NQC Coverage Guide
The 2014 National Quartet Convention is HERE, and this year is set to be a historic year for the event. This marks the first year for the National Quartet Convention in Pigeon Forge, TN, and it also marks the return of the Southern Gospel industry’s PREMIERE fan-voted awards show, the Singing News Fan Awards.
Below is a full breakdown of all exclusive coverage from Singing News and Solid Gospel for this year’s event.
Daily Video Coverage From Singing News
Every day, Singing News will be walking the halls of NQC with video cameras in hand, ready to capture all your favorite Southern Gospel artists for exclusive interviews, stories, candid moments and unexpected fun.
You can find these videos exclusively on the Singing News Facebook page, found at www.facebook.com/singingnews. It is important to note that Facebook doesn’t always show all posts from our page on your timeline. So to make sure you see EVERY video and post, just go directly to the Singing News profile page where you will find everything we post.
In addition, we want to know which videos you are enjoying the most, so we can post more just like them throughout the week. So be sure to LIKE and SHARE every video you enjoy, and this will help us to know what you want to see more of!
Singing News NQC Updates On Solid Gospel
Four times a day, you can listen in to Solid Gospel for updates from the show floor. These updates will provide information on showcases and other happenings from around the convention, in addition to artist interviews and more.
The times for these updates are 6am, 8am, 10am and Noon Central time every day of the convention.
Singing News Fan Awards Coverage
The Singing News Fan Awards will be taking place on Thursday, September 25th from the Main Stage, starting at 1:15pm Eastern. During the show, Singing News will be posting the winners for all categories as they are announced. You can find these announcements at www.singingnews.com/fanawards, as well as our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/singingnews.
In addition, if you would like to watch the 2014 Singing News Fan Awards in its entirety, we will be posting full video of the show within 24 hours after the awards are finished. Stay tuned to www.singingnews.com/fanawards and www.facebook.com/singingnews for all the information on this.
Daily Radio Coverage From Solid Gospel
Solid Gospel Radio will be offering 5 full hours of radio coverage from NQC this year, which is more than we’ve ever done before. The daily coverage will start Monday, September 22nd. Here is what to expect every day:
2pm – 3pm Central- NQC Classics Hour- A full hour of great NQC memories and performances from past years.
3pm -4pm Central- NQC “Takeover” Hour- This hour will feature a different group every day as they “take over” our airwaves.
4pm – 5pm Central- Roundtable Broadcast- Dozens of artists will gather around our table throughout the week as they share their stories, talk about life on the road and much more.
5pm – 7pm Central- Two full hours of LIVE coverage direct from the NQC Main Stage. Hear all your favorite artists singing the songs you love LIVE as it happens!
SPECIAL NOTE: The Thursday night broadcast, from 5pm – 7pm Central, will be an exclusive radio rebroadcast of the Singing News Fan Awards which takes place earlier that day. So be sure to tune in to hear every award and performance from the Southern Gospel Industry’s PREMIERE fan-voted awards show!
See the full radio schedule below- ALL TIMES EASTERN:
(Schedule is subject to change without notice, and is not necessarily a final representation of the lineup)
|4:00pm||The Taylors, Doug Anderson,||The Kingsmen||The Guardians||Collingsworth Family, Kim Collingsworth, Taranda Greene,||Cathedrals Family Reunion||Christmas Jubilee|
|The Perrys, The Browns||Triumphant Quartet, Erwins, Wayne Haun|
|5:00pm||Doyle Lawson||Ray Dean Reese||Reagan Riddle||Barry Rowland & Deliverance||Rebecca Peck||Matt Rankin-Soul'd Out|
|5:00pm||Gerald Wolfe||Kingsmen members||Jeff Tolbert and Mike Riddle||Amber Nelon Thompson||Dianne Wilkinson||Riley Clark-TQ|
|5:00pm||Rodney Griffin||Kelly Nelon||Rochesters||Tim Lovelace||Belinda Smith||Anthony Davis-TQ|
|5:00pm||Karen Peck Gooch||Jason Clark-Nelons||Isaacs||Wayne Haun||Rick Webb Trio|
|5:00pm||Susan Jackson||Jeff Whisnant||Kelly Nelon Clarke||Phil Collingsworth|
|5:00pm||Jeff Hawes||Susan Whisnant||Jason Clark|
|5:15pm||Ernie Hasse||Steve French- Kingdom Heirs||Southern Raised||Jeff & Sheri Easter||John D Rowsey||Chris Allman- Greater Vision|
|5:15pm||Signature Sound member||Libby Stuffle-Perrys||Canton Junction||Rodney Griffin- Greater Vision|
|5:15pm||Dennis Powers||Angie Hoskins||Matthew Hagee||Diplomats|
|5:15pm||Skyline Boys member||Scott Fowler||Jimmy Layne-Back Home|
|5:15pm||Mike Lefevre-Lefevre Quartet|
|5:15pm||Jordan Lefevre-Lefevre Quartet|
|5:30pm||Old Paths member||Ricky Carden-Down East Boys||More Bluegrass||Hoppers||Kenna West||Wilburn & Wilburn|
|5:30pm||Old Paths member||Brian Free- Brian Free & Assurance||Taranda Greene||Sue Smith||Elaine Wilburn|
|5:30pm||David Sutton||Bill Shivers-Brian Free & Assurance||Mike Bowling||Joseph Habedank|
|5:30pm||Eric Bennett||Mark Trammell-Mark Trammell Quartet||Kelly Bowling|
|5:30pm||Daniel Riley||Randy Byrd-Mark Trammell Quartet||Jonathan Taylor-Taylors|
|5:45pm||Crist Family||Dell Hyssong||More Bluegrass||Peg Bean-McKameys||Matthew Browder|
|5:45pm||Crist Family||Richard Hyssong||Ruben Bean- McKameys||Sonya Browder|
|5:45pm||11th Hour||Tribute QT-Josh Singlesary||Ronnie Or Michael Booth|
|5:45pm||11th Hour||Tribute QT- Gary Casto||Dean Hickman-Guardians|
|5:45pm||Mylon Hayes-Hayes Fam||Jon Epley-Inspirations|
|5:45pm||Wendy Hayes-Hayes Fam||Matt Dibler-Inspirations|