Gospel Music Tours Set for 2016

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Looking for some good old-fashioned gospel music? These tours are sure to deliver. Check out our round-up of the best gospel music tours set for 2016.


The 2016 Gospel Music Tours are set to bring some of the biggest names in the genre to a city near you. From Alicia Keys to Kirk Franklin, these artists are sure to get your toes tapping and your faith lifting. Check out the full list of tours below, and be sure to get your tickets early – these shows are sure to sell out fast!

Alicia Keys – “ Elevate Tour”
Kick off the year with one of R&B’s reigning queens, Alicia Keys. Her 2016 tour in support of her sixth studio album, HERE, will make stops in Philadelphia, New York, Toronto, Los Angeles and more. If you’re looking for an uplifting evening of soulful tunes, this is the tour for you.

Kirk Franklin – “20 Years in One Night Tour”
Gospel powerhouse Kirk Franklin is celebrating two decades in the music industry with a massive North American tour. The “20 Years in One Night Tour” will hit more than 30 cities, including Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas and Houston. If you want to experience the best of Kirk Franklin’s 20-year career all in one night, this is the tour for you.

Tasha Cobbs – “Break Out Tour”
Tasha Cobbs is taking her contemporary brand of gospel music on the road with her “Break Out Tour.” The tour will make stops in major cities like Miami, Detroit and Atlanta. Don’t miss your chance to see this rising star in action.

What is Gospel Music?

Gospel music is a genre of Christian music that is characterized by a Gaither-esque joyful sound. It often has a 4/4 time signature, guitars, drums, and sometimes even a piano. The lyrics usually focus on personal testimony, spiritual growth, and social justice.

Gospel Music Tours

2016 is shaping up to be a big year for gospel music tours. Some of the biggest names in the genre are hitting the road, and fans will have plenty of opportunities to see their favorite artists in action. Here are just a few of the tours that will be making stops across the country in the coming months:

-The Jekyll & Hyde Tour featuring John P. Kee and Kirk Franklin: This tour is scheduled to kick off on January 22nd in Jacksonville, Florida, and will make stops in major cities across the country before wrapping up on March 5th in Los Angeles, California.
-The 40 Years In The Wilderness Tour featuring Donnie McClurkin and Hezekiah Walker: This tour will get underway on February 11th in Chicago, Illinois, and will visit cities such as Detroit, Philadelphia, and New York City before concluding on March 12th in Atlanta, Georgia.
-The Limitless Tour featuring Tasha Cobbs and Israel Houghton: This tour will begin on March 18th in Charlotte, North Carolina, and will make stops in Dallas, Houston, Nashville, and other cities before coming to a close on April 30th in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Whether you’re a fan of traditional gospel or contemporary Christian music, there’s sure to be a tour that’s right for you. Check out your favorite artists’ websites or contact your local venues to find out when they’ll be coming to a city near you.

2016 Gospel Music Tours

The Gospel music industry is gearing up for a busy 2016, with several major tours set to take place across the country. Among the most anticipated are the 2016 Kingdom Bound Festival, set to take place in Buffalo, New York, and the 2016 Creation Festival, scheduled for Mount Union, Pennsylvania.

Both festivals will feature some of the biggest names in Gospel music, including Kirk Franklin, Donnie McClurkin, and CeCe Winans. In addition to live music performances, both festivals will offer workshops and seminars on a variety of topics related to Christianity and Gospel music.

So if you’re a fan of Gospel music, make sure to check out one of these two major tours in 2016!


While there are many different types of gospel music, the tours set for 2016 will provide fans with a chance to see some of their favorite performers live. These tours promise to be an enjoyable experience for all who attend.

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