The first ever gospel music convention kicked off Tuesday morning in Branson.
More than 200 southern gospel artists are expected to sing at the four-day concert series.
Tickets start at $15 for shows in the Branson Convention Center Ballroom.
Daytime concerts from 11 a.m. through 5 p.m. are free to the public.
Organizers hope to make this an annual event and the biggest southern gospel concert in the country.
The gospel music convention continues through Friday evening.