CRESTVIEW — An award-winning gospel group, The Dixie Echoes, will have a local concert soon.

The free concert is 7 p.m. March 2 at Valley Road Baptist Church, 1018 Valley Road, Crestview. A love offering will be accepted for the group during the event.

The group is among the Singing News Fan Awards Top 10 Quartets in America. Founded in the 1960s by J.G. Whitfield as The Messengers, the group has had various incarnations through the years.