Joshua Nelson and his Kosher Gospel Choir perform at the summer concert series at the Wayne YMCA on Thursday, July 13, 7 p.m. Aretha Franklin has hailed Nelson, and Oprah Winfrey called him “the next big thing.” The series runs through August 24. The Metro YMCAs of the Oranges is a partner of the YM-YWHA of North Jersey. 1 Pike Drive. (973) 595-0100 or www.wayneymca.org.