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Blind Boys of Alabama to perform at 2017 Freedom Fest / Hoover Sun

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The city of Hoover AL has lined up the Blind Boys of Alabama to perform at the fifth annual Freedom Fest Fourth of July celebration at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium. The Boys are scheduled to put on a 75-minute show beginning at 7:30 p.m. on July 4 and will be followed by a fireworks show at the Hoover Met. City officials in past years has been able to feature a lot of up-and-coming musicians from Hoover and the surrounding areas for the city's summer music festival, but they decided to up their game this year in connection with the city's 50th anniversary and bring in talent that is internationally acclaimed. The Blind Boys of Alabama are in demand throughout the United States and currently have tour dates booked this summer in Canada, the United Kingdom and Paris. With five Grammys under theior belt, the group has been inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame.

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