37th Annual Brumley Gospel Sing to convene Aug. 3-6 in Fayetteville

Monday, July 18, 2005

The 37th Annual Brumley Gospel Sing will take place Aug. 3-6 in Fayetteville, at the Randal Tyson Track Center Auditorium. The Brumley Sing is the largest Summer Gospel Music Festival in the world. This event honors the life of the late Albert E. Brumley, proclaimed "One of the greatest songwriters of our time" by the Smithsonian Institute.

Albert E. Brumley wrote more than 800 Gospel and Sentimental songs including standards such as, "I'll Fly Away," "Turn Your Radio On," and "I'll Meet You In The Morning." His songs have been used in major motion pictures (most recently in O'Brother Where Art Thou?", and Brumley's songs have been recorded in almost every genre' of music around the world. In addition, Albert E. Brumley has been inducted into the Hall of Fame's for the Southern Gospel Music Association, Gospel Music Association, Country Songwriters, Oklahoma Music, and Mr. Brumley will be inducted into the Arkansas Music Hall of Fame in a ceremony slated for later this fall.

This year's event will feature performances from more than 30 full-time artists including: The Booth Brothers; Aaron Wilburn; Issacs; Dove Brothers; McKameys; Perrys; Florida Boys; Kingsmen; Inspirations; Chuck Wagon Gang; Palmetto State Quartet; Lesters; Lewis Family; Stamps Quartet; Old Time Gospel Hour Quartet; and Jeff and Sheri Easter, among others. Evening concerts begin at 7:30 p.m.

In addition to the evening concerts there will be a Saturday matinee Encore Performance Concert starting at 1 p.m. featuring Mark Bishop, Anchormen, and The Jody Brown Indian Family.

Additional information may be found at www.brumleymusic .com or by calling 1-800-435-3725.

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