Louisville, KY – With less than one week before the kick-off of the 2013 National Quartet Convention, the city of Louisville is gearing up to host the annual Convention for the final year. After 20 years of calling Louisville home, the NQC says goodbye this year, but not before the finest Christian recording artists and noted speakers converge upon the Kentucky Fair & Expo Center for one final time, September 8 through 14.
Music will ring from the rafters of the Expo Center in Louisville each day from early morning until nearly midnight. A special highlight at this year’s Convention will be the Thursday showcase in Freedom Hall featuring multi-award winning recording artists, The Gaither Vocal Band, as well as multi-award winning legendary group, The Gatlin Brothers and popular award winning trio, The Booth Brothers. This special Harmony Showcase begins at 11:30am, and promises to be one of the most popular showcases at this year’s event.
In addition to Thursday afternoon’s Gaither Harmony Showcase event, songwriter of the century, Bill Gaither will also host the popular Homecoming Sing-Along concert on Friday, September 13, beginning at 11:30am. The Homecoming Sing-Along will feature a 100-voice Homecoming choir , comprised of Gospel Music’s most talented singers, and will feature many songs from the popular Homecoming Video Series, which is viewed worldwide.
Another exciting showcase event scheduled is Wednesday’s Ken Davis & Friends Showcase. Hosted by best-selling author, radio host, comedian and motivational speaker, Ken Davis, music included during the Showcase will be provided by The Martins, The Hoppers and Legacy Five, as well as a number of other popular guests. Also scheduled on Wednesday is the Bluegrass Pickin’ Jamboree, produced by multi-award winning producer, Ben Isaacs. The event will feature many of Bluegrass Gospel music’s most talented vocalists and musicians.
Several of the nation’s most prominent evanglists, include Dr David Jeremiah and Dr Johnny Hunt will appear at this year’s Convention. Dr Jeremiah is scheduled to speak on Friday, while Dr Hunt will appear on Saturday.
A complete schedule of events set to take place during the 2013 National Quartet Convention may be obtained online at www.nqconline.com.