Wednesday, June 1, 2011
THE HOPPERS RELEASE TWO NEW LIVE CONCERT DVD'S
Something's Happening at First Dallas
Capture The Excitement of a Concert Experience with The Hoppers
NASHVILLE, TN – May 31, 2011 – "America's favorite family of Gospel Music", The Hoppers, have officially released their two latest works - Dallas Live and Something's Happening at First Dallas, both filmed at the historical First Baptist Dallas right in the heart of the city. Composed of music, interviews, and additional bonus features, these DVDs bring all the excitement of an evening with The Hoppers to your home! Along with the First Baptist Dallas Choir & Orchestra, The Hoppers perform for a sold out crowd of thousands.
"We're so grateful to have been given this opportunity. Being surrounded by such talent as First Dallas Choir & Orchestra and feeling the anointing upon them was surreal. We couldn't have asked for a better evening." says Connie Hopper.
Dean Hopper continues, "That night is a night that will long be etched in our memory. The permanent friendship that has been created there, with those people, with their hearts...It's awe-worthy. And we got to capture all of that electricity in these two new releases."
Bonus features include: interview with writer of "Jerusalem" and "Yahweh", Paula Stefanovich, The Hoppers discuss recording their latest audio release Something's Happening, an interview with First Baptist Dallas Pastor, Robert Jeffres and more!
Dallas Live and Something's Happening at First Dallas are available online at TheHoppers.com.
Full Track Listing:
1. Jesus Saves
2. Going Home
4. Blame It On Love
5. Oh How Amazing Is Amazing Grace
6. My Only Option
7. O It Thrills Me
8. Well Done
9. East of Jerusalem
10. Victory Shall Be Mine
Somethings Happening at First Dallas
Full Track Listing:
1. In The Sweet Forever
2. All Hail The Power
3. I've Been To Heaven
4. It Is Well
5. Nobody's Too Bad or Too Good
6. Momma Was Praying For Me
7. Thank You Lord For Your Blessings on Me
8. Grace Will Always Be Greater Than Sin
9. On The Authority
11. Something's Happening
About The Hoppers
Formed in North Carolina in1957 (originally as The Hopper Brothers and Connie), The Hoppers have been a Gospel music mainstay for over 50 years. This family group, consisting of Claude, Connie, Dean, Kim and Mike, is known for a string of hits including “Here I Am”, “Anchor to the Power of the Cross”, “Shoutin’ Time,” “Yes I Am,” ”Mention My Name,” “Jerusalem” and “Yaweh.” In addition to radio success, The Hoppers have received numerous accolades including Mixed Group of the Year from the Singing News Fan Awards, the SGMA, Hearts Aflame Awards and Diamond Awards as well as six GMA DOVE Award nominations. Connie was presented with the prestigious Marvin Norcross Award; Michael has received the Musician of the Year Award from The Singing News Fan Awards; and Kim has been honored as Female Vocalist and Favorite Soprano for well over a decade. The Hoppers also hit the Billboard Magazine charts in recent months with the release of The Gaither Gospel Series: The Best Of The Hoppers (Gaither Music Group). The DVD soared to #2 on the magazine’s video chart while the CD entered the Billboard Heatseeker chart at #4. Additionally, the CD entered the Nielsen SoundScan southern Gospel chart at #1 and the Contemporary Christian chart at #10. Their current release, Something's Happening, features the single "Victory Shall Be Mine" and is available online and retailers everywhere.