Ava Kasich Breakfast one of highlights as Christian Country Expo continues

Ava Kasich at CD Release party
Ava Kasich at CD Release party, Christian Country Expo 2016

Christian Country Expo, or CCX ’16, is filling the air at Pigeon Forge with Country and Bluegrass Gospel music. Held from August 15th

Tommy Brandt II with Shellem Cline, Rob Patz, Vonda Easley and Arkin Terrell at  CCX '16
Tommy Brandt II with Shellem Cline, Rob Patz, Vonda Easley and Arkin Terrell at CCX ’16

through 18th at the Smoky Mountain Resorts and Conference Center, CCX ’16 has been welcoming artists and fans to enjoy evening concerts, daytime showcases and midnight prayer.

CCX '16 The Pace Brothers
CCX ’16 The Pace Brothers

Today, Christian Country sweetheart Ava Kasich welcomed friends for breakfast to enjoy the music of McKay Project, Rocky and Gail Smith and Wanda Osborne. Then Ava herself took center spotlight as she released her new CD, Looking Back. Lots of music and coffee were shared, and hearts encouraged.

CCX ’16 continues tonight and tomorrow in Pigeon Forge. Tickets are free, so be sure to

Robert York and Shirley Carter, daughter of Roy Carter of the Chuck Wagon Gang
Robert York and Shirley Carter, daughter of Roy Carter of the Chuck Wagon Gang
Hunter Logan of HLE Radio interviewing the McKay Project
Hunter Logan of HLE Radio interviewing the McKay Project

stop by the Smoky Mountain Resort for some great music. Tomorrow night will be the special presentation of the Christian Country 2016

Midnight Prayer CCX '16
Midnight Prayer CCX ’16
View from the Smoky Mountain Resort
View from the Smoky Mountain Resort

Diamond Awards. If you are in the area, we encourage you to make the trip. Evening concerts begin at 6pm CST.

For more information call Rob Patz at 360-933-0741.

For more pictures, video, and information see Christian Country Expo Facebook page.