TWO-TIME GRAMMY® AWARD WINNING DUO
for KING & COUNTRY ANNOUNCE NATIONWIDE CHRISTMAS TOUR
THE DEBUT SINGLE “joy.” FROM THEIR FORTHCOMING ALBUM
BURN THE SHIPS HITS NO. 1 THIS WEEK ON BILLBOARD
COMING TO AMALIE ARENA ON FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2018
Tickets go on sale to the public tomorrow at 10:00 AM
Tampa, FL – Two-time GRAMMY® Award winners for KING & COUNTRY will hit the road in December with their Christmas tour extravaganza Little Drummer Boy | The Christmas Tour, presented by Compassion. The nationwide trek kicks off in November and will be heading to major markets including Tampa’s AMALIE Arena on Friday, December 14, 2018 at 7:00 PM. Joining the duo on tour is special guest Zach Williams. Pre-sales have started and end today, August 16 at 10:00 PM (local time). Users can access the pre-sale by entering the code “joy” HERE.
The band states: “It’s family, it’s hope, it’s God – and in turn, it’s the greatest celebration the world has ever known. Now is the time to pound on those drums, sing carols and anthems, ring in the glorious season together…. and who knows, maybe even see us play a few songs from our brand-new album Burn the Ships. We truly hope you can make it.”
Last year, for KING & COUNTRY celebrated their Christmas run with the release of a live music video for their performance of “Little Drummer Boy,” which reached No. 1 on the overall iTunes music video chart. The video has been viewed over 15 million times, and has amassed over 300K shares, making it the most reactive Christmas video of 2017. You can get a sneak peek into the tour by watching the remarkable “Little Drummer Boy” video HERE.
To preorder for KING & COUNTRY’s upcoming album Burn the Ships, due out October 5, click HERE.
The already glimmering star continues to shine for two-time GRAMMY® award-winning duo for KING & COUNTRY. Their lead single “joy.” just reached the top of the Billboard chart, has received over 8.2 million streams and was included on USA Today/The Tennessean’s “Best Songs of the Year” (so far) all-genre list, proclaiming “’joy.’ is an infectious, upbeat anthem about choosing to be joyful in the face of hardship.” “joy.” is currently No. 1 on the Billboard Christian Audience chart, and has already reached the No. 1 spot on radio in Canada, Australia and Mediabase CHR.
About for KING & COUNTRY
Two-time GRAMMY® award-winning Australian duo, for KING & COUNTRY, comprised of brothers Joel & Luke Smallbone, garnered unanimous critical praise with their latest album – RUN WILD. LIVE FREE. LOVE STRONG. Celebrated a RIAA certified gold record, No. 1 debut on iTunes, a headlining tour with 28 sold-out shows and a 60-date arena tour. They’ve sold nearly 900,000 equivalent albums, amassed 284M on-demand streams, and 93M YouTube views. The duo has performed on shows like Jimmy Kimmel Live! The Today Show, The Tonight Show, and have had songs featured on the Emmys, Super Bowl, Sunday Night Football, and more. In October 2016, the Smallbone brothers released the indie film, Priceless, about human trafficking.
About Zach Williams
With a message as powerful as his voice, Gospel Music Association Dove Award nominee Zach Williams has carved an impressive story for himself. His own experiences of hardship, struggle, and personal redemption have helped sculpt a new perspective on life, and an exciting musical journey. Zach’s latest effort, Chain Breaker, is currently out now via Essential Records.
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TICKETS: Tickets for this event go on sale starting Friday, August 17 at 10:00 AM at the AMALIE Arena Ticket Office, Ticketmaster outlets and at Ticketmaster.com. Order tickets by phone by calling 800.745.3000. Ticket prices are $25.50, $43.50, $53.50 and $68.50. Prices do not include facility fee or service charges. Advanced parking passes are available at Ticketmaster.com or the ticket office. Visit amaliearena.com or call 813.301.2500 for more information.
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