One Night Only – The Quartet and The Concert

Last Friday night I did something I have never done before…   I drove 9 nine hours one way for a single night concert!   But in the end, I don’t feel odd admitting that.  As concert promoter/singer Pat Barker stood on stage and asked the crowd how many states were represented, places like Texas,…

Southern Gospel Auctioneer

The golf cart zoomed from the grass lot downhill to the tent.  This afternoon, the sun kept its warm rays shining down on us as a cool breeze wafted our way.  There was already a line of folks waiting to enter the tent and the concession stand had quite a lengthy line as well.  It…

A Song’s 25th Anniversary

Friday was a full day at “The Cave.”  In the afternoon Karen Peck and New River had a matinee in a cave adjacent to the main cavern, this low ceiling place of entertainment has been nicknamed the “Little Cave” and we had a wonderful afternoon there with KPNR!  In the evening, we gathered back in…

The Inaugural Night

  While riding up the escalator that took us to the walkway level, I pulled out the tickets from my purse for the Memphis Quartet Show.  Just around the corner was the entrance to the room that would fill with music, Gospel quartets, fans and vendors for the following three days.  A blue banner with…

NQC Wednesday Night – Music With A Message

The exhibit hall buzzed with fans when the doors opened on Wednesday of the National Quartet Convention.  Everyone I spoke with agreed that, compared to the day before, there were many more fans in the building!  Even as I sat writing this at ten minutes to seven, there were still a considerable amount of people…

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…

Saturday Night At The Brumley Sing

Okay, here is part two of the Brumley Sing! We didn’t get to attend Friday night, (which I heard went to 1:00 am in the morning!!!), but we were able to make it on Saturday for the big finale. Once again, we had a wonderful night listening to a great line up of artists. The…