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As a special preview to the Chicago Gospel Music Festival, DCASE presents a showcase of emerging Chicago-based gospel music artists performing live for a panel of major and independent music label and entertainment industry executives.
Mary Datcher - Editor in Chief, Bronzeville Life
Percy Bady - Musician, Songwriter, Producer, Artist and Teacher
Sean Cooper - President of A&R, My Block Records
Debra Hanna - Founder & CEO, Mighty Dominion Entertainment, LLC / Radio Promotions and Marketing Company
Rose Razal - Executive Producer, Chicago Recording Company
Juan Teague - Founder, Juan and Only Events
Dave Martin & GSM
Eric Jamaal CalledByGod
Nate Martin and S.I.G.N.
Richard Eric Martin
William Smith, Jr & The Renewed Voices for Christ
Auditioning artists have been preselected for the limited number of audition slots through an application process.Absolutely no walk-in auditions will be permitted. DCASE does not guarantee any outcomes from the auditions.
The Chicago Gospel Music Festival is produced by the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs of Special Events and is part of Chicago In Tune -- an 18-day, city-wide celebration of music from May 21 to June 7, 2020, in conjunction with the Year of Chicago Music.