Renaissance Centre to host “Shades of Gospel” music concert Nov. 3

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre will host a lively and educational celebration of gospel music that connects all cultures, ages and backgrounds on Saturday, Nov. 3, at 5 p.m.

The “Shades of Gospel” concert will highlight a range of traditional, southern and contemporary gospel music with featured performances by Macedonia New Life Choir, the New Bethel Baptist Praise Team, the Trinity Quartet, and Grammy, Dove and Stellar Award nominated artist Tim Bowman, Jr.

Tickets are $15 plus tax and may be purchased online at or at the Renaissance Centre Box Office, 405 S. Brooks St.

The Trinity Quartet has opened the Lexington BBQ Festival with “God Bless America” for the last seven years. The group also won the “Male Quartet” division in the annual Benson State Singing Convention in 2011, 2013 and 2014. Known for such hits as “Wake Up Call,” “I Have Tomorrow,” “Listen With Your Heart,” “It Must Have Been You,” and “Looking For That Blessed Hope,” The Trinity Quartet has performed throughout North Carolina and beyond with such groups as The Dixie Melody Boys, The Hoppers, Michael Combs, and The Steels.

Tim Bowman, Jr. started his music career in 2012 with the release of “Beautiful” by Trippin 'N' Rhythm Records. This album was his breakthrough release upon the Billboard Magazine Gospel Albums and Independent Albums charts. The song "He Will," featuring Vickie Winans, his paternal aunt, charted on the Billboard Magazine Hot Gospel Songs chart. His critically acclaimed album “Listen” debuted at number one on Billboard Gospel Albums, and garnered two number one singles, “I’m Good” and “Fix Me.”

For more information about the “Shades of Gospel” music concert, contact Renaissance Centre Manager Cathy Gouge at 919-435-9567 or