In a once-in-a-lifetime tribute event, 35 Years of Friends: Celebrating The Music of Michael W. Smith will feature friends and fellow musicians paying tribute to Smith on April 30, 2019, at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, TN.
For more than a decade the Lipscomb University community has celebrated the start of the holiday season with beloved Nashville/CCM singer/songwriter Amy Grant and friends at the annual Lighting of the Green concert.
Few seasons connect through music like Christmas, with familiar holiday tunes drawing out memories of cheer-filled Christmas mornings, family gatherings, and thoughts of the perfect gift. Yet, all too often those songs turn stale as we hear them repeated over and over again, covered by different artists. Here are ten of our favorite CCM Christmas originals, written and performed by the artist, in no particular order.
It may have been seven long years since Christian music legend Russ Taff (The Imperials, Gaither Vocal Band) released a record, but he’s more than made up for any lost time by dropping both the praise project, Believe,and being the simultaneous subject of the biopic “Russ Taff: I Still Believe,” which chronicles his achievements, alongside struggles with a traumatic past and subsequent alcoholism.
Amy Grant and Vince Gill will return to the Mother Church during the 2018 Christmas season for an unprecedented twelve-night stand of their beloved Christmas at the Ryman. The annual holiday tradition sold out ten shows in 2017, so two additional dates have been added this year to meet demand.
Multi-Platinum, three-time Grammy® Award winning artist and best-selling author Michael W. Smith returns with his popular Christmas tour this holiday season. With multiple sellout crowds expected, the tour launches Nov. 28, in Dallas and travels to 18 major markets across the U.S.