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Gospel greats to star at WLOK Stone Soul Picnic

Two of the nation’s leading gospel singers – Lee Williams and the Spiritual QC’s and Doc McKenzie & The Hi-Lites – will star in the 37th annual WLOK Stone Soul Picnic on Saturday, Sept. 3, in Tom Lee Park.  Two of the nation’s leading gospel singers – Lee Williams and the Spiritual QC’s and Doc McKenzie & The Hi-Lites – will star in the 37th annual WLOK Stone Soul Picnic, from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 3, in Tom Lee Park.

The gospel giants will headline the weekend of popular gospel entertainment, which also includes Tim Rogers & The Fellas, the Kingdom Seekers, Darrell Petties, the Echoairs, and the Brown Singers.

Admission to the Stone Soul Picnic is free.

The day-long WLOK Stone Soul Picnic is a festive family event, also featuring carnival rides for the children and a variety of food vendors offering festival staples barbecue, corn dogs, turkey legs, nachos, and funnel cakes. Additional gospel entertainment will feature the Bell Singers, the Memphis Baptist Male Chorus, the Supreme Harmonettes, and the Hickory Hill Baptist Youth Choir. Throughout the picnic, dental exams will be available for children up to 12 years of age.

The Stone Soul Picnic is presented by Memphis-based radio, WLOK (1340 AM). The 2011 presenting sponsor of the picnic is Fred’s. Other major sponsors are AT&T, Davita, U.S. Congressman Steve Cohen, Fox 13 Memphis, and the Memphis Convention and Visitors Bureau.

For more information, contact: Falesha Stafford, WLOK Radio, at 901-527-9565

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