NASHVILLE, TENN.Â â€“ Jeff & Sheri Easter are gearing up for their annual Homecoming concert and event. This year, the festivities will take place over Motherâ€™s Day weekend â€“ May 6-7, 2011 â€“ at the Lewis Family home in Lincolnton, Ga.
Those who attend the two-day concert event will have the rare opportunity to wander through and see many of the original furnishings, as well as the complete discography of all Lewis Family albums recorded throughout their 58-year career.
â€œJeff and I both appreciate the heritage of gospel music we have in our respective families, and we choose to honor that legacy by hosting an annual homecoming at the home place of my family,â€ says Sheri. â€œOur commitment has been to honor our family by bringing in the best in southern gospel music. This year, we’re especially excited to feature all of the family members who are still traveling.â€
In addition to the music of Jeff & Sheri Easter, those in attendance will also be treated to Jason Crabb, Little Roy Lewis & Lizzy Long, Karen Peck & New River, The Lewis Tradition and The Easter Brothers.
Tickets to the annual homecoming are $15, and can be purchased in advanced through their website (www.jeffandsherieaster.com) or day of the event at the gate.
ABOUT JEFF & SHERI EASTER
Two-time GRAMMYÂ®-nominated Jeff & Sheri Easter are Gospel music treasures. They are featured regularly on the Gaither HOMECOMING videos and international HOMECOMING tours in addition to their own heavy schedule of appearances. Jeff & Sheri are the recipients of six GMA DOVE Awards, 15 Singing News Fan Awards, three Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass Music Association Awards, two International Country Gospel Music Association honors, 16 Voice Awards, four Southern Gospel Music Fan Fair Awards, five SGN Scoops Diamond Awards, four Hearts Aflame Awards and three Cash Box Awards.
Formed in 1988 following childhoods as part of their respective, nationally-known family groupsâ€”The Lewis Family and The Easter Brothers, the married couple is joined today on stage by their childrenâ€”Madison and Morgan Easterâ€”who round out the group. The group is known for such hits as â€œRoses Will Bloom Again,â€ â€œPraise His Name,â€ â€œThread of Hope,â€ â€œSpeak to the Mountainâ€ and many others including â€œBorn to Climb,â€ which garnered a 2010 DOVE Award.
Their latest release, Silver Anniversary (SpringHill Records), celebrates 25 years of marriage, music and love. The project is available on iTunes and retail stores nationwide.
For further information, visit www.jeffandsherieaster.com.