Thursday, July 19, 2012

Gold City News and Schedule

From Gold City's Email Newsletter July 18, 2012


We had quite a time at Tony Gore’s Smokey Mountain BBQ last Thursday. Ribs, pulled pork, brisket, chicken–there’s not a bad item on the menu. And when you pair great food with southern gospel quartet music, it’s gotta be good. Tony fed us like we’d been starving for three weeks, and sent us on our way with all sorts of goodies, including the most incredible, from scratch, banana pudding with meringue two inches thick! We would like to make a disclaimer that, although we did eat a lot, we are not responsible for the recent rise in pork and beef prices in East Tennessee–at least we don’t think we are! In all sincerity, a special thanks to Tony for his continued efforts to showcase gospel music at his wonderful restaurant. That evening was the start to a super weekend tour that took us to both of the Carolina states, then back to Tennessee for two Sunday services. We love singing to great folks all across the country, and this week it was a pleasure to be on the bus. We want to give a special shout out to Pastor Chris Moody for the great message and hospitality at South Cleveland Church of God in Cleveland, TN on Sunday morning!


The Gold City bus is stopping in some exciting places this week! Wednesday, July 18, we will be with all the Unthanks at the 13th Annual Absolutely Gospel Music Fest held at River of Life Church in Smyrna, TN along with Beyond The Ashes, Crystal River, Freedom, and Buddy Jewel. This is going to be a great evening of music FREE to the public! We can’t wait!


Once again, Gold City is honored to be a part of Frank Arnold’s Songfest in Jackson, TN. We’ll be featured on the final night of this annual event, and will be with our friends Dixie Melody Boys, Gordon Mote, Mark Bishop, Aaron Wilburn and the Arnolds. We may even make a stop at Casey Jones Village before we head over to the Civic Center. For all the latest Gold City bus stops, check out our schedule below, visit our website at or check out our complete list of dates at our booking agency website,


Once again, Gold City will be in concert at the James D. Vaughn Quartet Show held in Lawrenceburg, TN, the birthplace of southern gospel music. This year’s event will be Thursday-Saturday, July 26-28. Gold City will be performing on the all-quartet night on Saturday with our buddies, The Kingsmen and the Mark Trammell Quartet. Host group, the Kellys, will also be performing and the weekend will be emceed by Josh Franks. The historic Crockett Theater will be the place to be for this great weekend of gospel music. For tickets or more information, call 1-800-547-6500.


Thanks to all of you for making our latest single, "Lord of Life" a Top Ten song. We just found out that it has moved to number 7 for September! This song is hope for anyone who believes. And it is our desire that through it, people would embrace the power of an empty cross and empty tomb for their very own lives!


It is less than two months until National Quartet Convention. Make sure, if you are on NQC’s email list, that you cast your vote for Gold City in the many categories in which we are nominated. AND because you, our fans, are so special and supportive, we have a special announcement we will be making in NEXT WEEK’s newsletter about our Wednesday performance at NQC. Two big events, to be exact, so stay tuned!!


“Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow; it empties today of its strength.” -- Corrie Ten Boom


For a limited time, we are offering a discount in our online store. From now until July 31, save $3.00 off every product in our store. That's $3.00 off each product, so stock up for yourself, your friends, Christmas gifts, etc. Just enter the coupon code enewsjuly and your purchase price will be adjusted at check-out.


As always, Gold City loves and appreciates our great fans. You are the reason that God has us out here on the road, and we thank you for your support! We hope to see you at a concert soon!!

Upcoming Shows/Events:

Date: Location: Venue: Ticket Price:
Jul 18, 2012 Smyrna, TN River of Life
Jul 21, 2012 Jackson, TN Jackson Civic Center
Jul 22, 2012 Centreville, AL Calvary Baptist Church
Jul 27, 2012 Barnesville, GA Lamar City School of...
Jul 28, 2012 Lawrenceburg, TN Old Crockett Theater

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