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The Gift Christmas Concert

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Saturday, December 07, 2024 at 7:00pm

“The Gift” is a heartwarming, family – friendly Christmas concert that celebrates the true meaning of the holiday season- the gift of love, hope and joy!

Join performing artists Jo Ann Jones, Roger Hoard and Dan Jones, Mark Statler, Ron Retzer Trio, The Fox Family, Liam Peck, Rhiannon Jones, Jamie Peck, Chad Smith, and Dennis Craig! And an appearance by Santa Claus!

Attendees of “The Gift” can expect to be captivated by a mix of traditional Christmas songs and contemporary holiday hits that will evoke the magic and wonder of the season.

As the lights twinkle, soul stirring performances and heartfelt storytelling brings the timeless message of the Christmas story to life.


Jo Ann Jones

Jo Ann is an established Country / Gospel vocalist and recording artist. Her Christmas CD-“The Gift” has captured the essence of Christmas thru her soulful vocals and uplifting lyrics.

The Gift music will take you on a journey of faith, hope and love to experience the warmth and true meaning of Christmas.

Jo Ann is known for sharing the stage with many iconic artists as a member of Jamboree USA and Jamboree In The Hills. Her Christmas CD-“The Gift” is available on iTunes.

Roger Hoard

Roger is the co- music director of “The Gift” concert.

He is perhaps the most recognizable and respected talent to ever play guitar. Roger has performed with the great Chet Atkins. He was the guitar instructor to the valley’s own- Brad Paisley. Roger was the music director of Jamboree USA and has been band mates with several formidable bands including- The Other Brothers who played at the Grand Ole Opry, The 1170 Band – house band of Jamboree USA and currently of Hoard and Jones.

Jamie Peck

Jamie is the co- music director of ‘The Gift” concert.

Jamie is an Emmy Award winning composer and musician, working in television and radio. Jamie joins the musicians on keyboard, saxophone, organ and flute. Jamie is the owner, engineer and producer at Jamie Peck Productions in Wheeling, West Virginia.

Dan Jones

Dan Jones is a multi-talented musician and vocalist. His talents on guitar, fiddle, mandolin and harmonica add more layers to this musical celebration! Dan is a premiere member of the dynamic duo of Hoard and Jones.

Oh…. and did we mention that he is a board -certified family practice physician!

Mark Statler

Mark is a Country and Gospel singer and performer. He has recorded several CD’s and has performed throughout the Ohio Valley. Mark is serving as the lead pastor of the Church of Christ of Christian Disciples in Carrollton, Ohio. He is well known for his heartwarming delivery of Christian and inspirational music. Mark has performed at Jamboree USA and has opened for many country music favorites.



The Ron Retzer Trio

The Ron Retzer Trio features Jennifer Galownia, Bob Wolfe and Ron Retzer. The trio have been singing together since 2014 and specialize in Christian and popular music. The soaring vocal style of this group is a special blessing during the Christmas season!

The Fox Family

The Fox Family is a southern Gospel vocal group comprised of David and wife Dru and Dan and wife Patti. Dan and David are twins. Their beautiful family harmonies deliver a perfect blend to every song.


Rhiannon Jones

Rhiannon is a young female vocalist with a passion for music and a natural talent for singing. She is the daughter of Dan and Judy Jones.

Liam Peck

Liam is a vocalist with a charismatic stage presence who connects with the audience and is a promising up and coming talent.

Chad Smith

Chad joins the group as vocalist and percussionist, specializing in a variety of percussion instruments.

Chad worked many years as Brad Paisley’s drummer and has performed at The Wheeling Jamboree and Jamboree In The Hills. Chad is currently the drummer for “MSM”- the Miller, Smith, Mazure band.

Dennis Craig

Dennis joins the group as Bass guitarist. He has performed with The Other Brothers on the Grand Ole Opry and at Jamboree USA and Jamboree in the Hills. Dennis has played for Charlie Pride, Kathy Mattea, Ray Price and Steve Wariner.