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Fast Five with The Carter Family Band

Written by scoopsnews on January 29, 2019 – 12:43 pm -

Bryan Carter, former lead guitarist for Jeff and Sheri Easter, and his wife & children, have formed a Southern Gospel band with a touch of bluegrass. We asked this wonderful family a few questions and here’s what they had to say.


1. Bryan, many people know you from your time with Jeff and Sheri Easter, give us an update of what you’ve been doing since your time on the “Gaither videos?”

Working with Jeff and Sheri was such a great opportunity for me. They taught me so much during those five years. Also, if it wasn’t for Jeff giving me a call, I never would have met my lovely wife, Kristi. That was a good day for me. 🙂 Since then, raising seven kids has kept us incredibly busy, to say the least. But, it has been a rewarding journey that I wouldn’t take anything for. Musically, I’ve been working as a studio musician. For years, I owned and operated my own recording studio, but now I am excited to be able to focus more on our own music-writing songs with Kristi and several friends of ours, practicing music together as a family, and also teaching my kids how to play their individual instruments. Traveling around, singing at different churches, and meeting new people with my family has been an awesome experience!

2. Bryan, tell us a little bit about your family including the roles of each in the group.

Okay, here we go! 🙂 Grace, 17, is our oldest. She plays acoustic guitar and for now primarily sings harmony, but she does do some lead singing as well. Isaac, 16, has been playing bass guitar for us for a couple of years. John, 14, started playing drums at around ten years old. He was a big inspiration for us starting the band because he picked up on them so quickly. Lilly and Ella, 12, are our twins. Kristi thought it would be neat to have twin girls playing twin fiddles. Everybody loves fiddles. They also sing harmony, and Lilly plays keyboard on some songs. Owen, 3, does not play an instrument yet, but does dance on the stage sometimes and entertains everybody. Kara is one, and if you watch her real close, you will catch her bobbing her head to the music while strapped on Kristi’s back on stage. Kristi sings and plays mandolin, and I sing and play guitar. I’m very proud of all my kids. They’ve worked very hard and have accomplished so much in a short amount of time.

3. When the group has some free time from singing, what is your favorite family activity?

We love eating snacks and watching a movie or playing Jeopardy or Wheel of Fortune together on the Xbox. Living in Alabama near Cheaha mountain, there are a lot of hiking trails nearby. We love it and try to take advantage of it when we have time! There’s nothing like packing a snack and having a picnic on the big rocks near the waterfalls. Although we aren’t what you would call outdoorsmen, we love to take a family day and drive to Bass Pro Shops. We just like the big store, the fish tank, and riding in the glass elevator…and we always buy salt water taffy.

4. Kristi, tell us how you and Bryan met.

I started babysitting Madison and Morgan for Jeff & Sheri Easter a few months after Bryan got the job as their guitar player. I got on the bus in Lincolnton, GA for my first weekend with them and I went to bed pretty early. Later, they picked him up in Alabama. The next morning, I was sitting up front when Bryan walked in. He jokes that we have no idea where we met…we just know it was on the bus somewhere in America!

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Written by scoopsnews on July 24, 2017 – 10:48 am -

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SGN Scoops’ Fast Five: Mike Anderson

Written by Staff on September 16, 2015 – 6:07 pm -

Mike Anderson

Mike Anderson


SGN Scoops is pleased to announce another Fast Five with our guest, Mike Anderson. Hailing from Madisonville, TN, he has been a musician since the age of nine. From drums to guitar to steel guitar, country to rock to praise teams, Mike has been a player and singer and radio DJ. He is now traveling as a Gospel music artist, sharing his love of music and the Lord with his audiences.

Join us as we find out more about Mike Anderson!

SGN: Tell us what’s going on with Mike Anderson these days…
Mike: The Lord is continuing to open doors for my music ministry and I’m excited! I just finished my new radio single, “I’m Going There.” The song was written/produced by Phil Cross and will be released to radio in September on Patterson Promotions. Phil says: “It’s been a tremendous pleasure working with Mike on this project. He’s a tremendous singer, musician, and brother in Christ. I’m honored and blessed by the great job he did on one of my songs!”
I also just recorded a concert video with Phil Cross producing. Making the concert video was a lifelong dream come true for me and the Holy Spirit was in the house that night! The video is currently in post-production and will be available on DVD soon.


Mike Anderson

Mike Anderson

SGN: When you are out on the road, what is your favorite restaurant?
Mike: My wife Jane and I love to eat at Cracker Barrel. You always get the same great quality of food and service no matter the location.
SGN: If I wanted to purchase your music, how would I go about doing that?
Mike: Go to and click on Music Store. In the near future you will be able to click on just Store to order the concert DVD and other items from the store.
SGN: Share your testimony!
Mike: The most important day of my life was the day I accepted Jesus Christ as my personal Lord and Savior. That happened when I was nine years old, at an old time revival meeting, and I still remember it like it was yesterday. I have always been involved in the music ministry at church as a choir member/soloist or in a group at church. I served as the Minister of Music at Walnut Grove Baptist Church in Vonore, TN for four years and was a Deacon there. At present I am playing guitar/singing with the Praise Band at First Baptist Church in Madisonville where my wife Jane and I are members. Most recently I have been led by the Lord to take my music ministry to a whole new level and I am continuing to pray that He would increase my territory. Please pray for my ministry that I will continue to see hearts touched and lives changed by sharing the love of Christ Jesus through music.
SGN: What are some upcoming goals for the ministry?
Mike: Record a brand new CD project.
We recently purchased a larger motor home and I would like to put it to good use traveling to sing.

Thanks so much to Mike Anderson for sharing his heart and life with us. Visit his website today!

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SGN Scoops Fast Five: 2nd Generation

Written by Staff on July 6, 2015 – 3:23 pm -

2nd Generation

2nd Generation

SGN Scoops welcomes 2nd Generation to their Fast Five platform! This mixed trio has been around for some time, engaging audiences with their smooth harmonies, light banter and worshipful Gospel music. 2nd Generation’s latest project is Soul Searching, to be released later this month. Their current radio single you may have heard is entitled “He Saved Me.”

Welcome Elaine, Brenda and Randy to SGN Scoops Fast Five!
SGN:  What is one venue you would like to sing at?
Elaine- There have been many events we have already sung at and experienced. I’m with Brenda, probably a Bill Gaither event.
Randy-There are so many great events, it’s hard to choose; but I would love to sing with Triumphant Quartet again, so – their homecoming event! They are a blast to be around!
Brenda- My dream as long as I can remember has been to sing at a Bill Gaither event. Growing up our family, the Singing Greens would attend events like that and I would sit and admire all the groups on the stage and think how awesome it would be to sing on a stage like that, or to know those people. God has blessed us to know many of those people and we call them our friends. God places dreams in our hearts and He doesn’t forget them. We believe that we will sing on a Gaither event very soon.

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SGN Scoops Fast Five: The Alliance Quartet

Written by Staff on June 30, 2015 – 6:03 am -

Alliance Quartet

Alliance Quartet

Alliance Quartet is a male quartet from Alabama, who are in their tenth year of singing Southern Gospel. Members Dustin Bearden, Bill (BT) Thomas, Jeff Smith and newcomer Keith Wix are well known in the Alabama/Georgia Gospel music scene and loved for their tight harmony and engaging presentation. Their latest CD is entitled I Know What Lies Ahead which includes Gospel favorites like “We Shall See Heaven Someday,” “I Wanna Know” and “Working On A Building,” as well as newer songs like “Sandals,” “When I Start My Day With You,” and “Heart Break Ridge and New Hope Road.”

Alliance sings part-time and all of the members have full-time jobs, yet they hold down a very busy schedule. The decision to remain part-time and keep their jobs was a choice they made to keep their performance fee as low as possible, allowing them to appear at any venue, regardless of size.

Be sure to follow the links below to find out more about these fine gentlemen!

Alliance2011PromoJoin Vonda Easley as she peppers The Alliance Quartet with the rapid-fire Fast Five questions…

Vonda: B.T., at what age did you begin singing Gospel music? Who is your favorite Gospel singer ever?
B. T. : I started at the age of thirteen. I led the singing at my home church.
My favorite Gospel singer is Elvis Presley.

Vonda: Dustin, tell us about your experience in Gospel music through the years.
Dustin: In the past, I sang with Providence, New Vision, Narrow Way Quartet, The Florida Boys, and The Blackwood Gospel Quartet. I now sing with Alliance  and I sing tenor.

Vonda: Keith, tell me a funny bus story. Also, what is the group’s favorite place to eat?
Keith: This happened on August 5, 2012 on Highway 69 near Oakman, Alabama on the way to a homecoming singing. No sooner had we stopped after the rear differential blew up, then there were two men there who each had a tractor discussing among themselves who would be best to get us up the hill and out of the middle of the road. While they were talking, another man drove up who was pulling a tractor on a trailer behind him, and he joined the discussion with the other two men. A few minutes later, a small Kubota tractor with a mower deck behind it was brought up and the bus was towed about one-quartet mile up a fairly steep grade hooked to the mowing deck. To see that little tractor pulling that Eagle bus was pretty funny.
The bus was down for a year. The first singing we did in 2013 with it was the same place we were going when it broke down the year before.
Favorite eating place while on the road I guess would be Cracker Barrel. I order from their breakfast menu quite a bit.

Vonda: Jeff, since you sing bass, who is your favorite bass singer?
Jeff: Hands down, Rex Nelon. I saw him sing bass several times live.

Vonda: B.T., what are some goals you have for Alliance in the future?
B.T.: It is our desire to see souls saved for the Kingdom of God. That is our main goal. We also would like to sing in some new areas and venues.

Find out more about the Alliance Quartet online and on Facebook.

Be sure to hear Alliance Quartet at the Creekside Gospel Music Convention in November!

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SGN Scoops Fast Five with Fayth Lore of the Lore Family

Written by Staff on June 15, 2015 – 9:33 am -

Lore Family

The Lore Family

Welcome to SGN Scoops Fast Five! Today we introduce you to Fayth Lore of the Lore Family. The Lore Family is based in Ohio and is a mixed family group, who recently left their church to begin a full-time music ministry. The patriarch of the group, Darren, writes some of their music and they also sing current and classic Southern Gospel music.  They have recently been seen on both the SGN Scoops Top 100 and the Singing News charts with their latest release, “The Only Way Out Is Through.”

We offer you a peak inside the life of Fayth and all of The Lore Family with this edition of SGN Scoops Fast Five!

Fayth Lore

Fayth Lore

SGN: What is one venue you would like to sing at?

Fayth: As of now, our family has ministered in ten states. We have been privileged to sing on some exciting stages. We were blessed to sing on the National Quartet Convention’s Main Stage for the past three years. We have also sung at Dollywood, which was a ton of fun! We will return to Dollywood again this year. But my prayer is that our family will start getting bookings all across this country. We fully believe that God is calling us into a full-time, evangelistic ministry. I loved traveling out West a few years ago. So, I would really enjoy singing at the Fan Festival in Visalia, CA. I have extended family in the Sunshine state that I would like to see!


Fayth and Sandy LoreSGN: What is one talent you have that people would be surprised to learn about you?

Fayth: I don’t really have a cool talent that would make a person go ooh or ahh! But, I do thoroughly enjoy public speaking. I believe that something that sets our family apart from other artists is that our ministry extends beyond singing. Each member of my family enjoys speaking; whether preaching, teaching or testifying. Also, I love conducting Women Conferences. Sometimes at these conferences I minister alongside my Mom. At other times, I’m a part of a team of workers. My passion is to speak to youth groups and young adults. I love encouraging people in their walk with the Lord.


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SGN Scoops Fast Five: The Bridgemans

Written by Staff on June 2, 2015 – 9:08 am -

Bridgemans for SGN Scoops Fast Five

The Bridgemans

Welcome to another edition of SGN Scoops’ Fast Five! Today we welcome The Bridgemans from Cumming, Georgia. A husband and wife duo, The Bridgemans have been singing together for 37 years. They love to sing and share Southern Gospel as well as promote concerts in their area. Travis Bridgeman is on the advisory board of the Southern Gospel Music Association Hall of Fame and Museum in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.

Travis and Alecia are a busy couple as they also are in full-time ministry at their church where Travis pastors. Their church home is Antioch Bible Church, where you will also find Travis directing the choir and playing the piano. Alecia is not only a singer, pastor’s wife, and mother of their son Lee, she is also active in women’s ministries and plays the flute.

The Bridgemans have recorded four projects and their latest is entitled Walking, But Not Alone. Be listening on the radio for their latest release, “If Not Today.”



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The Bridgemans

SGN: What is your all-time favorite concert event that you have attended?
Travis and Alecia:   The last Southern Gospel concert at the Georgia Mountain Center in 2012. After thirty-two years of promoting Southern Gospel music in Gainesville, Georgia, Hayne Tatum of “T & T Promotions” asked us to sing on his final program.


SGN: Where would you like to retire to?
Travis and Alecia: The north Georgia mountains.


SGN: Who in the Bible would you like to talk to?
Travis: Jesus first, and then Paul

Alecia: Jesus first, and then Mary of Bethany


SGN: What is your favorite TV commercial? 

Travis: Subaru Legacy junior driver.
Alecia: Sears Optical raccoon commercial.


SGN: What is the best thing you learned this week?

Travis: After singing and preaching at a homeless shelter, I was reminded that greater joy comes from giving to those who cannot repay you.
Alecia: From Wednesday night Bible study, Matthew 13:54-57, the people in Jesus’ hometown of Nazareth saw too much of His humanity to see His Deity.




Thanks to the Bridgemans for answering our Fast Five today! Be sure to visit their webpage.

Keep watching on SGN Scoops mainpage for more Fast Five!

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SGN Scoops Fast Five with The Wine Family

Written by Staff on May 25, 2015 – 1:32 pm -

The Wine Family

The Wine Family

SGN Scoops welcomes The Wine Family to the stage of Fast Five.

The Wine Family shared their story with us:

Based out of Lake Wales, Florida, The Wine Family’s beginnings can be traced to a Valentine’s banquet. Fifteen minutes was the given time. Four songs were planned. Three very nervous people stood to sing for the first time. And while that night won’t go down in history as being perfect, God had a plan.
Now five years later, the family is still singing and the Lord is blessing. With a busy schedule, four projects recorded, and now several singles to radio, it would be very easy to become sidetracked. This family however, has stayed true to their calling through it all.
The Wine Family’s desire has and always will be, to share the love of Christ.


The Wine Family members are:

John Wine – Dad – Baritone – Bass Guitar – Pays the bills. 🙂

Cindy Wine – Mom – Biggest fan and cheerleader. She doesn’t sing.

John and Cindy’s children:

Joseph Wine – 24 years old – Lead – Sound man – Piano – Computer.

Tabitha Wine – 19 years old – Alto – Piano – Makes us look good.

Isaac Wine – 16 years old – Baritone – Guitar.


Current project: He Still Does.

Current single: “What A Beautiful Day.”


The Wine Family

The Wine Family

SGN: When each of you were little, what did you want to be when you grew up? 

John: Since I was a little boy, I’ve always been into electronics. If it had wires, I would tear it apart to see how it worked. Back then, the only electronics store was Radio Shack and at any given time, there was a stack of their catalogs next to my bed. My dream as a little fellow was to work for them.

Joseph: Maybe a mechanic or a race car driver. Dad comments that he really liked cars… still does.

Tabitha: Two things I wanted to be: an airplane pilot and a pirate.

Isaac: I’m still fairly young, my dream is to be a studio musician.


SGN: Can you tell us the nicknames of each group member? 

John: Not everyone has a nickname. I call Tabitha “Little Girl” and also “Sissie.” At one time Isaac’s nickname was “I-Pie.”


SGN: Who is your musical inspiration? 

John: There are many: Phillips, Craig and Dean, Larnelle Harris, Steve Green, The Archers, Truth, Michael English, The Martins, Talley Trio, Gaither Vocal Band, The Whisnants, The Perrys and on and on and on.

Joseph: Michael English (vocally)

Tabitha: (Did not answer). Dad comments: “Musically, my daughter is old school. One example of someone she likes is Michael Buble’.”

Isaac: Joe Bonamassa and Mateusasato. I’m really into guitars in these days.


SGN: What Gospel song or hymn would you like to have written/recorded? 

John: Once again, there are many. “To God Be The Glory,” “I Rest My Case At The Cross,” “I’m Gonna Make It,” Sinner Saved By Grace,” just to name a few.

Joseph: Well I love the hymn “It Is Well,” but I’m scared to say I would’ve liked to write it because of the back story/ history.

Tabitha: “How Great Thou Art.”

Isaac: “It Is Well.” The story of how it was written is pretty amazing.


winefamSGN: Who is your favorite Bible person and why? 

John: No way can I give just one. David was an amazing man who seemed to live way before his time. Abraham was called the friend of God… what more needs to be said. And then there is Peter. I relate to him because he was constantly putting his shoe in his mouth. 🙂

Joseph: In these days, it would be David. Because he knew where to turn when he made mistakes. Psalms 51

Tabitha: Jesus, He gave new life and hope.

Isaac: Paul, because he was a cool dude. I also love the story of Ruth.


Thanks so much to the Wine Family for contributing to SGN Scoops’ Fast Five. To learn more about the Wine Family, visit their website.

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SGN Scoops Fast Five with the Troy Burns Family!

Written by Staff on May 18, 2015 – 12:08 pm -

Troy Burns Family

Troy Burns Family

SGN Scoops welcomes the Troy Burns Family to this edition of Fast Five. We hope you will enjoy getting reacquainted with the lead singer of The Inspirations, and meeting the rest of this fine group.

Troy shared the biography of the group, which we have excerpted for you:

imageTroy Burns is a founding member and lead singer of The Inspirations for 30 years and is the current lead singer for Archie Watkins and Smoky Mountain Reunion, and The Old Inspirations. When not on the road with Smoky Mountain Reunion, Troy and his family do concerts at churches and other venues. Close family harmony and loving Jesus is what the Troy Burns Family is all about.
Troy has recorded over 700 songs in his career, “Jesus Is Coming Soon,” “Touring That City,” “Is That Footsteps,” and many other great Southern Gospel songs. Troy has performed over 6,000 concerts, won numerous awards and currently sings weekly on Daystar TV worldwide. Tammy has had formal training as a singer and sang for The Sound Of Youth from Robbinsville, North Carolina. Tammy’s voice has been compared to Patsy Cline and Barbara Streisand. The newest member of the Troy Burns Family is Roland Kesterson, from Crossville, Tennessee. He sang with his family growing up and then sang for a Bluegrass group called Set Apart for seven years. Roland’s smooth harmonies form a third part for Troy Burns Family that is unparalleled in Southern Gospel Music.
Latest Project: It’s Only Goodnight
Radio Release: “It’s Only Goodnight”

SGN Scoops Fast Five with the Troy Burns Family

SGN: What single accomplishment of your group (or yourself) is the most important to you?
TBF: Group: Our concept video of “I’m Praying For You.” It has given people hope around the world.
Troy and Tammy: Our children and grandchildren

SGN: What is in your closet that you just can’t throw out?
Tammy: Clothes that do not fit anymore (I think I may get small enough to wear them again).
Troy: Old singing shirts.
SGN: Who is the most under-appreciated person in Gospel music right now that you would like to see get some recognition?
Tammy: Troy Burns (of course I would say that …he’s my husband).
Troy: Amber Nelon

SGN: What is your favorite song from Sunday School?
Tammy: “Jesus Loves The Little Children Of The World”
Troy: “Jesus Loves Me”

SGN: What one thing do you make sure you do before a concert?
Tammy: I ask the Lord to create in me a clean heart and a right spirit within me when I pray.
Troy: The group meets and we pray!
Be sure to find out when the Troy Burns Family is coming to your area!

Troy Burns Family: Click to watch video

Troy Burns Family











Click to watch video link to the Troy Burns Family video: “I’m Praying For You”

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SGN Scoops Fast Five: Common Love Trio

Written by Staff on February 23, 2015 – 8:32 am -

Common Love Trio

Common Love Trio

The Common Love Trio is a new mixed group out of Douglasville, Georgia. This traditional-sounding trio consists of Todd Johnson, Misty Herring and Susan Brown. They currently have a pre-release available which highlights the songs “Look For Me At Jesus’ Feet” and “Even In The Valley.”

We appreciate Common Love Trio answering our SGN Scoops Fast Five!

SGN Scoops: Tell us about your group.

CLT: If there is one word that describes Common Love Trio, it would be” sincere”. Each member of this Southern Gospel singing group is sincere in their love for the Lord, sincere in their love for the music they sing, and sincere in their need to spread the word to others through their music.

The rich tradition that Common Love Trio has established sets them apart as one of the most talented mixed groups in Southern Gospel Music. With heartfelt songs and wonderful lyrics of traditionally based songs, talented vocalists and wonderful musicians, and a genuine heart for the people touched by their music, Common Love Trio knows what it takes to maintain a thankful heart. The Common Love Trio ministry team welcomes you to learn more about them:

It is a privilege to have Rev. Todd Johnson as a vital part of the Common Love Trio ministry team. Todd served as Pastor of a large Atlanta metro church. After serving as Pastor, Todd began singing with the Robert Vine Trio for several years. Todd’s renditions of inspirational songs are delivered with a special anointing that can be felt throughout the audience. You’ll be blessed when you see and hear him. He and his wife Cortia, along with their two dogs, live in Douglasville Georgia.

It is a privilege to have Misty Herring as a vital part of the Common Love Trio Ministry team. Misty is a wonderful singer who shares her heart in song each time she steps on stage. Misty has been singing all her life and sang several years with her family group. Misty Herring brings a wonderful vocal blend to the Common Love Trio as well as a servant’s heart. You will be truly blessed when you see and hear her. Misty resides in Canton Georgia with her family.

It is a privilege to have Susan Brown as a vital part of the Common Love Trio Ministry team. Susan is a wonderful vocalist and delivers a special anointing when she sings. Susan adds a wonderful touch of class to the Common Love Trio and seeks to please God each time she steps on stage. Susan is a true woman of God and seeks to carry out the call on her life to minister through song. You do not want to miss seeing and hearing Susan Brown as she ministers in song, you will truly be blessed.

SGN Scoops:Tell us something amazing that God has done in your ministry…. Explain

CLT: Common Love Trio formed in the latter part of 2014 -2015. In beginning our formation there were many needs within the ministry we were praying for. Specifically, we began seeking God for direction on the purchase of our sound equipment. I called my good friend Mike LeFevre and began sharing my heart with him regarding our need for sound equipment. It was beautiful how God had already orchestrated and divinely planned for our needs to be met. Needless to say, God provided our sound equipment through Mike and the quality of the equipment far exceeded our expectation.

SGN Scoops: Tell us a funny road story.

CLT: It is never a dull moment on the bus with Misty and Susan! God truly knew what he was doing when he formed Common Love. Last year we were headed to Tifton Georgia to sing at the SESGMC (South Eastern Southern Gospel Music Conference). As I was driving the coach, Misty noticed a piece of hair on my right ear. Eagerly she desired to pull the piece of hair off my ear, reluctantly I allowed her to use a pair of tweezers. Misty started to grab the small piece of hair and instead grabbed my ear with the pair of tweezers almost pulling my ear off. Boy that hurt! Needless to say she got the piece of hair.

SGN Scoops: Do you have some goals for the ministry for 2015? What are they?

CLT: We have several goals:

– As a gospel music ministry to become familiar with as many churches and cultures represented in the surrounding eight states that we travel. GA, TN, FL, AL, MS, KY, NC, SC

– Create a presentation of the Gospel through song that uplifts and encourages the body of Christ as well as the non-believer.

– Establish a Common Love between each attendee of our concerts that exemplifies the LOVE of Christ by being transparent on the stage and off the stage.

– Establish more bookings for 2015-2016

SGN Scoops: When out on the road, what is the Common Love Trio’s favorite restaurant?

CLT: We love Cracker Barrel!

For more information on Common Love Trio’s schedule for 2015, visit their website at

For booking information please contact Todd Johnson: Office 678-324-0303 or Cell 678-858-9849

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