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Gospel artists conclude international tour Saturday at Odell Williamson Auditorium
Following their successful pairing on the 30-city “Come Alive” Tour last fall, platinum-selling and Dove award-winning artists Mark Schultz and Point of Grace hit the road together again this spring for an additional 25 cities.
Their concluding performance is scheduled for 7 p.m. Saturday, May 8, at Odell Williamson Auditorium on the campus of Brunswick Community College.
Pulling from their expansive repertoires, both artists will perform a collection of fan favorites, while Schultz will also play songs from his celebrated fifth studio release, “Come Alive,” and Point of Grace will play selections from both their current, critically acclaimed “How You Live,” as well as their upcoming brand new release, “No Changin’ Us” (March 2).
The spring leg of the tour kicked off on Feb. 26 in Appleton, Wis., with concerts in 11 states and Vancouver, B.C.
“Being out on the road traveling, connecting and worshipping with so many people is something I always look forward to,” Schultz is quoted in a press release.
Schultz is recognized as one of Christian music’s most acclaimed singer/songwriters. His first new studio album in nearly three years, “Come Alive,” is also his most personal recording to date, inviting listeners to “come alive” through songs birthed by stories of hope, loss, joy and redemption.
Pulling from real-life experiences, songs on “Come Alive” were inspired by families dealing with cancer, special needs and through Schultz’s coast-to-coast bicycle ride that raised over $250,000 to benefit the James Fund, which provides assistance for widows and orphans.
The album also features collaborations with hit-making songwriters like Bart Millard and Barry Graul of Mercy Me, Matthew West, Joy Williams and Herms.
Point Of Grace’s groundbreaking success that began in the gospel market has recently seen their audience expand to the country music arena with the hit song, “How You Live (Turn Up the Music).” With airplay on country stations across the nation, the ballad is the centerpiece of Point Of Grace’s “How You Live” Deluxe Edition, an expanded version of its Dove Award-winning “How You Live” project.
The readily identifiable sound of Point Of Grace has fueled one of the most successful careers in gospel music. Point Of Grace has sold more than eight million albums, won 11 Dove Awards and received two Grammy nods.