Watch The Dixie Hummingbirds Perform Live : World Cafe A Gospel Roots of Rock And Soul performance from one of the most influential gospel groups of all time.
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Watch The Dixie Hummingbirds Perform Live

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On Wednesday, Aug. 29, World Cafe presents an evening of live music performed by one of the most enduring and influential gospel groups of all time, The Dixie Hummingbirds - celebrating it's unprecedented 90th anniversary.

These performances are part of the Gospel Roots of Rock and Soul project, a year-long initiative the brings together live performances, radio features and a website tracing the story of gospel music's role and influence in contemporary rock, R&B and soul music. Presented by World Cafe-producing station WXPN, the performances will be available through VuHaus in the video player above. Gospel Roots of Rock and Soul has been supported by the Pew Center for Arts & Heritage.

This performance starts at 8 p.m. ET on Wednesday Aug. 29, 2018.