Wes Hampton, Mary Tom, The Oak Ridge Boys, The Imperials and The Hoppers are some acts that performed at Gaither Homecoming Tour events in 2011. The two main Homecoming tour events were the Tent Revival Homecoming at the Billy Graham Library and the Alaskan Homecoming.Continue Reading
The Tent Revival Homecoming featured new and traditional gospel repertoire and hymns, such as "Precious Lord," "When the Saints Go Marching In," "I'm So Glad" and "I Need Thee Every Hour." The Gaither Vocal Band and soloist David Phelps contributed a rendition of "He's Alive." The Homecoming Friends led the audience in a rendition of "Blessed Assurance."
The Alaskan Homecoming on the Gaither Alaskan Cruise included such performers as The Isaacs, Michael English, Charlotte Ritchie, Stephen Hill and Lanelle Harris. The list of songs encompassed more contemporary and patriotic titles, with many by Gloria and Bill Gaither, such as "Joy Comes in the Morning." "America the Beautiful" and "The Star Spangled Banner" were also on the program.
Members of the Gaither Vocal Band appeared along with members of the Gaither Homecoming family, such as Ladye Love Smith, who sings "Can He, Could He, Would He." Sheri Easter sang a duet with Charlotte Ritchie, "I See a Crimson Stream."Learn more about Art & Literature