McCarver, a well-traveled, multi-talented recording artist, will perform in concert at
As a native of
After a year of college, McCarver was offered an opportunity to pursue a music career in
McCarver went out on the road for five or six years as a solo artist, signing with Warner Brothers Records in the late 1990s and touring as
In 1998, he became a member of
Since setting out on his own, McCarver has recorded Top 25 singles, had No. 1 videos on
McCarver has also been building his resume as an actor. He has been featured in four motion pictures, two of which have been released by
Most recently, McCarver decided to return to gospel music after a family tragedy reaffirmed his faith.
While McCarver worked on advancing his music and film career, he was also searching for a solution to free his father from the
"After 15 years of visiting my father and fighting for his freedom, I never dreamed that this chapter of his story would end this way. I had prayed many times for God to help me free my Dad," McCarver states on his website. "When I received the phone call that my father had passed away, I viewed my endless prayers as going unanswered.
"When I woke up the following morning, God put his hand on my shoulder and said to me, 'I answered your prayer, what more do you want?' He had truly set my Daddy free."
McCarver put pen to paper and started writing new gospel tracks. Since then, he has released a full-length gospel album, titled "The Lord's Will," which features six original songs and four standards.
Parker, who plays drums and bass for McCarver's band, is the owner of local businesses
"Cody has rededicated his life to Christ and has never been more fulfilled," said Parker. "His cup runneth over. He now focuses his time and energy on giving back to the Lord and spreading the Gospel through the talents that he has blessed Cody with."
"If you have never heard his testimony, incorporated with his music, you won't want to miss this," Parker said.
"I am excited to be playing a show in my home town," he continued. "This is a big deal for the community, and I'm excited to be a part of this."
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