The Churchmen, a bluegrass gospel group, will appear in concert at Sirmans Baptist Church, 168 Sirmans Church Road, Saturday, Oct. 8, at 7 p.m. Admission is free and everyone is welcome.
The Churchmen have been recognized by the popular web based radio dedicated to Bluegrass Gospel Music 24 hours a day. The web site named them as the 2008 Bluegrass Gospel Group of the Year and their latest release “I’ll be Long Gone” as Album of the Year. The Churchmen record for Pinecastle records and their latest release is the 3rd project since joining with Pinecastle. The CD was released in mid-summer to radio with the retail release on November 4, 2008. Highlighted on the album is the song writing talents and voice of David Guthrie, who joined the group January of 2007 and fiddle veteran Tim Smith joining September 2007.
The Churchmen are closing in on twenty years of performing and recording bluegrass gospel music.