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First Baptist Church hosts Liberty Quartet
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Known officially as the Liberty Quartet, the five-member group will perform in concert at Escalon’s First Baptist Church on Saturday, April 20. Photo Contributed

All in the community are invited to join and enjoy an evening of gospel music that will ‘linger in your heart’ long after the final note fades. On Saturday, April 20, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Liberty Quartet will grace the stage at First Baptist Church on Catherine Way in Escalon.

Hailing from the Western United States, Liberty Quartet is renowned for their dynamic performances and unwavering commitment to spreading the message of hope and faith through music. Members of the group are Royce Mitchell (bass), Will Arasmith (baritone), Paul W. Ellis (lead), Peyton Olive (tenor), and Doran Ritchey (piano/baritone). This musical ensemble has captivated audiences nationwide with their soul-stirring harmonies.

With a full-time concert schedule, Liberty Quartet has ministered in various settings, including churches, nursing homes, prisons, and prestigious conventions like the Southwest Gospel Music Festival and the Great Western Fan Festival. They’ve shared the platform with esteemed groups like the Gaither Vocal Band, Legacy Five, and the Booth Brothers.

Admission to the April 20 concert is free, but attendees are invited to contribute to the ministry through a love offering. Whether you’re a devoted follower of Southern Gospel music or simply seeking an evening of uplifting worship, Liberty Quartet promises an experience that transcends musical boundaries.

First Baptist Church, Escalon, is at 1511 Catherine Way.

For more information about the group and their ministry, visit