Willow Creek Church welcomes gaither homecoming Christmas spectacular
Last updated 12/3/2019 at 3:10pm
Multi-Grammy Award winning recording artist, Bill Gaither will present the Gaither Christmas Homecoming music spectacular at the Willow Creek Church, located at 67 E Algonquin Road in South Barrington, IL, on Friday, December 6. The legendary recording artist will present an exciting celebration, filled with the very best in Christian music, including Gaither’s own multi-award winning group, The Gaither Vocal Band (pictured in attached jpg). This special event will begin at 7:00pm.
The Gaither Vocal Band, featuring Gaither, Wes Hampton, Adam Crabb, Todd Suttles and Reggie Smith, will be joined on this special night by several talented musical guests. Throughout the evening these talented performers will share timeless gospel classics, as well as refreshing, inspiring new favorites embraced by audiences of all ages and backgrounds, as well as classic Christmas standards guaranteed to ring in holiday cheer. Few events have the ability unite individuals from all walks of life the way Gaither concerts do. “The longer I live, the more I learn to appreciate the here and now - this moment - this place in life - this group of people with whom I am privileged to collaborate,” states Gaither Vocal Band founder and bass singer, Bill Gaither.
Year after year, Bill Gaither has brought the Homecoming Tour and the Christmas music spectacular into cities worldwide. Each concert showcases gospel music's finest talent and draws new listeners in every city. Gaither continues to be delighted by audiences' response to the concerts, now more than 40 years after he quit his day job as a teacher: “I've always said it all starts with a great song, and we are fortunate that each concert includes great songs that have stood the test of time. With all the musical choices that are available now, there is still a special place for the joy and optimism that reside in Gospel music. Good news never gets old.”
Named ASCAP's Songwriters of the Century, Bill and Gloria Gaither have written more than 700 popular gospel songs throughout their multi-decade career, including favorite standards “He Touched Me,” Because He Lives,” and “There's Just Something About That Name.” Since 1992, when Gaither began recording the celebrated Homecoming series of DVDs and CDs, most every volume has gone gold or platinum with sales totaling approximately 100 million volumes. The programs appear regularly on television networks around the world.
For nearly half a century, Bill Gaither has been a musical trailblazer. His reputation as a performer, songwriter and mentor for newly-discovered artists is known world-wide. Whether you are a brand new fan or a longtime lover of feel-good Gospel music, don’t miss this incredible concert experience. "In times like these we must reflect on what is most important in our lives...faith, family and friends," explains Gaither. "I invite everyone to join me and my special ‘friends’ for an uplifting musical extravaganza filled with joy, laughter, good music and great memories."
The roster of talented “friends” taking the stage with Gaither and the Gaither Vocal Band, will include The Martins, The Nelons, Lynda Randle, Ladye Love Smith, Charlotte Ritchie, Gene McDonald and Kevin Williams. This festive evening will feature many classic Christmas favorites, allowing all those attending to experience the true Reason for the Christmas season.
Additional information regarding the Gaither Christmas Homecoming Tour stop at the Willow Creek Church in South Barrington (Chicago), IL, on Friday, December 6 is available online at http://www.gaither.com or http://www.premierproductions.com. Complete details, including group ticket information, is also available by calling 1-855-484-1991.