LOGAN, W.Va. — The gospel group The McKameys will be in concert this Saturday, July 23, at the Coalfield Jamboree in downtown Logan.
Organized as a trio of sisters in 1954, the group “The McKameys” is in its sixth decade of spreading God’s message through their music. Today, the group consists of one of the sisters, Peg McKamey Bean, and her husband, Ruben; their daughter Connie who is joined by her son, Elijah; and Sheryl Farris, who is also Peg and Ruben’s daughter.
The McKameys play about 145 days a year, traveling throughout North America. To date, they have had 30 number one songs. The group has been awarded several different Singing News Fan Awards through the years with Peg being named Favorite Female Vocalist seven times. Ruben and Peg are both recipients of the Marvin Norcross Award and Norcross/Templeton Award respectively.
Doors open at 6 p.m. Saturday and the concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. For ticket information, call 304-752-2900 or 304-687-8511.