GOSPEL CONCERT SATURDAY
(BARSTOW, CA) – The Lighthouse Boys and the Gospel Carriers will be appearing in concert Saturday at 7 p.m. at the Pentecostal Church of God, corner of Windy Pass and Barstow Road.
The Lighthouse Boys are from Bakersfield. Their group is made up of five vocal singers and a six-piece back-up band. The songs sung by The Lighthouse Boys are mostly originals written by the group members.
The music is mainly contemporary southern gospel, with several other styles , as well as many traditional favorites that appeal to audiences of every type.
The Gospel Carriers are based in El Cajon, CA. The musical style focuses upon by the gospel carriers is that of an upbeat country gospel tempo. They sing many well known favorites from the past, as well as the present. Their group is made up of four vocal singers and a five-piece back-up band which features and electric fiddle.
This concert Saturday is being held to kick-off the concert being held the following afternoon, Sunday at 3 p.m. in the Silver Bowl. It will feature the Lighthouse Boys and the Regents from Southgate.
The Regents sing a wide variety of gospel music, however, most of their attention is given to Southern style traditional quartet sound. Their group is made up of four vocal singers and a four-piece back-up band.
The Pentecostal Church of God and the above mentioned groups would like to take this opportunity to invite everyone to attend these concerts, regardless of religious affiliations. Bring friends and enjoy a variety of California’s finest gospel music.
October 10, 1980 – Desert Dispatch (Barstow, CA)