He stood on the stage singing of a virtuous and righteous man. A man who was born into poverty and searched for a better life. A man who found God. Steve and Kris had come to the concert to see a new artist play. They knew his father was in an old-time rock and roll band and had assumed his son Chris was a rocker too. The music spoke of salvation and going to Heaven. They had nothing against gospel music as long as it was good.
They often explored new bands and artists together. There was something about the rush of a live show that made them feel alive. And if some positive message was thrown into it as well, that would just be a bonus. They sang and swayed to some standard hymns. Listened closely to the original songs. They screamed and yelled for an encore. And they went home happy to have heard an up-and-coming artist sing his heart out. It had been a beautiful night.
Written for Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (FOWC) – virtuous