Reggie Saddler Family to Headline Mountain Gospel Experience

July 15, 2016



The Reggie Saddle Family gospel group is one of three award-wining gospel artists that will grace the stage at the historic Colonial Theatre in Downtown Canton for the Mountain Gospel Experience on September 4th at 1pm.  Rounding out the bill is Southern Gospel magnate Ila Knight and Purpose Quartet.  In the 60’s Reggie Saddle collaborated with Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, Jerry Lee Lewis, and the Drifters before finding Jesus and forming a new quartet with his wife and daughter.  Together they travel full time preaching and singing.  They came to national attention after performing on the Gaither Homecoming videos.


More information on the other Mountain Gospel Experience Artists:


Ila Knight

This Southern Gospel singer came from generations of Southern Gospel shape note singers. She  has appeared on many venues in her lifetime including Dove Broadcasting's "Nite Line" as well as "Down Home Gospel" on WGGS-TV 16 and also "Back Porch Gospel," filmed in Hyden, KY at the Kentucky School of Bluegrass Music with Dean Osborne. She has written several chart Southern gospel songs and has had her music recorded by the Inspirations Quartet, the Kingsmen, the Florida Boys, Providence Quartet, The Blackwood Brothers, The Hopper Brothers and Connie and many others. Her song, I'll Live Again recorded by the Kingsmen, was nominated for Song of the Year in 1999 at the Singing News Fan Awards.


Purpose Quartet

This group has been asked to perform all around the Southeast, and they were even invited to the 2011 Music City Gospel Showcase in Huntersville, Tenn., where they won Entertainer of the Year and male Group of the Year.  This group sings songs built from strong biblical lyrics and moving musical arrangements.  They share with each listener what God is doing in their lives and in the ministry.


We hope to see everyone out at the Mountain Gospel Experience!


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