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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! lol

~

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 1  Middletown, Ohio Church  10:30 a.m.
            Calvary Baptist, 1601 Jackson Lane`  Church phone:  513.423.7251
            Contact: Bill Crary 513.375.8177
May 5   Verbena, Alabama    7 p.m.  
              Chestnut Creek Baptist Church, 12050 County Rd 24 ~ 6 Miles South of Clanton, Alabama
              Contact: Thomas Brown  205.217.6083
May 6   Runnellstown, Mississippi   7:30 p.m.
             First Baptist Church, 9211 Highway 42 (Petal Area)
             Church Office  601.583.3733 Website: www.fbcrunnelstown.com
             Contacts: David and Gloria Hartfield ~ 601.325.4047 Cell
May 7   Byron, Georgia      6 p.m. (Doors open at  5:pm.)
             Byron Baptist Church, 100 West White Rd  Church Ofc 478.956.4670
             Contact: Keith Scott ~  Cell 478.951.7272       email to :keithsklc@gmail.com
              ALSO: The Dayspring Trio
         
May 12  Shipshewana, Indiana   7 p.m.
               Blue Gate Restaurant and Theater, 105 East Middlebury St
               Contact: Riegsecker Marketplace Tickets 888.447.4725  Website:  www.riegsecker.com
May 13   Indianapolis, Indiana  7 p.m.
               Shadeland Baptist Church, 7427 East 34th St. 
               Contact- Rev. Randall Morris   765.465.2663
May 14    Maiden, North Carolina   6 p.m.
                 Providence Rd Baptist Church ~ Tel 828.428.2518
                 3283 Providence Mill Rd, Maiden, NC 28650
                 Rev Charles Worley   828.302.5519
May 19  Lawrenceburg, Kentucky  7 p.m.
              Sand Springs Baptist Church 1616 Harrodsburg Road 
              Church Ofc 502.839.3415
              100 Years of Inspirations and Kingsmen Quartets
              Contact: Larry Briscoe ~ Cell 502.598.9849
May  20  Oneida, Tennessee    7 p.m.
                New Haven Baptist Church, 3301 Coopertown Rd  www.nhbconeida.org
                Contact: Rev. Denver Ayers ~ Church Office  423.569.8081
                Cell  423.223.4288
May 21  Jasper, Georgia    7 p.m.
              Shiloh Baptist Church, 3681 Georgia 515 Hwy
              Contact: Gene Thomas   706.636.3264
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   TO BE ANNOUNCED
June 3   TO BE ANNOUNCED
June 4  Corinth, Mississippi  6 p.m.
             Corinth Coliseum Theater 404 Taylor St
             Contact: Josh Franks   731.607.1948
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  TO BE ANNOUNCED
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   TO BE ANNOUNCED

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
            Bill Monroe Music Park & Campground, 5163 IN 135 North
            5 miles north of Nashville, Indiana   (Bean Blossom Festival)  Contact: Bill Bailey 941.756.6942  www.billbaileyconcerts.com
             Directions to the park & Campground Map
                             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
            
              
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 - 252.243.5369.Church
              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 go on sale on Tuesday, March 1 at 10:00AM.
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;  and 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    TO BE ANNOUNCED  
July 30   Lebanon, Missouri    6 p.m.
              Kenneth E. Cowan Civic Center 500 East Elm St
              Contact: Duane Garren  417.236.9090.Office

               LOOKING AHEAD

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!)

 

August 5  Tulsa, Oklahoma
                  Mabee Center - The 48th Annual Brumley Gospel Sing (Multi Day)
                  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

Mabee Center
For Brumley Ticket info, daily schedules, lodging info, etc, Click on pic

 


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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