrapped up with a bang in South Jersey because Uncle Chase Entertainment, Philips Family Enterprises, and The Original Hotdog Factory in Voorhees curated a concert with headliner three-time Grammy award winning Gospel artist Pastor Donnie McClurkin who was ready for the spirit to move in the Washington Township High School while he sings some of his beloved musical catalog.
“He’s given the inspiration for the songs to use,” said McClurkin. “As far as how he’s going to move that is his sovereignty, and we just make ourselves available and sing the songs he’s prescribed.”
Fan favorites were sung by McClurkin like Speak to my Heart, Stand, and We Fall Down just to name a few, and the audience were hanging on to every line in each song and upset when the show came to a close.
“Just to be in the presence of greatness, not just the celebrity we’re opening for but these babies’ here, I’m excited about that,” said Jones.
The Camden Sophisticated Sisters Drill Team were among the opening line up for the concert led by Tawanda Jones serving up South Jersey three separate performances consisting of the drill team, an all-boys marching band, and a mine performing with passion because as Jones says her children represent hope.
The concert was a success because several crowd responses say how badly South Jersey is in need of more positive events. Uncle Chase Entertainment, Philips Family Enterprises, and The Hotdog Factory in Voorhees collaboration turned into an amazing event for South Jersey and the people are definitely ready for what’s in store in the future.
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