NQC – Wednesday Night Main Stage

Our host for the Wednesday night Main Stage event at NQC was none other than the Grammy Award winning Jason Crabb, and his co-hosts were the Sisters!  I found myself scrambling into Freedom Hall when the Browns were on stage performing a violin instrumental …which was very powerful from what I heard walking down the…

NQC Main Stage Tuesday Night

For me, Tuesday evening’s Main Stage started with Channing Eleton playing his blazing piano solo, Joyful, Joyful We Adore Thee.  Dean and Kim Hopper were our hosts for Tuesday evening, and boy did we hear some good singin’!  What I love about NQC is that I get the opportunity to see artists that never come…

Christmas at NQC ~ Tuesday Morning

“Christmas … the only time you can get the whole world to focus, for a brief moment, on the fact that Jesus came to earth.” – Gerald Wolfe Gerald Wolfe was our host for the morning showcase, Christmas at NQC, and he wanted to start this off with the world’s greatest musician, Stan Whitmire, who…

Monday Night Main Stage – NQC!

Monday, the first official day of the National Quartet Convention!  To say that there was excitement in the air would be an understatement!  I was so excited I spent almost the entire night in Main Stage and didn’t even realize it.  LOL.  Gerald Wolfe and Karen Peck were our hosts for the evening, and they…

The Hoppers, Greater Vision and the Booth Brothers kick off NQC!

Welcome to the 2011 Nation Quartet Convention! The sun was shining bright over the Louisville Expo Center as artists and exhibitors thronged into the Exhibit hall to set up their booths.  Among those exhibitors, was our three legged friend, Sheba, a fourteen year old, and a cancer survivor!  Chris White, her proud owner, had her…

Mark Trammell Quartet Homecoming – Friday Night

“I have nothing to brag on if Calvary is not real – if Calvary’s not sufficient, we are wasting our time.” – Mark Trammell Those are the words Mark Trammell unashamedly declared from stage at his Homecoming Sing Friday night, concerning their ministry.  Though the weekend was filled with many moments that will not be…

Tribute Quartet – Setting A New Standard

Earlier this year I was looking forward to seeing Tribute Quartet in Grove, Oklahoma, but after a tornado hit the area a few days before the concert, the event was understandably cancelled. Some may remember the big tornado that flattened Joplin, MO this past May, and the twister that cancelled the Tribute concert also occurred…

GIVE-A-WAY: The Brumley Bundle

Let’s see how quickly we can give-a-way this little bundle of goodies! The first person to answer the trivia question below correctly will win an autographed “Senior Moment” t-shirt from Legacy Five (Tim Parton signed this shirt just before he resigned), size XL. We have a distinctive item brought to us from Scott Howard that…

Brumley Sing – Quartet Night

The Brumley Sing celebrated their 43rd Anniversary this year, and Saturday evening’s “quartet night” is a great way to end such an event. The line-up for Saturday was:  Tribute Quartet, The Dixie Echoes, Dove Brothers, Dennis Swanberg, The Mark Trammell Quartet, Blackwood Quartet and Legacy Five.  I missed Dennis Swanberg and the Blackwoods ‘cause I…