MARSHFIELD — On Saturday, Dec. 13, country gospel band Bless the Maker will take center stage at Chestnut Avenue Center for the Arts Performance Hall. The concert will begin at 7 p.m.
Bless the Maker is generously donating all proceeds from this benefit concert in support of Chestnut Center, the community’s own local non-profit arts center serving Marshfield and Central Wisconsin.
With tight harmonies and creative instrumentation, Bless the Maker adds its country gospel style to traditional favorites, creating a musical medley with a twist. It is an evening that the whole family is sure to love.
Originally founded in October of 1997, Bless the Maker is a true family band. It is currently comprised of seven members of the Howard family. Making beautiful music together are Terry and Carol Howard along with their adult children Christopher, Kelly, and Angela as well as Angela’s husband Patrick and Terry’s brother Mike.
Bless the Maker’s instrumentation includes slide, 6-string and bass guitars, mandolin, autoharp, violin, keyboard, harmonica, and many different percussion sounds.
“Our concerts are based upon audience interaction and participation,” said Terry Howard. “We love it when people sing and clap along because we know they’re having as much fun as we are.”
The suggested donation at the door is $12. For additional information, go to chestnutarts.org or call 715-389-8999. The Center is located in downtown Marshfield at the corner of Third Street and Chestnut Avenue.