*Gospel lovers looking for a new vacation spot, you are in luck this summer because the island of Bermuda is preparing for the first ever Bermuda Gospel Festivalon August 25-27, 2011.

The event, hosted by Dr. Bobby Jones, takes place at Bermudaʼs Victualling Yard at the Royal Naval Dockyard.

The three day event will feature performances from Fred Hammond, Mary Mary, Kim Burrell, Pastor Shirley Caesar,Karen Clark Sheard, Kiki Sheard, Vashawn Mitchell, YʼAnna Crawley, Jessica Reedy, and Le’Andria Johnson.

The event will also feature the “Divine Voices Vocal Competition”, highlighting the vocal talent of local Bermudans. The historic event will stream live at the Bermuda Gospel Festival.

Bask in the sun on the beautiful beaches in the Caribbean jamming to the latest sounds in Gospel. Visit BermudaGospel.com for more information.