Thursday, April 17, 2014

'The Showers' To Perform At N.O. Jazz Festival


Hammond, LA (April 17, 2014) — Gospel’s rising family collective, The Showers, are set to perform at the 2014 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival on April 25th and the Cincinnati-hosted 'I Hear Music Concert' on May 17th also featuring Mary Mary, Israel Houghton among others.
The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, a 10-day cultural festival developed to showcase the best in music, food, and craftsmanship, will see the dynamic group join a star-studded lineup that includes some of pop, rock, R&B, and gospel’s biggest names. Drawing crowds that exceed 400,000 annually, the Jazz Fest will host The Showers as part of its “Gospel Tent” segment on Friday, April 25th at 1 p.m. Visit for more details.
Hosted by gospel music great Byron Cage and Season 2 BET Sunday Best winner Y’Anna Crawley, the highly anticipated event will see The Showers billed alongside an accomplished collection of gospel recording artists.With their energetic stage presence and soulful harmonies in tow, the group is set to grace the performance stage on May 17th at the Inspirational Baptist Church, 11450 Sebring Dr., Cincinnati, OH 45240. Doors open at 6pm and concert begins at 7pm. Visit for more details.
The Showers has been garnering national attention since the release of their 1st single "Praise Your Way Through" which peaked in the Top 30 on the Mediabase Gospel Songs Chart. The group debuted the single in November 2013 on highly rated Bobby Jones Gospel Show on BET.
The group released their follow-up single "Better" written and produced by budding gospel artist Deon Kipping. Gospel greats Donnie McClurkin, Tamela Mann and R&B songstress Kelly Price performed the song at a pre-oscar event in Hollywood earlier this year after hearing The Showers deliver a powerful performance of the song. Watch performance here: (
About The Showers:
Comprised of ten real life siblings, The Showers are the latest family collective to take the gospel music scene by storm. Quickly likened to the genre’s prized family acts The Winans, The Hawkins, and more, the Louisiana natives first gained notoriety aboard the success of their top-selling 2009 independent debut album “Hear My Prayer”. Going on to land the group top industry honors from Rhythm of Gospel to En-Sound Awards, the album also courted acclaim from some of entertainment’s most endeared critics.
Their highly anticipated, self-titled follow-up album, due soon, will act as the group’s national debut. Led by the empowerment anthem “Praise Your Way Through”, featuring production from Bruce Robinson, Jr. (Justin Bieber, Fantasia, Joshua Rogers) and vocal production from GRAMMY® award winner Myron Butler (Tamela Mann, Marvin Sapp) and Shawn Willis, the song made its way through to the Top 30 on the Mediabase Gospel Songs Chart with an accumulative listening audience of over 1 million ears.

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