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Classic Artists Records releases Pine Ridge Boys “Creekside Live!”

Written by Staff on April 13, 2020 – 3:18 pm -

 Pine Ridge Boys Charlotte, N.C. (April 13, 2020) –  Classic Artists Records releases a milestone DVD-CD recording from the Pine Ridge Boys this spring. This recording celebrates the group’s 57 continuous years of singing quartet gospel music.

 Pine Ridge Boys “Creekside Live!”“Creekside Live!” was recorded in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, during the kickoff concert for the annual Creekside Gospel Music Convention. The intimate concert welcomed Creekside VIP fans, Pine Ridge family and fans from the southeast, with gospel music D.J.’s and promoters in the mix. 

Jean Grady of Gospel Music Today

Classic Artists Music Group’s Charlie Griffin states, “Creekside LIVE is incredible. The music, emotion and worship shared between the Pine Ridge Boys and the concertgoers is contagious. The response has been exciting from young and old alike. And you would expect nothing less from this heritage quartet.”

Classic Artists Records releases Pine Ridge Boys “Creekside Live!”PRB manager Larry Stewart exclaims, “Over the years, my Dad (Jim Stewart) and Charles Burke recorded many studio projects, but the quartet had never recorded a project like this. This recording captures that special energy and spirit that only happens with friends when sharing the love of gospel music and its message. It was a great night and a concert to remember.”

Classic Artists Records releases Pine Ridge Boys “Creekside Live!”Creekside promoter Rob Patz shares, “Larry and the guys have stood with us since the first Creekside convention in 2012, and we were thrilled to be their venue for this historic event. From the very beginning I have looked forward to this recording. The Pine Ridge Boys are some of my favorite people. I cannot wait to re-live the evening.”

The recording team from Gospel Music Today captured the Creekside LIVE concert.

Ken Grady of Gospel Music Today

Ken Grady says, “We are big fans of the traditional quartet sound and we love working with the Pine Ridge Boys. In Rhode Island, there is a blind fan that receives an audio cd of the GMT syndicated television program. After featuring the live version of the Pine Ridge Boys’ “Wine Into Water,” on the program, he called. The first thing he wanted to talk about was the Pine Ridge Boys. His excitement confirms;  the Pine Ridge Boys concert that night is exceptional.”

The audio-video recording features a live version of the group’s current studio radio release “Wine Into Water.”  A total of fifteen songs filled with worship, quartet convention singing and just pure fun with special Creekside friends makes this concert recording a treasure for years to come.

The DVD and CD are separate units and are available at any Pine Ridge Boys appearance, through Springside Marketing, or from PineRidgeBoys.com.  

For more information on the DVD – CD release contact at ClassicArtistsRecordsllc.net. For artist interactions with personal management by Larry Stewart, call 864-473-8849 or visit PIneRidgeBoys.com.  

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Favorite Christmas Memory- Jean Grady

Written by scoopsnews on December 19, 2019 – 4:26 pm -

Favorite Christmas Memory

My favorite Christmas memory is from 25 years ago. Ken and I had been married for 5 months and he had gone from being a bachelor to marriage and 2 children. Prior to this particular Christmas, he had spent his holidays with his parents and siblings. This was his first Christmas in his own home with his new family. On Halloween, we went to the Christmas tree farm to tag our first Christmas Tree as a family. When we brought in home in December and decorated it, I would find him late in the evening, sitting in the living room with only the Christmas tree lights on and realize that he was enjoying his first Christmas in his own home with his new family. Fast forward 25 years. Our tree now has ornaments from places we’ve traveled around the world. Photo is from this year as we crossed the Atlantic Ocean in December. We have been so blessed to have each other and I’m looking forward to many more memories together.

Jean Grady

Ken and Jean Grady


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Diamond Awards 2019 celebrate Williamsons, Triumphant, Jan Goff, more

Written by Staff on October 30, 2019 – 3:05 pm -

2019 Diamond Awards celebrate Williamsons, Triumphant, Jan Goff, more

The Williamsons at the 2019 Diamond Awards

Pigeon Forge, Tenn. (October 30, 2019) — The 2019 Diamond Awards presentation was held last night, Tues. Oct. 29, 2019, at the Smoky Mountain Convention Center in Pigeon Forge, Tenn. Held as part of the Creekside Gospel Music Convention, the awards ceremony honored industry veterans Eddie Crook, Jan Goff, Kenna Turner West, and Gerald Crabb, as well as newcomers Jessica Horton, Chronicle, Day 3, and Justified. “King Jesus” singers, Eagle’s Wings, swept the Bluegrass awards, winning all four categories.

The evening began with Justified singing outdoors at the Creekside Singing on the Square. From there, the festivities moved indoors to the Creekside mainstage. The Williamsons, The Dodrill Family, Mark209, Cami Shrock, The Pine Ridge Boys, and Josh and Ashley Franks, were a few of the artists on the evening schedule. Pastor Josh Franks gave an encouraging and inspiring message.

The 2019 Diamond Awards were produced and directed by Jean Grady of Gospel Music Today and Rob Patz of SGNScoops Magazine and Coastal Media.

 

2019 Diamond Awards celebrate Williamsons, Triumphant, Jan Goff, more

Robert York with Jan Buckner Goff 

Here are the winners of the 2019 Diamond Awards:

J.D. SUMNER LIVING LEGEND AWARD – Eddie Crook

MIXED GROUP OF THE YEAR – The Williamsons

QUARTET OF THE YEAR – Triumphant Quartet

TRIO OF THE YEAR – The Hyssongs

DUET OF THE YEAR – Josh and Ashley Franks

FEMALE VOCALIST Of THE YEAR – Sheri Easter

MALE VOCALIST Of THE YEAR – Jason Crabb

SUNRISE AWARD – Jessica Horton

2019 Diamond Awards celebrate Williamsons, Triumphant, Jan Goff, more

Vonda Armstrong, Ashley and Josh Franks 

SUNRISE DUET OF THE YEAR – Chronicle

SUNRISE TRIO OF THE YEAR – Day 3

SUNRISE QUARTET OF THE YEAR – Justified Qt

SONG OF THE YEAR – “Sun’s Gonna Come Up” – The LeFevre Quartet

SUNRISE SONG OF THE YEAR – “Living For The Call” – The Ferguson Family

CHRISTIAN COUNTRY GROUP OF THE YEAR – Mark209

CHRISTIAN COUNTRY SONG OF THE YEAR – “Hide Me Behind The Cross” – Tonja Rose

2019 Diamond Awards celebrate Williamsons, Triumphant, Jan Goff, more

Ken and Jean Grady of Gospel Music Today 

ANTHONY BURGER INSTRUMENTALIST OF THE YEAR – Jeff Stice

DOTTIE RAMBO SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR – Gerald Crabb

BLUEGRASS GOSPEL SONG OF THE YEAR – “King Jesus” – Eagle’s Wings

BLUEGRASS GOSPEL MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR – Matthew Wilson

BLUEGRASS GOSPEL FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR – Debra Wilson

BLUEGRASS GOSPEL GROUP OF THE YEAR – Eagle’s Wings

Gospel Music Today VIDEO/DVD OF THE YEAR – “When The Mountain Can’t Be Moved” – Tonja Rose

PAUL HEIL AWARD (Broadcasting) – Dave Taylor – KWFC

Kenna West and Cami Shrock 

PUBLISHER’S AWARD – Kenna West

MOUNTAINTOP INDUSTRY PROFESSIONAL AWARD – Sheila Blackwell

JERRY GOFF AWARD – Jan Goff

For more information on Creekside Gospel Music Convention please click HERE.

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Eagle's Wings 3 at Diamond Awards 2019

Eagle’s Wings

Mike Stankovic with Tim and Missy Kinchen of Chronicle at 2019 Diamond Awards

Mike Stankovic with Tim and Missy Kinchen of Chronicle at 2019 Diamond Awards

Hope's Journey at the 2019 Diamond Awards

Hope’s Journey at the 2019 Diamond Awards

Rob Patz with Debi Crabb and Gerald Crabb at Diamond Awards 2019

Rob Patz with Debi Crabb and Gerald Crabb at Diamond Awards 2019

Dennis and Leslie mcKay with Jessica Horton at Diamond Awards 2019

Dennis and Leslie McKay with Jessica Horton at Diamond Awards 2019

Justified at the Singing On The Square at Creekside 2019

Justified at the Singing On The Square at Creekside 2019

For live video presentations of the Diamond Awards 2019 and more from Creekside, visit the SGNScoops Facebook page HERE.

Creekside Gospel Music Convention is an annual event held in Pigeon Forge, featuring over 50 artists, daytime showcases, evening concerts, the Dr. Jerry Goff Honors, Diamond Awards and Midnight Prayer.  For more information, call Rob Patz at 360 – 933 – 0741.

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Kelly and Amber Nelon On Gospel Music Today

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on May 30, 2019 – 9:34 am -

Kelly and Amber Nelon are the guests on Gospel Music Today for the week of May 26. Ken and Jean Grady host southern gospel news and concert updates. The Feature Group is New Destiny Quartet, and Jean reviews new recordings by Living Faith and Livin Forgivin. An article from SGN Scoops magazine is the subject of this week's News Notes. The show features exclusive concert video of Clearvision Quartet and The Shireys, recorded by Gospel Music Today's cameras in Cullman, AL, and a visit to the Gospel Music Today Archives for an exclusive video of The Missourians, recorded by Gospel Music Today's cameras in Broken Arrow, OK. The show is on WATC TV57 in Atlanta, GA, every Saturday at 1:30 PM, and on Roku on FFE TV Monday at 8:00 PM and AllNations TV Tuesday and Wednesday at 6:30 PM. Check local TV schedule for Louisville, KY, Lumberton, NC, Bruce, MS, Phenix City, AL, Pontotoc, MS, Beaumont, TX, Tyler, TX. Atlanta, TX, Morrilton, AR, Waycross, GA, and West Plains, MO. The current edition of Gospel Music Today is online now at the Gospel Music Today website, www.gospelmusictoday.com.Kelly and Amber Nelon are the guests on Gospel Music Today for the week of May 26. Ken and Jean Grady host southern gospel news and concert updates. The Feature Group is New Destiny Quartet, and Jean reviews  new recordings
by Living Faith and Livin Forgivin.

An article from SGN Scoops magazine is the subject of this week’s News Notes. The show features exclusive
concert video of Clearvision Quartet and The Shireys, recorded by GospelMusic Today’s cameras in Cullman, AL, and a visit to the Gospel Music Today Archives for an exclusive video of The Missourians, recorded by
Gospel Music Today’s cameras in Broken Arrow, OK.

The show is on WATC TV57 in Atlanta, GA, every Saturday at 1:30 PM, and on
Roku on FFE TV Monday at 8:00 PM and AllNations TV Tuesday and Wednesday
at 6:30 PM. Check local TV schedule for Louisville, KY, Lumberton, NC,
Bruce, MS,  Phenix City, AL, Pontotoc, MS, Beaumont, TX, Tyler, TX.
Atlanta, TX, Morrilton, AR, Waycross, GA, and West Plains, MO. The current
edition of Gospel Music Today is online now at the Gospel Music Today
website, www.gospelmusictoday.com.


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Pine Ridge Boys Will Recording First Live DVD At Creekside 2019

Written by Staff on April 4, 2019 – 9:18 am -

Meet the Pine Ridge Boys Again For the First Time

Pine Ridge Boys

The 2019 Creekside Gospel Music Convention is now in its eighth year at Pigeon Forge, Tenn., held Oct. 27 – 31.  On Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019, the Pine Ridge Boys and Chordsmen Quartet will be kicking it off in style, as the Pine Ridge Boys will be recording their first live CD and DVD during the Sunday night concert.

 

Mark Cash with Larry Stewart. Pine Ridge Boys

Mark Cash with Larry Stewart

“Recording a live project is something my Dad wanted to do, but never did,” said Larry Stewart of the Pine Ridge Boys, which were founded in 1963. “The group never recorded a concert (to be released) to the public all these many years. So, when Classic Artists Records began discussing the possibility of a live recording, everything just seemed right. The project will honor Jim Stewart (my Dad), Wayne Shuford, Miles Cooper, Charles Burke, Darius Shuford and all Pine Ridge Boys members over the years.”

 

Charlie Griffin

Classic Artists Records’ Charlie Griffin stated, “The interaction between concert goers and the Pine Ridge Boys is personal. Their concerts are filled with positive songs and energy, touched with laughter and words of encouragement. That relationship can only be captured on a live recording. We feel the Pine Ridge Boys are able to share that excitement every time they take the stage, whether church or a concert venue.”

 

Rob Patz

Rob Patz

“I’m so excited that the Pine Ridge Boys have chosen to shoot a live video at our Creekside Kick-off concert,” says Rob Patz, owner of Creekside Gospel Music Convention. “It’s their very first live DVD and an event not to be missed. Larry and the guys have stood with us since the first Creekside convention in 2012, and we are thrilled to be their venue for this historic event.”

 

Ken and Jean Grady

Classic Artists Records and the Pine Ridge Boys are collaborating with Gospel Music Today for the recording. “We are looking forward to working with one of our favorite quartets at one of our favorite gospel music events: Creekside Gospel Music Convention,” Gospel Music Today’s Ken Grady stated. “Opening night always draws a great and enthusiastic crowd and we are looking forward to this night and project.” Wise Choice Promotions, led by president Lori Wise, will be handling all audio interactions with conventional radio, satellite, internet, podcasts and pay on demand medium.

The Chordsmen

The Chordsmen

Creekside 2019Creekside Live! will be recorded at the Mill Creek Conference Center, located at 3785 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863-3813. The Creekside Gospel Music Convention offers Bluegrass, Country and Southern gospel afternoon music showcases, evening concerts, and the Diamond Award presentations. For more information on the Creekside Gospel Music Convention and the 2019 Diamond Awards ceremony, as well as accommodations and VIP tickets, contact Rob Patz at 360-933-0741.

 

Reference links:

Creekside Gospel Music Convention- www.CreeksideGospelMusicConvention.com

Pine Ridge Boys- www.PineRidgeBoys.com

Classic Artists Records- www.ClassicArtistsRecordsllc.net

Wise Choice Promotions- www.WiseChoicePromotions.com

Gospel Music Today- www.GospelMusicToday.com

 


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Rick Price of New Legacy Project On Gospel Music Today

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on January 7, 2019 – 12:31 pm -

Rick Price of New Legacy Project On Gospel Music Today

Rick Price of New Legacy Project On Gospel Music Today

Rick Price of New Legacy Project is the guest on Gospel Music Today for the week of January 6. Ken and Jean Grady host southern gospel news and concert updates. The Feature Group is Eagle’s Wings Band, and Jean reviews new recordings by Caleb Kelley and Gateway Quartet.  An article from AbsolutelyGospel.com is the subject of this week’s News Notes. The show features exclusive concert video of Mark209, recorded by Gospel Music Today’s cameras in Nashville, TN,  and a visit to the Gospel Music Today Archives for an exclusive video of The LeFevreQuartet, recorded by Gospel Music Today’s cameras in Del City, OK.

The show is on WATC TV57 in Atlanta, GA, every Saturday at 1:30 PM, and on Roku on FFE TV Monday at 8:00 PM and AllNations TV Tuesday and Wednesday at 6:30 PM. Check local TV schedule for Louisville, KY, Bruce, MS,  Phenix City, AL, Pontotoc, MS, Beaumont, TX, Tyler, TX. Atlanta, TX, Morrilton, AR, Waycross, GA, and West Plains, MO. The current edition of Gospel Music Today is online now at the Gospel Music Today website, www.gospelmusictoday.com.


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Gospel Music Today Added to Channel 15 Waycross, Georgia Television Schedule

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on September 3, 2018 – 11:10 am -

Gospel Music Today Added to Channel 15 Waycross, Georgia Television Schedule

Gospel Music Today Added to Channel 15 Waycross, Georgia Television Schedule

Gospel Music Today Added to Channel 15 Waycross, Georgia Television Schedule

Award winning southern gospel television program Gospel Music Today has been added to the program schedule at Faith Channel 15 in Waycross, Georgia.  The show will air at 9:00 AM and 10:00 PM each day.
Gospel Music Today, produced and hosted by Ken and Jean Grady, is a magazine format news and music program which presents southern gospel news and concert updates, new music reviews, exclusive interviews with southern gospel personalities, and exclusive live concert video.
More information about Gospel Music Today can be found at the show’s website, www.gospelmusictoday.com.

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Nate Justice and Josh Pope On Gospel Music Today

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on July 5, 2018 – 6:53 pm -

Nate Justice and Josh Pope On Gospel Music Today

Nate Justice and Josh Pope On Gospel Music Today

Nate Justice and Josh Pope of Mark209 are the guests on Gospel Music Today for the week of July 1. Ken and Jean Grady host southern gospel news and concert updates. The Feature Group is The Carolina Quartet, and Jean reviews new recordings by Ann Downing and Purpose. An article from AbsolutelyGospel.com is the subject of this week’s News Notes. The show features exclusive concert video of Steel City Revival, recorded by Gospel Music Today’s cameras in Oxford, AL, and a visit to the Gospel Music Today Archives for an exclusive concert video of Southern Sound, recorded in Nashville, TN.

The show is on WATC TV57, in Atlanta, GA, every Saturday afternoon, and on Roku on FFE TV Monday at 8:00 PM and AllNations TV Tuesday and Wednesday at 6:30 PM.  Check local TV schedule for Bruce, MS; Phenix City, AL; Pontotoc, MS; Beaumont, TX; Tyler, TX; Atlanta, TX; Morrilton, AR; and West Plains, MO. The current edition of Gospel Music Today is online now at the Gospel Music Today website, Gospel Music Today


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Archie Watkins On Gospel Music Today

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on June 25, 2018 – 9:55 am -

Archie Watkins On Gospel Music Today

Archie Watkins On Gospel Music Today

Archie Watkins is the guest on Gospel Music Today for the week of June 24. Ken and Jean Grady host southern gospel news and concert updates. The Feature Group is The Old Time Preachers Quartet, and Jean reviews new recordings by The McGuires and The McKay Project . An article from Christian Voice magazine is the subject of this week’s News Notes. The show features exclusive concert video of Blake and Jenna Bolerjack, recorded by Gospel Music Today’s cameras in Broken Arrow, OK, and a visit to the Gospel Music Today Archives for an exclusive concert video of Faith’s Journey, recorded in Branson, MO.

The show is on WATC, in Atlanta, GA, and on Roku on FFE TV Monday at 8:00 PM and AllNations TV Tuesday and Wednesday at 6:30 PM.  Check local TV schedule for; Bruce, MS; Phenix City, AL; Pontotoc, MS; Beaumont, TX; Tyler, TX; Atlanta, TX; Morrilton, AR; and West Plains, MO. The current edition of Gospel Music Today is online now at the Gospel Music Today website, www.gospelmusictoday.com.


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Mark209 On Gospel Music Today

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on April 12, 2018 – 9:53 am -

Mark209 On Gospel Music Today

Mark209 On Gospel Music Today

Nate Justice and Josh Pope of Mark209 are the guests on Gospel Music Today for the week of April 8 and Ken and Jean Grady host southern gospel news and concert updates. The Feature Group is The Carolina Quartet, and Jean reviews new recordings by Ann Downing and Purpose. An article about Jerry and Jan Goff from AbsolutelyGospel.com is the subject of this week’s News Notes. In the News this week is Paul Heil and The Gospel Greats, The Guardians, The Needhams and Les and Frances Beasley. The show features exclusive concert video of Steel City Revival, recorded by Gospel Music Today’s cameras in Oxford, AL, and a visit to the Gospel Music Today Archives for an exclusive concert video of Southern Sound, recorded in Nashville, TN.

The show is on KWHB TV47 in Oklahoma every Sunday at 4:30 PM, and on Roku on FFE TV Monday at 8:00 PM and AllNations TV Tuesday and Wednesday at 6:30 PM.  Check local TV schedule for Atlanta, GA; Bruce, MS; Phenix City, AL; Pontotoc, MS; Beaumont, TX; Tyler, TX; Atlanta, TX; Morrilton, AR; and West Plains, MO. The current edition of Gospel Music Today is online now at the Gospel Music Today website, http://www.gospelmusictoday.com./


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