MASON —Those looking to see others “make a joyful noise” this weekend are invited to “Gospel Sing by the Beautiful Ohio River.”
This gospel sing will be held from 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. this Sunday at the Stewart-Johnson V.F.W./Lottie Jenks Memorial Park. Admission is free.
Performing are Chris Perdue from Portland, Tenn.; Proclaim from New Haven; Cowboy Hunt from Cottagville; Gospel Bluegrass Gentlemen from Southeastern Ohio; Heaven’s Call Trio from Sissonville; Tammy McCallister from Hurricane; West Virginia Couriers from Charleston; New Jerusalem Bluegrass from Leon.
Those attending are asked to bring a lawn chair. The playground will be available for children. This sing is being organized by Evelyn Roush and Linda Carson.
Roush is also known for organizing the Big Bend Gospel Jubilee as well as the upcoming Harry Rhodes Gospel Sing held every year at the Mason County Fair. This year’s sing at the fair is set for 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., Tuesday Aug. 8 on the main stage. Performing at the Harry Rhodes Gospel Sing will be Mike Cadle, Koontz & Landers Family, Allison Pate and Riley & Kaydn.
Prior to the Harry Rhodes Gospel Sing will be the Bo Rickard Youth in Gospel Music event at 3:30 p.m. on Aug. 8 and following the Harry Rhodes Gospel Sing at the fair will be The Kingsmen Quartet taking the fair’s main stage on that same night at 8 p.m. The Kingsmen Quartet has roots in the mountains of western North Carolina and is described as one of the most beloved and innovative groups in Christian music.
Beth Sergent is editor of Ohio Valley Publishing, email her at email@example.com.