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Pictured: for KING & COUNTRY at Harvest Crusade in Anaheim, CA, on August 24

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NEWS SOURCE: Warner Music Group / Word Entertainment
August 28, 2013

Nashville, TN - (August 28, 2013) - On Saturday night, critically-acclaimed duo for KING & COUNTRY performed before an audience of 34,000 people at Harvest Crusade at Angel's Stadium in Anaheim, CA. The event, now in its 24th year, is hosted by Pastor Greg Laurie and is designed to be an opportunity for Christians to invite family members and friends to hear the message of the gospel in an entertaining and non-threatening environment.

"For King and Country was a great addition to the Harvest Crusade this year," said John Collins, Executive Director of Harvest Ministries. "Their performance was electric and had universal appeal. We've had nothing but great comments about the quality of their music and the content of the message." "Occasionally there comes a moment where the hours of writing, recording, rehearsing, touring, praying and dreaming all collide into a profound crescendo," added Joel of for KING & COUNTRY. "Saturday night, as we stood alongside Greg Laurie and 34,000+ friends and shouted 'Let my life be the proof of Your love,' was without a doubt one of those rare, spiritual and profound moments."

This past week the duo also received seven nominations including "New Artist of the Year," "Song of the Year" and "Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year" for the 44th Annual GMA Dove Awards scheduled to take place in Nashville, TN, on October 15. On Tuesday, for KING & COUNTRY released their live CD/DVD package, Hope is What We Crave | LIVE, which was recorded on the final night of their first headlining tour in 2012 and features their new single, "Hope Is What We CRAVE."

In September, for KING & COUNTRY can be seen at Night of Joy at Walt Disney World in Orlando, FL, and on the Newsboys "Restart Tour" which kicks off on the 20th in Barre, VT. For further information and a complete listing of upcoming tour dates visit

for KING & COUNTRY's Upcoming Tour Dates:
Aug. 31: Rock the Flags - Jackson, NJ
Sept. 1: Lifelight Festival - Worthing, SD
Sept. 4: Disney's Coronado Springs Resort - Lake Buena Vista, FL
Sept. 6: Night of Joy 2013 - Kissimmee, FL
Sept. 20: Barre Municipal Auditorium - Newsboys' "Restart Tour" - Barre, VT
Sept. 21: Shippensburg Fairgrounds Uprise Festival - Newsboys' "Restart Tour" - Shippensburg, PA
Sept. 22: State Theatre - Newsboys' "Restart Tour" - New Brunswick, NJ
Sept. 27: Calvary Baptist Church - Newsboys' "Restart Tour" - Savannah, GA
Sept. 28: Northwestern College - Saint Paul, MN
Oct. 3: Celebration Church - Newsboys' "Restart Tour" - Metairie, LA
Oct. 5: Heart O' Texas & Rodeo - Waco, TX
Oct. 10: Jesse Auditorium Missouri University - Newsboys' "Restart Tour" - Columbia, MO
Oct. 11: Taft - Newsboys' "Restart Tour" - Cincinnati, OH
Oct. 12: Cullman Fair Grounds - Newsboys' "Restart Tour" - Cullman, AL
Oct. 13: RiverGlen Christian Church - Newsboys' "Restart Tour" - Waukesha, WI
Oct. 19: Adler Theatre - Newsboys' "Restart Tour" - Davenport, IA
Oct. 20: Rivers Edge Convention Center - Newsboys' "Restart Tour" - St. Cloud, MN
Oct. 22: First Assembly of God Church - Newsboys' "Restart Tour" - Fargo, ND
Oct. 24: Radisson Convention Church - Newsboys' "Restart Tour" - Green Bay, WI
Oct. 25: Corn Palace - Newsboys' "Restart Tour" - Mitchell, SD
Oct. 26: Family Arena - Newsboys' "Restart Tour" - St. Charles, MO
Oct. 27: Prairie Capital Convention Center - Newsboys' "Restart Tour" - Springfield, IL
Nov. 9: Westgate River Ranch - River Ranch, FL
Nov. 23: Gatlinburg Convention Center - Gatlinburg, TN
Nov. 29: Texas Louisiana Youth Conference - San Antonio, TX
Nov. 30: Saddleback Church - Lake Forest, CA
Dec. 1: Saddleback Church - Lake Forest, CA
Dec. 22: Southeast Christian Church - Louisville, KY

for KING & COUNTRY, recently named "Breakthrough Artist of the Year" at the first annual K-LOVE Fan Awards, made their late night debut on January 10 performing "The Proof Of Your Love" on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno." In 2012, for KING & COUNTRY were named as one of Billboard's 17 acts to watch and were CCM's best-selling new artist. New Release Tuesday noted that Crave was "One of the Best Debut Projects in Years!" ET's "The Insider" said the duo, "make music that speaks directly to your heart" and have been "gaining popularity in the alt-rock genre." American Songwriter commented that "for KING & COUNTRY may just be Australia's answer to Coldplay."

About Word Entertainment
A leader in the music industry for over 60 years, Word Entertainment, a Warner/Curb company, is a unique, comprehensive entertainment company comprised of multi-faceted artist service departments including publishing, merchandising, booking, and online initiatives. Word Entertainment represents some of the top names and brands in music, including Meredith Andrews, Chris August, Francesca Battistelli, Big Daddy Weave, Jason Castro, Patrick Ryan Clark, Everfound, for KING & COUNTRY, Group 1 Crew, Love & The Outcome, Dara Maclean, NEEDTOBREATHE, Point Of Grace, Sidewalk Prophets, Skillet, Switchfoot and We As Human and is home to 25 Entertainment, Word Distribution (representing Curb Records and Big Idea/VeggieTales among others), Word Music Publications & Church Resources, Word Films, Word Music Publishing and Word Label Group's Word Records, Word Worship and Fervent Records.


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