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Gospel concert set Saturday in Ottawa

Ortiz, Bertrand, Angel to be featured

Published: Friday, July 12, 2013 9:15 a.m. CDT

OTTAWA — A gospel music night will be held on  Saturday night, July 13, in the historic Washington Square Park, downtown Ottawa.

Alexandra Ortiz of Ottawa will take the stage, singing a blend of “contemporary Christian songs with a mix of gospel hymns as well. Most of the songs being favorites of mine.”

Alexandra is one of the finalists in the Texaco Country Showdown and was recently a featured singer at the July 4th festivities at Ottawa Township High School with her rendition of “God Bless America.”

She is a Junior at Olivet Nazarene University, studying Criminal Justice.

Eddie Bertrand and Jimi Angel of the group Prodigal Path will begin the program promptly at 6 p.m. Prodigal Path was part of the musical team the brought the “Lift It Up” worship concert to Ottawa’s Jordan block last month.

The event is free and is part of Ottawa’s Music In The Park series. Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs. The rain location is 807 La Salle St.

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