Country gospel tradition continues

Southern Grace, a country gospel band from the Shenandoah Valley, will be featured at three local venues Friday, August 17 through Sunday, August 19. From left are Tim Nicely, Kenny Williams, Joe Shifflett and Larry Kyger.

They will provide music Friday for a Special Olympics-Area 28 barbecue fundraiser from 5 to 8 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church Pavilion, 8484 Mary Ball Road, Lancaster.

Southern Grace will present a Music by the River concert at 6 p.m. Saturday at Belle Isle State Park, 1632 Belle Isle Road, Lancaster. They also will lead the praise music at the 9:30 a.m. worship service Sunday at the White Stone Church of the Nazarene, 57 Whisk Drive, White Stone.

All three programs are open to the public. This marks their 11th August tour of the Northern Neck.