Friday, August 5, 2011

Grand Rapids Welcomes Gaither Homecoming Christmas Special

Multi-Grammy Award winning recording artist, Bill Gaither will present the Gaither Christmas Homecoming music spectacular at Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids, MI, on Friday, December 9, 2011 at 7pm. The legendary recording artist will present an exciting celebration, filled with the very best in Christian music, including Gaither’s own multi-award winning group, The Gaither Vocal Band.

For nearly half a century, multiple Grammy and Dove award winner Bill Gaither has been a musical trailblazer. His reputation as a performer, songwriter and mentor for newly-discovered artists is known world-wide. Gaither’s beloved series of Homecoming CDs and DVDs continues to top the sales charts and attract an ever-increasing audience. Whether you are a brand new fan or a longtime lover of feel-good Gospel music, don’t miss this incredible concert experience. "In times like these we must reflect on what is most important in our, family and friends," explains Gaither. "I invite everyone to join me and my special ‘friends’ for an uplifting musical extravaganza filled with joy, laughter, good music and great memories."

The roster of talented “friends” taking the stage with Gaither and the Gaither Vocal Band, featuring Mark Lowry, David Phelps, Michael English and Wes Hampton, include The Martins, Gordon Mote, The Booth Brothers, The Isaacs, Buddy Greene, Charlotte Ritchie, Gene McDonald and Kevin Williams.

Additional information is available online at or Tickets go on sale Monday, August 22 at 10am and may be purchased by calling 1-800-745-3000 or online at Tickets are also available at the Van Andel Arena box office and all Ticketmaster outlets, including D&W Stores and select Family Fare locations. Prices are $29 & $39. Special group rates are available by calling 616-742-6185.