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Tour features special guests Danny Gokey and Unspoken
Multi-platinum selling and GRAMMY® winning group Casting Crowns will hit the road again this spring for the second leg of "The Very Next Thing" Tour, featuring K-LOVE Radio's Male Artist of the Year Danny Gokey and special guests Unspoken. Presented by Compassion International and Museum of the Bible, the 40-city arena tour kicks off Feb. 16, in Baltimore and will make stops in markets like Philadelphia, Milwaukee, Chicago, New York, Pittsburgh, Raleigh, Orlando, Tampa, Grand Rapids, Minneapolis, Houston, and many more before wrapping up in San Antonio on May 7.
"The Very Next Thing" Tour supports Casting Crowns' newest studio album, The Very Next Thing, (Beach Street/Reunion). This marks the group's 15th release and eighth studio album since the label debut release in 2003. With more than 10 million records sold, Casting Crowns has held the position of Billboard's top-selling act in Christian music since 2007.
Casting Crowns began in, serves in and continues to be rooted in the local church. It is at the local level that they are walking along with people in ministry and where the inspiration for albums are formed.
"Because we have the honor of walking with people in our churches, we get to see what people are going through -- the issues that are impacting everyone now," shares front man Mark Hall. "It is in these situations that ideas are born for what we all need to hear right here right now."
The Very Next Thing is full of intimate songs as well as upbeat, fresh sounding tracks that will meet the listener with lyrics that impact with a strong message song after song.
Hall shares the inspiration behind the new album and title. "We are all in different stages of 'next.' There's a next step from where you are right now. We all feel like there's a stage that we have to reach to move on to what is next -- but God has you right here right now for your 'next,' and all of these songs touch on that idea."
Casting Crowns continues to impact audiences with their powerful lyrics and live show as they have performed for more than six million fans. In addition, more than 85,000 child sponsorships have resulted through Casting Crowns' live shows. For more information on "The Very Next Thing" Tour, visit www.CastingCrowns.com.
THE VERY NEXT THING TOUR -- SPRING 2017
(Dates & venues subject to change without notice)
16 Baltimore, MD -- Royal Farms Arena
17 Glens Falls, NY -- Glens Falls Civic Center
18 Philadelphia, PA -- Liacouras Center
19 Binghampton, NY -- Floyd Maines Veterans Memorial Arena
21 Port Huron, MI -- McMorran Arena
23 Milwaukee, WI -- Milwaukee Theatre
24 South Barrington, IL -- Willow Creek Church
25 Lafayette, IN -- Purdue University
2 Akron, OH -- Akron Civic Theatre
3 Toledo, OH -- Huntington Center
4 Pittsburgh, PA -- PPG Paints Arena
9 Greenville, SC -- Bon Secours Wellness Arena
10 Raleigh, NC -- PNC Arena
11 Charlotte, NC -- Bojangles Coliseum
16 Charleston, SC -- North Charleston Coliseum
17 Orlando, FL -- CFE Arena
18 Tampa, FL -- USF Sun Dome
23 Grand Rapids, MI -- Van Andel Arena
24 Pikeville, KY -- Eastern KY Expo Center
30 Richmond, VA -- Richmond Coliseum
31 Newark, NJ -- Prudential Center
1 Amherst, MA -- Mullins Center
6 Evansville, IN -- Ford Center
7 Cedar Rapids, IA -- US Cellular Center
8 Minneapolis, MN -- Target Center
9 Fargo, ND -- Fargo Dome
11 Sioux Falls, SD -- Denny Sanford Premier Center
13 Springfield, MO -- JQH Arena @ Missouri St. University
14 Carbondale, IL -- Southern Illinois University
15 Tupelo, MS -- Bancorpsouth Arena
20 Lafayette, LA -- Cajundome Convention Center
21 McAllen, TX -- McAllen Convention Center
22 Belton, TX -- Bell County Expo
27 Highland Heights, KY -- BB&T Arena
29 Charleston, WV -- Charleston Civic Center
4 Independence, MO -- Silverstein Eye Centers Arena
6 The Woodlands, TX -- Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
7 San Antonio, TX -- Freeman Coliseum
*More Dates to be announced -- visit www.castingcrowns.com for more details
Source: Merge PR
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