Gospel Hits the Big Screen as Israel Houghton & NewBreed Come to Select U.S. Cinemas This January
This Full-Length Concert Event From Fathom Events, RGM-NewBreed, Sovereign Agency and RCA Inspiration Will be in Cinemas on January 19 Only and Feature an Exclusive Q&A With Israel and Special Guests
DENVER – November 16, 2015 – Multi-Grammy®, Stellar and Dove Award winning artist, songwriter and producer, Israel Houghton takes his signature brand of music and ministry to movie theaters with the one-night concert event, “Israel Houghton & NewBreed – Covered: Alive in Asia.” Houghton will present his extraordinary “Alive in Asia” concert and documentary which was captured live across Asia at sold-out stadiums in Jakarta, Indonesia; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Seoul, South Korea; Tokyo, Japan and Manila, Philippines. This special event is presented by Fathom Events, RGM-NewBreed, Sovereign Agency and RCA Inspiration and will be shown in movie theaters across the country on Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. local time.
During the event Houghton will share exclusive behind-the-scenes extras and footage from “Israel Houghton & NewBreed – Covered: Alive in Asia.” He will also host a special conversation and Q&A with world-renowned pastors, ministers, athletes and celebrities, recorded live from Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas.
Tickets for “Israel Houghton & NewBreed – Covered: Alive in Asia” can be purchased online by visiting www.FathomEvents.com or at participating theater box offices. Fans throughout the U.S. will be able to enjoy this unique event in hundreds of select movie theaters through Fathom’s Digital Broadcast Network. For a complete list of theater locations visit the Fathom Events website (theaters and participants are subject to change).
“This is by far the biggest project we’ve done and it is a thrill to share ‘Alive in Asia’ with the masses,” said Houghton. “We’ve never embarked on anything like this and people will be able to see the beautiful cultures and cities we visited as well as relive our extraordinary global worship experiences. We are honored to partner with Fathom Events for this huge milestone for us as a company and for the entire faith-based genre.”
For this highly-anticipated 10th album together, Israel Houghton & NewBreed traveled across the Pacific to perform for tens of thousands of fans, documenting the whole process. This concert event will weave in footage from across Asia and provide an intimate behind-the-scenes look at the touring and recording process, all set among some of the most beautiful and exotic cities in Asia.
Fathom Events CEO John Rubey said, “Our faith-based and concert events have both been very popular with our audiences, so we are thrilled to bring these two genres together with Israel Houghton & NewBreed on the big screen.’”
About Fathom Events
Fathom Events is the recognized leader in the alternative entertainment industry, offering a variety of one-of-a-kind entertainment events in movie theaters nationwide that include live, high-definition performances of the Metropolitan Opera, the performing arts, major sporting events, music concerts, comedy series, Broadway shows, original programming featuring entertainment’s biggest stars, socially relevant documentaries with audience Q&A and much more. Fathom Events takes audiences behind-the-scenes and offers unique extras, creating the ultimate entertainment experience. It is owned by a consortium called AC JV, LLC., comprised of AMC Entertainment Inc. (NYSE: AMC), Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK) and Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC), the three largest movie theater circuits in the United States. In addition, Fathom Events’ live digital broadcast network (“DBN”) is the largest cinema broadcast network in North America, bringing live events to 820 locations in 177 Designated Market Areas® (including all of the top 50). For more information, visit www.fathomevents.com.
About Israel Houghton & NewBreed
Loved and recognized around the world, Israel Houghton is a prolific worship leader, musician, songwriter, producer and recording artist. Israel formed New Breed Ministries in 1995 and has since released 11 solo and group recordings, including Billboard chart toppers “Jesus at the Center,” “Alive in South Africa,” “Live From Another Level,” “Power of One,” and, most recently, “Alive in Asia.”
The recipient of five Grammy-Awards, 13 Dove Awards, two Stellar Awards, a Soul Train Music Award and many others, Israel is Worship Leader for Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas – the largest congregation in the United States – where he serves alongside “America’s Pastor” Joel Osteen. He is a multi-dimensional artist whose success crosses genres and audiences in ways very few artists can claim, with record sales in numerous categories, including Gospel, Christian Contemporary, Worship and more.