The VIPP Report: The 3rd Annual Grace at The Race announces their concert lineup which includes Gospel music legend Yolanda Adams


(Louisville, KY) Yolanda Adams, Newsboys, Building 429 and Anthony Brown & Group TherAPy will be the performers at the 3rd Annual Grace at The Race, a Kentucky Derby event that brings faith and fellowship to the most famous two minutes of sports.

Date:                       Thursday April 30

Dinner Time:           6:00 – 7:30 p.m.: Dinner at Southeast Christian Fellowship Hall, 920 Blankenbaker Pkwy

Concert Time:         8:00 p.m. at Southeast Christian Church Blankenbaker Campus

Grace at The Race is an annual Pre-Derby Gospel event that will honor three individuals from the corporate, sports and entertainment sectors for their commitment and contributions to community service while raising funds for local and national non-profit organizations that have a focus on children in underserved communities.

The H.E.L.P. Award (Helping Enrich Lives thru Partnerships) was created by Junior Bridgeman to recognize individuals in the corporate, sports and entertainment industries who utilize partnerships with others to help the socially and economically disenfranchised in their cities and across America. The H.E.L.P. Award will be given annually during Derby Week.

This year’s 2015 H.E.L.P. Award honorees are Grant & Tamia Hill and Pastor Bob Russell. Last year’s honorees were Alice Houston, John Calipari and Jerry Colangelo.

Yolanda Adams, Billboard Magazine named her the number #1 Gospel artist of the last decade.

  • 4 time Grammy winner
  • 16 Stellar Awards
  • 4 Dove Awards
  • 7 NAACP Image Awards
  • American Music Award
  • Judge on BET’s gospel competition show, Sunday Best

Newsboys, the Christian rock group from Australia recently released their new album “Hallelujah for The Cross”

  • 16 studio albums released
  • 6 career Gold albums
  • Grammy nominated

Building 429, name derived from Ephesians 4:29

  • 2005 Gospel Music Association New Artist of the Year
  • New album “We Won’t Be Shaken”
  • Nominated for a Dove Award

Anthony Brown & Group TherAPy, 2014 Stellar Award Group of the Year

  • “Testimony” named Billboard’s most popular Gospel song
  • Stellar Award Contemporary Male of the Year

The 3rd Annual Grace at The Race will be on Thursday, April 30th at Southeast Christian Church. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with dinner beginning at 6:00 p.m. The concert will begin at 8:00 p.m.

Tickets are $30 per person for the concert and if you would like to attend the dinner and concert, tickets are $100 per person. This does not include a service charge of $1.50 per ticket. For ticket packages, group pricing and additional information on Grace at The Race, please visit

For interviews, please contact Sherlene Shanklin at 502-295-0435 or by email at


 “Using our gifts to run the race of service for those in need” Acts 20:24



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