NASHVILLE, TENN. – May 2, 2011 – This week, Ernie Haase & Signature Sound will head overseas to Australia and South Africa for six highly-anticipated dates where they will perform their Cathedral-Influenced Tour. Upon their arrival back to the states, the group will take part in the prestigious Gaither Family Fest in Gatlinburg, Tenn., which runs May 27-29.

In addition to their dates overseas, the tour will continue on throughout the remainder of the year with stops in Mississippi, Georgia, Illinois, Missouri, Ohio and Indiana, among others. The group will also play a string of dates throughout Canada. A complete list of tour dates can be viewed by visiting the group’s official website,

This week, Ernie Haase & Signature Sound’s baritone vocalist, Doug Anderson, will release his debut solo project, Dreamin’ Wide Awake, on Tuesday, May 3. The 10-song project was produced by Wayne Haun and features guest appearances by Ernie Haase & Signature Sound, The Collingsworth Family, and a duet with Charlotte Ritchie. The first single, “Jesus Is Holding My Hand,” is currently climbing the charts and remains in high rotation on many radio markets across the country.

About Ernie Haase & Signature Sound
Combining 21st century ideas with the timeless quality of great quartets from the 1950s, this Grammy-nominated, Dove award winning group has broken the traditional mold of gospel quartets. With their unconventional approach to communicating the Good News, Ernie Haase & Signature Sound (EHSS) are blazing a trail through the heart of Gospel music with groundbreaking originality.

The group’s founder and leader, Ernie Haase, got his start in Gospel music as a long-time member of the renowned Cathedral Quartet, and his roots are deeply planted in the rich legacy of music that is both meaningful and thoroughly entertaining. After the Cathedrals bid farewell to their five-decade run in the music industry, Ernie put all his great training to work when he formed, Ernie Haase & Signature Sound. With chart-topping DVDs and audio releases, the group’s success continues to gain momentum with each new release.