Dixie Melody Boys set to entertain

TAYLOR COUNTY—Long Run Fellowship Church would like to invite the public to join them, this weekend as they host the Dixie Melody Boys, on Saturday, March 16.

The concert is set to take place at 6:00 p.m., at the church located on Long Run Road in Flemington.

According to dixiemelodyboys.com, the band members include on bass, Ed O’ Neal, along with quartet veteran Josh Garner at lead and newcomers, Willie Sawrey and Jerry Skaggs, baritone and tenor respectively.

The Dixie Melody Boys are determined to continue their great legacy while breaking new ground in Southern Gospel music.

O’Neal joined The Dixie Melody Boys in 1961 and became owner and manager of the quartet just a few years later.

During the past five decades, The Dixie Melody Boys, led by O’Neal, have enjoyed tremendous success, including a Grammy nomination and numerous Fan Award nominations from The Singing News Magazine, Southern Gospel Music’s leading fan and trade publication.

Over the years, The Dixie Melody Boys have been featured on popular television programs including The Ralph Emery Show and Primetime Country. They have appeared at Carowinds Theme Park, Six Flags Over Georgia and Dollywood Theme Park. Southern Gospel radio stations nationwide consistently fill the airwaves with the music of The Dixie Melody Boys.

Throughout the past four decades, hit songs have flowed their way in bunches. In fact, they have enjoyed more than 20 Top 40 hits, including eight Top 10 releases, the website reported.

With perhaps the strongest vocal combination the group has seen in its illustrious history, the Dixie Melody Boys strive to present the very best in quartet music to glorify the Savior and uplift the sinner and saint, alike, the website stated.

Their goal of delivering a first-class performance filled with excitement, energy and lots of great traditional, Southern Gospel Music are traits which have proven to play an essential role in the success they have enjoyed.

So, be sure to head out the Long Run Fellowship Church, on Saturday, to enjoy the show.

For more information about the concert or directions, call the Long Run Fellowship Church at 304-612-8725.

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