An Evening of Worship with Guy Penrod

Staff Writer
The Destin Log

Guy Penrod, a gospel music singer who is mostly known for his work as the lead singer of the Gaither Vocal Band, will perform at 6 p.m. Jan. 24 at Village Baptist Church in Destin. Doors open at 5 p.m. Tickets are $20 at door and $15 in advance at, (fee applied), at the Destin LifeWay Christian Store and the church office.

Penrod is a graduate of Liberty University. Starting in the 1980s, he worked as a studio singer, backing up voices such as Carman, Steve Green, Amy Grant, Michael W. Smith, Garth Brooks, Shania Twain, James Ingram, and Phillips, Craig & Dean. He was also a member of the Christ Church Choir (as was another future Gaither Vocal Band member, Jonathan Pierce). During his years in the studio, he met Bill Gaither for the first time. He also made regular appearances on TNN's Music City Tonight as a background singer in the mid-1990s.

As of early 2015, Penrod remains one of the highest selling and sought after gospel performers within the genre with combined career sales of over 4 million units.