The Country/Southern Gospel Concert event of the year will feature Karen Peck and New River at First Grace of Dayton on Sunday, July 4th. Enjoy Food Trucks @ 12 and a fabulous concert @ 1pm!
First Grace of Dayton will host Karen Peck and New River, Sunday July 4th, @ 1 pm for its 2021 Freedom Celebration! Five-time Grammy nominated, seven-time GMA Dove Award winning Karen Peck and New River has impacted the Gospel Music industry for almost 30 years. In 2018, Karen Peck Gooch was inducted into the Gospel Music Association Hall of Fame. Much success has followed the popular vocalist since the formation of Karen Peck & New River. Over the years, the musical team has shared the Gospel through song around the world, traveling throughout the US and Canada, as well as Israel, Central America, and Europe. The group is regularly featured on the popular Gaither Homecoming Video Series, which airs worldwide. Karen also serves as co-host of the weekly television program, Gospel Music USA, which showcases many of the leading names in Southern Gospel Music. She also serves on the Board of Directors of the Southern Gospel Music Association, including two terms as President and was the first woman to be named President of the SGMA. Karen was afforded the opportunity to transition from music to movies when she enjoyed a feature role in the hit film, Joyful Noise, appearing with Dolly Parton and Queen Latifah. She was the lead singer on the popular song from the movie soundtrack, “Mighty High.”
Karen Peck & New River has enjoyed over 20 Number One hits, including “Four Days Late,” which was named Song of the Decade for 2000-2010 by The Singing News Magazine. Over the years, Karen Peck & New River has become a family affair, as Karen and Rickey’s daughter, Kari, as well as their son, Matthew are full-time group members. In addition to Karen’s sister, Susan, Grant Gibson completes the talented vocal group. Collectively, they are more committed than ever to continue to share the message of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Hear them LIVE at a once-in-a-lifetime event at First Grace of Dayton’s Freedom Celebration, Sun. July 4th 2021, at 1 pm. First Grace is located just 1 mile south of The Dayton Int’l Airport on Dogleg Road at 2624 Stonequarry Road. For more info. Call (937) 890-6786. FREE admission to this concert! (a free-will offering will be received)
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