Guy Penrod to perform at WCH concert


Guy Penrod joins the Blue Lions for A Court House Country Christmas, a special holiday benefit concert.

The WCH Encore Foundation will host GRAMMY and DOVE winner artist Gaither on Friday, December 17 at the Historic Washington Auditorium.

Tickets are on sale now at All proceeds will be used for the renovation and rejuvenation of the historic performance hall.

One of Gaither Homecoming’s most popular musicians, Guy Penrod spent 14 years as lead singer of the Gaither Vocal Group before launching a successful solo career.

Known for his country style, Penrod’s music has been applauded in gospel, as well as country formats. He has appeared on “The Grand Ole Opry” and on numerous country recordings alongside artists such as Garth Brooks, Shania Twain and Amy Grant. In 2011, he became an inductee in the Texas Gospel Music Hall of Fame; and, he was inducted alongside the Gaither Vocal Band into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame in 2014.

As one of the most in-demand touring artists in Christian music, Guy Penrod has performed across the world at venues such as Carnegie Hall and the Sydney Opera House. His DVD, “The Best of Guy Penrod”, is certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).

Classics, presents some of his most requested hits since his tenure as lead singer with the famous Gaither Vocal Band, where he became internationally known for his powerful vocals and wide range of vocals. Produced by Penrod, the new collection features “The Baptism of Jesse Taylor”, “The Old Rugged Cross Made the Difference”, “Yes I know”, “Then Came the Morning”, “Because He Lives” and other favorites from fans who showcase his incomparable vocal tones.

“Live Hymns & Worship,” by Gaither Music Group / Servant Records, held # 1 on the Southern Gospel charts, as well as # 2 on the charts for contemporary Christian music, according to Nielsen Soundscan. Likewise, the accompanying DVD, recorded at Thomas Road Baptist Church at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va., Landed No. 1 on the Christian Music Video and Billboard Music Video charts.

Produced by Penrod, the CD and DVD feature some of today’s most beloved hymns and popular worship songs performed in “accessible” tones and arrangements, making it easy for spectators and congregations to sing along. with him.

The nationally award-winning singer is one of the most popular artists in the Gaither Homecoming Video series. The DVD includes behind-the-scenes footage with the Penrod family, allowing viewers to “hang out” with them on their farm and hear messages behind the music through a close-up on their porch interview with Penrod, whose career spans boasts combined sales of over four million units.

In September 2014, Guy released his first solo Christmas project titled Christmas in the Cracker Barrel Old Country Store®, where he became # 2 in sales behind Blake Shelton.

A Court House Country Christmas with Guy Penrod will feature classic holiday hits as well as some of his iconic songs from the singer’s acclaimed career.

Entry for VIP tickets begins at 5:30 p.m., with doors opening for general admission ticket holders at 6:00 p.m.

The WCH Encore Foundation is dedicated to supporting the arts in our community. For more information on how to get involved, contact 740-335-6620.

Guy Penrod

“A Country Christmas at the Courthouse” December 17 at the Historic Washington Auditorium


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