2013-03-28 / Community News

Music for Your Country Soul

Area Entertainers to Hold Country Gospel Show in Giddings
by Paul Schlesinger

Tired of what is passing for music today on the radio? If so, make plans to attend the 1st Annual Country Gospel Jamboree, to be held Sunday, April 7 at the Giddings High School auditorium. The opry-style show will kick off at 7 PM, and will be hosted by Second Chance, the band of the Lee County Cowboy Church. Admission is free.

Second Chance will be backing a select group of area talent well versed in traditional, countryflavored gospel music. Guests include Lexington’s own Matt Everett and the Lexington Quartet, opry favorite Allison Crowson of Brenham, the music ministry of Lexington’s Tommy and Cindy Hart, and the very popular Golden Oldie Show, featuring John Youngblood and Larry Nichols of Taylor.

The Second Chance group also consists of well-known area musicians and entertainers, including singer and songwriter Joe Boyd Reynolds of Lexington, fiddler and vocalist Paul Schlesinger of Taylor, bassist Curtis Krause and his daughter, the instrumentally versatile Kimberlyn Krause, both of Giddings.

All of the entertainers scheduled to appear will be playing a mixture of classic country gospel tunes, old time hymns, and several original songs sure to get you in the Spirit!

The show is presented in a nondenominational format, and is sponsored by Second Chance, the music ministry of Tommy and Cindy Hart, and the Lee County Cowboy Church. For more information, please contact Joe Boyd Reynolds at (979) 450-0308 or Paul Schlesinger at (512) 352- 3665.

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