2017 Country Gospel Group of the Year,
Big CCN Christian Country Virtual Music Awards
With roots planted firmly in faith and family…Three #1 songs…A 2017 appearance at the Grand Ole Opry House…An appearance at the CMA Music Festival in Nashville in 2016…And a fresh sound with a message that endures…The Tacketts and their band Powell Creek Junction bring an exciting live band performance of country favorites with a positive message while sharing God’s grace and mercy.
Signed by: The Tacketts joined Stanley Music Group, Nashville in 2016.
Special Event Highlights: In October 2017 the group debuted at the Grand Ole Opry House in a Tribute Concert to the late bluegrass legend Dr. Ralph Stanley. Also in 2017 the group appeared at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota and recently won 1st place in the 2017 SMG Nashville Talent Showcase. In 2016 the group debuted at the CMA Music Festival in Nashville.
Awards: The Tacketts were voted 2017 Country Gospel Group of the Year in the Big CCN Christian Country Virtual Music Awards and were a Top Five Nominee for Christian Country Group of the Year for the Diamond Awards in 2017 & 2016.
Radio Success: Offering broad appeal, The Tacketts’ 7th project - “Stand My Ground” - was released in 2016. Current single "Love is Reaching Down" hit #1 in December 2017 on the worldwide HLE Radio Christian Country Countdown, heard in 167 countries. Their radio single “Mirror Mirror” hit #1 on the RadioMusicFM chart and #1 on HLE Radio Countdown. Their release “Greatest Love” also went to #1 at HLE Radio. Five singles from their latest project hit the charts. The Tacketts have consistently had charting success on numerous Christian radio charts and are now being heard on mainstream country as well, with singles nationally released to Music Row. Their music is available in concert, on their website, and on ITunes, Amazon Music, Google Play, and other online music sources.
Background: Husband and wife Jeff and Sarah Tackett and their band, Powell Creek Junction, carry on a long tradition of tight harmonies in music ministry. Jeff’s been singing and touring since the age of eight with his family's gospel group, “The Tackett Family.” As a preacher's kid, he toured the US from their home in Shelby, OH, to share their music ministry from 1979 to 1994, followed by a solo country career. Jeff’s rich country vocals are the perfect blend with Sarah’s tender voice that touches the heart and spirit. Sarah, a former Miss Ohio and talent award winner in the Miss America Pageant, has a background in musical theater, TV and radio commercials, and voice-overs. She's been a featured speaker and emcee for special events and women's conferences. The Tacketts live in Defiance, OH, have four children, and their six talented band members come from all across the tri-state area. The Tacketts and Powell Creek Junction will be well-received by audiences at any concert stage, corporate event, church, fair, festival, faith conference or mainstream venue where they are invited to share their music and message.