American gospel singer Micah Stampley to grace Glamis Arena

American gospel singer Micah Stampley to grace Glamis Arena
Micah Stampley

American gospel singer Micah Stampley will be the musical guest of the 2018 Jabula International Conference which will be held from 9 -12 August at the Glamis Arena. This year's theme is a Blast from Heaven! Invite your family, friends and even strangers for a family and holly show.

Micah Stampley was born on September 7, 1971 to Richard and Delmarie Stampley. The fifth of eight children, he exhibited his musical talent from the tender age of four, by age seven, he was directing the church choir and teaching vocal arrangements and harmonies. Micah grew up in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Stampley spent his youth soaking up the sounds of Andrae Crouch, Michael W. Smith and Shirley Caesar as well as Michael Jackson, Billy Ocean and Cyndi Lauper. Stampley graduated from Natchitoches Central High School where he earned several music awards. By age 13 he was serving as the minister of music together with his brother (who was his best friend) in their father's church.