Live Nation Urban Reunites With Gospel Star Kirk Franklin for Exodus Fest

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Kirk Franklin

The second annual festival returns to Texas.

Live Nation Urban has once again teamed up with gospel singer Kirk Franklin. Franklin, through his partnership with Live Nation Urban, will host and headline the second annual Exodus Music in Irving, Texas.

The gospel music festival will take place on May 26 at the Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory and feature performances from Franklin, Fred Hammond, The Clark Sisters, Tasha Cobbs Leonard, Travis Greene, Vashawn Mitchell and Kelontae Gavin.

“Last year the inaugural [Exodus Fest] was groundbreaking. This year, we won’t be able to fathom the musical explosion that is about to take place!” said Franklin.

The inaugural festival featured gospel-championing sets from Franklin, Marvin Sapp, Tamela Mann and more.  

"Live Nation Urban is excited to produce the 2nd Annual Exodus Festival alongside Kirk Franklin," said Brandon Pankey, vp of business development and operations at Live Nation Urban. "The artists are incredible this year and we are merely scratching the surface of what this festival will prove to be long term for the gospel community. With Kirk leading the charge, we envision Exodus being THE event for fans of gospel and fans of dynamic and impactful music globally."

Tidal subscribers will have access to pre-sale tickets beginning Jan. 16 at 10am. General on-sale tickets will be available Friday (Jan. 18).