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Legendary Soloist Bill Dykes to Open for Mike Huckabee in Gala Fundraiser

Written by Rhonda on August 25, 2010 – 11:41 am -

{EHA-Nashville, TN}  EHA solo artist Bill Dykes has been booked to open for Binghamton’s Davis College President’s Gala Fundraiser. The event is slated for October 1, 2010 in Binghamton, New York at the college. Dykes will be singing and opening for Mike Huckabee and says, “I hope we see a very successful Gala event that helps this wonderful college. It is such a good cause and it’s an honor to be involved in the opening of the program with Mike Huckabee.”
Dykes singing career has been documented in the pages of Southern Gospel Music history, as he traveled with legendary names such as, The Cathedrals, The Goffs, The Senators and The Rythmn Masters. He also performed in events led by Jerry Falwell, Pat Robertson, Rex Humbard, Billy Graham, Oral Robert, and Paul Conn. He performed four songs that reached #1 the Gospel music charts and received nominations for three Dove Awards and a Gospel Music News Award. Dykes is also known for writing and performing the Gold record-winning song ”This is Love.”
Dykes past 40 yrs as a professional in commercial banking, retail banking, sales and marketing, media, and financial consulting has not changed his passion for the church and ministry. His recent position as Chief Marketing Officer for Sky Angel allowed him to design and implement Sky Angel’s sales and marketing initiatives. Dykes studied finance at the University of Cincinnati and vocal performance at the Conservatory of Music in Cincinnati. He attended seminary at Tennessee Temple University in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and he holds a Doctor of Divinity Degree at Heritage Baptist University in Indianapolis.
The past few months for Dykes has proven to be a fertile ground for his many talents, gifts, and formal education, as Bill Traylor of Mansion Entertainment brought him on board as Executive Director of Manor House Records.
For more info on this event, or to read more about the legendary Bill Dykes: www.billdykes.org
To Book Bill Dykes:
EHA-Nashville
Music Row
11 Music Circle South
Suite 106
Nashville, TN 37203
615-852-8170
www.eviehawkinsagency.net
www.billdykes.org


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