High Street Hymns CD Release Show Featuring David Bailey and the East End Fellowship Choir
High Street Hymns, a national leader in the new hymns movement, celebrates the release of its sixth album “Love Lives Again” Sunday, October 21st at 7:30pm. Since its move to Richmond, VA in 2010 High Street Hymns has actively engaged in the musically diverse community of Church Hill, combining hip- hop and neo-soul to its well-honed Americana sound. The CD release show will highlight these collaborations bringing together a diverse cross section of Richmond churches and music enthusiasts. The East End Fellowship Choir will begin the night and join High Street Hymns for an added gospel flair. Local gospel mainstay David Bailey will round out the evening sharing insights on the power of music to reconcile diverse cultures.
Founded by singer-songwriter Alex Mejias,High Street Hymns has grown from a local songwriting project to a nationally known worship ministry and band. As a leader in the new hymns movement, the music of High Street Hymns can be heard in churches across the United States every Sunday morning. By combining ancient Christian hymnody and poems with the sounds of folk, rock and hip hop, High Street Hymns has helped to reclaim the long forgotten songs of the Church, and has brought them into incredibly diverse worship contexts.
High Street Hymns sees worship music not simply as an expression of faith, but also a means of spiritual formation and reconciliation. Each album tells the story of brokenness, sacrifice and redemption, and invites the listener into the Gospel narrative. Through diverse musical styles, High Street Hymns breaks down barriers and brings communities together in worship. October 23 marks the release of High Street Hymnsʼ sixth album, Love Lives Again. This album features songs that point us to the reality of Godʼs reconciling work through the Gospel. Featuring performances by local hip hop artist Shad-E and veteran Philadelphia rapper Timothy Brindle, “Love Lives Again” forges a new unified voice in Christian hymnody.
Tickets for the event may be purchased at the door. $10 cover includes a free copy of the new High Street Hymns CD “Love Lives Again.”
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