Fans gather at Pigeon Forge for four day event
Creekside 2016 began on Monday, October 31 with an outdoor hot dog roast and a Gospel Music Talent Search. Mark 209 helped to warm up the crowd as well as a special appearance by Superman. You never know who is going to show up at Creekside!
Scott Roberts and the Five O’clock Band opened the evening concert with an enthusiastic crowd gathering from the exhibit hall. Featured artists on Monday evening were Gold City Quartet, a name synonymous with great Quartet music.
Creekside welcomed Dr. Jerry Goff as he honored Archie Watkins, one of the founding members of the Inspirations. Many of Archie’s friends and fans were in the crowd to show their appreciation for his tireless support of Gospel music.
Following the concert, many artists and fans went to various eating establishments and then gathered in the breakfast room at the Ramada Inn for Midnight Prayer, led by Charlie Sexton.
Today’s events continue the excitement with a breakfast event featuring Tim Greene and the Greenes. Tonight, Creekside will host the 2016 Diamond Awards.
Creekside Gospel Music Convention runs until Thursday evening, November 3rd. This is a free event and all music fans in the area are invited to come to the Smoky Mountain Resort for morning showcases and evening
concerts. tomorrow morning, all eyes will be on the players at the Creekside Classic ’16 Golf Tournament. For more information please call Vonda Easley at 256-319-7892.
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