Haste The Day Announce Farewell Tour
Metalcore titans HASTE THE DAY recently announced that after 10 years of genre leading albums and nonstop touring they would be calling it a day. Now the band announces their final tour – a 32 city trek – with support from MYCHILDREN MYBRIDE, THE CHARIOT and A PLEA FOR PURGING, giving US and Canadian fans a final chance to see the band perform live. With five full-length albums totaling more than a quarter million records sold, HASTE THE DAY has become one of the most enduring and influential acts in the genre. Armed with highly talented new lineup, the band’s latest album, Attack of the Wolf King has reinvigorated the band’s fanbase, causing it to debut at #74 on the Billboard Top 200. In addition, the album has been praised by music critics with Exclaim! calling the album “Easily the band’s best work to date.” Tastemaking site Absolute Punk exclaimed “With Attack of the Wolf King, HASTE THE DAY will silence the doubters.” In addition, numerous critics have hailed the album as one of the best releases of the year in its genre.
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Tour Dates:
1/28 St Paul, MN
1/29 Des Monies, IA
1/30 Wichita, KS
1/31 Denver, CO
2/1 – Salt Lake City, UT
2/3 – Seattle, WA
2/4 – Portland, OR
2/5 – Orangevale, CA
2/7 – Anaheim, CA
2/8 – San Diego, CA
2/9 – Mesa, AZ
2/11 – Lubbock, TX
2/12 – Dallas, TX
2/13 – Austin, TX
2/14 – San Antonio, TX
2/15 – Houston, TX
2/16 – Pensacola, FL
2/18 – St Petersburg, FL
2/19 – Orlando, FL
2/20 – Atlanta, GA
2/21 – Birmingham, AL
2/22 – Memphis, TN
2/23 – St Louis, MO
2/24 – Chicago, IL
2/25 – Cleveland, OH
2/26 – Detroit, MI
2/27 – Pittsburgh, PA
3/1 – Montreal, QC
3/2 – London, ON
3/3 – Toronto, ON
3/4 – Syracuse, NY
3/5 – Philadelphia, PA
3/6 – New York, NY
3/7 – Richmond, VA
3/9 – Columbus, OH
3/10 – Louisville, KY

Free Queens Club EP
Tooth & Nail Records and Queens Club present the FRIENDLY EP available free for download. Fans will have to “Like” Queens Club on Facebook in order to download the EP, which features three new songs, “Legendary,” “Standing On The Shoulders Of Giants” and “Darkkstar,” as well as acoustic versions of two songs featured on the band’s debut full-length album YOUNG GIANT. YOUNG GIANT is available in stores and online now and can be downloaded on iTunes and Amazon MP3. Queens Club are unashamedly accessible, with a dash of attitude – well, maybe more than just a dash. Blending that attitude together interesting melodies, raw energy and Euro-pop sensibilities, the FRIENDLY EP follows in the dancing-shoe clad footsteps previously laid out with their previous releases YOUNG GIANT (2010) and the NIGHTMARER EP (2009).

Times Of Grace To Tour
Times of Grace, the collaboration between Adam Dutkiewicz and Jesse Leach, two old friends and renewed colleagues, are getting ready to take the show on the road for the very first time. The band will embark on its inaugural tour, beginning February 1 in Baltimore, Md. and wrapping up in their native Boston, Mass. on February 27. Straight Line Stitch and War of Ages will round out the bill, making for an evening of eclectic hard rock and metal. A brief ToG history lesson: Dutkiewicz and Leach are original members of Killswitch Engage, with Leach serving as the band’s vocalist for KsE’s now-classic Roadrunner debut, Alive or Just Breathing, which left its mark on the resurgent, modern American metal scene in 2002. Leach left the band shortly after, but his friendship with guitarist Dutkiewicz remained. In addition to his work as KsE’s guitarist, Adam D. is also one of the most-sought after producers in heavy music, having worked with everyone from Underoath to Unearth. He wrote the music for The Hymn of a Broken Man in his head while recuperating from back surgery, which forced him to sit out a KsE tour. He recruited Leach to sing the songs and a partnership from the past was renewed. The result is a hypercharged yet artfully aggressive album that will entice fans both new and old. Excitement for the album is at an all-time high, as fans are anxious and curious to hear what the pair have come up with musically. The Hymn of a Broken Man is due out January 18. About the band’s debut tour, Leach said, “We are excited after all of these years to see Times of Grace become a live band! We have a solid group of musicians on board and some killer bands in the works. This is shaping up to be a tour to be remembered, and the first that reunites Adam and I on one stage together again! I couldn’t be more pleased to present this band to the world.” Adam D. had a special message for the fans, saying, “Jesse and I are wicked excited to be able to bring our songs to fans live…FINALLY after all these years. We hope you all get a chance to check out the record and come sing along with us when we come to a town near you. Thanks to all of those who support this project, and we hope to see you all very soon!”
Tour Dates:
2/1 – Baltimore, MD
2/2 – Atlanta, GA
2/4 – Dallas, TX
2/5 – Austin, TX
2/7 – Phoenix, AZ
2/8 – Los Angeles, CA
2/9 – San Francisco, CA
2/11 – Seattle, WA
2/12 – Portland, OR
2/14 – Salt Lake City, UT
2/15 – Denver, CO
2/17 – Minneapolis, MN
2/18 – Chicago, IL
2/19 – Detroit, MI
2/20 – Cleveland, OH
2/21 – Toronto, ON
2/22 – New York, NY
2/24 – West Chester, PA
2/25 – Pittsburgh, PA
2/26 – Poughkeepsie, NY
2/27 – Boston, MA

The Word Alive On The Road
The SmartPunk Tour featuring The Word Alive will head our across the U.S. this April / May, with support from Upon A Burning Body, Abandon All Ships, For All Those Sleeping and The Color Morale. The band has just completed their successful U.S. run with A Day To Remember and Underoath, and continues their 2011 live onslaught with a slot on Motel 6’s Rock Yourself To Sleep Tour in January, headlined by We Came As Romans. The Phoenix, AZ sextet will also head overseas in April / May for their first European tour, and have just been confirmed for the entire Vans Warped Tour. The Word Alive’s track “The Hounds Of Anubis” has just been added to Rock Band Network, and the band is currently featured in Metal Hammer’s 75 Bands That Will Shape The Future Of Metal. The tour comes in support of critically-acclaimed 2010 album, Deceiver. VIP advance tickets will be available starting tomorrow from SmartPunkTour.com.

Tumbledown On New Compilation Album
No Sleep Records has announced its third annual No Sleep ‘Till Christmas holiday compilation, and its first ever for a charitable organization. All proceeds for the release will go to RESOLVE and will be available for download at nosleeprecords.bandcamp.com on a pay-what-you-wish scale, with a minimum donation of 50 cents. For the new release, No Sleep has brought together some of the most recognized names in today’s indie and punk rock underground including originals, covers and acoustic versions of songs from La Dispute, The Swellers, Tumbledown, Balance and Composure, The Flatliners, Into It. Over It., Aficionado, This Time Next Year and more.
Track Listing:
1. La Dispute – First Snow In Grand Rapids
2. Mansions – White Christmas
3. I Call Fives – This Xmas
4. Tumbledown – Run Run Rudolph
5. The Braces – Jewish Guilt
6. Hellogoodbye – Happy Xmas (War Is Over)
7. Balance and Composure – Away In A Manger
8. Jarrod Gorbel (The Honorary Title) – Salvation
9. Into It. Over It. – For Agnes
10. The Flatliners – Meanwhile in Hell (Acoustic)
11. KOJI – People In Time
12. Seahaven – Blue Christmas
13. The Swellers – This Is My Everest (Acoustic)
14. Aficionado – Complicated Coffee
15. This Time Next Year – Out On Eastern (Acoustic)
16. Annelids – Christmas Don’t Be Late

The Chariot Announce Tour Dates
Georgia’s THE CHARIOT is pleased to announce their upcoming tour with HASTE THE DAY, MYCHILDREN MYBRIDE, and A PLEA FOR PURGING! The tour begins on February 3rd in Seattle, WA, and comes to an end on March 11th in Indianapolis, IN. The band was also recently added to the Peter Says Denim presented ‘Winterizer Tour’, featuring SILVERSTEIN, MISS MAY I, PIERCE THE VEIL, and A BULLET FOR A PRETTY BOY. The ‘Winterizer Tour’ begins on Friday, January 7th in Clifton Park, NY.
Tour Dates:
1/7 – Clifton Park, NY
1/8 – Allentown, PA
1/11 – Toledo, OH
1/12 – Madison, WI
1/13 – Palatine, IL
1/14 – Iowa City, IA
1/15 – Springfield, MO
1/16 – Tulsa, OK
1/18 – Albuquerque, NM
1/19 – Tucson, AZ
1/20 – Las Vegas, NV
1/21 – Pomona, CA
1/22 – Orangevale, CA
1/23 – Reno, NV
1/25 – Colorado Springs, CO
1/26 – Kansas City, MO
1/27 – St. Louis, MO
1/28 – Lansing, MI
1/29 – Buffalo, NY
2/3 – Seattle, WA
2/4 – Portland, OR
2/7 – Anaheim, CA
2/8 – San Diego, CA
2/9 – Mesa, AZ
2/11 – Lubbock, TX
2/12 – Dallas, TX
2/13 – Austin, TX
2/14 – San Antonio, TX
2/15 – Houston, TX
2/16 – Pensacola, FL
2/18 – St. Petersburg, FL
2/19 – Orlando, FL
2/20 – Atlanta, GA
2/21 – Birmingham, AL
2/22 – Memphis, TN
2/23 – St. Louis, MO
2/24 – Chicago, IL
2/25 – Cleveland, OH
2/26 – Detroit, MI
2/27 – Pittsburgh, PA
3/1 – Montreal, QU
3/2 – London, ON
3/3 – Toronto, ON
3/4 – Syracuse, NY
3/5 – Philadelphia, PA
3/6 – New York, NY
3/7 – Richmond, VA
3/9 – Columbus, OH
3/10 – Louisville, KY
3/11 – Indianapolis, IN

New Danielson Album On The Horizon
“Grow Up”, the first single from the forthcoming and much-anticipated Danielson full-length, Best of Gloucester County, required special mastering to allow for the sheer volume of attitude packed into it. Did someone say punk rock was reactionary? Please…don’t forget the lace-doilies for your tea-party. Heavy-metal equals funneled-rage? You might as well be gathering cuttings from the petunia-beds along the front walk-way. How about grunge? Scrunk? Deathgrind? Goodness! Is it already time for the afternoon nap? If you’ve been looking for attitude, “Grow Up” is where you’ll find it. Five years. A very long time in popular music, especially in the present moment when the delivery systems, the methodologies, are changing weekly. And yet five years is the time it took Daniel Christopher Smith, a.k.a. Brother Danielson, a.k.a. Danielson, to complete this his newest work, Best of Gloucester County. Normally what happens to our artists of the popular song, in the completeness of adulthood, is that the demands of family and mid-life make the write/record/tour rat-race unappealing, and five years ensue because the artist no longer wants, not entirely, what the popular song offers in the way of profession and culture. Instead, he wants some of what family brings. Who can blame him? But in a way, Danielson has, during the five years, let go (reluctantly, perhaps) of some family collaborators—namely his brothers Andrew and David, the percussionists, and childhood friends Chris and Ted, on keys and bass/guitar respectively. While sisters Megan and Rachel and Daniel’s wife Elin, the essential chorus for many a Danielson Famile song, still appear, the bulk of Best of Gloucester County revolves around a completely new “team,” as Smith has put it himself (Patrick Berkery- drums, percussion; Evan Mazunik- piano, organ; Joshua Stamper- bass; Sufjan Stevens- banjo, vocal; Andrew Wilson- electric guitar), most of them local players from the Gloucester County, NJ, area where Smith lives and works and has his studio. That means that Best of Gloucester County is not, despite the title, a retrospective “Best of” album (that would be Trying Hartz, the last Danielson-related release), but rather a statement of intention. Danielson is now a locally-owned and locally-ambitious entity, and, in this case, a locally-released (Gloucester County) album, since this is the first Danielson release on Daniel Smith’s own Sounds Familyre label. Seizing the means of production! With the result that here is a genuine attempt to dazzle! The tracks are thoroughly arranged (with bass player Joshua Stamper creating some great horn charts), and the rhythm section (which, in the past, was charming and lovely) sounds more like a rock and roll rhythm section than ever before, and the addition of an electric guitar player throughout means that the interplay between guitars, and the relationship between guitar and keys and glockenspiel, is quite a bit more dramatic, more cinematic. What does that mean? What does a Danielson album actually sound like, if it is no longer “outsider art,” but is, as it ought always have been considered, a thoughtful and persuasive contribution to the world of popular song? Suddenly the musical forebears are not quite as distant, so that you can hear bits of Captain Beefheart and Syd Barrett in the mix, psychedelic music in general, also the Kinks, the Beatles, T. Rex, and also country and folk and gospel (but in a way that doesn’t sound like country and folk and gospel). These influences now give way to a completely realized musical vision, in which arrangement is pursued with a singularity untold earlier, but which is just as virtuosic as on the “chamber pop” releases of the present moment, on an Antony and Johnsons album, as on a Grizzly Bear album, as on a Joanna Newsom album. Danielson, that is, has become a beautiful thinker in popular music, idiosyncratic but accomplished, whose major keys are always slipping away into minor keys, whose chord progressions are most often chromatic, always modulating, whose voice, somewhere in the area of two entire octaves, is in every register here, as though he has to be the entire chorus himself. For this writer, one of the very best of the earlier Danielson Famile releases was Tell Another Joke at the Ol’ Choppin’ Block (1997), in which there was a trance aspect to some of the compositions, as though the record were Qwaali or Raga. The good news for listeners to Best of Gloucester County is that it picks up that same meditative, and semi-improvised approach to the drone, in “Hosanna in the Forest,” and in “Hovering Above that Hill.” In fact, the album drives ultimately toward these more uncommon song structures, passing through some musical-theater and pop-inflected numbers—”People’s Partay,” and “Lil Norge.”.
The whole represents a new and welcome chapter in the Danielson oeuvre—a startlingly effective new band, a new thematic field (the locally-grown opus), produced with more sonic ambition than any recent Danielson effort, but without sacrificing the brave interior journey that we have come to expect from Daniel Christopher Smith: the world is complex, slightly dangerous, full of temptations, but there is still grace, beauty, meaning, and the music that is required to suggest all this is anything but easy, but that doesn’t mean it is not rewarding, beautiful, funny, sad, and generous.
Track Listing:
1. Complimentary Dismemberment Insurance
2. This Day Is A Loaf
3. Grow Up
4. Lil Norge
5. But I Don’t Wanna Sing About Guitars
6. People’s Partay
7. Olympic Portions
8. You Sleep Good Now
9. Hovering Above That Hill
10. Denominator Bluise
11. Hosanna In The Forest

Audio A’s Mark And Will Launch New Venture
Audio Adrenaline lead singer Mark Stuart and bassist Will McGinniss have returned after a three-year departure. Partnering with Integrity Music and joining some of their favorite emerging voices of worship, these two talents have created the Know Hope Collective, a ground-breaking initiative that combines worship music with stories of hope and inspiration. According to Stuart and McGinniss, the Know Hope Collective will be an ever-changing group of musicians from a variety of backgrounds who come together to create worship music while sharing their unique experiences and testimonies. “The Know Hope Collective is driven from an emerging style of worship and a place of vulnerability,” explains Stuart. “We go on a journey together through the good, bad and ugly to the redemptive side.” Stuart says the Know Hope Collective grew out of their own cathartic experience of sharing life stories with friends and church members. “We’d meet at Will’s around a campfire and talk vulnerably with each other about our successes as well as hardships. It was a time of healing and redemption as we discovered the evidence of God’s hand in our lives like never before and the importance of telling one’s story.” The duo’s pastor urged them to initially take their story-telling on the road, creating an intimate and hope-filled night of music, testimony and worship with friends. Since then, the Know Hope Collective has appeared across the U.S. and Canada. Additional tour plans are slated for spring 2011 and will be announced shortly. Their first recorded self-titled project is an enhanced CD slated to release February 15. The ten-track album was produced by Stuart, McGinniss and Josh Heiner. “This project was birthed out of the failure I went through,” Stuart says. “But the next one might be on missional living, orphan care or clean water, wherever God is leading us.” For the Know Hope Collective CD, Stuart speaks far more now than he sings, and shares the microphone with Julia Ross (of popular Disney group Everlife), David Leonard (former Jackson Waters, NEEDTOBREATHE and currently with Sons and Daughters), and 2010 BMI Christian Music Award-winning Songwriter of the Year Jason Walker. The group introduces new cuts, including “Jealous God,” the radio singles “Attention” and “Build Us Back,” along with meditative reworks of Audio A hits like “Ocean Floor,” “The Good Life,” and “Hands and Feet.” Following “Attention,” “Build Us Back” is the project’s next radio single, releasing December 27th to AC, CHR and INSP stations. The enhanced CD includes videos where the Know Hope Collective artists share their personal stories of hope. The project also links to additional content, including information about Hands & Feet, a ministry founded by Stuart and McGinniss to aid orphans and abandoned children.
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Close Your Eyes Announce Tour Dates
The New Year has yet to begin and CLOSE YOUR EYES already have their first quarter of 2011 panned out. Following the previously announced January dates with I See Stars, CLOSE YOUR EYES will be hitting the eastern US with Shai Hulud, Monsters, I The Breather and Counterparts. Dates below. Currently, the band is at home writing for the holidays. Their debut album, We Will Overcome can be purchased here.
Tour Dates:
1/14 – Toledo, OH
1/15 – London, ON
1/16 – Syracuse, NY
1/19 – Providence, RI
1/20 – Lancaster, PA
1/21 – Vineland, NJ
1/22 – Wilmington, DE
1/23 – West Springfield, VA
1/25 – Evansville, IN
1/26 – Fort Wayne, IN
1/27 – DeKalb, IL
1/28 – Madison, WI
1/29 – Grand Rapids, MI
2/3 – Cleveland, OH
2/4 – Altoona, PA
2/5 – Pittsburgh, PA
2/6 – Columbus, OH
2/8 – Bloomington, IN
2/9 – Sauget, IL
2/10 – Memphis, TN
2/12 – Chattanooga, TN
2/15 – West Springfield, VA
2/16 – Jermyn, PA

Rush Of Fools Signs With eOne
eOne Christian Music, a division of eOne Entertainment, announces the most recent addition to their growing artist roster, officially signing rock band Rush Of Fools. The band is in the writing process for their next album release, planned to street next summer. This new project follows the band’s first two acclaimed CDs, 2008’s Wonder Of The World and 2007’s Rush Of Fools. “I’ve been working with Rush Of Fools from the start of their career, and we’ve become family over the years, sharing so much together,” comments Bob Morrison, VP of Christian Music at eOne. “I feel very blessed that we can continue our journey together. My passion for the band and the strengths of eOne will provide them a strong home for their future recordings and career growth. There are exciting things to come!” In just a few short years, this Birmingham, Alabama-based band made a name for themselves thanks to the instant success of their self-titled debut’s enormous radio success. Their first hit “Undo” went No. 1 for an astounding seven weeks, was named Radio & Records Song of the Year award in 2007 and was ASCAP’s Song of the Year (2008). Their follow-up single “Peace Be Still” hit No. 1 for three weeks. In 2008, Rush of Fools was recognized by the Gospel Music Association, receiving four Dove Award Nominations that year – New Artist of the Year, Song of the Year and Pop/Contemporary Song of the Year (for “Undo”), while their self-titled debut was nominated for Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year. “It’s a humbling opportunity for us as a band to be able to partner with such an incredible company as eOne,” exclaims Kevin Huguley, Rush Of Fools. “Their laundry list of success with film, television, and musical artists from all genres speaks for itself, so we see greater things that are to come because of this new and exciting relationship. Let’s make a record!” Touring over 120 dates a year, Rush Of Fools recently concluded their first European set of dates, which included a stop in Norway opening for Casting Crowns. The band is currently writing and planning recording for their first release with eOne.

Evolett Announce Co-headlining Tour
After a triumphant year, inking a label deal with End Sounds and the release of their debut album, For Your Consideration, Montgomery, AL’s female fronted alt-rock band, EVOLETT will bring in the New Year embarking on their first co-headlining tour with Page 9. The one-month tour kicks off on January 1st at Eisenber’s in Plano, TX. After just two years together, EVOLETT has taken the alternative rock scene by storm, sharing stages with a stellar batch of bands including Mae, Neon Trees, Terrible Things, NeverShoutNever, Cartel, Mayday Parade, Sick Puppies, Windsor Drive and Hot Rod Circuit. The band’s debut album, For Your Consideration, was produced by Andy Jackson (Hot Rod Circuit, Terrible Things, Death In The Park), Mike Poorman (Piebald, Hot Rod Circuit, Therefore I Am), and mastered by Michael Fossenkemper (Kaki King, Bad Brains). The album features ten anthemic tunes that merge pop hooks with in-your-face rock power, as lead vocalist, Haden Brightwell’s soaring vocals glide over a raw and relentless guitar assault. The foundation of EVOLETT was forged in 2008, and today Brightwell, guitarist Adam Jessamine, guitarist Russ Daly, and bassist Jake Sloan stand ready to take the band to a lofty level. With their album now complete, EVOLETT is ready to meet the world head-on. College radio has already has shown immense support for the band with a total of 133 stations putting the album into rotation including CILU in Ontario, WPTS in Pittsburgh, WUIC in Chicago, KPSU in Portland, OR, WSHL in North Easton, MA, WXIN in Providence, RI, WTBU in Boston and WNSU in Ft. Lauderdale. EVOLETT reached the Top 30 playlist at three stations: WARG in Summit, IL (peaked at #1), WBWC in Berea, OH (peaked at #6) and WMCX (peaked at #15). Standout tracks include EVOLETT’s lead single and fan favorite, “The Compromise,” which a music video is in the works with a debut set in the New Year. Another favorite is “We All Fall Down”, a rocking reminder to keep our own faults in mind when judging others and “Genetic Makeup,” an emotion-packed tune inspired by the relationship lost between Brightwell and her estranged father. EVOLETT is ready to leap headfirst into hardcore touring mode in the New Year, supporting their debut release, and spreading their blend of the heavy and the heady wherever they go.
Tour Dates:
1/1 – Plano, TX
1/2 – Harker Heights, TX
1/3 – Bryan, TX
1/4 – Austin, TX
1/5 – Houston, TX
1/6 – San Antonio, TX
1/7 – Amarillo, TX
1/8 – Roswell, NM
1/9 – Albuquerque, NM
1/10 – Springfield, MO
1/11 – Little Rock, AK

Third Day Announce New Tour
Four-time GRAMMY Award-winning band Third Day will headline a massive 40-city tour across the U.S. this spring. The “Make Your Move” Tour will kick off Feb. 18, in Mercedes, Texas, with special guests Dove-nominated rock band Revive on dates in February, and progressive pop Dove Award winners Tenth Avenue North rounding out the remainder of the tour dates from March through May. Acclaimed singer/songwriter/guitarist Trevor Morgan will also join the tour’s roster in all markets. The Make Your Move Tour follows the successful release of multi-platinum rock band Third Day’s 11th studio album, Move (Oct. 19), which debuted inside the Top 10 on Billboard’s Top 200 Albums chart and at No. 1 on the Billboard Top Current Contemporary Christian chart. The Atlanta-based band will perform selections from the new album which have already become concert highlights – including the hit radio single “Lift Up Your Face,” “Make Your Move,” “Gone” and “Children of God” – as well as long-time fan favorites that feature the group’s signature rock sound.
“The fan response to the new album Move has been better than we ever could have hoped,” says Third Day bassist Tai Anderson. “We can’t wait to play the new music live and take the songs to a whole other place on the Make Your Move Tour. The show is going to be about the music and message that has given us the greatest and most supportive fans in the world, and we’re going to deliver that music and message with renewed urgency and passion.” As a unique price point option for concert attendees, all regular tickets for the Make Your Move Tour will be offered at $25 across the board. A special VIP ticket package will be available for purchase, including a prime-seating concert ticket, an exclusive Third Day poster, a Move CD and entry to a special VIP meet & greet. A group ticket package will be available, and Fan Club pre-sale dates will be announced soon.

The Make Your Move Tour is sponsored in part by Grand Canyon University ( www.gcu.edu) and Christian humanitarian organization World Vision ( www.worldvision.org). World Vision provides assistance to approximately 100 million people in nearly 100 countries by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice. Over the past decade, the Atlanta-based, multi-Platinum rock band Third Day (made up of members Mac Powell, Tai Anderson, David Carr and Mark Lee) has racked up 27 No. 1 radio singles and sold more than 7 million albums which reflect an impressive 2 RIAA Platinum and 8 Gold Certifications. A recent Georgia Music Hall of Fame inductee (2009), Third Day has garnered 24 career GMA Dove Awards from 42 nominations, 4 GRAMMY Awards (with 11 career nominations), an American Music Award (with 3 American Music Award nominations) and multiple ASCAP honors for songwriting. As a credit to its songwriting, Third Day’s memorable “Call My Name,” off its Revelation project, was selected by country star Keith Urban as a bonus track on his Defying Gravity project. As a top-ranked touring band, according to Pollstar magazine, Third Day has played for audiences reaching into the millions. The band recently wrapped up the 2010 Make A Difference Tour, one of the year’s largest Christian concert tours, co-headlining with fellow artists Michael W. Smith, TobyMac and author Max Lucado. Because of its mass appeal, Third Day has been featured by top media outlets including “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” (NBC), “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson” (CBS), “60 Minutes” (CBS), ABC’s “Nightline,” USA Today, the New York Times, and even graced the cover of Billboard magazine, which called Third Day “one of the best rock bands.”
Tour Dates:
2/18 – Mercedes, TX
2/19 – Longview, TX
3/10 – Indianapolis, IN
3/11 – Brookfield, WI
3/12 – Davenport, IA
3/13 – Grand Rapids, MI
3/18 – Bossier City, LA
3/19 – Grand Prairie, TX
3/20 – Joplin, MO
3/24 – Beaver Falls, PA
3/25 – Grove City, OH
3/26 – Johnstown, PA
3/27 – Charleston, WV
3/31 – Johnson City, TN
4/1 – Fairfax, VA
4/14 – Memphis, TN
4/15 – Knoxville, TN
4/16 – Greenville, SC
4/17 – Macon, GA
4/28 – Valparaiso, IN
4/29 – Chicago, IL
4/30 – Greenville, IL
5/1 – Kansas City, MO
5/4 – Salem, VA
5/5 – Louisville, KY
5/6 – Cincinnati, OH
5/7 – Akron, OH
5/12 – Chattanooga, TN
5/13 – Greensboro, NC
5/14 – Nashville, TN
5/19 – Jacksonville, FL
5/20 – Ft. Myers, FL
5/21 – West Palm Beach, FL

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