Camdon Music Recording artist Andrea McClurkin- Mellini recently hit the road as opening act for the 30 city Festival of Praise Tour . The singer is doing double-duty as opening act and helping her brother, Donnie McClurkin, out as a background vocalist . The audiences have been showing their love and support for Andrea.
The singer extends a personal invite to her Face Book friends about the tour, “We are looking for a true and tangible encounter with God each night! Come on out and worship The Lord with us!
McClurkin-Mellini’s first single, “God Can” from her new CD Higher is racking up spins on the Gospel R&R National Summary. The Cincinnati, Ohio based I Hear Music Promotion team is launching a “God Can” Essay contest in selected markets that require listeners to write an essay, 250 words or less, sharing what God did in their life and how “God Can.” The top 10 essays will receive a copy of the CD Higher and a $50 Gift Card. The winners will be announced In two weeks.
On Sunday, October 5 McClurkin –Mellini will perform at the Annual Circle of Sisters stage at the Jacob Javitz Center at 11th Avenue between 34th and 39th streets in New York. Circle of Sisters (COS) is the largest expo for women of color in New York City. Founded in 1998 and sponsored by WBLS-FM, HOT 97, WLIB – AM and Emmis Communications, COS hosts a variety of panel discussions, seminars, inspirational services, R&B and gospel concerts and a fashion show in addition to over 200 vendors and small businesses selling unique items and services over a two day period.
This year marks the 16th Anniversary for the WBLS/WLIB’s Circle of Sisters Expo and Andrea along label mate Nancey Jackson Johnson will be part of the line-up. Three-time Grammy winner and head of Camdon Music, Donnie McClurkin, will be on hand for special performance as well.