Iconic gospel artist Kirk Franklin and Live Nation Urban proudly announce the return of the Exodus Music & Arts Festival. Following sold-out iterations in 2023, 2018, and 2019, it resumes at The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory in Dallas, TX on May 25-26, 2024.

Exodus stands out as the preeminent festival for gospel music and culture, spotlighting the genre’s superstars and elevating the vanguard of its next era. General on-sale will begin on Friday, December 1st at 10am CT HERE. Once again, Franklin will personally host and headline the show.

Stay tuned for more news and announcements about Exodus Music & Arts Festival soon.


About Kirk Franklin

Since making his debut in the early 90s, Kirk Franklin has established himself as a trailblazer and icon in contemporary music. He first burst onto the world stage with Kirk Franklin & The Family, forever changing the look and sound of gospel music. Since then, Franklin has written and produced timeless, genre-bending music for himself and other artists earning numerous awards and accolades, including nineteen GRAMMYs and over fifty Stellar Awards, and has sold over 10 million albums worldwide. With a career spanning over thirty years, he continues to break new ground and make indelible contributions to popular music.

About Live Nation Entertainment

Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) is the world’s leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, and Live Nation Media & Sponsorship. For additional information, visit

Live Nation Urban (LNU) is a partnership with Live Nation Entertainment, the world’s leading live entertainment company. Specifically focusing on Hip-Hop, R&B and Gospel, LNU builds platforms, events, and festivals globally and develops dynamic content strategies based upon the live properties created. Live Nation Urban considers itself the most powerful source for live urban music. For additional information, visit

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