Sonrise Notes for July 13th...
...Unspoken is on the road this week, with live shows scheduled for Friday at Cheyenne Hills Church in Cheyenne, WY; Saturday at Memorial Park in Rapid City, SD; and next Sunday at Gateway Church of Visalia in Visalia, CA. Get the details find out more about Unspoken here.
...Francesca Battistelli is excited to join up with Jeremy Camp on his first ever Jeremy Camp and Friends cruise scheduled for next summer. It’s Francesca, Jeremy and his wife Adie Camp leaving Seattle, WA on June 27 of next year, headed to Juneau, Sitka, and Ketchikan, AK; Victoria, BC Canada and wrapping up back in Seattle July 3. Remember, this is next year but it’s always good to plan and book early for a sure shot on tickets and early bird prices! Registration and information can be found at http://www.inspirationcruises.com/jca.
...Crowder is just one of the Sonrise artists you’ll find at Soulfest; New England’s Premier Christian Music Festival, next month. Thursday August 7 you can see Crowder, TobyMac, Mandisa, & For King & Country. Friday the eighth, Switchfoot, Kari Jobe, and Peter Furler will perform. Saturday August 9 you can see Third Day, Natalie Grant, Thousand Foot Crutch, Britt Nicole, & Jimmy Needham. Soulfest happens at Gunstock mountain resort in Gilford, NH. Official information is available here.
...REALFest will be taking place in Carroll, IA in a couple of weeks. The lineup includes Plumb, For King & Country, and Mark Schultz, among others. REALfest is July 25-27, and benefits adoption & foster care. Find out more at www.realfest.org.
...The movie “Ragamuffin” is available now on DVD and Blue Ray. If you haven’t heard about the movie, it’s based on the life of singer/songwriter Rich Mullins, who rose to Christian music fame, only to walk away and live on a Navajo reservation. Sadly, Rich died in a car accident September 19, 1997. On April 29 of this year, Rich was inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame. You can download Ragamuffin on ITunes or Amazon, or buy it at Walmart. Details are available at http://ragamuffinthemovie.com/.
...The Afters “Moments Like This” was selected by NBC as the feature song for their “We Create Moments” promo campaign. The song aired frequently during NBC’s promo ads around the Winter Olympics earlier this year, and was used by FOX on American Idol. See the video for NBC’s campaign on our “Features” page.
...The Sonshine Festival in Willmar, MN is coming up next weekend, and it is loaded with talent again this year. You can see Needtobreathe, Britt Nicole, RED, Newsboys, Family Force 5, Switchfoot, Tedashi, Jamie Grace and several others. View the whole line-up here.