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Telephone   828.497.2060
Monday - Friday
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Eastern

or write us at:
The Inspirations
P O Box 1338
Bryson City, NC 28713


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Please Note: ALL SCHEDULE INFORMATION WE CURRENTLY HAVE IS ON THIS PAGE
CONFIRMED INFORMATION IS POSTED AS QUICKLY AS WE RECEIVE IT.
IF IT'S NOT ON THIS PAGE, IT HAS NOT BEEN CONFIRMED. Thanks, Ron


Please check with listed promoters before driving long distances.
CHECK HERE OFTEN FOR UPDATES
There is always a possibility that the Date, Venues ~ other details may change.

If you have additional information on any date,
call 828.497.2060 (Monday . Friday, 10 a.m. . 5 p.m.) & we will include it! . . .Thanks
 


Thank you for making our first 51+ years such an amazing & wonderful journey.
As we begin our 53rd year in April, 2016, The Inspirations' prayer
is that this will be a time of great blessing for you and you loved ones
and a year of God's continued blessings for America. Let us join our prayers toward that end.

 

Please, NO CALLS AFTER 5 p.m. (Eastern) OR ON WEEKENDS

 

Thank you for all your prayers for Martin. He is now back on the road!
~
Our mission has not changed in 52+ years.
The Inspirations DO NOT CANCEL DATES! EVER!      The Good Lord willing, that is!

~

Our maestro of all things stringed, Baby Luke, has been doing a great job on the piano
and ninety-leven other instruments (that's a mountain expression ! ! !)

Please give him an extra pat on the back if you agree!

               MAY, 2016


May 26  Maiden, North Carolina  6 p.m.
              Town Hall  (Town Festival),  19 North Main Avenue
               Contact: Todd Herms, Town of Maiden   828.428.5000
                
May 27  Carnesville, Georgia    7 p.m.
               Indian Creek Baptist Church, 706.677.5191 www.IndianCreekBaptist.org
               I-85 Exit 160 (Hwy 51) 11091 Old Federal Rd
               
May 28  Vinton, VA (Near Roanoke, VA)   11:30 a.m.
               Vinton Gospel Music Festival, 204 West Lee Avenue
               Downtown Visitors Stage. (Across the Street From The Farmers Market ) 
               Contact: Mark Dubbeld ~ 540.293.8467
               Concert begins at 11:30 a.m. and will last into the evening.
               Inspirations will sing at 2:00 p.m.

               JUNE, 2016

June 2   Cadiz, Kentucky Church  7 p.m.
               Canton Baptist, 423 Boyds Landing Rd
                270.924.5227 Church Ofc    www.cantonbaptist.com
               Contact: Bill Butler   Home  270.522.6837 
                                                Cell 270.350.1847
June 3  Lancaster, Kentucky    7 p.m.
              Lancaster Church of the Nazarene,131 Victory Lane
              Across from McDonalds Restaurant on Highway 27 North of Lancaster.
              Contact: Rev. Leon Thomas  859.339.6754  www.nazarene.ch/lancasterky.com
June 4  Corinth, Mississippi  6 p.m.
             Corinth Coliseum Theater 404 Taylor St
             Contact: Josh Franks   731.607.1948
             NEWS RELEASE: The Kiwanis Club of Corinth proudly presents the 19th annual LEON FRAZIER MEMORIAL SING.
             The southern gospel event, will take place on, Saturday June 4, 2016 in downtown Corinth, MS 
              at the Historic Corinth Coliseum Civic Center beginning at 6:00p.m. 
              Featuring The Kingsmen, Inspirations, Perrys, Josh & Ashley Franks, and Dujuana Frazier Thompson.
              For more information, go to www.corinthkiwanis.org or CALL 662.665.1175. Doors will open one hour before concert.
              

 


Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

The 2016 Harmony Honors!       No ticket needed.
Doors open at 6 pm and taping begins at 7 pm.
Join us for a special Praise the Lord taping,
.


Host: Jason Crabb
Special guests:
Gerald Wolfe and Second Half Quartet,
The Inspirations, The Nelons, Three Bridges
Goodman Revival, LeFevre Quartet
Ronny Hinson, Karen Peck & New River
 Rambo McGuire, Amber Nelon Thompson
Skyline Boys, Tribute Quartet, and Freedom Quartet!

 Enjoy 1,200 free seats (first come, first seated)
Click For Directions to Trinity Music City

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               JUNE, 2016


 



June 9  Woodbury, Georgia 7 p.m.
             Cedar Rock Baptist Church 17 Owens Rd
             Contact: Ginny Petruna 770.696.7548
June 10  Clinton, Tennessee    7 p.m.
                Second Baptist Church 777 Public Safety Rd
                Promoter: Reuben Bean, McKameys 865.457.3678
June 11  Winston-Salem, NC    6p.m.
                Berean Baptist Church, 4135 Thomasville Rd
                Contact: Rev Ron Baity 336.785.0527 Church Ofc
June 16   TO BE ANNOUNCED
Friday, June 17   Memphis, Tennessee    6 p.m. 
                              Memphis Quartet Show
                              Cook Convention Center, 255 North Main St 
                              Contact: 800.575.4849 or 901.568.2389
                              Web Site:  www.quartetshow.com  Email: info@quartetshow.com
                              
June 18    Princeton, West Virginia Church   6 p.m.
                Maranatha Baptist, 314 Oakvale Rd
                Contact: Stan Wilkie, Gospel Music Promotions   304.920.0661
June 19   Clyde, Ohio    6 p.m.  
                Harvest  Baptist Temple 1022 South Main St    Rev James Lewis
                Contact: Lynette Weirick  Tel: 419.547.8251 Church Ofc
June 23  TO BE ANNOUNCED
June 24  Richlands, North Carolina (near Jacksonville, NC)   7 p.m.
                Baysden Chapel Church, 636 A. I. Taylor Rd  www.baysdenchapel.com
                Contact. Sherman Powell or Rev. David Jarman
                Tels: 910.358.5199 and 910.358.7280

Saturday, June 25, 2016
Benson, North Carolina  2 pm – 5 pm
Saturday Competition, 5 pm – 6:30pm
Recognition of Judges & Saturday Competition Winners

7 pm – 8 pm    The Inspirations Sing
8:00 pm – 8:15 pm   Sponsor Appreciation

8:15 pm – 9 pm   The Inspirations Sing
Singing Grove Park, 406 East Main ST, Off Interstate 95  
Contact: Danny Holland   919.669.9492   919.744.1747

                               www.gospelsingingconvention.org

                  JULY, 2016

               Singing In The Smokies
Independence Week Festival ~  Inspirations All Days

A Devotional Service will be held on
Saturday, July 2 (10 a.m.);
Sunday, July 3 (10 a.m.);
and Monday, July 4 (11 a.m.)
with different featured speakers each day including:  Rev Matt Dibler, Rev Mark Dibler and Rev Roland Kesterson

JULY 1   6 p.m. Singing Echoes & Troy Burns Family
JULY 2   6 p.m.  Family & Friends McKameys & Inspirations
JULY 3    6 p.m. Kingsmen & Chuck Wagon Gang
JULY  4   12 p.m.  Little Roy & Lizzy, Singing Cookes% Archie Watkins & Smoky Mt. Reunion

July 7  TO BE ANNOUNCED
July 8  Greer, South Carolina 7:30 p.m.
           Greer Baptist Camp Meeting   1360 Henderson Gap Rd
           Contact: Rev. Joe Arthur 404.895.6106
July 9  Morgantown, Indiana     6 p.m.
            7th Annual Bean Blossom Southern Gospel Jubilee ~ http://www.beanblossom.us
            Bill Monroe Music Park & Campground, 5163 IN 135 North
            5 miles north of Nashville, Indiana   (Bean Blossom Festival)  
            Bill Monroe Music Park & Campground is located at 5163 SR 135 North in Bean Blossom, IN. 
            Contact: Bill Bailey 941.756.6942  www.billbaileyconcerts.com
            Directions to the park & Campground Map or For more Park information, call 800.414.4677.
                             Take I-65 to exit 68 Columbus, Indiana. Take 46 West 15 miles to Nashville, Indiana.
                             Bean Blossom is 5 miles North of Nashville, Indiana on State Road 135
             http://www.google.com/maps/@39.269634,-86.249257,15z?hl=en
            
             Advance adult tickets are $15 per night or $40 for three-night pass.(Last day for advance prices is July 6th.)
             Gate adult tickets are $20 per night or $55 for three-night pass.
             Children ages 3-11 are $5 per night.  Advance tickets are available at the Bill Monroe Music Park office.
             Bring lawn chairs for seating; the sing is held rain or shine.
             No admission charge for Wednesday night or daily chapel services – love offerings received.
             Nearly 300 campsites with hook ups and several cabins are located directly on the grounds. 
             For camping or cabin reservations, call 800.414.4677.
             Plenty of motels are located in nearby Nashville, Indiana.
July 14  Cadiz, Kentucky  7:00 p.m.
              Canton Baptist Church,  423 Boyds Landing Rd
              Church Ofc 270.924.5227    www.cantonbaptist.com
              Contact:  Bill Butler   Home 270.522.6837 or Cell 270.350.1847
July 15  Cleveland, Tennessee    6:45 p.m. 
              Blue Springs Valley Park, 150 Bryson Lane (Off Blue Springs Rd)
              Contact: Gary Epperson     423.472.2421
                             Singing Echoes   www.singingechoes.com
July 16  Jackson, Tennessee    6 p.m.
              Carl Perkins Civic Center, 400 South Highland Ave
              Contact: Bill Bailey   941.756.6942   www.billbaileyconcerts.com
July 21  Wilson, North Carolina   6:30 p.m.
              Tabernacle Baptist Church 1815 Airport Boulevard - Church Tel: 252.243.5369
              Contact: Rev Jon Utley   www.tbcwilson.com
July 22    TO BE ANNOUNCED
July 23    TO BE ANNOUNCED
Inspirations at Festival on July 28  Lawrenceburg, Tennessee    7 p.m.  
    Crockett Theater, 203 North Military Ave
Contact: Josh Franks   731.607.1948
James D. Vaughan Museum, PO Box 607, 31 Public Square   Lawrenceburg, Tennessee 38464
Tickets now on sale
For more information or tickets call 1-800-547-6500
or you may also order your tickets online at www.lawrenceburgtn.gov

Wednesday evening, Legacy Five, The Hoppers, and “the Mark Trammell Qt”. 
Thursday July 28 at 7 p.m., Inspirational Night featuring The Inspirations, the McKameys, and the Primitive Quartet.
7 p.m. Friday evening, the Festival welcomes Gold City, the Kingsmen Qt, The Perrys, and The Guardians” with guest bass, Pat Barker
6 p.m., Saturday July 25 The Festival welcomes Triumphant Qt, Brian Free & Assurance, LeFevre Qt and the Blackwood Brothers Qt. 
FREE matinee shows each day at 1:00pm. 
Thursday; Soul’d Out Qt;       Friday; Southmen Qt;      Saturday; Freedom Qt and the Caltons.
Host Quartet and Lawrenceburg's own, the Kellys will appear each evening. Josh Franks will be the MC for the entire festival.
The Vaughan Quartet Festival will once again be held at the historic Crockett Theater. 
July 29   Athens, Alabama   7 p.m.
               Berea Baptist Church, 16779 Lucas Ferry Road
               Contact: Rev. Pat Lawrence   Church Office 256.232.1586
July 30   Lebanon, Missouri    6 p.m.
              Kenneth E. Cowan Civic Center 500 East Elm St
              Contact: Duane Garren  417.236.9090.Office

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August 4   Lebanon, Missouri    6 p.m.
                 
                 Kenneth E. Cowan Civic Center, 500 East Elm St Tickets Office.417.532.4642
                 Contact: Duane Garren   Office 417.236.9090
                 To purchase tickets, call:  417.236.9090 or visit www.thegospelgab.com
August 5  Tulsa, Oklahoma    7 p.m.Mabee Center
                  
                  
 
 
 
 
Mabee Center at Oral Roberts University, 7777 South Lewis Ave
                 The 48th Annual Albert E. Brumley Sing  (Multi Day)~ Web Site: www.brumleymusic.com
                  Contact: Bob Brumley  800.435.3725
                  Mabee Center Main Offices and Ticket Office 800.678.1353
                                           www.mabeecenter.com   918.495.6000
	Inspirations, McKameys, Little Roy & Lizzie Tim Lovelace
	Dixie Melody Boys, Chuck Wagon Gang, Freedom Quartet
	Purchase Tickets Online  www.brumleymusic.com/gospel-sing/
	or Order by phone 800-678-1353      $3 Service Charge Per Order
August 6   Gainesville, Georgia 6 p.m.
                  Hopewell Baptist Church, 5086 Poplar Springs Road
                  Church Office  770.287.3311    www.hopewellonline.org
                  St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Benefit. Concert 
                  Contact: Stanley Pierce  770.532.3016
August 12   Yadkinville, North Carolina   7 p.m.
                   Southside Baptist Church, 1819 Hwy 601
                   www.southsidebaptistlogchurch.com
                    Contact: Billy Seats  336.998.3310 or 336.486.0773
August 13   Somerset, Kentucky   6 p.m.
                   Gospel Singing Barn Hwy 39
                   Promoter: David Carr, King of Kings Radio Station  Ofc  606.679.6300 
August 18   Lenoir, North Carolina    7 p.m.
                   Cedar Rock Baptist Church, 306 Wildwood Rd (Off Hwy 18) Church 828.758.5978
                   Contact: Danny/Rev. Benny Hendricks, 2976 Mac Drive, Hudson, North Carolina28638
August 19  Timberlake, North Carolina   7 p.m.
                   Antioch Baptist Church, 677 Antioch Church Road
                   Contact: Wavelene Gentry   336.504.1950
August 20  Elk Park, North Carolina    5 p.m.
                  Jack Hicks, Inc. Garage, 7221 U.S. Hwy 19.E
                  Contact: Jack Hicks Home  828.733.5509
                                 Office  828.733.1237
August 25  McDonough, Georgia    7 p.m.
                  Ole Country Church, 2649 Hwy 155 North  770.957.2818 Church
                  Contact: Robert Vines
                                 Lynn Hester  770.474.6925
August 26  >Casar, North Carolina  > 6 p.m.
                  Ottis Cook Gospel Music Park, 115 Gospel Music Drive     
                  Contact:  Butch Cook   704.538.9353 or 704.614.8551
                   Tickets: $12 Advance $15 Gate  Both Days(August 26th & 27th)-$20
                  Available online at www.eventbrite.com
                  Also available at Becky's Country Store & Grill & The Golden Valley Crusaders
                  Map of 115 Gospel Music Dr, Casar, NC 28020
                  Map is thumbnailed. Click to see original size.
 

Friday, October 21, 2016
Saturday, October 22, 2016
Please check back
~ Groups to be added soon
Every bit of info I currently can verify is on this page
Thanks for understanding. Ron H

For Hotels, Motels, Campgrounds, etc. listings… Phone…
Bryson City and Swain County Chamber of Commerce (Toll Free) 800.867.9246

TICKET PRICES                          ADULTS: $20. EACH NIGHT
Children 12 & Under Free All Days
(When accompanied by adult)
NO RAIN CHECKS - Event is Rain or Shine ~ (We NEVER cancel!)

December 31, 2016       41st Annual New Year's Bluegrass Festival

The Brand NEW Jekyll Island Convention Center, Jekyll Island, GA 31527


The Inspirations ~ Little Roy & Lizzy ~ Rhonda Vincent & The Rage
The Malpass Brothers ~ Carl Shifflett & Big Country Show ~ The Farm Hands


Festival is 3 Day Event - Inspirations only appearing on 12/31/2016   ~   No Video or Audio Recording

 



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                                         Please, NO CALLS AFTER 5 p.m. (Eastern) OR ON WEEKENDS

 Saturday, February 25, 2017
Concert will begin at 6:00 p.m.
19th Season of Saturday & Sunday Nights in Lakeland

Worship Center Doors will not open until 5:00 p.m. ~ Those who dine at 4:00 p.m. will receive priority seating
Dinners begin at 4:00 p.m. Please sign up at the Church the week before
or call the Church Office (863.859.3577 by THURSDAY BEFORE the upcoming Saturday.
Menus available at the Church one week prior to the Saturday Concert.


 

33W 059

Tuck, James William Jr, CPL

MOS
11B-Infantryman

Service Years
1968 - 1969

Home State
North Carolina

Year of Birth
1948

Conflict
Vietnam War/Vietnam Unspecified Operations

Location
Binh Duong

Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds

Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire

Corporal
Date of Birth: Dec 6, 1948 ~ Date of Casualty: Feb 4, 1969
Home Town:
 BRYSON CITY   Home State: NC   Wall Panel / Line: 33W / 59
   Branch of Service: ARMY  Rank: CPL


All Gave Some; Some Gave All
We remember and honor a Swain High School friend and classmate who gave all ~
See more at: http://www.vvmf.org/Wall-of-Faces/52718/JAMES-W-TUCK-JR#sthash.8U1WvYdJ.dpuf


Click on the photo above for a great resource dating back to WWII

WE SUPPORT THE AMERICAN ARMED FORCES
THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE AND SACRIFICE

PRAYING FOR ALL OF OUR NATION'S TRUE HEROES DURING THIS DIFFICULT TIME
MAY GOD STRENGTHEN YOU AND THE HONORABLE PEOPLE OF YOUR FINE CITIES
THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE AND SACRIFICE

                          

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