July 25, 2013 - July 28, 2013
Event By: Lawrence County Tourism Department Address: NORTH MILITARY AVE LAWRENCEBURG, TN 38464 Email: lawrencecountytourism@yahoo.com Phone: (931) 201-0975
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James D. Vaughan Gospel Quartet Festival Lawrenceburg is the birthplace of Southern Gospel music and home of the famous James D. Vaughan School of Music. The Quartet Festival, sponsored by Lawrenceburg's MainStreet organization, is held annually in the Crockett Theater and attracts visitors from across the South. A Thursday evening performance will kick-off the event at 7:00pm featuring American's Favorite Family of Gospel Music, The Hoppers; most award winning quartet, Gold City; and up and coming quartet, LeFevre Quartet. A newly added Friday July 26 Matinee will begin at 1:00p.m. featuring the Old Paths Quartet and the Caltons. Admission will be FREE, however a free-will love offering will be received. Then on Friday evening, known as friends and family night, the quartet festival will begin at 7:00p.m. with the Inspirations from Bryson City, NC; the McKameys; and back by popular demand, the "Mighty" Kingsmen Quartet. A Saturday July 27 Matinee will be at 1:00p.m. featuring the Songfellows Quartet, the Harvesters Quartet, and the Allen Family. To cap off a great weekend, beginning at 6:00p.m. you'll hear, the Mark Trammell Quartet, the Perrys, the world famous Chuck Wagon Gang, and the most well-known quartet in the world, the fabulous Blackwood Brothers Quartet from Memphis, TN. The Festival features each evening Lawrenceburg's own ambassadors of Southern Gospel music, The Kellys!