Larnell Starkey and the Spiritual Seven Gospel Singers
Presented by Piedmont Virginia Community College
Date:Saturday, January 22, 2011
Location: V. Earl Dickinson Building, Piedmont Virginia Community College
Time: 7:30 p.m.
$12 adults, $8 seniors/students
Known as the "Gospel Temptations," this award-winning ensemble has been singing for over 40 years. Their music is a zestful blend of traditional gospel with a twist of contemporary, showcasing the group's amazing vocal harmonies from the high-flying falsettos of the first tenor, to the deep rich sounds of the low bass.
The group has won numerous awards, including 1979 Best Quartet In Virginia, 1995 Waljo Peoples Choice Awards, 2001 National Assoc. Of Gospel Promoters/Radio Personalities, 2002 National Quartet Convention Talent Award, Louisville, Kentucky, 2007 Represented As Virginia's Best Black Quartet at Smithsonian Institute Roots Of Virginia, and many more.
Their latest cd release is entitled "The Best Of The Old & New of Larnell Starkey & The Spiritual Seven Gospel Singers".