Haven Hester of SGN Scoops captured some great pictures at the Atlanta Hymn Sing, with Greater Vision, Mark Trammell Quartet, The Whisnants, Karen Peck and New River, and the Jim Brady Trio. The artists were backed up by a large choir, led by John Whisnant’s father. Other participants included Pat Barker, Dr. Jerry Goff, TaRanda Greene, Mylon Hayes Family, Tribute Quartet and Scott Fowler. A live performance video was being taped during the evening.
The popularity of concerts based on the Red Back Hymnbook and led by Gerald Wolfe has been growing with each event. The Atlanta venue was filled to the rafters with a lively congregation that came not just to listen but also to participate in the singing of favorite hymns.
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MORRISTOWN, Tennessee, November 4, 2015 – Bethany Baker, wife of Greater Vision’s bus driver, Chad Baker, releases her first Historical Christian Romance Novel. A Light in Bailey’s Harbor, published by Mantle Rock Publishing, is available to order on Amazon in paperback and Kindle formats.
A Light in Bailey’s Harbor is a Historical Christian Romance Novel set in the 1880’s at Cana Island Lighthouse in Bailey’s Harbor, Wisconsin. The story is centered on a young man trying to heal from his past and a young lady who enjoys life with childlike faith, accidently breaking the decorum of the day every now and then. In addition, hymn writer Horatio Spafford appears as a secondary character in the novel with the lyric of his hymn, “It Is Well with My Soul,” as key to the outcome of the characters’ future. Upon the publishing of A Light in Bailey’s Harbor, the author shares, “I know God has given me my words for a reason. I think my novel will make a difference in someone’s life. I pray that it will.”
In November, Bethany will be hosting a Launch Party for her novel on Facebook, this event is free for all to join. For further information about the author, visit her website: www.bethanybakeronline.com. Bethany can also be found on Facebook as an author or on Goodreads.
About Bethany Baker: Bethany Baker is a stay-at-home-mom who lives in Morristown, Tennessee with her husband and two sons. She began writing A Light in Bailey’s Harbor at age sixteen after visiting Cana Island Lighthouse on a family vacation. Recently, Bethany signed with Mantle Rock Publishing.
To arrange a book signing or interview, contact Lynn Mills at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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IMC Management has just announced two sellout Jubilee Christmas concerts in Calgary and Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The Jubilee Christmas tour, featuring Greater Vision, Booth Brothers and Legacy Five, has been successful from day one, with sellout concerts in numerous cities across North America. This is the first time, however, two concerts have sold out one month prior to the event. IMC President Landon Beene stated, “IMC is thrilled to be taking this exciting, one-of-a-kind Christmas event to Canada this year! With the early sellouts in Calgary and Edmonton, be sure to purchase tickets now for a concert coming to a city near you!”
Managed and promoted exclusively by IMC Management, the tour will cover nearly 10,000 miles in 14 days, making stops in major cities across Canada and the West Coast. If you are planning to attend one of these memorable events, secure your tickets while they are still available. This is a concert full of fantastic harmony, joy and encouragement for people of all ages. You won’t want to miss it!
For more information on how you can purchase tickets to this must-see Christmas event, go towww.imcconcerts.com.
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Audiences love to hear The Mark Trammell Quartet and Greater Vision, and often when these two groups get together, Pat Barker will join them to
create the Second Half Quartet. With just piano and bass guitar accompaniment, this group made up of Gerald Wolfe, Chris Allman, Mark Trammell, Rodney Griffen and Pat Barker sing Gospel favorites, to the delight of the crowd.
Yesterday on Facebook, Pat Barker announced that the Second Half Quartet is appearing solo, going on the road to perform for the first time, on March 31, 2016, in Oxford Alabama. For all the details, listen to Pat’s announcement below!
View the Second Half Quartet’s Facebook page here.
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SGN Scoops had several roving reporters at NQC this past week, and we are thrilled at the pictures and interviews they obtained. You will be
seeing the fruits of their labors in upcoming SGN Scoops magazine editions, but we wanted you to see some of these live shots now.
Thanks again to all of our writers and photographers, as many of them are also artists that participated in events at the National Quartet Convention. We hope you have enjoyed all of their contributions over the last few days.
Artists that appear hear are members of Ernie Haase and Signature Sound,
Greater Vision, Gold City, 11th Hour, The Bowling Family, Karen Peck and New River, The Whisnants, Mark Trammell Quartet, Triumphant Quartet.
Thanks to Craig Harris for these great photos from Saturday night at NQC.
For more artist features, photos and stories, stay tuned to SGNScoops’ Facebook page.
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SGN Scoops roving reporters were out in full force during NQC this week. We hope you enjoy the portraits of faces we’ve all come to know and love.
Be sure to watch for the October issue of SGN Scoops where you will find even more photographs and stories of artists you love and will meet for the first time.
Thanks again to Craig Harris, Michelle and Pat Drummond and all of the SGN Scoops writers and Social Media team.
We hope everyone returns to Pigeon Forge on November 2 – 5 for the Creekside Gospel Music Convention. We can’t wait! For more information and to reserve your FREE tickets click on to the Creekside website.
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At SGN Scoops, we love Southern Gospel music and its artists; not sure if you knew that or not! NQC has a lot of them and we have pictures.
Canton Junction, Greater Vision, Old Paths, the Perrys, Mark Trammell Quartet, the Mylon Hayes Family, Joseph Habedank, Nick Trammell, Loren Harris, Bryan Walker, Mike Bowling, Troy Peach, Libbi Perry Stuffle, Tracy Stuffle and the Voices of Lee are all shown here!
SGN Scoops is so proud of all of our contributors every month. Do you know we have artists that share their hearts with us in every issue? Kelly Nelon Clark, David Staton, Dusty Wells, Sherry Anne, Laurette Willis, and the legendary Lou Wills Hildreth all have monthly articles. We are so thankful for them! If you see them at NQC, tell them how much you enjoy their writing.
The group whose picture is on the top of this feature, Canton Junction, was
the cover feature in our August edition. Craig Harris wrote the feature and he also provides us with these terrific photographs.
We have many wonderful writers that do their very best to bring the best of the Gospel music world to you every month. Bethany Cook, Candi Combs, Dan Duncan, Dean Adkins, Erin Stevens, Jaquita Lindsey, Jennifer Campbell, Justin Gilmore, Justin McLeod, Lorraine Walker, Lynn Mills, Marcie Gray, Matt Baker, Paige Givens, Randall Hamm, Robert York, Roger Barkley Jr., Roger Speers, Rhonda Wooten, Selena
Day, Sheri LaFontaine, Timmy Williamson, Tina Wakefield, Vivian Belknap, and Vonda Easley all share their talents with us. We are so proud of all that they do!
Thank you for reading SGN Scoops magazine every month. Be sure to share each edition with your friends and family, and to let all of our contributors know how much you enjoy their features!
For the September edition of SGN Scoops magazine with the cover story on the super Gaither Vocal Band, click
here. Look for the October edition
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Bonus Sunday Evening Concert Sets The Stage for Thousands of Gospel Music Fans
Last night – Sunday, September 28, 2015 – early arrivers enjoyed a bonus evening concert by the top names in gospel music including The Hoppers, Mark Trammell Quartet, Greater Vision, the Jim Brady Trio and Tim Lovelace.
largest annual event.
Special events during the week include the Singing News Fan Awards, a fan-voted program of Singing News Magazine, on Sept. 30, the keynote address by Dr. David Jeremiah on Oct. 2, the Cathedrals’ Family Reunion featuring several alumni of gospel’s most celebrated group on Sept. 30 and a Gospel Music Hymn Sing hosted by
Gerald Wolfe on Oct. 3.
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Photographs by Erin Stevens, Photos For Keeps
The Gatlinburg Gathering was held at the Gatlinburg Convention Center in downtown Gatlinburg on the weekend of August 19-22. Erin Stevens was there to photograph the event and she shared these pictures with us! Some of the artists that Erin captured on stage included: The Hoppers, Booth Brothers, Greater Vision, Triumphant, Tribute, Talleys, Brian Free and Assurance, The Collingsworth Family, Jason Crabb,
Erwins, Ivan Parker, Karen Peck and New River, Mark Trammell Quartet, and the Primitive Quartet.
Be sure to make your plans to attend the Gatlinburg Gathering next year.
For more information on Abraham Productions various events throughout the year, visit them online.
For all the news, scoops and artist features, keep your browser on SGN Scoops mainpage.
For more pictures from the Gatlinburg Gathering by Erin Stevens of Photos For Keeps, click below.
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Southside, Alabama (September 1, 2015) – The Mark Trammell Quartet announces today that their three day Homecoming Event is returning to Hill Crest Baptist Church July 29-31, 2016. After fans inquired about the absence of a MTQ Homecoming in 2015 due to a heavy touring schedule, the quartet wants them to be the first to know the artists, dates and activities so they can plan to be in attendance for their 2016 Homecoming. The line-up features two of the most popular programs appearing right now in Gospel Music.
The MTQ Homecoming will begin on Friday, July 29, 2016 featuring the Gold City Reunion with special guest Tim Riley and artists Wilburn and Wilburn, Jay Parrack and Vocal Event and The Mark Trammell Quartet. Saturday morning, those signed up to take part in the Golf Tournament will gather at Silver Lakes Golf Course in Gadsden, Alabama at 8:30 AM for a morning of fun and fellowship. (Golf Tournament is open to the public.) That same evening, The Mark Trammell Quartet will share the stage with their friends Greater Vision and come together as The Second Half Quartet; featuring Gerald Wolfe, Mark Trammell, Chris Allman, Rodney Griffin and Pat Barker on classic Gospel songs from the past. On Sunday morning, MTQ will take part in the worship service at their home church with the Hill Crest Choir and Orchestra to close out the weekend.
This event is the quartet’s gift to the fans for supporting the ministry all year and is sponsored by Mark Trammell Quartet Outreach which is a non-profit ministry branch of MTQ. The Mark Trammell Quartet wishes to thank everyone in advance for their financial and prayerful support of this ministry and its effort to take quality Gospel Music to areas that could not otherwise have it. All concerts and services will take place at the Trammell’s home church, Hill Crest Baptist Church. Hill Crest is located in Anniston, Alabama just off of Highway 431, easy to find and accessible. You can find more information about the MTQ Homecoming on the group’s website: http://mtqhomecoming.com.
Mark Trammell has been involved in Gospel Music for 41 years and formed The Mark Trammell quartet in 2002. The group is a full-time, professional Southern Gospel Quartet whose goal is to see Believers edified and lost souls come to know the Lord through Gospel Music and evangelism. Based out of Southside, Alabama these four men have traveled all over the U.S, Canada and are planning their debut in Ireland for the fall of 2016.
Mark Trammell Ministries
PO Box 588
Gadsden, AL 35902
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