NQC 2012 – Monday Night On Main Stage

“The Exhibit Hall opens at four o’clock,” the announcer said over the intercom, “if you are in the exhibit hall, and you are not an exhibitor, please exit immediately.  Thank you.”  I smiled to myself while vacuuming the carpet in my sister’s booth.  Every year the same thing would be announced.  Fans were simply too…

The Original GV, Remember The Music and MTQ Olympics

The second night of the Mark Trammell Homecoming 10th Anniversary Concert began with another video – this one titled, “The MTQ Olympics.”  Some of the categories that group members participated in were: Dancing, Diving and Gymnastics.  When Mark came on stage he pointed out that when he went “diving” into the pool on the Alaskan…

Applauding Heaven at the MTQ Homecoming!

The lights were dimmed low as I walked into the Hill Crest Baptist Church in Anniston, Alabama.  Before me, lay a half-moon shaped stage and pews surrounding it like the stars of heaven.  This beautiful church, decorated in green and tan, is the home church of Mark Trammell – and the building that hosts the…

Quartet Night!

The 44th Annual Brumely Gospel Sing was once again held at the Cowan Civic Center in Lebanon, Missouri. The Sing began on Wednesday and went through Saturday. If my readers know me well, they know I couldn’t resist Saturday’s “Quartet Night!” The line-up that night consisted of a variety of quartets, including: The LeFevre Quartet,…

Echos From The Humid Gospel Sing

Since I first began attending Southern Gospel concerts, I have been afforded numerous opportunities to attend many of the great Gospel Sings, like, The National Quartet Convention, Singing In The Smokies, Praisefest, Legacy Five’s Celebration, The Brumley Sing and many more.  As we drove the first leg home from the Steve Hurst School of Music…

Highlights: Steve Hurst School Of Music – Part 2

Every evening at the Steve Hurst School of Music we enjoyed fine concerts from the best in Southern Gospel. Groups like The Talleys, Booth Brothers, Tribute and the Mark Trammell Quartet rank among them, and though I would like for nothing more than to write a detailed description of each, I believe my readers would…

Keeping The Music Alive

Two years ago we attended the Master’s Voice Homecoming in Bristow, Oklahoma.  It was a powerful evening with the Hoppers, Talleys and of course, the host group, Masters Voice.  Though we didn’t make it out last year, this year was a must!  With Karen Peck & New River and Brian Free & Assurance being the…

Tribute To A Legand

On a Monday morning I woke up in a hotel room in Nashville, Tennessee. The weather was less than kind the night before and I was still trying to convince myself it wasn’t the weekend – you could say that I’m still not use to attending Gospel events on a Monday! LOL However, I was…

The “HOT” Gospel Sing

I’d like to emphasize the word “summer” in this post.  It was over 100 degrees in Springfield, Missouri as fans lined up outside of Remington’s on a Friday night for a concert with the Talleys and Tribute Quartet.  Me? – I was not among them!  LOL  I didn’t have a problem with grabbing a quick…

Seeing A Legacy Live

The Meramec Music Theater brings in the best in Southern Gospel Music every month.  If you’ve been keeping an eye on this site from the beginning of the year, you’ll know that just a few short months ago I saw Brian Free and Assurance there…and if you know me, you can guess that I’ll be…