BIO to come
The 2016 Hope & Inspiration Humanitarian Award
David L Cook is a multi-award winning recording artist who began his career at the age of 5 with his family, The Cook Family Singers who were noted performers of the Grand Ole Opry. David began a solo career in "1980" after his family's retirement. He is considered to be one of the most prolific songwriters of the 80's and 90's with over 2500 songs in his publishing catalog. Many of his songs were recorded by top 80's groups like Pet Shop Boys, A-Ha, Spandau Ballet, Expose' and many more. Cook first appeared in television on The Electric Company in "1971" when he was 4. He has won 7 Emmy awards for his work in television. He has written several television theme songs as well as being an editor on several major award winning productions. In "2010" Cook became the president of the Artists Music Guild and is involved with the AMG Heritage Awards. Cook has been inducted into 3 musical Halls of Fame including the International Country Gospel Music Hall of Fame.
The 2016 Making Miracles Happen Award
David L. Cook
The 6th Annual Evening of Hope and Inspiration is set for Saturday, Nov 21, 2015 at the Booth Playhouse at 7:30pm. The event is sure to sell out quick. Ty Herndon, country superstar, will headline the annual charity event, with proceeds to benefit the Jeanne White Ginder Food Pantry at Different Roads Home, Inc. Also appearing is Charlotte’s own One Voice Chorus and Addison Moon. The Humanitarian of the year award is going out to blogger and Pastor John Pavlovitz and also appearing is Jeanne White Ginder, Ryan White’s mother. All orchestra seating is set at only $35.00 and all Gallery Seating is set at $25.00.
VIP Packages are on sale for $125.00 and include the following: One reserved seat in first five rows of theater, private pre-show reception with Ty and the other guests, photo and autograph opportunities, swag bag, one cocktail ticket, and appetizer buffet.
Ty Herndon has always been all about the ties that bind. You feel it when he’s singing deeply moving No. 1 hits like “What Mattered Most” and “Living in a Moment.” You get it just as much when he’s goofing around with the audience between songs in concert making every attendee laugh. Even in a genre that already prides itself on relatability, he might be the king of connecting.
Now, with the release of Lies I Told Myself, his first country album in seven years, he’s bonding with fans in a new way. Herndon invited folks to be direct participants in the album launch via a well-publicized Kickstarter campaign that made fans investors in the record… financially and, more critically, emotionally. His devotees came through by more than doubling the goal laid out at the outset. The love that goes both ways here, between performer and audience? It’s no lie.
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