Newsboys To Headline Faith & Family Night

Hometown Stars Voices of Lee Also To Appear This Year!

Thursday, January 31, 2013
Newsboys To Appear At Riverbend 2013
Newsboys To Appear At Riverbend 2013
The Newsboys will dazzle fans during Faith and Family Night of Riverbend 2013. The award-winning and chart topping band recently announced an extension on their popular "God's Not Dead Tour." They plan to play 30 some odd dates through this spring. The tour kicks off February 15.
 
The sellout tour has been touted as one of the most in-demand nights of worship, praise and celebration.  Newsboys are know for hits such as "God's Not Dead," "Born Again," and their latest chart-topping hit,"Your Love Never Fails," which has been No. 1 for six weeks in a row at Hot AC radio.

Newsboys will hit the Coke Stage at 9:30 PM, Tuesday, June 11, 2013.

Fresh off the heels of singing in Washington, DC at the 57th Presidential Inauguration, The Voices of Lee will grace the Bud Light Stage at 7:45 PM on Tuesday, June 11th.  

Voices of Lee is a 16 member a cappella ensemble from Lee University in Cleveland, TN. Under the direction of Danny Murray, Voices of Lee performs at a variety of venues boasting excellence in harmony, spirit, and performance.  

Since their debut in September '94, their intense musical focus has captivated audiences worldwide. The group is characterized by a unique variety of lush vocal harmonies, high-energy patriotic numbers, fun-filled audience participation, and heart-felt gospel favorites.



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