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Recap & Photos: Darnell Moore concert

Darnell Moore and Company held their concert on  Sunday, Jan 15 at New Macedonia Baptist Church, in Washington, DC. The ensemble showcased music from their new EP, Can’t Give Up Now.

The concert opened with new artist Jocelyn Lay. A longtime member of the Company, Lay demonstrated that she is ready to launch out on her own. Charles Butler, backed by The New Macedonia BC Choirs In Unity, sang his hit, “Make It.”The choir ventured out on their own to sing “Better.”

Pop culture expert Jawn Murray introduced Moore and the Company and remarked that he had known Moore for two years before he told him that he sang. After a few more pleasantries, Darnell Moore and Company took to the stage. They performed their new single, “Hosana” and  many other songs. They also sang “He’ll Rescue Me,” a fan favorite which led to a reprise by Phillip Carter and an extended praise break.


During the evening Moore also premiered the video for Hosanna. The-well received video, coupled with the great songs left the attendees filled with excitement for the upcoming EP.

Spotted in the audience were Jimmy Russell, Robert E. Person, Timea Gaines, Pastor Jerome Bell and several other artists supporting one of their own.

Here are a few pics from the night:

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