Elkins, WV Premier Southern Gospel & Bluegrass Concert Venue
Jimmy Fortune – Sunday, May 7, 2017 at 3:30 PM
Jimmy Fortune toured, sang and performed with the legendary Statler Brothers for 21 years. Fortune quickly lived up to his name. He wrote the group’s second No. 1 hit, “Elizabeth,” on their 1983 album Today, and followed that with two more No. 1 hits. Jimmy and The Statler Brothers were inducted into the GMA (Gospel Music Association) Hall of Fame on October 29, 2007, and inducted into the CMA (Country Music Association) Hall of Fame in June 29, 2008. After the Statler Brothers retired on October 26, 2002, Jimmy seized the opportunity to launch a solo career to share new music with his fans.
Mark Lowry – Sunday, June 11, 2017 at 6:00 PM
Mark Lowry is known and loved around the world as a trusted voice in the realm of gospel music and beyond. He started making music at age 11 and now, more than four decades later, his legacy is forever sealed as an innately entertaining communicator who can, at once, make audiences laugh, cry, and think.
Mark is a singer, storyteller, humorist, author and songwriter, who co-wrote the popular song “Mary Did You Know?”
Mark has spent more than 20 collective years as the baritone singer for the Grammy-award-winning Gaither Vocal Band and serves as the sidesplitting comedic sidekick for Bill Gaither through live concert tours and the best-selling Gaither Homecoming video series and television airing.
This will be Mark’s FINAL YEAR of touring as a solo artist. Don’t miss one of the last chances to catch him live in concert.
Dailey & Vincent – Sunday, July 16, 2017 at 3:30 PM
The bluegrass talents of Dailey & Vincent make them an esteemed act. They have received over 30 Awards and have been named IBMA’s “Entertainers of the Year” for three consecutive years, 2008-2010. A live Dailey & Vincent performance has something for every fan, featuring exceptional vocals, harmonized with an unexpected range of material and backed by the skillful musicianship bluegrass is known for.
The Hoppers – Sunday, August 13, 2017 at 3:30 PM
The traditional Southern Gospel sound of the Hoppers has made them one of Gospel music’s most acclaimed and awarded family recording groups. This family is a favorite at AMT, having come every year of the series.
The Isaacs – Sunday, September 17, 2017 at 3:30 PM
The Isaacs, Gaither Homecoming series fixtures, have a unique style that blends tight, family harmony with contemporary acoustic instrumentation that appeals to a variety of audiences. This family is a favorite at AMT, having sold out every time they’ve appeared on the AMT stage.
Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver – Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 3:30 PM
When it comes to traditional bluegrass music, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver are the real deal. He is a legend in the bluegrass music world, and has become a real favorite at AMT. With nearly 40 albums to their credit, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver have multiple Grammy, Dove, ICM, IBMA and SPBGMA Award nominations, and are 7-time winners of IBMA’s Vocal Group of the Year.
Larry Gatlin Solo Show – Sunday, November 12, 2017 at 3:30 PM
Larry Gatlin will present his SOLO show at AMT on Sunday, November 12, 2017 at 3:30 P.M. The close family harmonies of Larry Gatlin & the Gatlin Brothers have given the trio a signature sound that led to country classics like “All The Gold In California” and “Houston (Means I’m One Day Closer To You).” Larry, along with his brothers, won a GRAMMY® for their 1976 breakthrough hit, “Broken Lady,” and reached #1 with “I Just Wish You Were Someone I Love” soon after. Along with five career nominations for the ACM Vocal Group, the Gatlin Brothers picked up three 1979 trophies-Single of the Year (“All The Gold In California”), Album of the Year (Straight Ahead) and Male Vocalist of the Year for Larry Gatlin. Larry Gatlin has written songs that were later recorded by Elvis Presley, Glen Campbell, Barbra Streisand, Johnny Cash, Kris Kristofferson, Charlie Rich and more.
Ernie Haase & Signature Sound Christmas Show –
Sunday, December 3, 2017 at 3:30 PM
The men of Ernie Haase & Signature Sound share a love for God, great harmonies, time-honored songs, and energetic performances and on this date they’ll take those things and deliver an awesome Christmas Show. Together they have become one of the most influential forces in southern gospel music. Their unconventional and original approach to communicating the Good News has earned them numerous awards and the nickname the “Ambassadors of Joy” because of the message of hope and joy that permeates their performances.
The Chuck Wagon Gang – Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 3:30 PM
The Chuck Wagon Gang brings an 80 year history of hope, harmony, family & faith. When farmer D.P. ‘Dad” Carter formed the group in 1935, with son, Ernest, and daughters Lola and Effie, he could not have conceived of PBS documentaries, or of fan letters from presidents. Over eighty unparalleled years while still bringing the same patented, instantly identifiable sound, and their momentum continues to build. Some say that’s really no surprise. Join us to take in the unique sound that has sold millions of records over their 80 year history.
Kingsmen Quartet – Sunday, April 9, 2017 at 3:30 PM
For more than a half a century, no group has secured such a far reaching legacy like that of The Kingsmen Quartet. Since 1956, this group has risen from humble beginnings in the mountains of western North Carolina to one of the most beloved and innovative groups in Christian music. Countless renowned artists have been a part of this great lineage; such as Eldridge Fox, “Big” Jim Hamill, Ray Dean Reese, Squire Parsons, Johnny Parrack, Anthony Burger, Ernie Phillips, Gary Sheppard, and a host of others. The momentum has not stopped as this group continues to help define the Southern Gospel genre for a whole new generation of music lovers, perhaps more so than any other group.