The city is honored and excited to host the 2012 World Choir Games. Kirk Franklin will be here 7 p.m., Wednesday, July 4th.The nine-Grammy Award winner and gospel star will perform his song, “I Can” – the Official Song of the 2012 World Choir Games, at the Opening Ceremony at U.S. Bank Arena. Franklin will perform with the Cincinnati One in Song Choir.
Bootsy Collins has a spot 6 p.m., Tuesday, July 10th. The Grammy Award winner and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer will serve as co-Grand Marshal for the Parade of Nations – from Duke Energy Convention Center to Fountain Square – that will signal the start of the second week of competition.
Marvin Winans can be seen 7 p.m. July 14th. A Grammy winner and a member of famed Winans family, this gospel star will sing “Oh Happy Day” with the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra at the Closing Ceremony.
Don’t miss this uplifting family friendly event this summer. We’ll see you there!