But don't try to buy tickets. The concert, Parton's second in the series, has been sold out for months, and hundreds of people are on the waiting list.
About half of the concert's 2,000 tickets were sold to out-of-state patrons.
Don't lose heart, however. Father
Her identity will be announced at the conclusion of tonight's concert.
Why would a performer such as Parton come to a venue as small as
She's not the only repeat performer in the series.
Big-name performers often do benefits to help with an organization's ministry, but Sichko said he believes artists' desire to boost the church's ministry, including its school, is re-enforced by how church members minister to them.
Every member of a performer's entourage, Parton has 55, finds in their hotel rooms a personalized gift bag and note from members of
As Parton was leaving after her first
After Cole suffered serious medical issues with an organ transplant after her first performance in
St. Mark handled tickets sales for Parton's concert, in part so it could learn about the purchasers, and Sichko shared several anecdotes.
One woman from
A woman from
A dying man from
A 911 dispatcher from
A sweepstakes is being conducted in conjunction with tonight's performance, and the winner will receive tickets and transportation to attend Parton's concert in
For Sichko and St. Mark, tonight's concert is the second celebrity guest in two days.
They hosted a reception for southern cooking personality
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