Happenings in Southern Gospel this week, 1/15/2022:


The Wisecarvers spent part of December recording six original songs for a new album that will be released later this year. The group says the songs are inspired, “by the roads we’ve walked these last few years.”

Gold City is looking for a new lead singer.  Bruce Taliaferro has resigned the position immediately.  If you think you could be the next lead singer for Gold City, the group is currently accepting demos. 

Congratulations to Ben and Maria Wofe of the Kramers on the birth of baby Maria Kramer-Wolfe!

Lynda Randle is set to release her New Pilgrim journey project on Feb 11. The CD include guest vocals by Kimberly Schlapman of Little Big Town and Tommy Sims.

Ivan Parker canceled a performance in Selma, North Carolina due to a predicted winter storm.

Southbound sang the U.S. National Anthem at the HulaBowl on Saturday.

Karen Peck and New River postponed a Saturday and Sunday performance in Fayetteville, North Carolina due to issues with weather and an illness.

The KIingsmen canceled a performance Saturday that was to take place in Umpire, Arkansas due to extreme weather conditions.

Southern gospel music lost a prolific songwriter.  Kyla Rowland passed away.  Ms. Rowland is responsible for songs such as, “Did I Mention,” “God Handled It All,”  “I Can, I Have, I Will,” “One Scarred Hand,” “Still Blessed” and “Safe Thus Far.”

Brian Free and Assurance had to cancel three shows this week due to winter weather in South Carolina.

11th Hour postponed a concert in Acadia, Florida Saturday due to an illness.

Gold City has re-scheduled a performance in Marietta, GA due to the thread of bad weather according to a post on the group’s Facebook page.  

The Lore Family canceled all Sunday appearances due to bad weather.

The Old Paths cancelled shows this weekend in Collinwood, TN and Savannah, TN due to winter weather.

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