The Bogard Brothers: Legends on stage at TGQS on July 28, 2013

In July, the Legendary Bogard Brothers of Memphis, TN will have
ministered for 50 years since the group’s formation in 1963. As
young men, the Bogard Brothers formed one of the most respected
groups in the region with an emerging national following resulting
from numerous engagements outside of Memphis. The Bogard Brothers
have recorded 11 singles and two albums over their illustrious
career.postcard-8inx10in-h-frontPerhaps the most important recorded single is the one recorded on the Bogard Brothers Records label–”One More Time”. Today, the Bogard Brothers span generations as the group now consists of two sons of one of the founding quartet members. With updated marketing and a refreshed image, The Bogard Brothers are a modern day lesson for how to build and sustain a quartet with a superb reputation.

The EchoAires of Moscow, TN perform on July 28, 2013 at The Gospel Quartet Series

The EchoAires of Moscow, TN are a refreshing twist in a traditional
genre. The quartet has emerged as a Memphis-area and Mid-South
region favorite. Paying homage to the quartet tradition, the
EchoAires are fearless when it comes to innovation. When we
conceived our tag line “Redefining the Gospel Quartet Experience”,
The EchoAires were a huge inspiration. echoaires2They are tireless innovators who continue to show genuine respect for their elders and for all of the quartet traditions. The EchoAires are preparing for a West Coast tour in August. We are delighted that the audience of The Gospel Quartet Series and the fans of the
EchoAires will have an opportunity to experience a showcase before they take off on their West Coast tour version of “I Got Shoes”.

The Gospel Quartet Series welcomes Men of Vision on July 28, 2013

More than just a traditional quartet group, Men of Vision of
Memphis, TN have distinguished themselves as one of Memphis’
emerging quartets. This family group began their journey in
2010 having ministered as musicians with national gospel artists.
Testimonies packaged into “spirit filled” songs is how Men of
Vision describe their ministry. MenOfVision With a contemporary sound, TGQS predicts that this group will be around for a very long time. Their debut project “Vision Chapter I” is the start of something very special. Their music demonstrates that these young men are ready beyond their years. The Gospel Quartet Series can’t wait for their appearance on our stage. Let’s hope that they can fit one of
our all time favorites “Sunday Morning Service,” into their program. That would be a special treat for the audience and the stage.

“One of Memphis’ Best Quartets” — The Bell Singers — June 23, 2013 at TGQS

The Gospel Quartet Series is pleased to have The Bell Singers, one of Memphis’ best quartets, take the stage during the inaugural season.  The group has traveled throughout the United States delivering their uplifting and inspiring songs.  The Bell Singers’ humble spirits come through each of bell singers 03 (2)their smiles as they deliver heartfelt songs of praise.  This group embodies the theme that has emerged for TGQS June 23, 2013 concert–family, meaningful and outstanding performances from well-traveled performers. Those in attendance at the June 23, 2013 concert, will be delighted by the Bell Singers harmonies but are in for a special performance with inspired “quartet guitar” player, Rev. Danny Bell. Thank you Bell Singers for saying “yes” to The Gospel Quartet Series!


Midsouth Quartet Favorite, The Selvy’s on TGQS Stage, June 23, 2013

SelvysThe Selvy’s of Earle, Ark., are an Arkansas state treasure.  When people think of the Selvys, the first thing that comes to mind is a performance that’s exciting and unpredictable. The tight-knit family unit  with modest and humble ways, are lead by the family patriarch and matriarch  and after 25 years of performing, the group has not found a stage they did not like.  Their passion and collective talent have allowed them to perform at international venues, festivals, and most recently the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.  Memphis audiences are very familiar with the anointed performances by the Selvys and know that each performance is unique, special and never the same.  We at The Gospel Quartet Series can’t wait for them to take the stage on June 23, 2013!

June Preview — The Voices of Heaven at The Gospel Quartet Series June 23, 2013

Voices of HeavenThe Voices of Heaven from Bolivar, Tenn., are one of the Memphis area’s best kept secrets. After their TGQS appearance, this group of talented and gifted musicians featuring the Ellison Sisters joined by Pastor Frederick Perry will no longer be a secret. Their first project was produced by Mr. George Dean, the Stellar Award-Winning producer. Our favorite single from the project is the title track “Don’t Judge Me” which has proven to be an important driver of the group’s nationwide success. The group is well-traveled and has performed in Missouri, Kentucky and throughout the Midsouth. In this rare Memphis appearance and performing on June 23, 2013 during The Gospel Quartet Series, the TGQS family is delighted to introduce and present The Voices of Heaven.

Gospel Quartet Royalty, Willie Roy Harris and the Sensational Harris Brothers, May 26, 2013 at The Gospel Quartet Series

When: May 26, 2013
Where: The Salvation Army Kroc Center on East Parkway (click for directions)
Time: 6-8 p.m.
Purchase Advance Tickets: Here


Willie Roy Harris and the Sensational Harris Brothers of Memphis, Tenn., are what some people would consider gospel quartet royalty.  The group has earned this reputation after consistently delivering professional and exciting live performances across the nation. The group displays a tight-knit bond as biological brothers and as brothers in Christ.  Known for adding special touches to their performance (like Willie’s harmonica), fans and patrons of The Gospel Quartet Series will undoubtedly experience an unforgettable concert.

Hot New Group, Determined, on stage at The Gospel Quartet Series on May 26

When: May 26, 2013
Where: The Salvation Army Kroc Center on East Parkway (click for directions)
Time: 6-8 p.m.
Purchase Advance Tickets: Here

DeterminedDetermined  is no stranger to taking the stage in the Memphis-area.  Their past performances have earned them a strong following in the area and they are routinely mentioned as one of the best quartets in the region.  The quartet hails from Tupelo, Miss., a traditional hotbed for outstanding quartets and the hometown of the legendary Lee Williams and the Spiritual QC’s. With gospel music and the tradition of quartet singing in their families, The Gospel Quartet Series is pleased to have Determined perform during the May 26 concert.

Christian Young Men Performing at the World-Class Gospel Quartet Series

When: May 26, 2013
Where: The Salvation Army Kroc Center on East Parkway (click for directions)
Time: 6-8 p.m.
Purchase Advance Tickets: Here

The gospel quartet group, Christian Young Men of Rossville, Tenn., have been invited to participate in the inaugural season of The Gospel Quartet Series in Memphis. Over the last year, the quartet has gained widespread recognition from outstanding performers, teachers and mentors in the Memphis-area gospel quartet community. As they’ve performed, Christian Young Men has grown musically and spiritually within the gospel quartet genre while showing respect for the gospel quartet legacy. The Christian Young Men will perform at the Salvation Army Kroc Center as part of The Gospel Quartet Series May concert.