The New Christy Minstrels®

Still Under the Direction of Randy Sparks


Most photos by Joe Van Hook



John Denver
20th Year Celebration of his life

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Click on The New Christy Minstrels' Concert Schedule (below) for details

The New Christy Minstrels® Concert Schedule


The New Christy Minstrels® About The Performers

The New Christy Minstrels® Roster Master List of Past & Present Members

The New Christy Minstrels® Stage Plot

Randy Sparks' Health Message

Message to Megan Kelly

Latest Update February 27, 2017


The New Christy Minstrels®

Under the Direction of Randy Sparks
won a Grammy for their very first album


The New Christy Minstrels®
Still Under the Direction of Randy Sparks
won their Star on The Walk of Stars in 2009
presented during their concert at
The McCallum Theatre in Palm Desert, California


The late Eddie Boggs is dearly missed and will always be alive in our hearts.



This IS the OFFICIAL website of

The New Christy Minstrels®
Under the Direction of Randy Sparks

There's only one such group in the whole world,
and you've reached the one and only place we are
OFFICIALLY located in the cyber-world of the Internet.

The New Christy Minstrels® Concert Schedule

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Click Here for THE STORE


Barb Evans

Web Master, Barb Evans, is retiring from her duties as the keeper of
The Store. Joe Van Hook has now graciously taken on the duties of
The Store




Joe Van Hook

Not just talented with his keen ear, photo and video taking of The NCM, Joe is responsible for driving
the vehicle that gets the group and their sound equipment safely to the concerts, where he mans the CD table.

More information. . .

Folk Music Legends, the world-famous group, The New Christy Minstrels®, is still under the direction of Randy Sparks, and the group is now BETTER than they were in their hey-day. The NCM won a Grammy for their very first album and have Gold Records galore. The group, now officially seven members strong, is a mix of old and new and it's now the best collection of performers ever to have been billed as The New Christy Minstrels®: founder Randy Sparks, Tholow Chan, Becky Jo Benson, Sue Harris, Greg O’Haver, Dave Rainwater, John Denver’s Uncle Dave Deutschendorf, and on occasion Ed Stockton. Each performer adds a diverse and unique talent to the pool. "We're still alive, we're still creative, and still eager to please, so we make a deal with the audience: We'll do all the old songs you came to hear, if you'll allow just a couple of newer ones," says the group's leader Randy Sparks. The same songwriter who penned their hits: Today, Green,Green, Saturday Night, Denver, and Mighty Mississippi, etc. is still at it, and the Randy Sparks magic is quite happily alive and well, and bringing their NEW CD titled “Nice Time To Be Alive” released in July of 2013, as well as their Greatest Hits CD, which includes songs listed above, titled “RECYCLED”. Autographs are given after the concert so that the group can thank the nice people for coming to their concert. No performing group has ever spawned so many successful musical careers as The New Christy Minstrels®.  "For over fifty years we have been the best talent show ever," says Sparks. " We still are." Don’t miss any opportunity to see this stellar group in concert! Buy tickets early, as their concerts usually sell out quickly.
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