The Bill Gaither "Lovin' Life Tour 2008" is coming to the Columbus Civic Center, 400 Fourth St., at 7 p.m. Oct. 9.
Jake Hess Sr., who performed for many years with the Gaithers, died in 2004 at age 76. His funeral was at Morningside Baptist Church in Columbus.
The Gaither Vocal Band, as well as Hess family members Becky Hess Buck, Chris Hess, Jake Hess Jr. and Judy Martin Hess will be among the artists.
Tickets are $29.50-39.50 and are available at www.ticketmaster.com. For general information, call 706-653-4472.
Also performing: Jeff and Sheri Easter; Taranda Greene; Ernie Haase and Signature Sound; Gordon Mote; Ivan Parker; and Janet Paschal.