Saturday, October 20, 2012

Declaration and Promise To Appear At The Creekside Gospel Music Convention

Seattle, WA (October 16, 2012) – SGN Scoops and Coastal Media Group are pleased to announce the appearance of 2012 Diamond Award nominees Declaration and Promise at Creekside Gospel Music Convention, October 29-31, 2012. These talented male trios have made a splash in Southern Gospel in the last two years and Creekside welcomes the addition of their strong, traditional tight harmonies. Promise and Declaration join an exciting lineup of artists at the Pigeon Forge event, which is free to all attendees.
From Knoxville, Tennessee, Promise is a trio with experienced vocalists and a professional presentation. Fresh from an appearance on the main stage at the National Quartet Convention in Louisville, Kentucky, this group brings a youthful edge to the Creekside program.
“Promise is thrilled to be able to attend and be a part of the first ever Creekside Gospel Music Convention,” said founder and lead singer David Mann. “We’re thrilled with the privilege of sharing the platform with some of Southern Gospel’s best. It’s going to be a fantastic time full of good gospel music and wonderful fellowship.”
Declaration’s members have a solid background in Southern Gospel and exhibit a dedication to excellence in vocal talent. This up-and-coming young trio from Nashville tours with The Booth Brothers and an energetic presentation that will thrill all ages.
“Declaration is very excited to be a part of the Creekside Gospel Music Convention,” said lead singer, Kasey Kemp. “Rob, Rhonda, Lorraine and all the folks of SGN Scoops are working hard to present a quality Christ-honoring event. We hope to see you folks there.”
“Bringing both Declaration and Promise to the stage of Creekside is a joy,” said Rob Patz, CEO of Coastal Media Group and publisher of SGN Scoops. “The fact that both groups have been nominated for 2012 Diamond Awards is a significant achievement and shows that these young Gospel artists have the talent and experience to take their music to audiences across the country and across the world.”
Creekside Gospel Music Convention will be held at the Smoky Mountain Convention Center, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, from October 29 through 31, 2012.  The 75th celebration of Lou Hildreth will be held  on Monday, the 29th.   The 2012 Diamond Awards will be presented on October 30 and October 31 is Family Night. Admission to all events is FREE.
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Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Debut Perfomance From CROSBY LANE At Diamond Awards

10-03-2012- To debut a brand new group has been a long-standing tradition of The Diamond Awards and this year, there is no exception. With much excitement SGNScoops announces the official debut performance of Christian Music’s newest group, Crosby Lane! Crosby Lane is based out of Nashville and consists of five music veterans, Erin Johnston, Tonja Rose, Michaela Lindsey, John Lemonis, and E.J. Ford. The group CROSBY LANE is named for the most prolific hymn writer of all time, Fanny Crosby.  The music of CROSBY LANE is enthusiastic, and includes fresh arrangements of hymn classics and powerful renditions of praise and worship songs. It is about the music that has moved – and still moves – generations to worship the Lord!
“The Diamond Awards has always been known as a place to introduce new artists and we are tremendously excited to introduce to our audience, Crosby Lane,” says Rob Patz,owner of the Diamond Awards.
Group member, John Lemonis adds, “Crosby Lane is absolutely thrilled to be debuting at the 2012 Diamond Awards! It is the perfect place for our first public performance. We are greatly indebted to all of the artists and fans who support Southern Gospel music! We look forward to being with you in person and have the deepest respect for everyone who makes and supports music that lifts the name of Jesus. We are honored to be in that number and can’t wait to see you all in Pigeon Forge!”
The 2012 Diamond Awards Show is hosted by the Creekside Gospel Music Convention and is scheduled to take place Tuesday, October 30 at the Smoky Mountain Convention Center in Pigeon Forge. Admission to all events at the Creekside Gospel Music Convention is free to the public.
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