The one-night-only Believe! A Night of Hope concert featuring the Gospel music legend benefits ill and injured children treated at Children’s of Alabama, the state’s only freestanding pediatric hospital. Mercedes-Benz U.S. International (MBUSI) is the presenting sponsor.
A limited number of individual general admission tickets ranging from $55 to $65 and single VIP tickets priced at $100 are available through Ticketmaster.
After 12 albums, five Grammys and performing for several U. S. presidents, Yolanda Adams still wows audiences the world over. Adams is renowned for pioneering the blend of modern gospel music with soul and jazz. For decades, she has empowered fans through her inspirational and contemporary music.
Grammy Award winner Dr. Henry Panion III is a noted composer, arranger, conductor, educator and professor in the Department of Music at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). Panion has produced, arranged and conducted for a number of artists, including Stevie Wonder, The Winans, Aretha Franklin, Carrie Underwood, Ruben Studdard, Chet Atkins, Ellis Marsalis Jr. with the SuperJazz Big Band, Chaka Khan, the Lionel Hampton Orchestra and the Blind Boys of Alabama. He founded the UAB Recording Studio, where award-winning recordings by the UAB Gospel Choir and UAB Jazz Ensemble were produced.
Adams and Panion will be joined by guest soloist Marissa Luna. A student of Amy Murphy Studios and the Alabama School of Fine Arts, Marissa Luna recently signed with Jan Smith Studios. As Miss Tennessee Valley’s Outstanding Teen, Marissa advocates for Children’s Miracle Network, which benefits Children’s Hospitals. Through her collaboration with artist Marcus Fetch, she has raised over $5,000 for the program.