Ice Cream, Music and Memorial Day

There’s something about ice cream and Gospel Sings…they just go together, ya know.  On Saturday afternoon I had those two exact things at my fingertips.  A scoop of Vanilla ice cream in a Styrofoam bowl in my hand and a seat under a tent at the very place two quartets and a duo would perform…

More From Memphis!

At 4:30 PM each day, the doors opened for the Memphis Quartet Show.  On Thursday night, I stood behind the product table of Brian Free and Assurance as fans began to trickle in and browse around the vendor’s booths.  How much time had passed, I couldn’t be sure, but soon a lady wearing one of…

Photo Album: Truthseekers Homecoming 2013!

We spent a delightful two days in Marion, IL at the Truthseekers Homecoming in February!  The Marion Civic Center is one of my favorite auditoriums to see SGM performed in.  The theater is beautiful, the people are wonderful, the atmosphere there is rare at Gospel Sings and when you put all of those things together…you…

“If It Takes a Cow Bell” – Ivan Parker

  Quickly, I slammed the car door shut and darted to the sidewalk.  It was a cold February evening for a jaunt amidst the town square in Marion, Illinois…but for a Gospel Sing, well, it was worth it.  The Civic Center sits on the corner of South Market Street.  I rushed along the walkway, crossing…

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,…