ANDREW PETERSON’S 2011 BEHOLD THE LAMB OF GOD CHRISTMAS TOUR WILL LAUNCH DECEMBER 1ST WITH TICKETS GOING ON SALE SEPTEMBER 9th
The Highly Popular Annual Tour Will Feature Guest Artists:
Jason Gray, Jill Phillips, Andy Gullahorn, Ben Shive, Andrew Osenga
Nashville, TN (September 7, 2010) —- One of the most highly anticipated Christmas concerts of the holiday season, Andrew Peterson’s Behold The Lamb Of God Tour, will launch December 1st, marking its twelfth successful year. Joining Peterson onstage will be his featured guests, singer/songwriters Jason Gray, Jill Phillips, Andy Gullahorn, Ben Shive and Andrew Osenga. The 15-city tour kicks-off in Huntsville, AL and concludes December 18th at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN. A complete listing of the tour dates is available below and at www.andrew-peterson.com. Tickets will be available at local venues and online at www.itickets.com.
Peterson launched the Christmas tour in 1999 to present a musical rendition of the Christmas story and to reinforce the true meaning of the season. It was immediately embraced by fans nationwide because of the powerful performances, entertaining stories and the sense of community between Peterson and his guest artists. The result was multiple sold-out venues and yearly return engagements. In 2004, fan support led Peterson to record the album, Behold The Lamb Of God: The True Tall Tale Of The Coming Of Christ, and the project won the 2004 Best Album of the Year, World Christian Music Editor’s Award and was named by Rhapsody.com as one of the ten best Christian albums of the decade. In 2009, Peterson released a 2-disc 10th Anniversary Edition of the project that includes a remastered version of the original CD and a live recording of the Christmas concert from 2008.
2011 has proven to be one of Andrew Peterson’s most successful years to date. He will join Steven Curtis Chapman on his Songs & Stories Tour September 29 – November 3, and will host Hutchmoot 2011, his second annual arts conference in Nashville, September 22-25. The event sold out in an incredible six hours and will feature special guest, acclaimed New York Times best-selling author Sally Lloyd-Jones, who wrote The Jesus Storybook Bible. Peterson’s own literary project, The Monster In The Hollows, is the third installment in the Wingfeather Saga series and is already being hailed as a classic. His current CD, Counting Stars, is the highest selling album of his career and debuted at #1 on iTunes and #6 on Billboard magazine. The Top Ten single from the project, “Dancing In The Minefields,” remains a popular song and video with over 500,000 views online.
About Andrew Peterson
Peterson began his career in 1996 and signed with his first label, Watershed/Essential records in 1999. His first CD, Carried Along made CCM magazine’s list of Top Ten albums of 2000. In 2004, Peterson received his first Dove nomination for “Family Man” for Country Recorded Song of the Year. Peterson’s first project for Centricity Music in 2008, Resurrection Letters, Volume II, became the highest Billboard charting album of his career at the time. Peterson has also authored four children’s books, The Ballad of Matthew’s Begats, On the Edge of the Sea of Darkness, the 2010 Christy Award winner for Young Adult Fiction, North! Or Be Eaten and The Monster in the Hollows. Last year, Peterson hosted his first annual event with Hutchmoot 2010, a three-day conference for lovers of story, art, and music. The conference sold out in three weeks. For updates about Andrew Peterson please visit www.andrew-peterson.com or www.rabbitroom.com.
About Centricity Music
Centricity Music is an independent recording and publishing company based in Bellevue, Washington and Nashville, Tennessee. The company’s mission is to enable our artists to create life-changing experiences for the world. Centricity Music’s artist roster includes Jaime Jamgochian, Downhere, Jason Gray, Andrew Peterson, Aaron Shust, High Valley, Sixteen Cities and Me In Motion. For more information about Centricity Music visit online at www.centricitymusic.com.
Behold The Lamb Of God Tour Dates: (Subject To Change)
12/1 – Huntsville, AL
12/2 – Louisville, KY
12/3 & 12/4 – Milford, OH
12/5 – Knoxville, TN
12/7 – Bullard, TX
12/8 – Wichita Falls, TX
12/9 – Cleburne, TX
12/10 – League City, TX
12/11 – Austin, TX
12/13 – Montgomery, AL
12/14 – Charlotte, NC
12/15 – Birmingham, AL
12/16 – Asheville, NC
12/17 – Durham, NC
12/18 – Nashville, TN