Welcome to Church on the Hill, Glenavon, Sask, Canada

Sunday, August 17, 2008

Coming Event: The Link Family

The Link Family in Concert

Sat, Aug 23 at 7:30 pm

At Church on the Hill, Glenavon

Country and Bluegrass Gospel music

Please join us on Saturday night for an evening of music and bring along your friends.
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Press Release

The Link Family is a true family band, featuring Dad, Mom and five children from Lebanon, Missouri They are having the "time of their lives" traveling on their Silver Eagle bus and sharing their music in churches, bluegrass festivals, theaters, Silver Dollar City, US Military bases, R.V. parks and misc. events. The family consists of Rachel (20), Kyle (19), Benjamin (13), Aaron (10), John (8), Becky (Mom), Lance (Dad), son-in-law, Landen Keeler and daughter-in-law, Ashley Link. Each member of the family participates in performing. Rachel brings to the group a strong lead and harmony voice while playing mandolin, guitar and bass. Kyle plays all the instruments on stage, mostly fiddle and guitar while singing lead and harmony. Benjamin also plays all the instruments on stage, mostly banjo, sings lead and harmony. Aaron sings lead and plays the fiddle while John sings lead and is learning mandolin. Becky plays rhythm guitar and bass while singing lead and harmony and Lance brings in the foundation sound on the bass fiddle, sings bass as well as being our bus driver and manager. Landen joins us this year as sound man and Ashley adds twin fiddling with Kyle.

Traveling and singing together has its joys and challenges while giving allowance for The Link Family to learn much about life as a family, to meet many wonderful people that make up the strong fabric of our nation, and to see the beauty of the American landscape. The Link Family and its band members received eight nominations from the Midwest SPBGMA 2008 (Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass Music in America). Gospel group of the year (2007 & 2008), Vocal group of the year, Bluegrass Album of the year "Hold Fast", Becky Link - contemporary female vocalist of the year (2007- 2008), Kyle Link - Fiddle performer of the year (2006, 2007, 2008), Kyle Link - contemporary male vocalist of the year, Benjamin Link - Banjo performer of the year and Lance Link - Bass Fiddle performer of the year. SPBGMA Midwest Awards Night awarded The Link Family … Gospel Group of the Year, Becky Link - Contemporary Female Vocalist of the Year and Kyle Link - Fiddle Performer of the Year. The Link Family also made the top 10 Bands in the SPBGMA 2007 International Band Competition in Nashville, TN. This family group brings a refreshing performance that will leave you smiling, encouraged and tapping your foot.


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