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Six days and nights of live Gospel music, fellowship, and family fun!

In 2005, Wilds & Associates organized and promoted the first Southern Gospel Music FanFair in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The event was relocated to Pigeon Forge, Tennessee in 2009. The following year, Wilds & Associates launched the Country Gospel Music FanFest, adding even more variety for Gospel music fans. In 2014, both events were combined into one six-day event and broadened the spectrum of musical styles. The name was officially changed to Gospel Music FanFair. The annual six-day mega concert event features a variety of talent from new artists to living legends - with more than 100 artists performing throughout the week. Gospel music fans gather from all over to enjoy morning worship services, daily showcases, afternoon matinees and spectacular evening concerts. Perhaps, one of highlights of the week is the annual Gospel Music Fan Awards. Make plans now to attend the 17th annual Gospel Music FanFair!




17th Annual Gospel Music FanFair ● May 10 - 15, 2021

Center For Rural Development ● 2292 U.S. Hwy 27 ● Somerset, Kentucky 42501

General Seating ● Admission: No charge - Love offerings will be received throughout the week.

Parking on site, no charge

★ In addition to all the outdoor fun of Lake Cumberland, Somerset offers a wide variety of shops,

restaurants and attractions suitable for the entire family.












Morning Worship

Artist Showcase

Artist Showcase

Meet & Greet


Evening Concert





Exhibit Hall




Easily accessible, the exhibit hall adjoins the main auditorium and is the “meet & greet” gathering place for artists and fans. Music and souvenirs will be available for purchase as well as concessions. The exhibit hall opens daily at 3:00pm, so you’ll have plenty of time before the evening concert to browse the exhibit booths, make new friends and visit with all your favorite artists.

Attention Artists and Vendors: If you're interested in securing exhibit space, please contact our sales department today.

Christian Voice Magazine is pleased to present the annual Gospel Music Fan Awards during the week of Gospel Music FanFair. The Gospel Music Fan Awards were established in 2005 to honor the legends, acknowledge accomplishments, and recognize fan favorites within the Gospel music industry. Recipients are decided upon solely by Gospel music fans and enthusiasts through a two-ballot voting process once annually.


Featuring Southern Gospel, Country Gospel, Inspirational, Worship and Contemporary Gospel music, fans will enjoy live performances by more than 100 artists throughout the week. Below is the current list of artists slated to appear at this year's event.(*Subject to change without notice)

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Hampton Inn

by Hilton
4141 South Hwy 27
Somerset, KY 42501
$99.00 Plus Tax Per Night


by Marriott

2254 South Hwy 27
Somerset, KY 42501
$89.00 Plus Tax Per Night

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Comfort Inn
82 Jolin Drive
Somerset, KY 42503
Phone: 606-677-1500
2 Queen Bed Unit

$72.99 Plus Tax Per Night

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America's Best Value Inn

by Vantage

125 North Hwy 27
Somerset, KY 42503
Phone: 606-678-2052
Sunday -Thursday

$55.00 Plus Tax Per Night

Friday & Saturday

$59.00 Plus Tax Per Night

7 Day Weekly

$260.00 (Includes Tax)

Best Western
103 Jefferson Drive
Somerset, KY 42501
Phone: 606-677-9000
2 Queen Bed Unit

$75.99 Plus Tax Per Night

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General Burnside Island & State Park Campground/RV
Sun-Thurs $19.00

Fri/Sat $22.00
Sandy Kirk
Phone: (606) 561-4192
8801 South Highway 27
Burnside, KY 42519


To receive specially arranged discount hotel rates as listed above,

be sure to mention you are booking for Gospel Music FanFair when you call.


Due to COVID restrictions still in place in the city of Somerset, KY, the 2021 Gospel Music FanFair has been canceled.

For further updates and to stay informed about the 2022 Gospel Music FanFair and other events, products and services, please take just a moment to subscribe to our newsletter on the home page of Wilds & Associates website.

We apologize for any inconvenience.