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Noted gospel performers coming to Silver Springs

(ran PW PS of Pasco Times)

Top Billboard artists the Williams Brothers and the Canton Spirituals will perform on Aug. 14.

Two veteran gospel groups are scheduled to perform at Silver Springs on Aug. 14 at a gospel concert beginning at noon.

Grammy nominees the Williams Brothers, who have been performing since 1973, and the Canton Spirituals are the headline performers.

The Willams Brothers are known in gospel music circles for their songs This Is Your Night, In This Place and You'll Understand.

The group has reached the Billboard magazine Top 10 album charts in the gospel music field 18 times. Their latest CD release, Still Standing, features Stevie Wonder.

The Canton Spirituals will perform songs from their latest CD, Living the Dream: Live in Washington, D.C., which also reached the Top 20 of Billboard magazine's gospel music category. The group plans to release another live album in September.

Silver Springs is a 350-acre nature park, on State Road 40 one mile east of Ocala.

Attractions include the Jungle Cruise, Lost River Voyage, World of Bears, Panther Prowl, Big Gator Lagoon and live animal shows.

All concerts and special events are included in the regular admission price of $30.95 for adults and $21.95 for children. Children 2 and under are free.

The park is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. For information, call (800) 234-7458 or visit the Web site at