Nashville, Tenn. — With another record-breaking year on the books, logging sellouts in top arenas coast-to-coast with more than 650,000 in total attendance, NewSong’s Winter Jam Tour Spectacular—the world's #1 first quarter tour for four consecutive years—is set for a milestone 2015. Celebrating its 20th anniversary, the tour hits the road January 2 with 10 of Christian music’s top artists, led by GRAMMY®-nominated Platinum®-selling headliners Skillet.
November’s Winter Jam West saw capacity crowds in eight of the tour’s nine markets, including sellouts at Portland’s Moda Center; Phoenix’s Gila River Arena; and the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California, among others. Hosted by GRAMMY®-nominated NewSong, Winter Jam West was headlined by internationally-renowned worship band Hillsong UNITED and featured four-time Gold®-selling recording artist Jeremy Camp, Francesca Battistelli, Colton Dixon, Disciple, Trip Lee and evangelist Tony Nolan. In addition, the LifeWay Christian Stores Pre-Jam Party showcased Everfound, About A Mile and VERIDIA.
“I was inspired by this trip, by experiencing what others are doing outside of our own tours...to see the Church operating cooperatively, and collectively achieving something together with one goal in mind—to share the Name of Jesus with all who would hear,” said Hillsong UNITED’s Matt Crocker of Winter Jam West. “It was a short trip, but one with long lasting memories. I came home with a great sense of pride in the global Church. Knowing that together we can accomplish so much more, and that there is so much more to do. And that we need to do it together.”
The Winter Jam 2015 Tour Spectacular kicks-off January 2 in Charleston, West Virginia. The tour will hit 47 cities through March, featuring headliners Skillet, along with Jeremy Camp, Francesca Battistelli, Building 429, for King & Country, NewSong, Family Force 5 and evangelist Tony Nolan. The Pre-Jam Party will include Blanca, About A Mile and VERIDIA.
Promoted by Premier Productions and presented by Holt International, Winter Jam will visit such top venues as Chicago’s Allstate Arena; the Toyota Center in Houston; Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena; and Ft. Lauderdale, Florida’s BB&T Center, among numerous others. In addition, three daylong JAM ZONE free family events are slated in conjunction with tour stops in Atlanta; Birmingham, Alabama; and Lexington, Kentucky. The inaugural JAM ZONE, held earlier this year at Atlanta’s World Congress Center, included more than 85 local business and exhibitor booths and drew an estimated 7,500 people.
Sponsors of NewSong’s Winter Jam 2015 Tour Spectacular include Pure Flix’s "Do You Believe?" film; the University of Mobile; Teen Missions International; Pepsi; TheOverflow.com; Camp Electric; PREMIER Vacations & Events; Xtreme Conferences; Texas TransEastern; and Wayne E. Bailey Produce.
Founded by NewSong, Winter Jam exploded from a single show in 1995 to one of the music industry’s biggest tours today. For four consecutive years, Winter Jam has ranked as Pollstar's #1 tour in the world for the first quarter, based on ticket sales. Through the years, the groundbreaking tour has welcomed such artists as TobyMac, Newsboys, Lecrae, Steven Curtis Chapman, Passion, Third Day, Kari Jobe, Matthew West, Tenth Avenue North, and RED, among many others, introducing Christian music to new audiences across the country while providing a powerful platform for the Gospel message.
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