Allstate and Tom Joyner Announce 17th Annual Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion Celebrating Families and the African-American CommunityThe popular event, with live performances from Charlie Wilson, Brandy, Robin Thicke, Rickey Smiley, Erica Cbell, Tye Tribbett, Keke Wyatt and more, continues Joyner’s celebration of his 25-year broadcasting career and end-of-year retirementDallas, TX, August 2019 – Tom Joyner , host of the nationally syndicated Tom Joyner Morning Show (TJMS) , and Allstate today announced the star-studded lineup for the 17th annual Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion. Featuring performances and appearances from Charlie Wilson, The Bonfyre, Brandy, Robin Thicke, Guy Torry, Erica Cbell, Rickey Smiley, Donald Lawrence, Keke Wyatt, Kierra Sheard, Sir The Baptist, Tye Tribbett, DJ Standout, Lonnie Hunter, Shanice Wilson, Ollie Gabriel, Brownstone, Erica Cbell, Bebe Winans, Isaac Carree, DJ Kool, DJ Kev-Ski, DJ Flemingo and more. The event will be held at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Kissimmee, Florida on Labor Day weekend, Aug. 29–Sept. 2.The 2019 Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion welcomes families from all over the country for a weekend filled with concerts, celebrity interactions, enlightening seminars, and one of the largest family-themed expos for the African-American community. The free Fam-Fest Expo – focused on education, health and beauty, arts and culture, entertainment, shopping and more – is open to the public and features a daily schedule with offerings for family members of all ages. For the first time this year, attendees will have the opportunity to win $10,000 in cash prizes throughout the weekend.“I am so proud of the fun, entertainment-filled atmosphere that we created all those years ago to truly celebrate Black families and what we love,” said Joyner. “We gladly continue this tradition, and I know it will be our best year yet.”The title sponsor of the event for the 14th year, Allstate has supported Tom Joyner in furthering initiatives dedicated to education, family and community service. This year, Allstate invited listeners of the Tom Joyner Morning Show (TJMS) to share their Stories of Strength for a chance to win a family package to the event. Allstate’s Stories of Strength contest recognizes everyday individuals doing extraordinary things in their communities. At the Allstate booth, guests can learn about financial planning and career opportunities at Allstate while participating in a variety of activities.This year’s Family Reunion is part of Joyner’s year-long celebration of his 25-year career. Joyner, who announced he will retire from broadcasting in December, revolutionized radio with his daily, African American-targeted music show featuring news, interviews and live performances. The host remains a mainstay with multiple brand extensions that include annual events, engaging digital platforms and a dedication to serving, empowering and educating his listeners.Here are some of the highlights of the lineup for the 2019 Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion:Friday, Aug. 29The Tom Joyner Morning Show (TJMS) Sky Show® LIVEDJ Kool, DJ Kev-Ski and DJ FlemingoThe Free Allstate Family Fun ExpoShanice Wilson, Ollie Gabriel & Rickey Smiley“The Tom Joyner One More Time Experience” ConcertBrandy, Robin Thicke & Guy TorrySaturday, Aug. 30The Free Allstate Family Fun ExpoBrownstone and Rickey Smiley“The Tom Joyner One More Time Experience” ConcertCharlie Wilson and The BonfyreSunday, Aug. 31:The Free Allstate Family Fun ExpoErica Cbell, BeBe Winans and Isaac CarreeRickey SmileyMcDonald’s Black & Positively Golden™ presents the 13th annual Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour withDonald Lawrence, Keke Wyatt, Kierra Sheard, Sir the Baptist, Tye Tribbett, DJ Standout and host Lonnie HunterThe Tom Joyner Sky Show will broadcast the nationally syndicated show LIVE, Friday, from this year’s event as part of a weekend filled with live performances including Shanice and Ollie Gabriel from NBC’s Songland. Along with radio affiliate Star 94.5, DJ Kool, DJ Kev-Ski, and DJ Flemingo will set the stage for the “Old School” dance contest for audience members to win a chance at the Family Reunion Money Machine.For more information about the 2019 Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion and to see a full schedule of events, visit BlackAmericaWeb.com. Join the conversation on the Family Reunion Facebook and by tagging @TJMShow on Twitter using the hashtag #AllstateTomJoynerFamilyReunion.About the Tom Joyner Morning Show (TJMS) The nation’s leading syndicated urban morning show has distinguished itself over the years by continuously giving back to its audience with quality programming, highly popular promotions, special events, and philanthropy.In his 25 years as a leader in the industry, Tom Joyner ’s impact and influence have never wavered. His morning “Party with a Purpose” revolutionized radio when it became the first morning show with music in syndication. Known widely as “The Hardest Working Man in Radio,” Joyner has made a career of doing the extraordinary in order to serve his audience: flying round-trip between Dallas and Chicago five days a week for seven years hosting morning drive and afternoons in two different cities; raising money to support students attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities with The Tom Joyner Foundation; producing and hosting a celebration of black families and communities, the Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion; galvanizing his listeners to provide relief funds for survivors of natural disasters. The Tom Joyner Morning Show (TJMS) is heard as a guide to the future of communications in the African-American community, consistently promoting relevant issues and social causes that need attention and action.