Applause Music Series' "Lift Every Voice" concert

The Lift Every Voice concert, part of the Applause Music Series, was held on Saturday night, Feb. 6 at the Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium. The concert was sponsored in part by Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital and Robert and Jimmie Bender.
Guests artists included Devlon Jones from Amarillo, Sweetwater native Robert Williams, local resident and RPMH nurses' aide Annie Franklin, a Community Choir comprised of members from the local Greater Zion and Mount Rose Baptist churches, Jones' niece Melia Jones-Roberts, and guest accompanists Rev. Walton Scott Lyte of Big Spring and K.T. Butler.
A reception for Applause members and event sponsors was held at Hall Law Firm following the Lift Every Voice Concert. Dana Swann, the Texas Commission on the Arts' assistant to the Executive Director, was in attendance at the concert and reception.
Photos by Belinda Serrano