A Leprechaun At Praisefest!

The last morning of Praisefest fell on Saint Patrick’s Day…well, I couldn’t let that opportunity pass by, eh? So, I dressed up like a Leprechaun! Green skirt, tights, shirt, hat and hair! Definitely different from my normal concert attire! LOL! As you can imagine, there were some curious looks cast my way and more than…

Brought Into Worship – A Sunday Morning With BFA

Sunday morning, after the Truthseekers Homecoming, Brian Free and Assurance were scheduled for the worship service at Lone Oak Church in Marion, IL.  Jim Snyder of the Truthseekers is the worship minister there, and the bass guitarist, the church pastor.  For that morning it was asked that no photos or video be taken because they…

What Happens When Two Former Gold City Members Get Together?

…Sun glasses, dance moves and a LOT of fun! After the previous night with Greater Vision and Legacy Five, it was hard for me to imagine Saturday night getting any better.  Then again, with Brian Free and Assurance and Ivan Parker together, there should be no question that it would!  The Truthseekers knew what they…

Bass Singing, Fuse Blowing, Southern Gospel Music!

“It’s the kind of music that makes its way into your heart – and stays with you for a lifetime.” – Gerald Wolfe …That’s the kind of music we enjoyed the second night of the Truthseekers Homecoming – Southern Gospel Music.  In a couple of weeks, months or years, I’m sure we’ll forget the songs…

2 Groups, 1 Night, 0 Reservations

You know that feeling you get when you just know that you’re missing something good and have no power to change it?  Well, I had that feeling driving up I-57 when the clock struck 7 P.M. – instead of sitting in the Marion Civic Center watching Triumphant Quartet and the Nelons, I was sitting in…

The Talley’s – Standing Room Only!

We would all agree that attending concerts is fun.  Music, laughter, and jokes from favorite artists encourage your spirit and push everyday worries to the back of your mind, allowing you to relax and enjoy a great time with other Believers.  On the other hand, there is nothing that can match attending a concert with…

Legacy Five – The Finer Things In Life

When the temperature outside is in the lower 30’s there’s nothing like some good ole’ Southern Gospel Music to warm you up!  Legacy Five did just that in Mountain Home, Arkansas at the East Side Baptist Church.  This quartet, made up of Gus Gashes (tenor), Scott Fowler (lead), Scott Howard (baritone), Glenn Dustin (bass) and…

A New Year’s Eve Jubilee!

New Year’s Eve…the day that transitions us from one year to another, where you stay up late, drink punch and eat popcorn.  It is a day that we spend celebrating.  How do you spend New Year’s Eve?  Is there a concert near your area that you attend annually?  After a stellar Bible Conference in Charlotte,…