By Conduit Media
Monday, June 19, 2017
Pigeon Forge, TN – Excitement continues to build for the 60th Anniversary of NQC – Gospel music's largest annual event. The NQC and SGMA have announced a new partnership to present the inaugural SGMA Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Benefit Concert to be held on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 during the afternoon at the LeConte Convention Center in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.
The program will honor the 2017 SGMA Hall of Fame class of inductees - Troy Burns, LaBreeska, Hemphill, Randy Shelnut, and Tony Greene - and will also feature special performances by
The Jim Brady Trio, Hoppers, Kingdom Heirs, Karen Peck & New River, Second Half Quartet, The Guardians, Triumphant, The Whisnants, and Tribute. Serving as master of ceremonies will be SGMA Hall of Fame member, Dr. Jerry Goff.
The event will serve as a benefit for the SGMA Hall of Fame and Museum, which is located at the main entrance of Dollywood. The SGMA Hall of Fame and Museum features many important pieces of memorabilia and historic artifacts of Southern Gospel Music history.
“We are so grateful to the NQC Board of Directors for partnering with us to help keep the vision of the SGMA alive,“ states Arthur Rice, SGMA President. “This special event will be our biggest fundraiser of the year. Many of the legends who have been inducted into the Hall of Fame will be present to participate in the concert. Having all these artists in one place, at one time, onstage... will be one of the highlights of the convention.”
The addition of this program is just one more reason why the 60th Anniversary NQC will be an event you just can't miss!