Nashville News: February


Kathryn E. Darden
Feb 22, 2005

Sonicflood's former booking agent, Darrel Statema, was indicted by Williamson County today for allgedly taking approx. $40,000 of the band's money.

Mark Sorrells has been selected as Jazz Musician / Preferred Vendor by the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Research on Human Development. The Kennedy Center is one of fourteen centers nationally designated by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, for research on development and disabilities.

2/15/5 Starting in 2005 and continuing until 2010, Nashville has been chosen as the HOST CITY for the Nationally Broadcast Concert of Prayer on the National Day of Prayer. 

2/15/5 Some of today’s most popular gospel music artists will pay tribute to the newest members of the GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame at a television taping on Tuesday, February 22.   The show, to be held at Trinity Music City in Hendersonville at 7:30 p.m. CT, is open to the public and admission is free.  (Doors open at 7:00 p.m.) Performers include: Newsboys, Tramaine Hawkins, The Isaacs, Rebecca St. James, Amy Grant, CeCe Winans, Bill Gaither, The Oak Ridge Boys and Marty Raybon.

2/10/5 American Idol George Huff is spending time in Nashville working on his new album.  He took some time out this week to be on hand as an announcer for the Gospel Music Association's nomination press conference. 

The GMA Foundation (GMAF) will induct Walter Hawkins, Mylon Le Fevre, Evie Tornquist and The Lewis Family into the GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame. Ron Huff, Don Light and Lou Hildreth will also be inducted as non-performing members into the GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame during the event on Tuesday, February 22, 2005 in Nashville. The GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame event will be held on Tuesday, February 22 at Trinity Music City in Hendersonville, Tenn. at 7:30 p.m.

2/1/5 The Gospel Music Association (GMA) will host the GMA Academy Regional Talent Competition and Seminar in Music City on February 11-12, 2005.  The two day event will be held on the campus of Belmont University in Nashville.