Monday, June 13, 2016

Golf, VIPs and More! Creekside...It's an Experience!




Drummond Family
It’s already June which means the Fifth Annual Creekside Gospel Music Convention is only four months away! Please make your plans to come to beautiful Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, October 31st through November 3rd as for great Gospel music, the majestic Smoky Mountains and fellowship with other fans and artists at the Smoky Mountain Convention Center. During this Five Year Anniversary, you will experience excellent showcases Tuesday through Thursday afternoons, the Diamond
Ava Kasich
Awards, exciting evening concerts every night and
the worshipful, intimate Midnight Prayer. Click onto the website at creeksidegospelmusiconvention.com to reserve your free tickets. Rates start as low as $182 per person (based on double occupancy.) For reservations call Rob at 360.933.0741 or contact Selina Clay at hotels@sgnscoops.com

Creekside Classic ‘16

We are thrilled to announce the newest addition to Creekside Gospel Music Convention! We are adding a little competitive camaraderie. The Creekside Golf Tournament Classic ‘16 is planned for Wednesday, November 2nd, for men and women of all ages. There will be trophies and bragging rights to be claimed! Reservations are $25 per person. Contact Russell Wise to register yourself or a team at 256-458-6943.

A Word From Some of Our Invited Guests

The McKay Project: “The talent at Creekside is top notch. We are honored to be among such
a dynamic roster of artists. If you want to hear some fantastic Gospel music mixed in with great fellowship, you don't want to miss Creekside. We are counting down the days and looking
McKay Project
forward to being back again this year.”

Lori Goss Wise: “Surrendered is so excited about Creekside! Once you have participated, you simply long to get back. The friends, family, fellowship and memories are simply eternal. God moves big every single time. If you want to witness the spirit, then do not miss Creekside 2016! Where love is, there God is also!”

Lana Chandler of The Chandlers: "It's great to be back at Creekside with our friends and we're excited about meeting new ones! This week is a time of fun fellowship and renewal in the Spirit. The singing and spiritual refreshing is such a blessing!"

Other artists performing at Creekside include: The Williamsons, the Pine Ridge Boys, Shellem Cline, Alliance Quartet, Ava Kasich, Drummond Family, Heart’s Song, Jason Runnels, Sharp’s Quartet, Jordan’s River, Griffins, Connells, and more.

Something Special

Monday, October 31st: Creekside will present great
Surrendered
Gospel music every night. Monday evening’s special event is Creekside Honors, where we celebrate the life of someone special in Gospel music. Keep watching to find out who will be honored this year.
Monday afternoon, the Exhibit Hall is open, filled with artists’ booths and singers waiting to chat with you. The Hall will be open every day and is part of your free admission to Creekside.
Tuesday, November 1: Creekside presents daytime showcases every day to fill your mornings with music. In the afternoon, Scott Roberts and the Five O’Clock Band will be headlining a stellar cast of artists to warm up the listeners for an evening of song. 
The Diamond Awards will be presented during the Convention on Tuesday night, November 1st, 2016, during a celebration hosted by Dr. Jerry and Jan Goff. Make sure your favorite artist is recognized. Vote today! The Top Ten nominees are waiting to be voted on by you! http://www.sgnscoops.com/the-2016-diamond-award-nominations-2/ Midnight prayer returns each night before you head to your room to rest
Chandlers
up for the following day.
Wednesday, November 2: Joseph Habedank will be our special guest on the Wednesday showcase. Following this is the Creekside Classic ‘16 and then the afternoon Jam Session with The Five O’clock Band. Wednesday night and Thursday night also have special events happening during the evening program, so plan to stay the entire time. Don’t forget to attend Midnight Prayer!
Thursday, November 3: Morning showcases, afternoon Jam Session with The Five O’clock Band and a special Evening Concert will finish Creekside 2016 with a bang!

Fifth Anniversary VIP Passes Available

This is going to be a special year with exciting
The Williamsons
things going on all four days and we want to encourage you to purchase your $25 VIP ticket for ALL four days! That works out to a little over six dollars a day. There is nowhere else that you can get such a great value and see so many fantastic Southern Gospel Groups. And VIP means preferred seating, special gifts and backstage events. If you are interested in purchasing your $25 VIP ticket call Rob at 360 933 0741 or for information on purchasing online go to www.sgnscoops.com/can-vip-25-creekside-2016


What You Need To Know

Your Creekside fifth anniversary tickets must
Jason Runnels
be reserved here: Creeksidegospelmusicconvention.com.
Creekside Gospel Music Convention would like to hear from you! Tell us what you want to see and hear in November. Creekside also needs your help. If you would like to volunteer through various promotional activities throughout the year, or with onsite tasks during the convention, please email Rob at rob@sgnscoops.com. 
For more information, latest news and artists scheduled to appear, visit the Creekside page on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/Creeksidegospelmusicconvention

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Creekside 2016 -- Experience it for Yourself!




Have you reserved your rooms for the Creekside Gospel Music Convention? We hope you’ve already made your plans to join us. If you have never attended CGMC, then this is your year! It all happens in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, on October 31st through November 3rd, at the Smoky Mountain Convention Center. Tickets are free but must be reserved (see ticket button on this page). Contact Salina Clay for hotel reservations at hotels@sgnscoops.com or call her at 256-239-7716.


Travel To the Mountains
Creekside takes place in Sevier County, one of the most beautiful settings that the Smoky Mountains has to offer. Rugged mountain trails, trickling streams and fall foliage bursting with color are only one side of Sevier County that visitors to Creekside Gospel Music Convention will enjoy. Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg together form one of the greatest tourist destinations in Tennessee, showcasing the entertainment of theme parks and attractions, shopping malls and flea markets, and restaurants offering everything from home-cooking to fine dining. Convention attendees can participate in nature escapes and city experiences, as well as music and ministry, reveling in a retreat to rejuvenate body, mind, soul and spirit.


Back By Popular Demand
We are happy to announce that the afternoon Jam Sessions will be returning. Beginning at 4:00pm each day, Scott Roberts and the Five O’Clock Band will be headlining a stellar cast of artists to warm up the listeners for an evening of song. Don’t miss this fun time where you never know quite what will happen!


Honors Night
One of the special events during the Convention will be the Creekside Honors on Monday, October 31st, in the evening. Each year, we honor someone special, someone who has made the Gospel Music World just a little nicer! From Lou Hildreth to Jerry and the Singing Goffs, each year has been a wonderful celebration of music and stories. Be sure to join us this October and stay tuned to this column to find out who is the Honored Guest this year.


The 2016 Diamond Awards
The Diamond Awards will be presented during the Convention on Tuesday night, November 1st, 2016, during a celebration hosted by Dr. Jerry and Jan Goff. The Diamond Awards are completely voter-driven, starting with nominations which will close this month. From the artists nominated, the Top Ten lists are calculated and posted, allowing voters to select their three favorites in each category. That will bring us to the Top Five lists, allowing voters to select their top choices to bring us one winner of the 2016 Diamond Award in each category. Make sure your voice is heard and vote today! http://www.sgnscoops.com/the-2016-diamond-award-nominations-2/


Exhibit Hall
If you like to hang out with your favorite artists, talking to them and getting to know them in a more personal way, Creekside is your place to be. The Exhibit Hall is filled with artist booths and the singers are waiting to chat with you. The Hall will be open every day and is part of your free admission to Creekside. You never know when a special guest will walk by or an impromptu concert will begin. Don’t miss this!
VIP Bracelet
Last year we started something new for our most devoted fans and we are continuing this year. We want you to be a VIP! For only $25, a VIP bracelet will be your entry into the preferred seating at each event plus other special gifts and select backstage happenings. Purchase your VIP bracelet today from Vonda Easley at 256-310-7892 or by email at vonda@sgnscoops.com.


Other Events
Other special events at the Convention include daytime showcases, afternoon jam sessions, midnight prayer and much more. Joseph Habedank will be our special guest on Wednesday. Keep watching for more exciting announcements. Don’t miss four days of great Gospel music, fellowship and fun. Tickets must be reserved here: Creeksidegospelmusicconvention.com


Final Notes
Creekside Gospel Music Convention would like to hear from you! Tell us what you want to see and hear in November. Creekside also needs your help. If you would like to volunteer through various promotional activities throughout the year, or with onsite tasks during the convention, please email Rob at rob@sgnscoops.com. For more information, latest news and artists scheduled to appear, visit the Creekside page on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/Creeksidegospelmusicconvention .


The Creekside Gospel Music Convention offers a terrific vacation destination and attendees should make their plans now to experience everything that Pigeon Forge and the Smoky Mountains have to offer. Embrace the beauty of God’s creation in the majesty of the mountains, the fellowship of family and friends while participating in neighboring attractions, and the refreshment of a spiritual retreat as you enjoy the musical ministry that is Southern Gospel.

Thursday, October 15, 2015

More than a Convention...it's an Experience!

Wow! As you are reading this update, we are just days away from the 2015 Creekside Gospel Music Convention. It all begins on Monday, November 2nd at 4:00pm when the doors open for the first concert of the week: the Monday afternoon Jam Session! Following this, we kick off the evening concerts. Each night there is Midnight Prayer at 12:00am. Tuesday and Thursday mornings start bright and early with Showcases at 10:00am. There will be Jam Sessions each afternoon with evening Concerts following. The whole Convention takes place at the Smoky Mountain Convention Center in beautiful Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, and we want to see YOU there!


Here is a listing of artists that will be appearing. There are always last-minute additions and of course special surprises, especially during the Tuesday night 2015 Diamond Award celebration. 
 11th Hour
 2 Determined
 Alliance Quartet
 Billy Hodges
 Broken Vessels
 Clear Vision Quartet
 Common Love
 Crosspointe
 Dave Williford
 Dave Mumford
 Exodus
 From The Ashes
 Glad Heart
 Glory Way Quartet
 Hope's Journey
 Jerry and Jan Goff
 Jim Sheldon
 John Lanier
 Jordan’s Bridge
 Keith Stapler
 Kelly Coberly
 Kristin Stanton
 Mark 209
 McKay Project
 Mercy Rain
 Nicki Ellison
 Pine Ridge Boys
 Redeemed Trio
 Revived Quartet
 Sara Hambrick
 Sojourners Quartet
 Surrendered
 Terry Collins
 The Branscombs
 The Connells
 The Drummond Family
 The Freemans
 The Guardians
 The Hinson Family
 The Hoskins
 The Hyssongs
 The Riders
 The Schofields
 The Sharps
 The Sneed Family
 The Webb Quartet
 The Williamsons
 Three Bridges
 Tim and Lana Chandler.
 Tina Wakefield
 Watts Rowsey and Bean

Monday night, November 2nd, our special event during the concert will be the Lou Hildreth Honors Jerry and the Singing Goffs. Jerry and the Singing Goffs were well known for their great singing, songs that still are being sung today, and the communication excellence of Dr. Jerry Goff. One of best-known lineups was Jerry Goff, Tank Tackett and Bill Dykes. Other members included Barry Hess, Gary Buckles, Art Ross, Wally Goff, Bobby Howard, Gary Valentine, Dave Thomas, David Harvell, Dave Rowland, David Hoskins and Gene Jones, among others.They had several hits including “I’ll See You In The Rapture,” “Please Search The Book Again” and “I Am Blessed.” The most memorable part of their concerts was when Dr. Goff brought out his trumpet and thrilled the audience with his playing. Now it’s time to show our appreciation for his work in Southern Gospel music. Lou Hildreth will honor Jerry and the Singing Goffs on Monday night. All are welcome - fans, friends, and family of these great artists!


Tuesday and Thursday, from 10am until 2pm, Creekside presents showcases with your hosts Vonda Easley and Ava Kasich. These ladies will be bringing in special guest artists like Ascension Quartet, Alliance Quartet, Exodus, John Lanier, Malachi, Billy Hodges, and others. 


Tuesday night we will present the 2015 Diamond Awards, hosted by Dr. Jerry Goff and Jan Buckner-Goff, with special appearances by Award nominees. You won’t want to miss this evening where we honor the best in Gospel music. Each year we have welcomed surprise guests, like Gerald and Jason Crabb, Jeff and Sheri Easter, Karen Peck and New River, The Blackwoods, Ed O’Neal and the Dixie Melody Boys, and more. So come prepared for a great evening.

Wednesday morning, November 4th, we welcome the Jason Runnels and Friends Morning Show, featuring Jason Runnels and Hope’s Journey with special guests The Pine Ridge Boys from Inman, South Carolina.
Make plans to be with us for a morning of worship and fun for all ages. Also, we will be honoring Pine Ridge Boy for 52 years in Gospel Music. This event will be held at the Smoky Mountain Convention Center, Wednesday November 4th, at 8:30 am. Coffee and doughnuts will be served. Tickets are only $10. Email rob@sgnscoops.com or vonda@sgnscoops.com for tickets.


Wednesday and Thursday evening concerts will feature more great singing, special guests and events. Look for the Red Back Hymnal Choir and more! And don't miss Midnight Prayer every night.


If you like to hang out with your favorite artists, the Exhibit Hall will be filled with artist booths and group members waiting to chat with you for all four days. New this year will be the SGN Scoops Social Media Booth. This is your go-to place to sign up for notification of future events, to talk with your favorite Social Media team member, or even to charge your phone. Drop by to let us know what you want to see in future editions of SGN Scoops or on the websites.

We are excited to also welcome back WATC Channel 57, Atlanta, Georgia on Monday and Tuesday nights. They will join us to do a live taping of the evening concerts. Be sure you are present to participate in all of the events and then invite your friends to view WATC Channel 57 on the web at watc.tv/onlinestreaming/ at a date and time to be announced.


This year we have VIP Packages, which include lodging, tickets and special events. VIP guests will be invited to a special backstage party as well. Creekside Gospel Music Convention 2015 rates start as low as $176 Per Person (Based On Double Occupancy.) There is also a special VIP bracelet for $25 that will provide special seating, backstage passes, more. Call Rob at 360-933-0741 to reserve your room today. Don’t miss this time of great Gospel music, fellowship and fun.

There are still a few Creekside tickets remaining, but these must be reserved as soon as possible. Please make your plans to join us in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee on November 2nd through 5th at the Smoky Mountain Convention Center. Keep watching our website and Facebook page for more exciting announcements.

Creekside Gospel Music Convention is held at the Smoky Mountain Convention Center www.smokymountainconventioncenter.com. For more information, latest news and artists scheduled to appear, visit the Creekside website here: creeksidegospelmusicconvention.com or our page on Facebook here: www.facebook.com/Creeksidegospelmusicconvention.

For more information on tickets and lodging call Rob Patz at 360.933.0741. Free tickets are available at:https://www.eventbrite.com/e/creekside-gospel-music-convention-2015-in-pigeon-forge-tn-tickets-18436621431




Thursday, October 8, 2015

Creekside Artists 2015

Creekside is just days away and we have a current list of all the artists scheduled to sing as of this date. Join us in Pigeon Forge, TN, November 2 through 5 for daily showcases, afternoon jam sessions, evening concerts, and midnight prayer. Don't miss as Lou Hildreth Honors Dr. Jerry Goff and the Singing Goffs, 2015 Diamond Awards, Jason Runnels and Friends honor The Pine Ridge Boys, and more!

For more information click on www.sgnscoops.com and the Facebook pages of SGN Scoops and Creekside Gospel Music Convention

Make sure you order your free tickets today!

Were you wondering who was coming to Creekside 2015? The list keeps growing! Stay Tuned!
 11th Hour
 2 Determined
 Alliance Quartet
 Billy Hodges
 Broken Vessels
 Canann's Crossing
 Clear Vision Quartet
 Common Love
 Crosspointe
 Dave Williford
The Singing Epps Family
 Exodus
 From The Ashes
 Glad Heart
 Glory Way Quartet
 HighRoad
 Hope's Journey
 Jerry and Jan Goff
 Jim Sheldon
 John Lanier
 Jordan’s Bridge
 Keith Stapler
 Kelly Coberly
 Kristin Stanton
 Mark 209
 McKay Project
 Mercy Rain
 Nicki Ellison
 Pine Ridge Boys
 Redeemed Trio
 Revived Quartet
 Sara Hambrick
 Sojourners Quartet
 Terry Collins
 The Branscombs
 The Connells
 The Drummond Family
 The Freemans
 The Griffins
 The Griffith Family
 The Guardians
 The Hinson Family
 The Hoskins
 The Riders
 The Schofields
 The Sharps
 The Sneed Family
 The Webb Quartet
 The Williamsons
 Three Bridges
 Tim and Lana Chandler
 Tina Wakefield
 Watts Rowsey and Bean

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Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Creekside Adds Afternoon Jam Sessions


Less than two months until Creekside and SGN Scoops is working hard to make sure the artists and the attendees have a terrific time. From November 2nd through the 5th, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee will again welcome a host of wonderful Southern Gospel artists and fans, filling the auditorium of the Smoky Mountain Convention Center.

This month, the special news is that Creekside will have a Jam Session each afternoon from Tuesday until Thursday, featuring the artists that are instrumentalists. Many of the terrific vocalists are great players and pickers and we want you to enjoy all of their talents in the relaxed, unstructured atmosphere of a backstage jam session. Watch for more details on the Creekside Facebook and website pages.


Many of the Creekside Gospel Music friends are returning, as well as some new artists. You will enjoy the music of The Freemans, The Hinson Family, Mark209, the Pine Ridge Boys, Jordan’s Bridge, the Hoskins Family, 11th Hour, the Williamsons, the Guardians, and more. Daily showcases with Vonda Easley and Ava Kasich will highlight special guest artists like Ascension Quartet, Alliance Quartet, Exodus, John Lanier, Malachi, Billy Hodges, and others. There are many more surprises to come.

Creekside Gospel Music Convention welcomes the return of one of last year's favorite events, Midnight Prayer. Fans and artists will gather together after the concerts before heading to sleep. The services feature prayer, music and fellowship. Everyone so enjoyed these services last year that Creekside is bringing them back from Monday night through Wednesday night.

We are excited to also welcome back WATC Channel 57, Atlanta, Georgia on Monday and Tuesday nights. They will join us to do a live taping of the evening concerts. Be sure you are present to participate in all of the events and then invite your friends to view WATC Channel 57 on the web at watc.tv/onlinestreaming/ at a date and time to be announced.

Creekside Gospel Music Convention begins on Monday night with the Lou Hildreth Honors. Each year, Lou salutes a member of the Southern Gospel Music industry for their contributions to Southern Gospel. Be sure you are there!

Tuesday night we will present the 2015 Diamond Awards, hosted by Dr. Jerry Goff and Jan Buckner-Goff, with special appearances by Award nominees. You won’t want to miss this evening where we honor the best in Gospel music. The Diamond Award nominations are continue on the SGN Scoops website until September 15th, so hurry by to click on the link and vote for your favorites in The Diamond Awards Top Five - the final round of nominations. Make sure your voice is heard and vote today!

We need to remind you that Creekside tickets are free but must be reserved as soon as possible. Please make your plans to join us in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee on November 2nd through 5th at the Smoky Mountain Convention Center. Concerts begin on Monday night at 6:00pm.  Tuesday and Thursday mornings, there will be artist showcases from 10am until 2pm. Wednesday morning, there will be free time for you to investigate the great eateries and shops of Pigeon Forge. Wednesday and Thursday nights we continue with great music and special guests, as well as the Red Back Hymnal Choir.

If you like to hang out with your favorite artists, the Exhibit Hall will be filled with artist booths and group members waiting to chat with you. New this year will be the SGN Scoops Social Media Booth. This is your go-to place to sign up for notification of future events, to talk with your favorite Social Media team member, or even to charge your phone. Digital media accessories will also be available in case you forgot something at home. Purchase your phone chargers, stylus pens and phone cables at this booth. You can even drop by to let us know what you want to see in future editions of SGN Scoops or on the websites. Be sure to visit the Social Media booth!

Keep watching our website and Facebook page for more exciting announcements. Don’t miss four days of great Gospel music, fellowship and fun. Tickets and accommodations need to be reserved today. Please call Rob Patz to talk about reserving your room today.

This year we have VIP Packages, which include lodging, tickets and special events. VIP guests will be invited to a special backstage party as well. Creekside Gospel Music Convention 2015 rates start as low as $176 Per Person (Based On Double Occupancy.) Call Rob at 360-933-0741 to reserve your room today. Don’t miss this time of great Gospel music, fellowship and fun. Artists and attendees, please call Rob Patz for more information at 360-920-4057 or email him at rob@

Creekside Gospel Music Convention is held at the Smoky Mountain Convention Center www.smokymountainconventioncenter.com. For more information, latest news and artists scheduled to appear, visit the Creekside website here: creeksidegospelmusicconvention.com or our page on Facebook here: www.facebook.com/Creeksidegospelmusicconvention.

Friday, August 28, 2015

Creekside Gospel Music Convention Welcomes The Hinson Family!


Creekside GMC is getting ever closer and we have a lot of exciting news to share this month, so I will get right to it! First of all, just a reminder that Creekside tickets are free but must be reserved today. Please make your plans to join us in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee on November 2nd through 5th at the Smoky Mountain Convention Center. Check out the Creekside website and Facebook page for more information (links below).
We have already announced that many of our Gospel music friends are returning, as well as some new artists. You know you will enjoy the music of The Freemans, the award-winning family group who are much loved by our Creekside audience. Other wonderful artists on the schedule include Mark209, the Pine Ridge Boys, Jordan’s Bridge, the Hoskins Family, 11th Hour, the Williamsons, the Guardians, and many more.
One of the newest artists to be added to the Creekside program are the Hinson Family! SGN Scoops introduced our readers to Weston, Christy and Jordan Hinson back in March of 2014, and their sound is being embraced across the country. With more than a hint of father Kenny Hinson’s unmistakable flavor, plus added touches of Bluegrass and Soul music, the Hinson Family’s music will touch your heart.
Creekside Gospel Music Convention begins on Monday night with the Lou Hildreth Honors. Each year, Lou salutes a member of the Southern Gospel Music industry for their contributions to our music and our world. Stay tuned to this column to find out whom Lou will honor for 2015. Don’t miss it!
Also on Monday night, Creekside Gospel Music Convention welcomes the return of one of last year's favorite events, Midnight Prayer. Fans and artists will gather together after the concerts before heading to sleep. The services feature prayer, music and fellowship. Everyone so enjoyed these services last year that Creekside is bringing them back in 2015!

Tuesday we begin daily showcases that will fill the halls of the Smoky Mountain Convention Center with music around the clock. We are thrilled to announce that Tuesday and Thursday, Creekside presents concerts with your hosts Vonda Easley and Ava Kasich. These ladies will be bringing in special guest artists like Ascension Quartet, Alliance Quartet, Exodus, John Lanier, Malachi, Billy Hodges, and others. Wednesday’s showcase will feature the artists from Chapel Valley with your hosts, the Hyssongs. There are many more surprises to come. Check the website for more information.
We are excited to welcome back WATC Channel 57, Atlanta, Georgia on Monday and Tuesday nights. They will join us to do a live taping of the evening concerts. Be sure you are present to participate in all of the events and then invite your friends to view WATC Channel 57 on the web at watc.tv/onlinestreaming/ at a date and time to be announced.
Tuesday night we will present the 2015 Diamond Awards, hosted by Dr. Jerry Goff and Jan Buckner-Goff, with special appearances by Award nominees. You won’t want to miss this evening where we honor the best in Gospel music. The Diamond Award nominations are still continuing on the SGN Scoops website, so drop by to click on the link and vote for your favorites in The Diamond Awards Top Five - the final round of nominations. Make sure your voice is heard and vote today!
Wednesday and Thursday nights we continue with great music and special guests, as well as the Red Back Hymnal Choir. If you like to hang out with your favorite artists, the Exhibit Hall will be filled with artist booths and group members waiting to chat with you.
Keep watching our website and Facebook page for more exciting announcements. Don’t miss four days of great Gospel music, fellowship and fun. Tickets are free and accommodations need to be reserved today. Please call Rob Patz to talk about reserving your room today.
This year we have VIP Packages, which include lodging, tickets and special events. VIP guests will be invited to a special backstage party as well. Creekside Gospel Music Convention 2015 rates start as low as $176 Per Person (Based On Double Occupancy.) Call Rob at 360-933-0741 to reserve your room today. Don’t miss this time of great Gospel music, fellowship and fun. Artists and attendees, please call Rob Patz for more information at 360-920-4057 or email him at rob@sgnscoops.com.

Final Notes

Creekside Gospel Music Convention would like to hear from you! Tell us what you want to see and hear in November. Creekside also needs your help. If you would like to volunteer through various promotional activities throughout the year, or with onsite tasks during the convention, please email Rob at rob@sgnscoops.com.
Creekside Gospel Music Convention is held at the Smoky Mountain Convention Center at the  Smoky Mountain Resort. www.smokymountainconventioncenter.comwww.smokymountainconventioncenter.com.
For more information, latest news and artists scheduled to appear, visit the Creekside website here creeksidegospelmusicconvention.comcreeksidegospelmusicconvention.com or our page on Facebook here: www.facebook.com/Creeksidegospelmusicconvention.


Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Freemans, Guardians, Mark209, Hoskins family to appear at Creekside 2015

Freemans
It’s July already and that means there is less than four months until Creekside Gospel Music Convention invades Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. On November 2nd through 5th, Southern Gospel and Christian Country artists and fans will converge upon the Smoky Mountain Convention Center for four nights and three days of music, music and more music!
            If you haven’t ordered your tickets yet, please do so today on the Creekside website (link below). Book your rooms and plan your travel, because time is slipping away! There will be daily showcases and nightly concerts, midnight prayer and fellowship with artists in the exhibit hall. Pigeon Forge has many restaurants and other fun ways to enjoy your days within a short distance of the Convention Center. If you are looking for a full, busy and exciting vacation, your destination is Creekside. If you are longing for a quiet, spiritual retreat where you soak in God’s music and Word, this is also the place for you! Take advantage of this opportunity today!
Guardians
This month we have more news of special guests who have confirmed their appearances at Creekside. This does not include surprise artists who will show up for the Diamond Awards! Names recently added to our roster include: Mark209, 11th Hour, Mickey Bell, Hyssongs.
Artists already named include the Freemans, the Guardians, Jordan's Bridge, the Hoskins Family, John Lanier, Pine Ridge Boys, Ascension Quartet, Billy Hodges and many more. These artists will be performing during the daytime and in the evening. You won’t want to miss a minute.
Mark209
Monday night is the Lou Hildreth Honors, where the legendary Lou Hildreth joins us to celebrate the life of a guest artist that has done great things in Gospel music. Tuesday night we will present the 2015 Diamond Awards where we honor the best in Gospel music. We are pleased to welcome Dr. Jerry Goff and Little Jan Buckner-Goff as our hosts for this special evening. The Diamond Award voting continues now on the SGN Scoops website, so drop by to click on the link and vote for your favorites in The Diamond Awards Top Ten. Make sure your voice is heard and vote today! www.sgnscoops.com/2015-diamond-awards.
Wednesday and Thursday nights we continue with great music and special guests, as well as the Red Back Hymnal Choir.

Keep checking Creekside updates on Facebook and on the web. This year we have VIP Packages, which include lodging, tickets and special events. VIP guests will be invited to a special backstage party as well. Creekside Gospel Music Convention 2015 rates start as low as $176 Per Person (Based On Double Occupancy.) Call Rob at 360-933-0741 to reserve your room today. Don’t miss this time of great Gospel music, fellowship and fun. Artists and attendees, please call Rob Patz for more information at 360-920-4057 or email him at rob@sgnscoops.com.

Final Notes
Creekside Gospel Music Convention would like to hear from you! Tell us what you want to see and hear in November. Creekside also needs your help. If you would like to volunteer through various promotional activities throughout the year, or with onsite tasks during the convention, please email Rob at rob@sgnscoops.com. For more information, latest news and artists scheduled to appear, visit the Creekside page on Facebook here: www.facebook.com/Creeksidegospelmusicconvention. You can find Creekside on the web at www.creeksidegospelmusicconvention.com.

Keep updated on Creekside/Diamond Awards news by reading the latest edition of SGN Scoops.