JFEST Featuring Mandisa Set For June 21

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

JFEST, the Tennessee Valley’s biggest and longest running Christian Music Festival, will be at Camp Jordan on Saturday, June 21, and returning this year will be a fireworks finale. 

JFEST has partnered with Pyro Shows of Lafollette, Tenn. to present a set to music Fireworks Finale to the 12 hour Family Friendly Music Festival.  Pyro Shows is the presenter of Riverbend and the Nations Capital 4th of July Fireworks each year.  They also are the presenters of almost all of the minor league baseball stadiums fireworks shows.

JFEST will begin at 8 a.m. with the JFEST/Run for God 5K and the music begins at 9 a.m.

The artists lineup includes Mandisa (2014 Grammy winner and five time nominee), Building 429, Chris August, Rhett Walker, Finding Favour, Unspoken, Love and the Outcome, Calling Glory, all national recording artists, and They Came Running.

Mandisa, a finalist on Season 5 American Idol has gone on to become a national recording artist and won the Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Christian Music Song and Album….Overcomer.

JFEST also features dozens of food vendors, booth sponsors and a large Kidsworld Activity area featuring the Tennessee Valley’s largest inflatable slide. 

Tickets are $15 in advance, (children 10 and under are free) or $20 the day of the show.  Group rate and church group rates are available.

JFEST is sponsored by Belhaven University. 

To register for the JFEST/Run for God 5K visit www.runforgod.com

For more information and to purchase tickets for JFEST visit www.jfest.com or visit all area Fazolis and Sweetfrogs locations.



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