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Third day Together with Steven Curtis Chapman come together for one intensely powerful night!

06/10/2016 3:01 PM -



Third day Together with Steven Curtis Chapman come together for one intensely powerful night!

SCC3D Tour comes to American Bank Center Selena Auditorium on August 12

Corpus Christi, TX After an exhilarating string of shows this spring, and due to popular demand a second leg of dates has been added to the SCC3D Tour due to popular demand!  Starting 8/4 in South Bend, IN and making stops in 8 more cities along the way before wrapping up in Syracuse, NY on 8/19.

The landscape of live entertainment is ever evolving. The traditional structure of a few up and coming opening acts followed by a set from the headliner has been a great touring model for many years, but leaves some artists and fans wanting more. In fact, both STEVEN CURTIS CHAPMAN and THIRD DAY have wondered… "What can we do to give the Christian music fan more?” And the answer to this question is the beginning of what is going to be a new day in live Christian entertainment.

Awakening Events is proud to announce THIRD DAY together with STEVEN CURTIS CHAPMAN presented by Food for the Hungry.  This multi city tour will begin in Little Rock this April and make stops in multiple cities along the way before wrapping up in Cincinnati.
This will be the most unique tour experience ever for the Christian music industry. With the talents and artistry of two Christian music icons woven together to create a truly

unforgettable evening. THIRD DAY & STEVEN CURTIS CHAPMAN sharing the stage together as one group, performing songs together from their two amazing catalogs of music that have garnered critical acclaim as well as built a following of millions worldwide.


"I can’t tell you all how excited I am to be a part of a “first time ever” tour experience with my buds from Third Day!  Something we’ve been dreaming and talking about for years is finally happening…Third Day as my band and me as a member of Third Day…a true “come together” experience for both of us!  It’s going to be a very special night for us and for the audience that gets to experience it with us.”

–Steven Curtis Chapman


“We have never done a tour together.  We have done shows together in the past, but this will be the first time that we are actually on a full tour together.  But the thing that I'm most exciting about for this tour is I don’t think anything like this has been done in the Christian marketplace where a solo artist and band got together and were onstage the whole time together playing each other’s songs… that is what is so intriguing and attractive about this whole thing is that it hasn’t been done before.”

-Mac Powell


“When we first started talking about us doing a tour together my first reaction was WOW this is going to be fun.  We’re going to put up there on stage all of us having fun, and I think that’s going to translate directly to the fans and they are going to have a blast! “        –Mark Lee

About Third Day:                                                                                                                    Over the past two decades, Atlanta-based, multi-Platinum rock band THIRD DAY (comprising members Mac Powell, David Carr and Mark Lee) has racked up 31 No. 1 radio singles and sold more than 9 + million albums, including two RIAA 2x Multi-Platinum, five Platinum and twelve Gold certifications. A Georgia Music Hall of Fame inductee (2009), THIRD DAY has garnered 24 career GMA Dove Awards (from 42 nominations), four GRAMMY Awards (with 12 career nominations), an American Music Award (with four American Music Award nominations) and multiple ASCAP honors, including its coveted Vanguard Award for songwriting. Long known as Christian music’s premier live band, THIRD DAY has played for audiences reaching into the millions all around the world. THIRD DAY has been featured by top media outlets including “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” (NBC), “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson” (CBS), “60 Minutes” (CBS), ABC’s “Nightline,” “Fox & Friends” (FOX), USA Today, the New York Times and even graced the cover of Billboard magazine, which called THIRD DAY “one of the best rock bands, period.”



A songwriting trailblazer from Paducah, Kentucky, Steven Curtis Chapman is one of Christian music’s most prolific artists.  Two platinum albums, accompany 8 Gold albums all of which come together to complete a discography boasting over 20 records with 48 #1 radio hits.  Steven has been nominated for 17 Grammy Awards and has won 5 times.  He’s also received 1 American Music Award, and with 58 GMA Dove Awards is Gospel Music’s most awarded artist.  SCC has appeared on multiple media outlets including Good Morning America, Larry King Live, Tonight Show with Jay Leno, CBS Sunday Morning, Fox & Friends, CNN, 60 Minutes, MSNBC, Hallmark Channel’s “Adoption” Series, Fox TV, ABC’s American Music Awards, The White House, Live...With Regis & Kathie Lee, The Sunday Today Show, CBS “Home for the Holidays” TV Special, CBS This Morning, PAX TV – “Doc”, Channel One News, Huckabee Show, Extra!, E! Entertainment, CNN Showbiz, Donny & Marie, A Musical Christmas At Disney World


About Awakening Events:

Awakening Events produces over 120 Contemporary Christian concerts and events nationwide in America and is consistently ranked in Pollstar's "Worldwide - Top 50 Promoter" list each year. Currently in 2015, Awakening Events is ranked as the 19th largest promoter in North America. Awakening Events is based on Conway, Arkansas is dedicated to all aspects of live Contemporary Christian music touring, including but not limited to, planning, logistics, creative, marketing and helping create the ultimate fan experience.  For more info visit:  www.AwakeningEvents.com 


About Food For The Hungry:

Food for the Hungry seeks to end ALL forms of human poverty by going into the hard places and closely walking with the world’s most vulnerable people. Our view of poverty is holistic and complex. Our solutions are innovative and community-specific. We courageously seek out the overlooked and advocate for the underserved. We’re unrelenting and we do what others claim can’t be done. 


Through community-owned transformation we empower children, families and communities to invest in their own development. More than anything, we want to see people thrive. We are agents of change. We work, we feed, we teach, we love, but we know when it’s time to leave.


We are ending poverty, together.  Visit www.fh.org



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About SMG

Founded in 1977, SMG provides management services to more than 230 public assembly facilities including convention and exhibition centers, arenas, stadiums, theaters, performing arts centers, equestrian facilities, science centers and a variety of other venues. With facilities across the globe, SMG manages more than 15 million square feet of exhibition space and more than 1.5 million sports and entertainment seats. As the recognized global industry leader, SMG provides venue management, sales, marketing, event booking and programming, construction and design consulting, and pre opening services for such landmark facilities as McCormick Place & Solider Field in Chicago, Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, Houston’s NRG Park and the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. SMG also offers food and beverage operations through its concessions and catering company SAVOR, currently serving more than 130 accounts worldwide.

SMG managed American Bank Center is Corpus Christi’s premier event center. Follow us online at www.Americanbankcenter.com, facebook.com/AmericanBankCenter, twitter.com/AmericanBankCtr, on Instagram @americanbankcenter, Tumblr @AmericanBankCenter, Periscope @Americanbankcenter, and Snapchat @americanbnkctr.


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