Sonrise Notes for April 29th....
...April has been a busy month for the artist known as Manafest. He played several dates in Japan, a couple in China and a couple in Canada, plus his new album Fighter came out a couple of weeks ago. It features the new song Pushover, which you can see the video for on our “Features” page by clicking here.
...Today is the birthday of Mary Mary’s Erica Campbell! Tuesday is the birthday of Shelley Phillips Breen from Point of Grace and also the birthday of the other half of Mary Mary… Tina Campbell! And Chris tomlin celebrates one this Friday. Happy birthday to you, if you have yours this week.
...Congratulations to Sonrise listener Cynthia Taylor, winner of the $100 gift card for correctly guessing that Laura Story would win the Dove Award for Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year at last week’s ceremony in Atlanta.
...Newworldson just released their new CD “Rebel Transmission.” It’s available at iTunes or at www.newworldson.com. It includes their new song “Learning to Be The Light,” and you can see the video for that song right now on our “Features” page.
...The band Hawk Nelson didn't have to look far for their new lead singer. Their guitar player Jon Steingard will take over the mic for Jason Dunn, who announced a while back he was leaving to pursue his solo interests under the name Lights Go Down. The guys from Hawk Nelson are already working on some new music.
...Sara Groves has a new song called “Open My Hands” and you can download it FREE at www.facebook.com/sonriseradio.