Sonrise Notes for September 21st...
...If you’re a reality TV fan, Sonrise artist Natalie Grant just found out that her TV show on GSN (the Game Show Network) has been renewed for a second season “It Takes A Church” is hosted by Natalie, and it follows churches around the country as they try to find a mate for one of their parishioners. Check your local listings for “It Takes A Church” on the Game Show Network.
...How would you like to kick off the New Year with MercyMe at Sea? The MercyMe at Sea cruise will depart Fort Lauderdale, FL and will include stops in Grand Turk, Turks & Caicos; San Juan, Puerto Rico; St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands and plenty of beach fun on the private island of Half Moon Cay, Bahamas. MercyMe at Sea includes Tenth Avenue North and Rend Collective, and features intimate performances, meet and greet opportunities, morning devotions, and interactions with the artists and speakers. It all takes place January 11–18, 2015 and you can find out more here.
...Switchfoot has already put out a follow-up to their “Fading West” album with “The Edge of the Earth”, an EP made up of unreleased songs from their film. The album is available right now in the iTunes Store. The movie 'Fading West' will make its television debut October 4 on the Palladia network and you can also stream it now on Netflix. The full name of the EP is “The Edge of the Earth: Unreleased Songs from the Film 'Fading West'”
...Matt Maher is joining Tenth Avenue North for 15 dates on their “From Islands to Cathedrals” tour starting October 3 in Langhorne, PA. He is also on the Worship, Stories & Songs tour with TobyMac starting November 6.
...Chris Tomlin has a new album coming out October 28. “Love Ran Red” features the song you hear on Sonrise “Waterfall”. There’s some other great new music coming out this fall. On October 30, watch for the new WOW Hits 2015 –The Deluxe Edition featuring songs from Tobymac, Third Day, Francesca Battistelli and 32 other Sonrise artists. OBB’s new album called ”Bright Side” also comes out the same day, as well as the new Michael W. Smith Christmas Album “The Spirit of Christmas”. That album features Christmas songs with Vince Gill, Michael McDonald, Lady Antebellum, Amy Grant, Carrie Underwood and even a Spoken Word by Bono from U2.
...The 45th annual GMA Dove Awards are coming up on Tuesday October 7 at Allen Arena in Nashville. See if your favorite Sonrise artists are nominated at www.doveawards.com/nominees.
...The official start of autumn is tomorrow at 10:29 pm eastern, and with thoughts of falling leaves, fireplaces, carving Pumpkins and more - comes fall festivals and shows! See if any of them are coming to town on the “Concerts” page.