Grammy Award-winning gospel artist Tamela Mann will headline the 150thAnniversary Celebration of the California Conference of the Western Episcopal District. The sesquicentennial anniversary marks 150 years of AME Zion's spiritual leadership and ministry in the greater California region.
The grand celebration will take place on Saturday, June 9 at Beebe Memorial Cathedral (3900 Telegraph Rd) in Oakland, CA. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the concert starts at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are available now at Ticketmaster.com.
Tamela Mann began her career as a singer with Kirk Franklin and the Family before launching a solo career in 2005. She is also known for her role as Cora in Tyler Perry's plays, and numerous films including Sparkle, Diary of a Mad Black Woman, Madea Goes to Jail and Madea's Big Happy Family. The Grammy, Dove, Stellar and BET Award winner has also starred in several popular television programs including the TBS sitcom Meet the Browns and Bounce TV's Mann & Wife.
This special concert event will be hosted by world-renowned visionary and spiritual leader Bishop Staccato Powell, the presiding Prelate of the AME Zion Western Episcopal District and the California Conference.
"We are thrilled to have Tamela Mann join us," says Bishop Powell. "Her uplifting, soul stirring musical gifts have blessed and ministered to God's people for decades."