#NewsNuggets: 2-22-19

#NewsNuggets: 2-22-19

Gospel Music Happenings

The Harvesters announced their long-time baritone and emcee Allen Hunter is retiring after singing 30 years with the group. Hunter’s final appearances will be on March 15 & 16th at The Parker Homecoming 2019 in Sanford, NC.

Performers announced for Absolutely Gospel’s 2019 Awards include Karen Peck & New River, Joseph Habedank, Gordon Mote, and others. Click HERE to view the entire list.

Bass singer K C Armstrong announced the formation of a new quartet called Kings Cadence. Other group members include Mark Tilley, Jay Craig, and Todd Gaither. Watch the video below for the announcement and a sample of their sound:

Released Today

February 22 – Various Artists – NQC Live Volume 18 (CD)

Upcoming Releases

Please let us know if any significant upcoming releases are missing from this list. Note, the dates listed here are distribution dates when music will officially be available through retail and/or large online outlets. Some titles may be available sooner direct from the artists.

March ?? – Annie Moses Band – Under The Tree Of Life (CD) (not final artwork)
March 15 – Triumphant Quartet – Yes (CD)
March 22 – Old Paths – It’s Real (EPCD)
March 22 – Steven Curtis Chapman – Deeper Roots: Where The Bluegrass Grows (CD)
March 29 – Russ Taff – I Still Believe (DVD Movie)
April 26 – Joseph Habedank – Deeper Oceans (CD)
Exact release date unknown – David Phelps – Hymnal (DVD)

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David Bruce Murray

David Bruce Murray is a church music director in Ellenboro, NC. He is the author of Murray's Encyclopedia Of Southern Gospel Music and the owner of both SGHistory.com and MusicScribe.com. David plays piano for Southern Sounds Quartet and the Foothills Community Choir.

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