...Make your plans for the Extreme Winter Conferences now so you can get your tickets and plan a great trip. You can choose the Branson, MO conference December 27-29, that features the Newsboys, Switchfoot, Matthew West, Colton Dixon, and Newsong. Gatlinburg, TN has three weekend dates you can pick – December 27-29 and December 29-31, with Switchfoot, Matthew West, Newsboys, Newsong and Colton Dixon; The final weekend is December 31-January 2, and features all the groups just mentioned, plus Mandisa. Get all of the details here.
...American Idol Finalist Danny Gokey recently had a contest for someone to be his guest at the upcoming Dove Awards in Nashville. To enter, fans had to enter THEIR story of hope, and share it with their friends and family, so everyone could vote for their story for the chance to win a grand prize getaway for two to the Doves. The package included airfare, hotel, meet & greet with Danny, tickets to the Doves, ground transportation and a meal per-diem. Hopefully you got a chance to enter your story! If you’d like to read all of the stories, go to dannygokey.com.
...Jeremy Camp and his wife Adie, along with Francesca Battistelli are heading to Alaska together next summer on the Jeremy Camp and Friends cruise, and you can join them! Jeremy and Franny toured together a few years back, but this will be the first cruise for both of them. They will depart from Seattle, WA and head to Juneau, Sitka, Ketchikan and Victoria BC, Canada from June 27-July 4 of next year. If this sounds like a great summer cruise for you and your family, find more information here.
...The Newsboys were featured at the Atlanta Braves Faith Night a couple of weeks ago and we have some photos of the set up for the show at Turner Field in Atlanta in the photo section on our Sonrise Radio Facebook page.
...TobyMac recently announced his "Worship, Stories & Songs Tour," which will hit the road this fall, with special guests Matt Maher and Ryan Stevenson. This will be more of a “storyteller’s tour,” where Toby will share where the songs came from. It starts November 6 in Madison, MS followed by Texarkana, Wichita Falls, and Lewisville, TX November 7-9.
...Plumb has a new album hitting stores this Tuesday… “Need You Now (Deluxe Edition)”. Also available this week is “Run Wild. Live Free. Love Strong” from for King & Country, as well as Big Daddy Weave “Live”, Mandisa “Get Up – The Remixes” and Flyleaf “Between the Stars.”
...You’ve probably heard Katy Perry’s song Roar on the radio, and now Sonrise artists Royal Tailor have done a cover version, that you may not hear on the radio, but you CAN check out the video they did for it on our “Features” page.