Out & About – February 1, 2015

1: The ladies of 1 Girl Nation appear on TBN’s Praise The Lord Christmas special with country star Trace Adkins.

2 and 3: Sixty writers (including Paul Baloche, Graham Kendrick, Bluetree, Desperation Band and The City Harmonic) representing ten countries and six languages convene and lead various sessions of worhsip at Integrity Music’s songwriter retreat.

4 and 5: South African guitarist Jonathan Butler entertains both on and off stage with a set of jazz-influenced gospel and worship at the historic Chicago Theatre.

6: Singer/songwriter/worship leader Misty Edwards visits with her Little Bird album producers Brown Bannister (left) and Paul Moak (right) at The Smoakstack.

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Andy Argyrakis
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Andy Argyrakis is a Chicago-based entertainment writer/photographer who appears in the Chicago Tribune, Illinois Entertainer, Daily Journal, Concert Livewire, Hear/Say Magazine and Image Chicago (to name a few). Additional photo credits include Fuse TV, Live Nation, Nikon, Pollstar, Celebrity Access, Paste Magazine, MTV.com and Vibe.com. He’s also the author/narrator of "Access Matthews" (an audio CD tracing the career of Dave Matthews Band) and spends considerable time on tour, including outings with Arlo Guthrie, The Guess Who, Madina Lake (on Linkin Park’s Projekt Revolution) and Gospel Music Channel’s "Gospel Dream" (where he served as season one judge).