Kittitas County Community Events Calendar
Blackwood Legacy in Concert at Cle Elum Community Church
The Blackwood Legacy Quartet, direct from Nashville, will be presenting a special concert event in our community this month. Boasting an unbroken lineage to the Dove and Grammy-award winning Blackwood Brothers, the Mansion Records group link the best of Southern Gospel's tradition sound with today's newer Country gospel and worship music. The Blackwood Legacy will be in concert on Tuesday, April 30, 7pm at the Cle Elum Community Church. 201 E. 3rd Street, Cle Elum. The concert is free and an offering will be received.
This Blackwood Legacy Quartet has an all-star line-up. Lead singer Daniel Childs is the great grandson to Blackwood Brothers founding father, Roy Blackwood. Spokane native Luke Yates sings baritone with the group, and is also an award-winning pianist. Tenor singer Paul Secord, formerly a featured singer for Disney World, is one of the most talented in Gospel Music today. Group owner and bass singer, Rick Price, was originally a protégée of the late Cecil Blackwood. He began his 35-year career singing with the Blackwood Brothers in 1977, and was eventually inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame with the legendary group. Performing since 2001, The Blackwood Legacy Quartet was signed to Mansion Records in 2010, and continues the grand tradition of gospel music, performing nearly 250 dates annually nationwide.
Cle Elum Community Church is located at 201 E. 3rd (3rd and Harris) Cle Elum. For more information, call the church at 509-674-2472. You can also visit the group's website at TheBlackwoodLegacy.com or find them on Face book and utube.