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Karen Peck and New River to celebrate 25 years together
Gospel bands to sing praises at annual homecoming June 17-18
Karen Peck and New River will perform at 7 p.m. Friday, June 17, in Dahlonega. It is part of the group’s annual homecoming concert.

KPNR 25-year homecoming
When: 7 p.m. Friday, June 17 and 6 p.m. Saturday, June 18
Where: 34 Gooch Road, Dahlonega
Cost: $15 adults, $5 teens 13-17 and free children 12 and younger
More info:, or 706-864-2082

Four-time Grammy nominee and four-time GMA Dove award winner Karen Peck and New River will celebrate 25 years together at its homecoming in Dahlonega.

The Southern gospel group will host an array of music at the annual event Friday, June 17, and Saturday, June 18, at 34 Gooch Road. Attendees are asked to bring a lawn chair to sit in and a listen to seven different bands during the two-day period.

Playing on Friday night starting at 7 p.m. will be Karen Peck and New River, which has more than 15 No. 1 hits. Following them will be Jeff and Sheri Easter. Closing out the evening will be The Guardians. Starting at 6 p.m. Saturday will be Karen Peck and New River. After them will be Brian Free and Assurance and Allison Speer. Rounding out the night will be New River Band.

Concessions will be available as well as a shuttle from the parking area.

Tickets are $15 at the gate. Teens ages 13 to 17 are $5. Children 12 years old and younger may enter for free.

For more information or directions, visit, or email or call 706-864-2082.

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