Samford University The BelltowerAugust 2004

Gospel Concert Will Honor Blackwood Brothers

"…The event will begin at 3 p.m. on Sunday, August 22 in Samford’s Wright Center Concert Hall. Reserved seating tickets are available for $8 each. General admission tickets are available for $3 each…"

Gospel music legends R. W. Blackwood and Bill Lyles died in an airplane crash on June 30, 1954 in Clanton, Ala. On Aug. 22, 2004, Samford University will observe the 50th anniversary of the tragedy by hosting a Blackwood Brothers Memorial Tribute featuring:

  • Blackwood Brothers Reunion Quartet with Bill Shaw and James Blackwood, Jr.
  • Holy Destiny
  • Shades Mountain Air
  • Shades Mountain Gospel Quartet
  • Vintage photos, audio and video of the Blackwood Brothers

The event will begin at 3 p.m. on Sunday, August 22 in Samford’s Wright Center Concert Hall. Reserved seating tickets are available for $8 each. General admission tickets are available for $3 each.

For tickets and ticket outlets, call toll-free 1-877-782-5867.

Tickets are also available at the following Christian Bookstores:

  Lifeway in Birmingham and Trussville
Amen Corner in Childersburg and Pelham
Family Christian Stores in Gadsden, Gardendale, Inverness, Trussville
Yates-Chance in Cullman
Joy Christian Supplies in Jacksonville
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