DAHLONEGA, Ga.Â -Â Grammy-nominatedÂ andÂ Dove Award-winningÂ family groupÂ Karen Peck & New RiverÂ Â received news this week ofÂ seven Top 10 nominationsÂ in theÂ 2017 Singing News Fan Awards. New River landed spots in multiple categories includingÂ Favorite SongÂ (for “Callingâ€),Â Favorite Artist, Favorite SopranoÂ andÂ SongwriterÂ (for Karen Peck Gooch),Â Favorite AltoÂ (for Susan Peck Jackson) andÂ Favorite Mixed Group. In addition,Â Kari GoochÂ landed a spot among theÂ Top 10 Favorite Young ArtistÂ nominees.
“We are absolutely thrilled and honored for the Singing News Fan Award nominations,â€ respondedÂ Karen Peck Gooch. “It is such a blessing to be a part of this wonderful, amazing Southern Gospel community. This year, KPNR is celebrating 26 years of ministry. We are very thankful to everyone who voted for us. We pray that our music will always bring light and encouragement to your life.â€
The group is also excited to announce itsÂ 2017 homecoming – Christian Music Nights. Karen Peck & New River will continue its annual tradition of hosting Christian Music Nights onÂ Fatherâ€™s DayÂ weekend. This year it will fall onÂ Friday, June 16, 2017Â andÂ Saturday, June 17, 2017Â and take place atÂ New River ParkÂ inÂ Dahlonega, Georgia.
In addition to New River, Christian Music Nights will feature Grammy-nominated bluegrass favoritesÂ The IsaacsÂ and on Friday evening. Dove Award winnersÂ Brian Free & AssuranceÂ and theÂ Wilmington Celebration ChoirÂ will join New River as special guests on Saturday night. In addition, the New River band will accompanyÂ Karen Peck & New RiverÂ as in years past.
Karen Peck GoochÂ said, “Every year, we look forward to having people come to our home in Dahlonega. We built a stage that looks like an old church which makes our place have a sweet down home setting. We are inviting everyone to join us Fatherâ€™s Day weekend for a wonderful time of music and fellowship. We promise you will be blessed!â€
It was also recently announced that New River would join The Isaacs on the groupâ€™s first tour of theÂ Holy Land. New River is excited to invite all of their friends, family, and fans to join them on this amazing 10-day event. The all-inclusive trip will take place fromÂ July 17-26, 2017.Â New RiverÂ andÂ The IsaacsÂ have teamed up withÂ Inspiration Cruises & ToursÂ to offer a deluxe trip of a lifetime. The price includes beautiful hotels in Israel and all meals, tips, taxes, site entry fees, and much more.
More information on this once-in-a-lifetime trip and this yearâ€™s Christian Music Nights, visit New Riverâ€™s site atÂ www.karenpeckandnewriver.
Listen To Karen Peck And New River On Todays Gospel Music HERE