God’s Country will bring the tunes to Andrews fest


God’s Country, a group based in Wabash, will bring a mix of gospel, classic country, old time rock and roll and original songs to Andrews during a concert in the park on Saturday, Aug. 17. The concert is part of the Andrews Summer Festival. Photo provided.

The band God's Country will perform Saturday, Aug. 17, from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Andrews Park as part of the Andrews Summer Festival.

The free concert is geared for the entire family. Community members are encouraged to bring their own blankets or lawn chairs.

God's Country, based in Wabash, will bring a mix of gospel, classic country and old time rock and roll, in addition to several songs from its first album, "All My Dreams," which was released in May.

Eight of the songs on the album were written by band member Lisa Dunnagan, and the other two by band mate Mike Middleton.

The band consists of Middleton, lead guitar and vocals; Dunnagan, lead vocals, guitar and keyboard; Tom Elshire, bass and harmony; Jason McNabney, drums; and Ron Garlits, rhythm guitar. Garlits also manages the band.

God's Country has been together for more than three years and has performed at area fairs and festivals, including the Honeywell Plaza series in Wabash.

The band typically plays 20 to 30 shows a year, with a full schedule posted online at godscountrygospel.com.