Out & About – July 1, 2016

1: Anthony Hamilton
R&B superstar Anthony Hamilton may have sold out much of his co-headlining tour with American Idol favorite Fantasia based on mainstream fame, but in the case of his Chicago concert, the singer/songwriter spent a solid chunk grounded in gospel territory. One of the many spiritually-centered musings was a spine chilling rendition of the piano ballad “Still,” a must get cut off his latest long player What I’m Feelin’ (RCA). (Photo: Andy Argyrakis)

2: John Tibbs
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artist John Tibbs and his wife Emily get ready alongside 350,000 fans for the Indianapolis 500. The singer/songwriter was a guest of IndyCar Ministry and performed at the public chapel, plus four morning services for drivers, crews and their families. He even was part of the Indy 500 Parade seen by more than a million television viewers! (get his latest album, Dead Man WalkingCLICK HERE)

3: Family Force 5
Dance rockers Family Force 5 have no trouble revving up the party anywhere on earth, and when it came to the group’s Glory At The Gardens set on the grounds of Busch Gardens in Williamsburg, VA, even Skillet’s Jen Ledger couldn’t resist getting in on the action. (Photo: Annette Holloway Photography – get FF5’s latest album, Time Still StandsCLICK HERE)

4: Ryan Stevenson
Also from Glory At The Gardens, singer/songwriter and Toby Mac protégé Ryan Stevenson and his band introduce Christian music fans to introspective tunes from his full-length Gotee Records debut, Fresh Start. (Photo: Annette Holloway Photography)

5 & 6: Stryper
5. Hard rockers Stryper kicked off the Fallen Tour with a line of fans wrapped all around the block for a sold out show at the world famous Whisky A Go Go in Hollywood. The club was not only these Orange County natives’ early stomping grounds, but it also helped launch the careers of legends like The Doors, The Byrds, Buffalo Springfield, Van Halen and Guns N’ Roses.
6. The Stryper guys also gathered backstage with several of their longtime friends and business associates. Pictured in the back row from left to right: Timothy Gaines, Robert Sweet, Lisa Sweet, Mark Joseph (MJM Entertainment Group), Daryn Hinton (Stryper’s first manager), Michael Sweet, Brian Mayes (Nashville Publicity Group) and Jessica Mayes, plus Annie Lobert and Oz Fox in front. (get their latest album, FallenCLICK HERE)

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