Gospel Singing Workshop

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The Port Townsend Country Blues Festival’s "Gospel Singing" option gives gospel singing tools to participants who want to learn how to sing with joy and passion.

Led by Shirley Smith, the minister of music at the Potter’s House Christian Fellowship in Jacksonville, Florida, the workshop meets daily (M-F July 30 – August 3) from 3:30- 5pm. Cost is only $100 and includes free admission to the Saturday afternoon blues mainstage show on August 4, at 1:30pm.

Shirley Smith has shared the stage with many of gospel music’s most prolific artists, including Cece and Vicki Winans, Yolanda Adams, Mark Kibble, Bruce Allen, and Fred Hammond. She is renowned for her teaching ability and her authentic connection to the roots of the music.