COUNTRY & GOSPEL JUBILEE COMING TO MUSIC VALLEY
NASHVILLE, TN – (July 22, 2003) A concert series featuring Country legends and Gospel music stars kicks off the first Friday night in August at the Music Valley Event Center in Nashville, TN.
Jeff Jeffrey’s Country and Gospel Jubilee will showcase a Country act and a Southern Gospel entertainer at each performance. Jeffrey, the founder and owner of Simply Southern Gospel Recording, has spent more than 40 years in the Gospel music industry, and he says he’s looking forward to the venture. “This project has been a passion of mine for some time, and we’re excited to be working with a great line-up of talent, a terrific mix that is sure to entertain,” states Jeffrey.
The first show kicks off Friday night, August 2 at 7 p.m. with The Rambos and Howard Decker. The series wraps up with a Christmas dinner show in December, and all shows are scheduled to begin at 7 p.m.
The 2013 lineup includes:
The Rambos (Reba Rambo & Dony McGuire) – Reba began singing at 12 years old with her famous mom and dad, Dottie and Buck Rambo, and she continues to entertain with her husband Dony. Among their many accomplishments, the pair has won a Dove and Grammy Award in the Gospel music field.
Howard Decker – A Texas native, Howard made the move to Nashville in the 90’s and performs on a regular basis at clubs around Music City.
Bobby G. Rice – Bobby’s charted 30 songs on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart including the 1973 smash hit “You Lay So Easy on My Mind” which went all the way to No. 1.
Jason Coleman – This piano wizard grew up in a musical family, has appeared on national TV programs and has performed on national concert tours. Jason is the grandson of piano great Floyd Cramer, and a memorable moment in Jason’s career was the honor of performing at Floyd’s induction ceremony into the Country Music Hall of Fame.
Bobby Lewis – Bobby has charted more than 25 songs on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart, has released ten albums and is best known for the hit “How Long Has It Been.”
Music City Boys – Formed in 1987, this Southern Gospel group features Tom Hire, Keith Sargent and James Meredith.
Bobby Tomberlin – One of Nashville’s top songwriters and a performer on the popular CMT show The Singing Bee – Bobby travels the country performing hits he’s penned like “One More Day,” which topped the country charts, and “Good Day to Run” which hit the Top 10. He’s also penned songs for a sleuth of stars including Faith Hill, Kenny Rogers and Josh Turner, just to name a few. Candi Carpenter – Candi has performed shows with legends like Loretta Lynn and Vince Gill, her current video “My Fault Too” has received rave reviews on The Country Network, and she’s touring right now and songwriting with the best in the business.
Phil Everly of the Everly Brothers says, “If Candy’s future is as bright as her talent, this is going to be a very big star.”
Melvin Sloan – A popular entertainer on the Grand Ole Opry for many years as the head of the square dancing troupeThe Melvin Sloan Dancers.
Elmo Mercer – The Singing News calls him “one of the top ten great composers of gospel music and one of the most dominating forces in the industry today.” Henry Slaughter – This five-time Dove award-winning keyboardist, singer and songwriter has captivated countless audiences since the 1940s.
A full line-up of shows is planned for September, October and November, with stars including Shelly West, The Blackwood Family and Gene McDonald, a regular in the Gaither Vocal Band and dubbed “The Dean of Bass Singers” by Bill Gaither.
Tickets are on sale now at www.nashvillecgjubilee.com. Advance tickets are $15, and tickets are $18 at the door, kids 12 and under are $6. For more information, call (615) 337-2021. The Music Valley Event Center, the home of Miss Jeanne’s Dinner Theatre, is located at 2416 Music Valley Dr – Suite #144, 37214, across from the Gaylord Opryland Hotel.
*ARTISTS AND SCHEDULES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE*