K-LOVE Radio and 25 Entertainment present the second annual K-LOVE Christmas Tour kicking off on December 4 in Greensboro, NC. The K-LOVE Christmas Tour will feature K-LOVE Fan Awards' winners Big Daddy Weave and for KING & COUNTRY and Meredith Andrews. The relationship between 25 Entertainment and K-LOVE Radio provides the opportunity for radio listeners and fans to experience an inviting evening of Christmas music for the entire family during the holiday season in 10 of K-LOVE's markets.
"We are thrilled to be partnering with KLOVE and Feed The Children for the second annual KLOVE Christmas Tour featuring Big Daddy Weave, for KING & COUNTRY and Meredith Andrews," said Rod Riley, President and CEO of Word Entertainment. "The tour provides the unique opportunity for radio listeners and fans to experience an inviting evening of Christmas music while also making a difference in their local community. This will be surely be a one of a kind evening you won't want to miss."
The artists also shared Riley's sentiments:
"We're so excited to tour with K-LOVE and both of these artists. We have the utmost respect for Meredith as a songwriter and a friend. We've known Joel and Luke and their family for a long time and are so pleased for their success and this season of their lives. K-LOVE has meant so much to us, supporting and encouraging us in so many ways. All of this combined makes it very special that together we're declaring the most important news of all, that Jesus came." – Mike Weaver, Big Daddy Weave
"K-LOVE and Christmas - What an excellent combination! The K-LOVE team has been brilliant partners with us in impacting culture with the mission and message of Jesus. So now to take to the road with them in celebrating the greatest moment in human history - God coming to earth, is truly an honor." – for KING & COUNTRY
"Big Daddy Weave, for King and Country, Christmas and lots of people singing together...these are a few of my favorite things. I am so excited to be on the K-LOVE Christmas tour!" – Meredith Andrews
This past June both Big Daddy Weave and for KING & COUNTRY won two of the top honors at the first annual K-LOVE Fan Awards. Big Daddy Weave took home "Song of the Year" for their smash hit "Redeemed" while for KING & COUNTRY were presented the award for "Breakthrough Artist of the Year" by Meredith Andrews. In addition, all three acts are currently nominated for the 2013 Dove Awards with for KING & COUNTRY receiving seven nominations, Big Daddy Weave having four nods and Andrews up for two of the night's honors.
In addition to music from these critically-acclaimed artists, Feed The Children will be the ministry focal point offering Child sponsorships throughout the tour. The non-profit organization will also sponsor a separate event in each city along the tour to feed over 4,000 families in all. Feed The Children is one of the world's largest charities with the mission of providing hope and resources for those without life's essential needs. In the U.S., Feed The Children works with local agencies to distribute food and necessities to over 400,000 families annually.
K-LOVE Christmas Tour Dates:
Dec. 4 Greensboro, NC – Christian City Church
Dec. 5 Virginia Beach, VA – New Life Providence Church
Dec. 6 Pittsburgh, PA – Amplify Church, Pittsburgh East Campus
Dec. 7 Indianapolis, IN – Zionsville Performing Arts Center
Dec. 8 Chicago, IL – Aurora Christian High School
Dec. 11 Lexington, KY – Porter Memorial Baptist Church
Dec. 12 Nashville, TN – Brentwood United Methodist Church
Dec. 13 Memphis, TN – Raleigh Assembly of God
Dec. 14 Kansas City, MO – Cross Points Church
Dec. 15 Evansville, IN – First Christian Church Newburgh
For more information and to purchase tickets please visit www.KLOVEChristmasTour.com.