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THE CITY HARMONIC LAUNCH FIRST HEADLINE USA TOUR THIS FALL

The “I Have A Dream Tour” Features Special Guest Artist Daniel Bashta, Author/Speaker Bob Lenz

Fans Help Create “Mountaintop” Music Video As Single Gathers Radio Airplay

Gathering a “New Artist of the Year” GMA Dove Award nomination in the midst of its 65-city tour with newsboys that wrapped up last month, The City Harmonic immediately launch into the festival season with main stage appearances at major events across the US. Known for its engaging live performances, the band also announces its first national US headline tour in support of its highly acclaimed and first full-length album, I Have A Dream (It Feels Like Home).

The headline “I Have A Dream Tour” begins in November and features special guest artist Daniel Bashta, writer of the hit song “Like A Lion (God’s Not Dead),” and nationally recognized author/speaker Bob Lenz.  The tour also introduces Eric Brandon and will be in partnership with Compassion International and Life Promotions.  All the tour dates will be announced in the coming weeks.  (The current itinerary, including the summer festivals, is listed below.)

While on tour, The City Harmonic is playing its hit singles and new music from I Have A Dream (It Feels Like Home), including the title track, a top 15 Billboard National Christian Audience radio hit, “Manifesto,” which is featured as a bonus track on the album, and its current top 25 and climbing single, “Mountaintop.”  The fastest-rising song ever for the band on the radio charts, “Mountaintop” is gathering airplay on numerous outlets, including Air-1 Network, WGTS/Washington D.C., WONU/Chicago, SiriusXM, WBVM/Tampa, WTRJ/Jacksonville, WBSN/New Orleans, WAYG/Grand Rapids, WBFJ/Greensboro, KLFF/San Luis Obispo and more.

In addition to being the current radio single, “Mountaintop” will become the band’s third music video following “I Have A Dream (It Feels Like Home)” and “Manifesto,” which has been has been viewed on YouTube more than 1,500,000 times (http://www.youtube.com/thecityharmonic).  For the new video, most of the production credits will be going to the band’s listeners.  Music fans from around the world have taken video of themselves, friends or church groups, etc., singing along with the song and submitted the results through the band’s website (www.thecityharmonic.com/mountaintop).  Having received numerous responses to their call for footage, the band is beginning to create the final video now.

One of the best-selling new artists of last year, The City Harmonic, continues to gather international acclaim.  Featured on the current cover of Worship Musician, an upcoming cover of Surrender Magazine, and performing acoustic tracks from its new album in a June RELEVANT Podcast, the critics are using adjectives like “fabulous,” “infectious,” “exciting,” “spectacular,” “worshipful,” “captivating,” “creative,” “brilliant” and more to describe I Have A Dream (It Feels Like Home). Released Oct. 18, 2011 on Kingsway with EMI CMG Distribution in the USA, the album hit No. 1 on iTunes® in Canada, No. 6 on the Billboard Heatseekers Albums chart and never left the Top 4 on the iTunes Christian/Gospel US chart in its debut week at retail.  The digital single, “Manifesto,” has also sold well over 100,000 copies and is the only song from a new artist in 2011 to break into the top 10 of the SoundScan Top Current digital singles sales chart.

The City Harmonic, consisting of Elias Dummer, bassist Eric Fusilier, guitarist Aaron Powell and drummer Josh Vanderlaan, wrote, recorded and produced all of the songs for I Have A Dream (It Feels Like Home). From the “now but not yet” tension of earthly Christian living heard in much of the album, including the title track and “Mountaintop,” to having hope in the midst of struggle in “Fell Apart” and “Be Still O My Soul,” to dealing with apathy in “Yours” and “Wake Me Up” and living missionally in “Spark” and “Benediction,” the songs take the listener on a poetic journey.

The City Harmonic’s current tour itinerary follows:

May 24 Harvest Orange County Irvine, CA RSVP
May 25 Harvest Christian Fellowship – Riverside Riverside, CA RSVP
May 26 Spirit West Coast 2012 Del Mar, CA Tickets RSVP
May 27 Harvest Christian Fellowship – Riverside Riverside, CA RSVP
Jun 01 Broyhill Civic Center Morganton, NC RSVP
Jun 02 Murray Hill Theatre Jacksonville, FL Tickets RSVP
Jun 03 Journey Community Church Evans, GA Tickets RSVP
Jun 09 Witness Festival Quarryville, PA Tickets RSVP
Jun 10 Busch Gardens Williamsburg, VA RSVP
Jun 15 Big Ticket Festival 2012 Allegan, MI Tickets RSVP
Jun 16 The Underground Cincinnati, OH Tickets RSVP
Jun 20 Crown Reef Resort Myrtle Beach, SC Tickets RSVP
Jun 21 The Channel Greenville, SC RSVP
Jun 22 Ichthus Festival Wilmore, KY Tickets RSVP
Jun 23 Alive Festival Mineral City, OH Tickets RSVP
Jun 25 Kentucky Christian University Grayson, KY RSVP
Jun 27 Crown Reef Resort Myrtle Beach, SC Tickets RSVP
Jun 28 Creation Festival Shirleysburg, PA Tickets RSVP
Jun 29 Lifelight Festival Bethany, MO Tickets RSVP
Jun 30 Southern Illinois University Arena Carbondale, IL RSVP
Jul 04 Downey High School Football Stadium Downey, CA RSVP
Jul 12 Lifest Oshkosh, WI Tickets RSVP
Jul 15 Three Rivers Festival Fort Wayne, IN Tickets RSVP
Jul 21 Hills Alive Festival Rapid City, SD Tickets RSVP
Jul 22 Ignite Festival 2012 Schaumburg, IL Tickets RSVP
Jul 28 HeavenFest Loveland, CO Tickets RSVP
Jul 29 Monsignor Schmit CYO Complex Toledo, OH Tickets RSVP
Aug 03 SoulFest 2012 Gilford, NH Tickets RSVP
Aug 05 Gloucester County Community Church Washington Twp, NJ Tickets RSVP
Aug 06 Kingdom Bound 2012 Darien Center, NY Tickets RSVP
Aug 08 Lake Geneva Youth Camp Lake Geneva, WI RSVP
Aug 09 Heritage Landing Muskegon, MI RSVP
Aug 11 Horizon Christian Fellowship Rancho Santa Fe, CA Free RSVP
Aug 18 Harris Prairie Church of Christ Granger, IN RSVP
Aug 19 Bay Beach Amusement Park Green Bay, WI Tickets RSVP
Sep 01 Lifelight Festival Worthing, SD Tickets RSVP
Sep 02 JoshuaFest Plymouth, CA Tickets RSVP
Sep 07 Disney’s Contemporary Resort Lake Buena Vista, FL Tickets RSVP
Sep 15 Uprise Festival Shippensburg, PA Tickets RSVP
Oct 13 The Church On The Queensway Toronto, Canada RSVP
Nov 09 College of the Albermarle Elizabeth City, NC RSVP

More information on The City Harmonic and its touring can be found at:

www.thecityharmonic.com

http://www.facebook.com/thecityharmonic

http://www.myspace.com/thecityharmonic

http://www.youtube.com/thecityharmonic

http://twitter.com/thecityharmonic

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