Posts From Diana Brantley

Diana Brantley

Diana is from the Atlanta, Georgia area and is a relatively recent southern gospel fan, having started listening avidly about 15 years ago. With easy access to eastern Alabama, southeastern Tennessee and north and central Georgia, Diana attends as many concerts as her schedule allows to see a wide variety of artists.

Concert Review: Joseph Habedank (Fort Oglethorpe, GA)

Joseph Habedank appeared fairly recently at the Parkway Baptist Church in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia. This church regularly hosts Southern Gospel concerts and I always enjoy attending their events. This concert

Concert and CD Review: The Akins – Eyes On the Road (Fayetteville, GA)

During their yearly homecoming concert at Harp’s Crossing Baptist, the Akins celebrated a huge milestone – 30 years of ministry. The ministry started with father, David Akin, and grew to

Concert Review: Dixie Echoes (Covington, GA)

After seeing the Dixie Echoes at the Memphis Quartet Show, my appetite for their “true four-part harmony” was whetted and I was anticipating seeing them again to hear more of

Concert Review: Greater Vision (Bogart, GA)

I was able to see Greater Vision in concert benefiting the Compassion World Outreach organization. This organization focuses on training pastors and church leaders in multiple African countries. The concert

Concert Review: Paid In Full and Triumphant Quartet (New Albany, MS)

I was privileged to attend the Paid In Full 26th Anniversary Homecoming concert this past weekend. It is extraordinary that the members of this group can be so young and

Concert Reviews: Quintet Sunday – Mylon Hayes Family, Veritas (Dalton, Knoxville)

I recently had a most unusual Sunday! As rare as quintets are, I managed to see two of them on the same day – two quintets with such different styles

Mark Trammell Quartet Announces a New Pianist

Here’s the press release from Mark Trammell regarding the new pianist for his group.   Since Steve Hurst traveled with the group during 2006-2007, the group has not had a

First Look: Jonathan Mattingly with The Blackwood Brothers Quartet

With the departure of Michael Helwig, Billy Blackwood had quite a challenge finding a new lead singer to take his place. That challenge has now been met with the hiring

Concert Review: Allegiance Trio (Ringgold, Georgia)

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to hear Allegiance Trio in concert. Allegiance is a fairly new group and was named Declaration when they first started. I hadn’t

Concert Review: The Ball Brothers and Legacy Five (Rock Spring, GA)

During the Memorial Day weekend, I was able to attend several concert events. The last one was at The Ball Brothers’ home church, Peavine Baptist in Rock Spring, Georgia. I

On the Couch with Fouch: Josh Feemster

The latest interview by Legacy Five bass singer Matt Fouch is with the Legacy Five’s tenor, Josh Feemster.   All I can say is, it’s about time!!   Enjoy!!

Memphis Quartet Show 2017 – Saturday Events

Matinee: Legacy Five  During the first couple of years of the Memphis Quartet Show, Legacy Five didn’t participate because it was during the week of their family vacations, which we