LOS ANGELES, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Four-time GRAMMY Award winner and four-time Dove Award winner Yolanda Adams has joined the All-Star lineup of musical performers who will appear at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum's 75th Anniversary Concert event August 2 in Cooperstown.
Adams has been recognized by Billboard Magazine as the number one Gospel artist of the last decade while selling millions of albums worldwide. She is also host of her own radio show "The Yolanda Adams Morning Show," which airs across the country.
Adams will perform three songs at the 75th Anniversary Concert event and will be joined by a lineup that includes The Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra, Paul Simon, Juan Luis Guerra and Bernie Williams, as well as special appearances by Hall of Famers Rod Carew, Rollie Fingers, Carlton Fisk, Juan Marichal, Phil Niekro, Ozzie Smith and Dave Winfield.
"Gospel legend Yolanda Adams' inclusion in the Concert lineup brings further prestige to this magnificent event," said Hall of Fame President Jeff Idelson. "We are thrilled to welcome her high energy and powerful voice to Cooperstown for what's sure to be an incredible evening of music and entertainment."
Produced by LGH19 Productions, musicians, baseball stars and celebrities from film and television will all come together for the 75th Anniversary Concert event among the cornfields and rolling hills of pastoral Cooperstown, the symbolic home of baseball. Compelling multimedia will be featured during the two-hour concert, and more events are being built to compliment the live program as well as an on-going on-line charity auction which is currently taking place.
For more information on the silent auction and to reserve tickets today, please visit www.cooperstownconcert.com
The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is open seven days a week year round, with the exception of Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day. The Museum observes summer hours of 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. from Memorial Day Weekend until the day before Labor Day. From Labor Day until Memorial Day Weekend, the Museum observes daily regular hours of 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. For more information, visit our Web site at baseballhall.org or call 888-HALL-OF-FAME (888-425-5633) or 607-547-7200.
SOURCE LGH19 Productions