2022 Concert Schedule
The CRCG presents a “free will offering” concert series during the summer months. Concerts begin at 7 PM.
**events marked with asterisk are ticketed events
Please check out our Patron Page and thank them for their contributions that support our concert series.
**Saturday, April 23, 2022 – An Evening of Praise
Join us on Saturday, April 23, 2022 for a Celebration of Praise Dinner Fundraiser Concert. Punch bowl at 5pm and dinner served at 5:30. This is a by reservation event so call the office (616-842-4478) to reserve your spot – $10 per person, tables of 10 or 8. Following dinner we will be blessed with a concert featuring local artists: Annah Huisman – creative dance , Micah Huisman – cellist & vocalist, Gary and Martha Matthews – piano, flute, bells trumpet & vocal, the Choral Ambassadors choral group, dueling pianos with Marilyn DeMann, Dawn Bouman, and Julie Baylor, and the Burgess Brothers. You don’t want to miss out on this special night of praise, a great dinner, and opportunity to support the funding of our new Ministry Center (new sunshine room, store, and kitchen operations).
Monday, May 30, 2022 – VOICES OF VICTORY
The Voices of Victory male quartet comes from the West Michigan area. They have been praising God together in song since 1990. We look forward to Voices of Victory returning to the Conference Grounds on Memorial Day to kick off another season of wonderful summer concerts.
Saturday, June 11, 2022 – METROPOLITAN CHOIR
The Metropolitan Choir of Praise from the West Michigan area has traveled near and far since 1963. They enjoy praising God together and sharing their music, which features spirituals, classical, traditional, and contemporary styles.
Saturday, June 25, 2022 – THE GUARDIANS
The Guardians are a southern gospel quartet with a unique sound, tight harmony and a passion for sharing the gospel through their music. They have two Dove Award nominations and multiple #1 songs. The Guardians were a favorite of our dear flower guy, Terry Sall. We are excited to finally actually have them in concert at the Grounds this year, after being canceled due to Covid in 2020 and a tornado watch in 2021.
Saturday, July 2, 2022 – THE CRAGUNS
The Craguns are a dynamic, family group, especially recognized for their warm, smooth harmony and strong spiritual emphasis in Gospel Music. They have quickly endeared themselves to national and international audiences, touring from coast to coast and different parts of the world. The Craguns made their debut at the Conference Grounds last year and were so loved that they are coming back again this year.
Monday, July 4, 2022 – THE CHITANS
The Chitans are a family full of sweet harmony in full-time ministry from Toronto, Canada. Their music encompasses Southern Gospel, Contemporary Christian, and traditional Hymns. Incorporating various styles in their concerts is what makes this unique blending of these styles truly special. The Chitans made their debut at the CRCG last year and were so thoroughly enjoyed that they are returning this summer.
Saturday, July 16, 2022 – THE WHISNANTS
The Whisnants are a southern gospel group. They have traveled all across the nation and around the world for over 40 years. They have celebrated 13 #1 songs and have been nominated for Trio of the Year 10 times.
Saturday, July 23, 2022 – SINGING HIMS
The Singing Hims from the greater Grand Rapids area are in their 43rd year of musical ministry singing in praise to God. They have brought the “Good News of Jesus Christ” to those in jails, hospitals, nursing homes, missions for the homeless, and campgrounds throughout West Michigan.
Saturday, July 30, 2022 – THE KING’S BRASS
The King’s Brass from around the United States provides innovative worship for young and old alike through the “best in sacred brass music.” For forty years, The King’s Brass has blessed audiences with trumpets, trombones, keyboards, a tuba and percussion. They play a wide variety of music, from hymn classics to jazz spirituals to patriotic marches.
Saturday, August 13, 2022 – THE SOUND
The Sound is a highly recommended and nationally renown father and son Gospel Music trio, up and coming to the National Quartet Convention. This Dove Award Nominated band brings the Nashville sound to Christian music. Their song “Can I Get a Witness” garnered a Top 5 nomination for “Southern Gospel Recorded Song of the Year” after previously hitting #1 in Gospel music in July, 2020. We warmly welcome them to the Conference Grounds for the first time.
Saturday, August 20, 2022 – VOICES OF FREEDOM
Voices of Freedom is an 8-part, a-cappella, vocal ensemble composed of men and women from the greater Grand Rapids, Michigan area. Voices of Freedom focuses on Patriotic and Americana music. Members of Voices of Freedom are honored to be involved with the U.S. military, and have sung at numerous Michigan National Guard, Navy and Air Force events.
Saturday, August 27, 2022 – JIM & MELISSA BRADY
Award winning artists and songwriters, Jim and Melissa Brady are a husband and wife Gospel Music duo from Tennessee. Their musical heritage started in family ministry and transitioned to some of the greatest gospel music stages, including The Brooklyn Tabernacle, The Gaither Homecoming Tour, The Dove Awards, The National Quartet Convention, and In Touch, with Dr. Charles Stanley. While enjoying Dove and Singing News Fan Awards, Grammy nominations and Absolutely Gospel Awards, the story of their lives is to share the love and hope of Jesus.
Monday, September 5, 2022 – SINGING CRUSADERS
The Singing Crusaders Male Chorus from the Kalamazoo area has been blessing audiences for over fifty years. The group is made up of over 60 men. We are happy to have them back at the CRCG.
Saturday, September 10, 2022 – THE CHORAL AMBASSADORS
The Choral Ambassadors is a young adult choir from West Michigan that strives to bring God-glorifying and gospel-centered music to their audiences. Their love for the Lord and their love for singing has drawn this group together for the past three years. We’re excited to welcome them for their first concert at the Conference Grounds!
Saturday, October 1, 2022 – AH-MEN QUARTET
The Ah-Men Quartet is a Christian Gospel vocal group made up of four talented men whose unique blend, harmony and style, fused together with their sincere love for God, have paved the way for the birth of a powerful music ministry. They are based out of Holland, Michigan. We warmly welcome them for their first concert at the Grounds.
** Friday and Saturday, December 9-10, 2022 – 3 HEATH BROTHERS
The 3 Heath Brothers come from North Carolina to bring the Gospel through music. They share tight harmony, powerful vocals, and acapella arrangements and were voted the 2020 Singing News Magazine Favorite New Artist of the year. Last summer they shared passion and great joy at the Conference Grounds, and we are thrilled that they’re coming to celebrate the Christmas season with us this year.
CURRENTLY WE ARE FULL FOR BOTH DINNER CONCERTS BUT DO HAVE A CANCELLATION LIST!
*Please join us for our Christmas Dinner Concerts with 3 Heath Brothers.
Friday & Saturday, December 9 or 10
Cost for dinner and the concert is $20 per person.
Please call 616.842.4478 to reserve tickets.
Seating is limited and tickets are required.