Celebration NYE – Saturday Night

. . . . . . . Triumphant Quartet was the first artist on the line up for Saturday evening.  They opened with the up-beat number Saved By Grace, and on the last chorus, everybody was on their feet in ovation.  (You could tell they were a well-loved group!)  Scott Inman was featured on the…

NYE Saturday Morning – What Would You Do For Freedom?

Tim Parton entertained us with his talents on the piano with his arrangement of Just Over In Gloryland. You could tell the early morning crowd was definitely awake by their hearty applause! Tim’s next song, Special Delivery, featured his vocal abilities, and he dedicated it to the couple who requested it. It was great to…

Singing in the New Year in Nashville

“Small things, that don’t take huge amounts of income, can make a big DIFFERENCE.” – Scott Howard  Due to traffic and the overall abundance of New Years Eve visitors, we were late in reaching the Governor’s Ball Room to see the first artist of the evening. ***sad*** Nevertheless, we walked in while L5 was performing…

A NIGHT OF LAUGHTER AND ENCOURAGEMENT – WITH THE BOOTH BROTHERS

“We wanted to bring in America’s premier group. . .but Greater Vision was already booked!”  – Duane Garren  I was blessed to be able to attend the concert with the McCunes and Booth Brothers Saturday evening, November 6th. The high school auditorium in Mountain Grove, Missouri was buzzing with excitement when the group I was…

KWFC Concert Series Fall Finale!

 “God didn’t send His Son to die on a rugged cross so we can come down to the altar, pray a little prayer, walk back to our seats unchanged, and live like there is no God.” – Eric Bennett  KWFC, the local Southern Gospel radio station for Springfield, MO conducted their final concert for the…

NQC – Tuesday Night

I saw a total of five groups on main stage Tuesday night, not a lot, considering all the artists that sang, but I had fun visiting booths! There are many TV’s with live feed in the Exhibit Hall, so if I didn’t see it, I heard most of it! Mark Bishop was the first artist…

NQC – Monday Night

The line for main stage began to form around the entrance doors to Freedom Hall. I was walking around the booths by the line, when I happened to glance up and see a buddy from the forums, Robert York! We stepped into Enlisted’s booth (some buddies that I hear were next to the Southern Gospel…

NQC – Sunday Night Kickoff

After the lady asked if she could have her picture taken with Gerald Wolfe, she said in broken English, “This is my first time. . .” Gerald filled in the rest of the sentence, “at the National Quartet Convention.” She replied, “No, in the country.” This lady and her husband were from Valencia, Spain!  …

Kingsmen Quartet – Oxford, AR

Oxford, Arkansas, population 642 – said the sign as I passed into the “city limits” of a town that . . .well, I’m not sure it would even qualify for a town at that! Oxford doesn’t even have a stop sign to claim as it’s own, so what does that make it? (Tiny, eh?) Anyway,…