IDMC 25th Anniversary Year
You may not believe it but IDMC Gospel Choir celebrates its 25th anniversary on the 26th February 2019 and are planning a year of fantastic events, special moments, trips abroad, concerts and exclusive productions and promotions for friends and fans of their music. To get the proceedings going, the first major event is a return to the Hideaway Jazz Club for a night full of music from IDMC's extensive catalogue, coupled with a reunion of past members, this is a night not
Take Me Back to Church!
An absolutely HUGE fund raising concert has been organised by comic M.C. and gospel personality Anthony 'pass the mic' King and Patrick Medley aka Bishop Shacklefoot on Friday 15th February 2019 in aid of John Fisher and his work with IDMC Gospel Choir and the children's music and arts initiative, We Sing U Sing. As you would have read in last months news update, John suffered a massive blow at the start of the new year with all his business possessions being
Premier Gospel Radio Awards 2018
Did someone say Gospel Choir of the year!!! Yes, Yes, Yaaaassss! The rumours are true! IDMC had the pleasure of taking receipt of the Premier Gospel Radio award for Choir of the Year 2018 at what was only the third Premier Gospel Awards ceremony. The star-studded event took place at the new flagship venue in Croydon - Trinity Baptist Church, Oasis House, where anticipations and expectations were running high. The explosively labelled ceremony brought out some of the biggest names in the UK Gospel
Official Album Launch
Wednesday 21st February 2018 marked a momentous moment in IDMC history as John Fisher and the team united with friends, well wishers, industry executives, media bigwigs and politicians and spent the evening in the presence of His Excellency Mr Seth George Ramocan the High Commissioner for Jamaica, at the Jamaican High Commission celebrating the official launch of IDMC Gospel Soul Choir’s 9th album release – ‘Hideaway Live’. Host and compere for the prestigious evening was Anthony King, who brought some cheeky laughs,
Hideaway Live – New Album!
It’s with great pride that John Fisher took delivery of IDMC Gospel Soul Choirs’ latest release Hideaway Live! The new album is a combination of recordings from the choirs’ previous performances at the Hideaway in August and December 2017 and had its official release in February 2018 in prestigious launch ceremony held at the Jamaican High Commission in London’s South Kensington. Knowing that the Hideaway held superior recording and production facilities, John felt inspired to create a recording project from the two performances.
3GENERATE Children & Youth Assembly…24th – 26th November 2017
Destination Southport! A bitterly cold November weekend saw a six piece unit from IDMC heading to the northwesterly shores of England to engage in their third year of 3Generate, the Methodist Church’s annual nationwide assembly of over 1000 children and youth ranging from ages 8 to 23 with the theme for this year being #wonderfully prophetic A Friday evening departure from north London was at approximately 5pm, taking John and the team around 4 hours to drive to the chillier climes of Southport
IDMC @ Afrikids 10th anniversary Dinner
Thursday 20th September saw Gospel come to the Natural History Museum, helping the Afrikids organisation, lift the spirits of all who attended to raise funds for the charity & celebrate its 10th anniversary. John Brought down a 16 piece IDMC unit to the Natural History Museum, where after the general public had left, the building was transformed into an amazing and elegant setting for a dinner party to the highest quality… IDMC were asked to prepare and perform the Lion King Classic “Circle
IDMC & London Fashion week ft. Philip Treacy
Saturday 8th September, John got a call from long-time friend Joe Pitt, inviting IDMC on a session for a top fashion designer at the London Fashion Week. John thought it sounds like a nice gig. The following Tuesday, when John woke up he never thought I would be meeting the Legend that is Philip Treacy, and then also meet another Big Legend, Michael Bush, the designer and creator of all of late Michael Jacksons stage clothes, and then to be in
IDMC Sainsbury’s tour
To help celebrate Her Royal Highness Queen Elizabeth’s jubilee, J. Sainsbury’s had a massive UK promotion of an event it was having at Clapham Common in July and help launch various promotions all tied into the Queens Jubilee, and enlisted IDMC to help highlight this special time in the U’s history. A small 6 piece choir toured the UK bringing joy to shoppers in over 20 Sainsbury’s superstores around the country as well as at their head offices in Derby and London. Idmc
IDMC@ We Sing U Sing Summer song Music festival
For the 5th year John and IDMC have hosted the spectacular Summer Song Gospel music Festival, held at the Fair field’s halls Croydon. This evening showcases the talents of children and young people from in and around the Croydon and south London Area. This year the event saw John and IDMC joined by a 600 piece children’s gospel choir as well as other guests. The IDMC team work very hard back stage under the guidance of project manager, and John’s wife Maulin. Along with