Artist News July 1, 2015

Periscope may need to come with a warning label. Jamie Grace was on the social media site that lets artists broadcast live online and got stuck in an elevator. After a brief outage Jamie was back live on periscope reporting: I’m 100% alive and still singing.

Joel from for King and Country will never forget the date that he first met his wife, fellow artist Moria Peters. It was on the same day as his brother, Luke’s, wedding. Joel says he met and danced with Moriah five years ago this week.

Mercyme member Nathan Cochran will soon be the father of a teenager. He shared online: my oldest son William will be 13 in a few short days. Nathan said that, to celebrate, they were taking a trip, just the two of them.

Kevin Max tweeted this week: I’m obsessed with tepees just now. The former member of DC Talk and Audio Adrenaline shared a picture of a tepee with the caption: This will find its way into my backyard soon…. Fur lined, vinyl player, no tv…Lots of books.

Casting Crowns’ Juan DeVevo has found the perfect way to keep up with the kids and survive camp. He tweeted: Manhunt: the fun, late night game where I lead my team to hide in a place where I can nap

Sidewalk Prophets front man David Frey was moving this week. He shared online: Today was moving day. Tomorrow is still moving day. I hate moving. But Dave did find a silver lining. He added: but what awesome weather in Nashville. Thank you Lord.

A milestone today for Danny Gokey. He tweeted: Getting my braces off for the 3rd time in my life. Danny says: Moral of the story: Wear your retainers!!

The members of Hawk Nelson were honoring heroes last weekend. The band provided the music for the event Honoring Those Who Serve Our Community And Our Country south of Indianapolis. Following the Hawk Nelson concert the organizers of the event honored heroes from their community and then wrapped up the evening fireworks.

Matt Maher was celebrating our freedom. He was part of a concert last weekend with Third Day, Tobymac, Meredith Andrews, and more in Dallas titled celebrate freedom.

Blanca was helping members of Jacksonville community celebrate freedom recently. She was part of a Freedom fest event in that community last weekend.

Matthew West this week announced dates for the second leg of his Live Forever Tour with Francesca Battistelli. The 40-city tour will begin on September 24 in Wisconsin. Stops are scheduled from South Carolina and Georgia to California and Oregon before the tour wraps up in Michigan just before Thanksgiving.

Audio Adrenaline made their Opry debut last night. The band known as AudioA 3.0 made their first appearance on the famed stage on the final day of June.

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