Gospel Weekly | September 16 – 21, 2019

Happy Saturday! I’m currently on my way to Pigeon Forge, Tennessee for the National Quartet Convention which starts Sunday night. It’s going to be an exciting week! Until then, here are a few announcements made in the world of Southern Gospel Music this week… – Lynn On Monday, Ed O’Neal of the Dixie Melody Boys…

New Tenor / New Adventure

If you’re an avid concert goer, then you know the feeling of passing a “welcome to [insert city name]” sign and think, “There’s a town here?” There’s nothing quite like it, eh? Well, the first weekend in September, when the Mark Trammell Quartet had their new tenor with them for the first time, I had…

Gospel Weekly | September 9 – 14, 2019

Good morning, everyone! Hope you have some great plans for the weekend! Before those plans take you away, you might be interested in some news from the world of Southern Gospel Music this week. Keep reading, and enjoy! – Lynn  Darren Lore of the Lore Family has been signed on as a songwriter at Crossroads…

Two New Projects Available From Award-Winning Group, The Nelons

Hendersonville, TN (August 12th, 2016) – Daywind recording artists, The Nelons, are excited to announce the release of Stronger Together and Family Harmony, both available today! After nearly two years of writing, song-selection and recording, the Gospel Music Association Hall of Fame members were faced with the challenge of selecting which of the eighteen recorded…

Brian Free & Assurance Release Live Redeemed Challenge

    Exciting news from Brian Free and Assurance!  Their new CD, Live Like We’re Redeemed, has great promise to impact people through the practical lyrics and theme.  With this new release, the recording can reach even further!  The full release is below and includes all the information you will want to know.  Invite your…

CD Review: What If – The McKameys

The McKameys’ music has always been a blessing to me.  The music itself is soothing.  It is the kind that will inspire you.  It’s the kind that reminds you of the goodness of God.  When I select a McKameys CD on my iPod, I know that I’ll hear a variety of acoustic instruments like the…

CD Review: Pray Now – Karen Peck & New River

Anointed music stems from a ministry that’s growing – and Karen Peck and New River’s 2015 release, Pray Now, is an example of such progress.  I remember seeing KPNR in concert many times in 2014, and every time Karen shared with the audiences how their pastor had challenged their congregation to say the Lord’s Prayer…

CD Review: As We Speak – Greater Vision

Greater Vision’s 2015 release, As We Speak, is a combination of refreshing music and lyrics that are challenging, meaningful and encouraging.  Each song enhances the sound that makes Greater Vision so beloved among their fans; whether it’s a rich orchestra behind a ballad like “This Is Mercy” or a rousing tune like “Preacher, Tell Me…

Freezing In Georgia

Over Memorial Day Weekend we packed up and drove to Carnesville, Georgia for the Indian Creek Memorial Day Weekend Gospel Singing.  We attended this sing for the first time last year (2014) and fell in love with the area, church staff and atmosphere the weekend promoted.  This year they had fantastic talent lined up and…

CD Review: Still – Booth Brothers

When I first heard about Still, I was interviewing the Booth Brothers for the August cover story of the Singing News.  This was back in the summer of 2014 and after completing successful phone calls, texts and emails to Michael, Ronnie and Jim (who was still with the trio at the time), I could not…