by David Bruce Murray | June 10, 2022 2:00 PM
The Southern Gospel Music Association launched the Southern Gospel Breakfast Hour concert series at Biblical Times Theater in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee yesterday. Arthur Rice was the first artist appearing on the series with eleven more concerts planned in June and July. A second series is scheduled for November and December.
Poet Voices announced the addition of bass singer K C Armstrong. Armstrong’s past experience includes performing with the United States Air Force Singing Sergeants and the United States Army Chorus as well as a stints with the Promisedland Quartet and King’s Cadence.
On May 6, Gordon Mote was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Letters by Jacksonville State University in Alabama where he had attended for three years before completing his undergraduate degree at Belmont University in Tennessee. Mote was introduced at the ceremony by Alabama lead singer and JSU alumni/trustee Randy Owen.
Family Music Group announced they have added the McBride Family of Pisgah, Alabama to the FMG Bluegrass label. Their upcoming album will include the first ten songs ever written by group member Brannigan McBride.
Former Gold City and Tony Gore/Majesty musician Byron Steward passed away on Saturday, June 4. He was 44 years old. A memorial service for Steward was held Tuesday in Hackleburg, Alabama.
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