Out & About – September 15, 2015

1: Aryn Michelle, winner of GMA Immerse 2014’s “Female Artist/Songwriter of the Year,” joins legendary jazz saxophone player/Whitney Houston collaborator Kirk Whalum on a panel during the 2015 edition of Immerse.

2: Word Records’ husband/wife duo Love & The Outcome have a baby on the way! Here’s more from singer Jodi King: “Chris and I are happy to announce that Love & The Outcome will take on a whole new meaning this coming February 2016 with the arrival of our first child! We couldn’t be happier to share this news with our fans and can’t wait to introduce you to the newest member of our band!”

3 and 4: Rapper Trip Lee kicks off the OUTCRY Tour during a visit to Washington D.C.’s Jiffy Lube Live, followed by singer/songwriter Lauren Daigle further engaging over 19,000 worshippers later in the night. (Photos by Andy Barron)

5: Rick Hall appears on TBN’s “Praise the Lord” with host Jason Crabb to share stories from his new autobiography, The Man From Muscle Shoals. Hall made music history when he founded FAME Recording Studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, which led to 300+ hit singles, more than 40 Gold and Platinum records and a Grammy for lifetime achievement, plus production and engineering credits as vast as Aretha Franklin, Tom Jones, Alabama and Alicia Keys.

6: After the enormous success of the big screen blockbuster God Not Dead, it’s only fitting to find the sequel God’s Not Dead 2 in the works. Here’s a sneak peak from the set (pictured from left to right): Brooke DeLeary (also of Christian pop group Love Collide); Jor’Dan Armstrong; Abigail Duhon; Melissa Joan Hart; A.J. Wray; Tyrone KuyKendoll; Spencer Kane; Lauren DeLeary (Love Collide) and Hayley Orrantia (“The Goldbergs”).

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Andy Argyrakis
Contributing Editor

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).