A multitude of people will pour into Palmetto next week to celebrate Christian faith with song at the Winter Gospel Music Convention.Continue reading.
Organizers expect the convention to draw between 2,000 and 3,000 for each 7:30 p.m. performance Monday through Saturday at the Manatee Convention Center. And free 1:30 p.m. matinees, which run daily starting Tuesday, are an added bonus for the congregation of locals and out-of-towners.
Headliners include the Blackwood Brothers (Monday; pictured), Booth Brothers (Tuesday and Wednesday) and the Triumphant Quartet (Thursday).
Sunday, January 30, 2011
Bill Bailey's Winter Gospel Music Convention in Bradenton Jan. 31-Feb. 5
My interview with Bradenton-based pastor and nationally acclaimed gospel music promoter Bill Bailey: