‘This Is Winter Jam’ Brings Blockbuster Tour Experience to Cinemas for One-Night Event
Fathom Events and WORD Entertainment Present a Behind-The-Scenes Look at Christian Music’s Largest Annual Tour on April 19 Only
DENVER – January 18, 2016 – This spring, moviegoers will get an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at the world’s largest Christian concert tour with “This Is Winter Jam,” in theaters Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. local time. Presented by Fathom Events and WORD Entertainment, this one-night-only event captures the blockbuster tour as never seen before. “This Is Winter Jam” showcases unforgettable performances from Skillet, Jeremy Camp, Francesca Battistelli, for KING & COUNTRY, NewSong, Family Force 5, Building 429 and many more, and gives moviegoers unprecedented backstage access, interviews with Winter Jam artists past and present, along with an exclusive world premiere of for KING & COUNTRY’s “Priceless” music video, which features a first look at scenes from the group’s own upcoming feature film.
Tickets for “This Is Winter Jam” can be purchased online at www.FathomEvents.com, or at participating theater box offices. Fans throughout the U.S. will be able to enjoy the event in more than 400 movie theaters through Fathom’s Digital Broadcast Network. For a complete list of theater locations visit www.FathomEvents.com (theaters and participants are subject to change).
“We are thrilled to partner with Fathom Events and WORD Entertainment to bring our story, our ministry, and a whole new perspective on our tour to the big screen for current and new fans alike,” states Winter Jam creator and NewSong founding member Eddie Carswell.
“‘This Is Winter Jam’ is a can’t-miss opportunity to get a behind-the-scenes look at some of the biggest names in Christian music on tour. Fathom is looking forward to bringing this content to theater audiences,” said Fathom Events Vice President of Programming Kymberli Frueh.
The Winter Jam Tour Spectacular annually ranks among the top first-quarter tours in the world and has helped provide a powerful platform for the Gospel in major arenas nationwide since 1995. Founded and hosted by NewSong, last year Winter Jam played to more than 700,000 people across the country, shattering the tour’s previous attendance records. For more information, visit www.jamtour.com.
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 875 locations in 179 Designated Market Areas® (including all of the top 50). For more information, visit www.fathomevents.com.
About Winter Jam
Created and hosted by GRAMMY®-nominated band NewSong, the annual Winter Jam Tour Spectacular exploded from a single show in 1995 to the world’s #1 first-quarter tour for four consecutive years, according to Pollstar. Throughout two decades, Winter Jam has consistently showcased Christian music’s brightest stars, including TobyMac, Skillet, Newsboys, Lecrae, Hillsong United, Kari Jobe and many others. For further information, visit www.jamtour.com.
About WORD Entertainment
A leader in the music industry for more than 60 years, WORD Entertainment, a Warner/Curb company, is a unique, comprehensive faith-based company comprised of multi-faceted artist service departments including publishing, merchandising, booking and online initiatives. WORD Entertainment represents some of the top names and brands in music, including Meredith Andrews, Chris August, Francesca Battistelli, Big Daddy Weave, Blanca, Jason Castro, Everfound, Family Force 5, Jon Foreman, for KING & COUNTRY, Group 1 Crew, Love & The Outcome, Dara Maclean, NEEDTOBREATHE, Point of Grace, Sidewalk Prophets, Skillet, Stars Go Dim, Switchfoot, VERIDIA, We Are Messengers, We As Human and Zealand Worship, and is home to 25 Entertainment, WORD Distribution (representing Curb Records among others), WORD Church Resources, WORD Films, WORD Music Publishing and WORD Label Group’s WORD Records, WORD Worship and Fervent Records.