The 80th Annual Missouri/Mid-South Gospel Singing Convention will be held on Friday and Saturday, September 24 and 25, beginning at 5:30 p.m. each evening, at the Malden, MO Community Center located on Business Hwy 25, just south of Walmart in front of the School.  This will be the most exciting Convention ever with an awards ceremony honoring the founders; live broadcasts and interviews from KMHM Radio, 104.1 FM with radio personality, Gene Peacock serving as Master of Ceremonies for this legendary two-day event of gospel music.

            Over 22 groups and soloists will be taking the stage to include the following:  Heart to Heart, 2010 National GMA/IMMERSE Nashville Duet & Vocal Group of the Year and Featured Branson Artists; Tina Sadler, Double Dove Award Winner; Robert Penny of Branson, CGMA 2010 Male Vocalist of the Year; award winning area favorites Doug Thornton, Full Circle and The Bradfords; Heart and Soul; Tina Collins; Gloryland Quartet; Darrel & Kathy Hobbs; Heartland Quartet; Canaanland Gospel Singers; Dennis Baker; Eldon Wright; Mark Cave; Frank Wallace Trio; The Hutsons; Jennifer Krepps; Joyful Noise; Marvin and Karen Lawless; Southern Grace; Dayspring and Belinda (Hill) Venters.   

            This spectacular event is FREE and open to the public.  A love offering will be accepted each evening to offset event expenses.  Make plans to attend and bring your friends or church group for two evenings of gospel music shared by the Mid-West’s Premier Gospel Artists.

This event is hosted by Heart to Heart and Doug Thornton.  Sound provided by Wil Thornton and stage manager, Nathan Martin.  For more information, call 417-576-5188 or 573-276-5827.