Previously Announced Celebrity Participants for Bishop T.D. Jakes’ Three-Day Festival Include Oprah Winfrey, Cedric The Entertainer, Mary Mary, Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, Niecy Nash, Holly Robinson Peete, Tisha Campbell-Martin, Ray Chew, Kim Burrell and More
By Naomi Logan Richard
MegaFest, the three-day family festival hosted by Bishop T.D. Jakes, announced star-studded additions to its inspirational entertainment line-up featuring top celebrities from music, film, television, comedy and sports.
Jennifer Hudson will perform at MegaFest’s Woman of Purpose Concert, and will also conduct a Q&A session after the screening of her next film, “Winnie Mandela,” slated for wide release on September 6, during the inaugural International Faith & Family Film Festival, held during MegaFest at the Omni Dallas Hotel.
Steve Harvey will return to MegaFest to host the Woman of Purpose concert. Pop Star and actress Brandy will perform at the concert benefitting Autism Speaks and recognizing two families with autistic children.
MegaFest is slated for August 29-31 in Dallas, offering a series of fun-filled, family friendly activities for all ages and interests that include: Oprah’s Lifeclass, the inaugural International Faith & Family Film Festival; Just Churchin’ Comedy Show, Woman of Purpose Concert and the Ball Up Streetball Classic Tour Championship; as well as a full slate of empowerment programming.
Bishop T.D. Jakes, Oprah Winfrey, Jennifer Hudson, Steve Harvey, Cedric The Entertainer, Anthony Mackie, Vickie Winans, Babyface, Mary Mary, Niecy Nash, Holly Robinson Peete, Tisha Campbell Martin, Boris Kojoe & Nicole Ari Parker, Brandy, Tamar Braxton, Smokie Norful, Kierra Sheard, Tye Tribbett, Mali Music, David Mann, Emmitt & Pat Smith and more to be announced.
MegaFest begins Thursday, August 29 and continues through Saturday,
American Airlines Center, 2500 Victory Avenue, Dallas, TX 75219
Woman Thou Art Loosed
Woman of Purpose Concert
Dallas Convention Center, 650 S. Griffin Street, Dallas, TX 75202
Empowerment Series Sessions
Ball Up Championship Game & Celebrity Slam Dunk Competition (in the arena)
Omni Dallas Hotel (Trinity Ballrooms), 555 S. Lamar Street, Dallas, TX 75202
International Faith & Family Film Festival
Just Churchin’ Comedy Show
To see a full list of events with locations and times, please find the full schedule online at†http://mega-fest.com/#mega-fest. (Schedule subject to change)