Hendersonville, TN (February 8th, 2011) – Daywind Records artists, Karen Peck & New River, are heading to Los Angeles, CA for the 53rd annual GRAMMY® Awards this weekend. Their latest Daywind project, Live At Oak Tree: Karen Peck and New River, is nominated for Best Southern, Country or Bluegrass Gospel Album. In addition to celebrating their 3rd GRAMMY® nomination, the group has also been added to the list of artists performing at the “It All Started With A Dream” Pre-GRAMMY® Awards concert and service to benefit The Dream Center. The reception honors all nominees in the Gospel Music categories, and will be hosted by twelve-time GRAMMY® Award nominee, Kirk Whalum and Victory University. Also performing during program are artists such as Israel Houghton, Jeff & Sheri Easter, Lalah Hathaway and special guest George Duke, as well as others. The concert takes place Sunday, Feb. 13th, beginning at 10 a.m. PT, and can be viewed online at DreamCenterLive.com with a $4.99 donation to Project Hope.
“We are very excited to be a part of the ‘It All Started With A Dream’ concert,” shares Karen Peck Gooch of Karen Peck & New River. “The Dream Center is a great cause and to be invited to participate in this event is truly an honor.”
Karen Peck & New River also celebrated their GRAMMY® nomination by attending the nominee reception held at the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel in downtown Nashville on January 18th, 2011. Joining Karen Peck & New River at the reception was Justin Rivers (Austins Bridge), whose album, Times Like These, is also nominated. The Daywind artists were able to mix and mingle with other GRAMMY® nominees at the event, catch up with old friends, and meet some of their musical favorites.
The 53rd Annual GRAMMY® Awards will be held on “GRAMMY® Sunday,” Feb. 13th, 2011, at Staples Center in Los Angeles and aired live on CBS at 8 p.m. (ET/PT).
Daywind Records is based in Hendersonville, TN., and is distributed worldwide through New Day Christian Distributors. Live At Oak Tree: Karen Peck & New River and Times Like These can also be found at Christian retailers everywhere and on iTunes. In addition to the artists mentioned, Daywind is home to many other great artists such as the Perrys and Legacy Five, among others.