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Great Western Fan Festival Will Add Periscope This Year

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on April 4, 2016 – 9:24 am -

Great Western Fan Festival Will Add Periscope This Year

Great Western Fan Festival Will Add Periscope This Year

Great Western Fan Festival Will Add Periscope This Year. We have a Periscope account and will be streaming some of the performances live this year on both Twitter and Facebook! So make sure to follow us on both platforms! ‪#‎GWFF16‬

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VISALIA, CA WELCOMES GREAT WESTERN FAN FESTIVAL!

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on April 22, 2014 – 1:23 pm -

gwff(Nashville, TN) – Visalia, CA is set to welcome the Great Western Fan Festival to the Visalia Convention Center. The annual event welcomes an all-star lineup to the West Coast from May 1-3, 2014.

The weekend will be filled with great gospel music, chapel services, special matinees, a special breakfast club, comedy showcase, and more – all designed to bring the attendees up close and personal with the artists.

The Great Western Fan Festival Talent Contest, held on Saturday morning, will award a Grand Prize of a recording package to one winner. A 1st place winner will be selected in three categories – soloist, duet/trio and group.

An all-star lineup of gospel greats will perform during the weekend including The Hoppers, Triumphant Quartet, Ernie Haase & Signature Sound, Greater Vision, Legacy Five, The Martins, The Browns, Tim Lovelace, Kim Hopper, TaRanda Greene, RSV, California Melody Boys, and Liberty Quartet.

For tickets, more information and to connect with the festival, call iTickets at 1-800-965-9324 or visit the following sites:
www.FanFestivals.com
www.Facebook.com/GreatWesternFanFestival
Twitter: @GospelFanFest
Instagram: FanFestival


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April 2013 Editon Of SGNScoops Magazine

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on May 2, 2013 – 5:35 pm -

We are stoked about the April edition of SGNScoops Magazine! The beloved, ever popular Triumphant Quartet is gracing the cover this month! Also in this issue, get the inside scoop on Ann Downing’s latest recording experience and enjoy part 2 of Lorraine Walker’s series on John Lanier. Our focus on Christian Country Music shines the spotlight on Barbara Lowman, and we’re highlighting 2 special young folks this month-Zach Flowers and Olivia Collingsworth. In addition to the latest gospel music happenings, April’s issue includes several articles of Christian interest. Sandi Duncan Clark reviews a book titled “Question Everything” and Dixie reviews “The Grasshopper Effect,” a book about small churches. John Mathis Jr. and Jennifer Campbell encourage our hearts with articles of inspiration and don’t miss a special word of encouragement by our new staff writer, Dr. Jeff Steele. This month offers music reviews, an honor to Mark Lowry, a concert review of The Easters and special coverage of the Tracy Stuffle Benefit Concert. Rhonda Frye encourages West Coast Southern Gospel fans to attend the Great Western Fan Festival later this month, and Lorraine Walker tells our readers about the tourist hot-spots in Pigeon Forge, home of the Creekside Gospel Music Convention. Thank you to our talented staff of writers and design team for another beautiful issue of SGNScoops Magazine. Remember…we’re always free, and always good! By all means… Please share with your friends, fans and family on your websites and social media outlets!


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April 2013 Editon Of SGNScoops Magazine

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on April 10, 2013 – 6:33 pm -

sgnscoops0413_smWe are stoked about the April edition of SGNScoops Magazine! The beloved, ever popular Triumphant Quartet is gracing the cover this month! Also in this issue, get the inside scoop on Ann Downing’s latest recording experience and enjoy part 2 of Lorraine Walker’s series on John Lanier. Our focus on Christian Country Music shines the spotlight on Barbara Lowman, and we’re highlighting 2 special young folks this month-Zach Flowers and Olivia Collingsworth. In addition to the latest gospel music happenings, April’s issue includes several articles of Christian interest. Sandi Duncan Clark reviews a book titled “Question Everything” and Dixie reviews “The Grasshopper Effect,” a book about small churches. John Mathis Jr. and Jennifer Campbell encourage our hearts with articles of inspiration and don’t miss a special word of encouragement by our new staff writer, Dr. Jeff Steele. This month offers music reviews, an honor to Mark Lowry, a concert review of The Easters and special coverage of the Tracy Stuffle Benefit Concert. Rhonda Frye encourages West Coast Southern Gospel fans to attend the Great Western Fan Festival later this month, and Lorraine Walker tells our readers about the tourist hot-spots in Pigeon Forge, home of the Creekside Gospel Music Convention. Thank you to our talented staff of writers and design team for another beautiful issue of SGNScoops Magazine. Remember…we’re always free, and always good! By all means… Please share with your friends, fans and family on your websites and social media outlets!

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THE HOPPERS “SOMETHING GOOD” TOUR DELIGHTS AUDIENCES

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on April 10, 2013 – 7:41 am -

The-HoppersNashville, TN – For over 55 years The Hoppers have been singing to audiences around the world and they show no signs of slowing down. This “favorite family of Gospel music” has been criss-crossing the globe since the first of the year performing classic songs and new material on the Something Good” tour in support of their newest release, Count Me In. The tour, filled with the distinct and celebrated family harmonies, began in Amsterdam and has now crossed the globe into the United States.

“It is exciting for our family to take this new music and intertwine it with some of the audience’s favorite songs through the years” shared Connie Hopper. “Looking into the faces of the audience each night as they hear something that encourages them is the reason we do what we do – night after night.”

The tour includes special stops at “Great Western Fan Festival” April 25 – 27 in Visalia, CA and “Singing In The Sun” April 16-20 in Myrtle Beach, SC.

In other news, The Hoppers are also honored to have received a total of 6 Singing News Fan Awards Nominations. The group and members were nominated in the following categories:

• Favorite Album: Count Me In
• Favorite Female Singer: Connie Hopper
• Favorite Female Singer: Kim Hopper
• Favorite Soprano: Kim Hopper
• Favorite Alto: Connie Hopper
• Favorite Mixed Group: The Hoppers

“It is an honor to see our family nominated for the hard work that everyone contributes,” comments Dean Hopper. “We are especially proud of the nomination for Favorite Album for Count Me In. This album is special to us.”

A full listing of tour dates is available at www.TheHoppers.com. For more information on the Singing News Fan Awards, visit www.SingingNews.com.

The Hoppers latest release, Count Me In, distributed exclusively through EMI CMG Distribution, is available at online outlets, including iTunes, Amazon.com and ChristianBook.com. It is also available in retail stores where Christian music is sold.

Connect with the Hoppers
Web: www.TheHoppers.com
Facebook: www.Facebook.com/TheHoppersOfficial
Twitter: www.Twitter.com/HoppersMusic


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Chris Henry (The Southern Gospel Gardener) Talks With Rob Patz Of SGNScoops.com

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on September 21, 2012 – 10:28 am -


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Rob Patz Great Western Fan Fest Wrap For SGNScoops Magazine

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on April 30, 2012 – 10:43 pm -


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Great Western Fan Festival 2012

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on April 13, 2012 – 10:24 am -


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Audio Files: Mike Hopper

Written by Scoops Staff on April 12, 2011 – 12:16 am -

This week, Rob talks to Mike Hopper (of The Hoppers) about the Great Western Fan Festival and more!

Click here or on the picture to listen.

For more about the GWFF, check out our April edition of SGN Scoops!


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