Whisnants Homecoming

In 2016, the Whisnants celebrated their 3rd Annual Homecoming in their hometown of Morganton, North Carolina.  This Gospel Sing is a two night event hosted by the Whisnants that feature several groups each evening.  To give you an idea of talent, they had artists such as Ivan Parker, Karen Peck & New River, Mark Trammell…

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…

Gus Gaches Named Song Garden Music Group Director

Song Garden Music Begins New Era When Gus Gaches came off the road last fall I believed Gospel Music had lost a great vocalist.  Yet, we’ll still be hearing music from Gus…just in a different way.  Below is the press release with information about the work Gus will be doing with Song Garden.  I believe…

Christmas Tours and Fruit Cake

After Thanksgiving, a video from the Whisnants began circulating on Facebook telling everyone “how much” the Mark Trammell Quartet love fruit cake; and with their Home For Christmas Tour beginning, they wanted to be sure everyone was encouraged to bring MTQ fruit cake during the tour.  Well, when we went to the Home For Christmas…

Hymn Sing Tour – First Baptist Atlanta

In October, the Gospel Music Hymn Sing went on tour for the very first time and ended just before Thanksgiving with a special DVD taping at First Baptist of Atlanta, the church Dr. Charles Stanley pastor’s in Georgia. I can’t express how neat it is to be able to say that we not only attended…

BFA, BBQ and Bobbleheads

“Where Lutherans meet, Lutherans eat,” said the Pastor.  The audience chuckled as he went on to explain that after the concert with Brian Free and Assurance, they would have a meal for everyone who wanted to stay.  Squeezed in a pew just a few rows from the front, I couldn’t help but smile.  Brian had…

West of Mississippi

Halloween.  It’s been a few years since I’ve been “out and about” on this holiday.  I’m not afraid of ghosts or anything, but when people start covering their bushes with white strings and giant purple spiders…well, that’s a little more than I can handle!  LOL!  However, when there’s a concert with the McKameys, Inspirations and…

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…