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Bill Dykes Releases “Revival” Project

Written by SGN Scoops on December 7, 2011 – 3:35 pm -

{EHA-Nashville, TN} Pathway Records artist, Bill Dykes, releases his “Revival” project this month, and fans have been voicing their approval of what could be his best recording yet. Years of working with some of Southern Gospel’s most notable groups has chisled out his place with fans and historians in the business. A short list of his background includes; The Cathedrals, The Goffs, Coy Cook & The Senators, and The Rhythm Masters. He has performed in events led by Jerry Falwell, Pat Robinson, Rex Humbard, Billy Graham, Oral Roberts, and Paul Conn. Recording and performing on four #1 songs, garnering three Dove nominations, a Gospel Music News Award, owning his own group; Chariot, opening for Mike Huckabee, and achieving Gold status with his “This is Love,” is only a brief overview of his 45 years of dedication, contributions, and accolades that will be stamped in the pages of Gospel Music history.
Dykes’s passion for his music led him into marketing, media, and financial consulting that would not only secure his involvement in the industry, but would change the course of many of his clients’ paths to success. His expertise in banking and finance has given him the opportunity to reach out to a multitude of churches and ministries in distress. A position as Chief Marketing Officer for Christian Televison Network, Sky Angel, allowed him to design and implement its sales and marketing initiatives. Previously, he served as Executive Vice President, Business Development at Church Mortgage Acceptance Co., LLC (CMAC) where he played a key role in providing over $2 billion in financing to churches nationwide in need of refinancing, renovation, or expansion. Dykes studied finance at the University of Cincinnati and vocal performance at the Conservatory of Music in Cincinnati. He attended seminary at Tennessee Temple University in Chattanooga, Tennessee, received his Doctorate of Divinity from Heritage Baptist University, and serves on the Board of Trustees at Davis College in Binghamton, NY.
Dykes was brought on board by The Mansion Entertainment in 2010 to spearhead the development of Manor House Music and Cheyenne Record labels. In addition, his expertise as Executive Director has enabled him to revive Impact Records, the first Gospel label to garner Gold status, with the Gaither’s “Allelujah: Praise Gathering.”

Dykes says, “I feel really good about this project. Revival starts with each of us as individuals and I hope to pass along that passion and fire that I feel when I share the songs on my project. I truly felt an awakening and the spirit of revival as I recorded it. It’s been a lifelong blessing to be a part of the message that stirs souls to Christ. I am also blessed to be getting a top-knotch project done with Pathway Records. Thank you to those who support my ministry and make blessings like these happen.
Dykes continues to travel to speaking and singing engagements across the country and is frequently asked to MC concerts and events. He and wife, Jae Lynne, reside in Cincinnati, OH where they attend Landmark Baptist Church.
info on Pathway Records: www.thePathwayRecords.com
Contact/More info on Bill Dykes: www.BillDykes.org
Promoters can receive a free press kit by emailing: Office@EHA-Nashville.com or Evie Hawkins 615-545-1241


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Davis Family in Top 5 for USAGEM “New Artist of the Year Award”

Written by SGN Scoops on August 22, 2011 – 5:28 am -

{EHA-Nashville, TN} The Davis Family of Washington, MO recently placed in the Top 5 nominations for “New Artist of the Year” and was a part of the 8th Annual USAGEM “Birthday Bash” where nominees were announced, August 15, 2011 at the Musicians Union on Music Row, Nashville. During the event, President, Mike Gardner, welcomed new members with fellowship and food. Lynn Fox of the Fox Brothers, and Sandi Shupe of Sandi Kay & New Hickory assisted in co-hosting the event with artists performing to a packed crowd. Winners will be announced at the USAGEM Awards Show & Convention to take place at the Texas Troubadour Theater in Nashville, TN, November 18 & 19. The Davis Family will also appear in the 2011 NQC Southern Gospel Promoters Association Artist Showcase, Thursday of NQC week Sept 11-17. In addition, they will perform in the Patterson Promotions Radio Breakfast Showcase during the convention and be in various TV and radio interviews. The group is represented by EHA-Nashville and their latest CD, “It’s Just Love” is on the Manor House Music/Mansion Entertainment label.
For more info on the Davis Family: www.EHA-Nashville.com


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Tane’ Miller Joins The Impact Label

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on June 14, 2011 – 5:52 pm -

Franklin, TN (Mansion Entertainment) June 14th, 2011 – Manor House Music has recently signed Tane’ Miller to its Impact label.

Tane’ Miller is an international singer, songwriter and recording artist with a distinct and powerful soprano voice. For 20 years, she has faithfully answered the call to the nations serving full time in music ministry, missions, and evangelism, working in 17 different countries.  She performs her own original songs and familiar classics such as; “His Eye Is on the Sparrow”, “I Bowed On My Knees and Cried Holy”, and “It Is Well”. Her beautiful Soprano voice has literally taken her around the world touching many audiences by ministering in churches, conferences, and outreaches in the U.S. and many countries including; France Germany, Hungary, Romania, Sweden, Haiti, Scotland, England, Ireland, Africa, and the High Arctic of Canada, to the Inuit Eskimo. Her songs are played on Christian radio stations in several countries. Tane’ has released 2 previous projects produced by Nick Bruno and is presently releasing her third project produced by Eric Copeland entitled, “Healer Of My Heart”. This new project is a beautiful collection of hymns and praises with a classical style that transcends time and trends and will be available on the Impact label.

The Impact label has a prestigious history in that it presented such renowned artists as The Imperials, The Gaithers, Sandi Patti and Larnelle Harris. The Bill and Gloria Gaither project released on Impact, “Alleluia: A Praise Gathering”, was the first Gold Record in Gospel music.

To learn more about Tane’ Miller visit www.tanemiller.com.


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The Mark Dubbeld Family Sing For Missions

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on January 13, 2011 – 12:33 pm -

Franklin, TN (Mansion Entertainment) January 13, 2011 – It was a cold, but clear December 31, 2010. Along with over 200 guests, Manor House Music artist the Mark Dubbeld Family was privileged to sing for a Benefit Event helping the International Christian Centers for the Deaf. This, “Evening of Elegance” was filled with Christian fellowship, great food, and anointed ministry. Through this evening, over $17,000 was brought in cash and pledges, as well as educating many on the spiritual and physical needs of a silent community.

ICCD President, Tom Turner was grateful to God for His many blessings, thanking the Mark Dubbeld Family for the “wonderful songs, and such sweet spirits.” This blessed evening was closed with prayer and communion as 2011 became ours to enter.

The Mark Dubbeld Family is currently enjoying radio success with their new single, “Living Oasis” and will be in Branson this year recording a new project for Mansion Entertainment’s Manor House Music label.  For more information regarding The Mark Dubbeld Family visit their website at www.mjdubbeld.com.  To learn how you can contribute to the mission efforts of the  International Christian Centers for the Deaf visit www.iccd.net.


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Patriot Quartet Signs With Manor House Music

Written by Scoops Staff on December 15, 2010 – 1:25 pm -

Franklin, TN (Mansion Entertainment) December 15th, 2010 – The Patriot Quartet has recently signed a recording agreement to join the Manor House Music artist roster.

Based in Salvis, Kentucky, this Central Kentucky Quartet is currently compromised of  Wayne Edwards on piano, Eugene Hoffman singing tenor, Joe White providing the lead vocal, David Combs harmonizing with the baritone vocal and Darrell Gabhart lending his vocal talent to the bass part.  Eugene and Joe are both evangelists with a number of revivals to their credit over the years. The quartet performs throughout the Southern, Northern and Midwestern United States throughout the year with 10 recorded projects under their belt and several National charting songs to their credit.

The Patriot Quartet has a strong focus on traditional Southern Gospel music with a focus on Patriotic messages. The group is currently selecting material and is scheduled to record a new project for the Manor House Music label utilizing the state of the art recording facilities of Mansion Entertainment in Branson, MO. For information regarding the Patriot Quartet visit their website at www.patriotquartet.com. For more information regarding Manor House Music contact Executive Director Bill Dykes via email at bdykes@themansionentertainment.com.




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Sonmen To Host Sunday Night Live Concert With The Nelons

Written by Rhonda on November 5, 2010 – 9:51 am -

Brentwood, TN (Mansion Entertainment) November 6th, 2010 –   Manor House recording artists THE SONMEN will be hosting a Sunday Night Live Concert with special guests The Nelons. The event will take place Sunday evening, November 7th, 2010 at 6:30PM at the beautiful Landmark Baptist Temple, 1600 Glendale-Milford Road in Cincinnati, Ohio.  There will be no admission charged for this event and a free dinner will be served after the concert in the fellowship hall.  Make plans to be there for this special night of Gospel Music!  For me information visit www.SonmenMusic.com.


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Manor House Music Signs Hearts of Grace

Written by Rhonda on October 29, 2010 – 7:24 am -

Brentwood, TN (Mansion Entertainment) October 29th, 2010 – Manor House Music recently signed the Southern Gospel trio, Hearts of Grace, to a recording agreement.
 
Hearts of Grace debuted in 2000 by opening for Karen Peck and New River at a concert in Sweeny, Texas. Since then, this South Texas based group comprised of Christine Scott, Connie Maynor and Floyd Scott, has been acknowledged by Southern Gospel fans and industry for their performance and songwriting. The South Texas Gospel Music Association honored Hearts of Grace with the 2010 Trio of The Year Award while Christine was honored the prior year with the 2009 Female Vocalist of The Year Award by the same association.  Hearts of Grace has been featured artists for Dove Broadcasting for the past two years. Their self-penned national radio releases “He Lifts Me Up” and “Beyond The Clouds” have seen charting success on the Radio Active Airplay charts and other artists have sought after and recorded their material.
 
November will see Hearts of Grace in Mansion’s state of the art recording facilities working on their new project. More details regarding this new release will be announced at a later date. You can find more information regarding Hearts of Grace by visiting their website at www.heartsofgracemusic.com. For more information regarding Manor House Music contact Executive Director Bill Dykes at bdykes@themansionentertainment.com.


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Manor House Recording Artists, Praise Incorporated, Signs with EHA-Nashville

Written by Rhonda on September 21, 2010 – 12:33 pm -

EHA-Nashville, TN) Manor House (Division of Mansion Entertainment) recording artists, Praise Incorporated, recently signed a booking agreement with EHA-Nashville. The group, which includes vocalists Steve Sam, Ron Higgins, Dodd Meadows, and Greg Bares has been busy criss-crossing the country from their Fort Worth, Texas homefront to venues such as Freedom Hall in Louisville, KY. Latest happenings for the popular Grammy-nominated quartet include a GMT show that was filmed at The Mansion Theater in Branson, MO, the Branson Gospel Music Convention, and showcases in the 2010 National Quartet Convention. Praise Incorporated’s fan-base continues to rapidly grow and each year made more evident, as fans include them at the top of ballots such as the Diamond Awards, Grammy’s, U.S. Gospel News Awards, and more.
Praise Incorporated’s song, I’ve Been Forgiven, was recently added to EHA-Nashville’s compilation CD that will be distributed to concert promoters and pastors. For bookings:
EHA-Nashville
11 Music Circle South
Suite 106
Nashville, TN 37203
615-545-1241
www.EHA-Nashville.com
email: office@EHA-Nashville.com
For more info about Manor House Music (division of Mansion Entertainment)
contact: Executive Director, Bill Dykes
email: bdykes@themansionentertainment.com
website: http://www.themansionentertainment.com
Praise Incorporated: http://www.praiseinc.com


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Steve Doan Signs With Cheyenne Records/Manor House Music

Written by Rhonda on September 10, 2010 – 11:30 am -

Brentwood, TN (Mansion Entertainment) September 10th, 2010 – Steve Doan has recently signed a recording agreement with Cheyenne Records, the Christian Country label for Manor House Music. From worship leader to soloist, Steve has a long history of performing in the church. His background also includes performance in musical theater where Steve received the 2008 Ohio Community Theater Association Top Award for Outstanding Vocal Performance for his solo role in “Let Freedom Ring”, a patriotic musical production played to packed houses at the Fairfield Performing Arts Complex. In the past year, Steve was a feature artist at Gospel Music Fest Cincinnati, performed at the 2010 Branson Gospel Music Convention in Branson, Missouri and the Hamilton County Fair’s (OH) Gospel Music Day 2010. A release date is forthcoming for Steve Doan’s debut Manor House Music project which will be available on the Cheyenne label. For more information regarding Steve Doan or Manor House Music, a division of Mansion Entertainment, visit www.themansionentertainment.com.


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Mercy Mountain Boys Sign With Manor House Music

Written by Rhonda on September 9, 2010 – 12:46 pm -

Brentwood, TN (Mansion Entertainment) September 9th, 2010 – Manor House Music has recently signed the Mercy Mountain Boys to a long term recording agreement.
 
The Mercy Mountain Boys, based out of Lake City, Florida, are comprised Earl Green (lead vocal, rhythm guitar), Mitch Sands (baritone vocal, banjo, mandolin, guitar and fiddle) and Donny Weatherford (tenor vocal, drums, harmonica and percussion). All three members bring years of individual music experience to the group; including contributions to previous Southern Gospel charts songs such as ‘I Feel Like Running’ and ‘I Won’t Deal With The Devil’ as well as previously playing music for other Southern Gospel groups and notable Country artists. Rounding out their live performance and bringing to the stage a full band are Bill Jones (lead guitar) and Mitch Rogers (bass guitar).
 
With their definitive Christian Country sound, The Mercy Mountain Boys will be the first artist to premier on Manor House Music’s Christian Country label, Cheyenne Records. For more information regarding The Mercy Mountain Boys visit their website at www.mercymountainboys.com. For more information regarding Manor House Music, the new label development and division of Mansion Entertainment, visit www.themansionentertainment.com.


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