Kravis Center for the Performing Arts Announces Addition of South African Singer-Songwriter Jonathan Butler to A Gospel According to Jazz Christmas

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October 23, 2017
Thursday, December 14 at 7:30 pm
The Kravis Center Community Outreach Event will Feature Grammy Award-Winning Kirk Whalum and Special Guests John Stoddart, Sheléa & Kevin Whalum
(West Palm Beach, FL – October 23, 2017) The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts today announced a change in performers in an upcoming holiday concert. 
Due to scheduling conflict, the previously announced Gospel artist Donnie McClurkin is being replaced by acclaimed South African singer-songwriter and guitarist Jonathan Butler, who is known for his laid-back, slightly jazz-tinged approach to worship music that has earned him numerous supporters in the urban contemporary and Gospel scene. Butler has been hailed by critics and fans alike for a music style that combines R&B, jazz-fusion and Sunday morning church.
December 14 at 7:30 pm (Thursday)
A Gospel according to Jazz Christmas
Featuring Kirk Whalum and Jonathan Butler
And Special Guests John Stoddart, Sheléa and Kevin Whalum

(A Kravis Center Community Outreach Event)
Join Grammy Award winning musician Kirk Whalum, singer-songwriter Jonathan Butler and special guests in this special holiday concert.
Alexander W. Dreyfoos, Jr. Concert Hall
Tickets start at $15
Sponsored by Jane M. Mitchell

Beyond The Stage: Join us for a free musical presentation in the Dreyfoos Hall lobby at 6:45 pm. Beyond the Stage is sponsored by Nancy and Jay Parker.
About the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts:
The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts is a not-for-profit performing arts center whose mission is to enhance the quality of life in Palm Beach County by presenting a diverse schedule of national and international artists and companies of the highest quality; by offering comprehensive arts education programs; by providing a Palm Beach County home in which local and regional arts organizations can showcase their work; and by providing an economic catalyst and community leadership in West Palm Beach, supporting efforts to increase travel and tourism to Palm Beach County. The Kravis Center is located at 701 Okeechobee Blvd. in West Palm Beach, FL. For more information, please call 561-832-7469 or visit the official website at
Linda Birdsey, Director of Marketing
(561) 833-8300

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