BETHEL MUSIC "WORSHIP NIGHTS" DRAW CAPACITY CROWDS INTERNATIONALLY, WEST COAST USA TOUR LAUNCHES AUG. 12
Tour Features Bethel Music Artist Collective Members Brian Johnson, Jenn Johnson, Amanda Cook, Jeremy Riddle, Steffany Gretzinger, Paul McClure, Hannah McClure, Cory Asbury, Josh Baldwin
NEWS SOURCE: Hoganson Media
July 11, 2016
Bethel Music, the worship music and community of songwriters emerging from Bethel Church in Redding, CA, continues its "Worship Nights" tour on the West Coast beginning Aug. 12. The tour, which has hosted sold out events in major market venues coast-to-coast and internationally, features Bethel Music worship favorites and new music from Have It All, the multi-artist double-disc live recording released March 11 that has garnered wide critical acclaim and topped multiple retail charts internationally.
In each city on the tour, a full band and production team, along with a combination of several of the Bethel Music Artist Collective, will lead the songs. Artists on this leg of the tour include Brian and Jenn Johnson, Amanda Cook, Jeremy Riddle, Steffany Gretzinger, Pauland Hannah McClure, Cory Asbury and Josh Baldwin.
Having seen capacity crowds during earlier tours in cities like New York, Washington, DC, Chicago, London (England), Atlanta, Miami, Belfast (Northern Ireland), Cleveland, Nashville, Pittsburgh, Toronto (Canada), Birmingham, New Orleans and many more, this West Coast leg of the tour launches Aug. 12 in Phoenix, AZ's Comerica Theater, and travels to Los Angeles, CA (8/13), San Diego, CA (8/14), San Jose, CA (8/15), Vacaville, CA (8/16), Boise, ID (8/19), Portland, OR (8/20), Seattle, WA (8/21) and Vancouver, BC (8/22).
In addition to the evening event, a limited number of tickets are available in each city for a special Bethel Breakout session. The Bethel Breakout includes a free song via digital download, an exclusive afternoon question and answer session with Bethel Music artists and team members followed by an intimate acoustic worship session and a two-hour workshop with Bethel Music pastors and ministry team.
"As a group of passionate believers pursuing His presence, our artists and writers seek to capture what we feel God is saying through songs that declare who He is and who we are in Him," says Joel Taylor, Director of Bethel Music. "Our heart for 'Worship Nights' is to partner with what God is doing in communities around the world and see heaven invade earth. Join us for an authentic night of worship, encouragement and prayer as we love God together and pursue His presence."
Following the West Coast Tour, Bethel Music is planning a major market tour of the East Coast this fall, while traveling to South Africa for Worship Nights events in Pretoria (9/15), Durban (9/17) and Cape Town (9/21). Bethel Music artists will also be featured at Unite Midwest in Pella, IA (7/30), MVMNT Conference in Etobicoke, ON (8/14), Open Skies Festival in Antrim, Northern Ireland (8/12-14), Rise Women's Conference in Margate, FL (8/22-24), Get Focused 2016 in Tønsberg, Norway (11/18-20) and at the Heaven Come Conference in Los Angeles Sept. 21-23, 2017.
For more information on the "Worship Nights," Bethel Breakout sessions and the worship artists that are featured in each city, go to http://www.bethelmusic.com/worshipnights.
All the latest Bethel Music album and tour news, chord charts, videos and more resources can be found at Bethel Music, https://bethelmusic.com/have-it-all/, @bethelmusic, http://instagram.com/bethelmusic, www.youtube.com/user/ibethelmusic and www.facebook.com/bethelmusic, where they have more than 1,628,000 likes.
About Bethel Music:
Bethel Music is a worship ministry that formed as an organic extension of Bethel Church in Redding, CA. Over the last six years, Bethel Music has grown from being a local church music ministry to becoming a global outreach featuring a cadre of songwriters and worship leaders, 21 albums, chart-topping songs, and both online and on-campus worship schools. In addition to the above listed artists, the Bethel Music Artist Collective includes Jonathan David and Melissa Helser, Matt Stinton, Hunter Thompson, Kalley Heiligenthal, Leeland and Kristene DiMarco. Together this team of artists are known worldwide for anthems like "We Will Not Be Shaken," "One Thing Remains" and "This Is Amazing Grace" (2013's and 2015's ASCAP Christian Music "Song of the Year," respectively), "Love Came Down" (featured on American Idol 2012), "Forever," "You Are Good," "You Make Me Brave" (GMA Canada Covenant Awards "Song of the Year") and more.
These artists also have five acclaimed albums that all went to the top of Billboard's Top Christian Albums chart. Their recent Have It All recording hit No. 6 on the overall Billboard Top Albums chart becoming Bethel Music's highest retail debut on the chart ever. It also perched at No. 1 on the overall iTunes® Albums chart in the US for six straight days while hitting No. 1 in Canada, No. 3 in Australia, No. 6 in Brazil, No. 7 in the UK, No. 24 in Germany and No. 63 in France.
The heart of Bethel Music is to be a steward of the worship being created and released at Bethel Church, making it a resource available to the world. In addition to thousands of people that attend Bethel's weekly worship services, another 350,000 plus people subscribe to the online stream of the services at www.ibethel.tv. More about Bethel Music can be found at www.bethelmusic.com.