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Arts & Entertainment Grammy nominee and Dove Award winner Phil Keaggy coming to Franklin

Phil KeaggyOn Saturday, Oct. 15, Blind Faith Productions will be presenting Phil Keaggy, a multi-Dove Award winner, Grammy nominee and world renowned guitar virtuoso in a fund raising concert for the Smoky Mountain Pregnancy Care Center. This event will be held at Franklin Covenant Church in Franklin. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the concert begins at 7:30. In addition to the concert there will be a silent auction, desserts and drinks as well as Phil Keaggy merchandise and CDs.

Phil Keaggy won his very first Dove award in 1988 for his instrumental album “The Wind and the Wheat. Keaggy’s second Dove Award came in 1992 for his Celtic-influenced, “Beyond Nature.” Each year from 1998 to 2001, Keaggy has dominated the “Instrumental Record” category at the Doves, winning for “Invention,” “Acoustic Sketches,” “Majesty and Wonder,” and most recently “Lights of Madrid.” Today, Keaggy continues to be one of the most sought after studio guitarists and sells out concerts all over the United States, with his ever-changing style, ranging from rock-and-roll to fully orchestrated instrumental compositions.

Smoky Mountain Pregnancy Care Center is a local Christian non-profit ministry that reaches out to women and men facing possible pregnancies who don’t know which way to turn. Their purpose is to educate and empower individuals to make life-affirming choices through providing services at one of their two medical clinics locations.

Tickets are available online at iTickets. com and can be purchased locally at the Franklin Chamber of Commerce, Smoky Mountain Pregnancy Center and Franklin Covenant Church office. For more information, contact Blind Faith Productions (828)342-9006.


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