New Zealand: home to elves, Hobbits, Orcs and John Mark McMillan’s new acoustic music video for “Tongues of Fire.” The video is filmed in a magnificently green forest on the country’s Southern Island. Be sure to watch the video and wish you were there.

For readers that don’t live in the Middle Earth, catch McMillan on tour throughout the American West Coast.

  • 10/11 Denver, CO
  • 10/14 Seattle area/Bremerton, WA
  • 10/15 Portland area/Newberg, OR
  • 10/17 Eureka, CA
  • 10/18 Roseville, CA
  • 10/19 San Francisco, CA
  • 10/23 Visalia, CA
  • 10/30 Lynchburg, VA
  • 11/07 Lakeland, FL
  • 11/13 Garden Grove, CA
  • 11/14 Gilbert, AZ
  • 11/16 Lubbock, TX
  • 11/19 Still Water, OK
  • 11/20 Dallas, TX
  • 11/22 Little Rock, AR
  • 11/23 Birmingham, AL

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