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MULTI GRAMMY® AWARD WINNING FOR KING + COUNTRY ANNOUNCES HIGHLY-ANTICIPATED 2023 CHRISTMAS TOUR
NASHVILLE, TENN. (July 17, 2023) — Multi-GRAMMY® Award winning duo and Curb | Word Entertainment recording artist for KING + COUNTRY will be bringing their “A DRUMMER BOY CHRISTMAS | THE 2023 TOUR EXPERIENCE” to Abbotsford Centre in Abbotsford, BC on December 4 for the very first time. The highly-anticipated annual holiday spectacle will feature an extraordinary production, blending festive visuals and stunning lighting and staging effects, for a high-octane show that the brother duo (made up of Joel and Luke Smallbone) have become known for. With 13 sold-out arena shows in 2022, this year’s Christmas tour will span 16 cities with tickets in high-demand at some of the largest venues across North America and Canada.
“A DRUMMER BOY CHRISTMAS | THE 2023 TOUR EXPERIENCE” kicks off on Nov. 25 in Chicago, Ill. and travels coast-to-coast visiting arenas in major markets including Phoenix, Seattle, Houston, Las Vegas, Portland and Minneapolis, among others. And for the fourth consecutive year, for KING + COUNTRY will bring its annual show to Nashville’s iconic Grand Ole Opry House, closing the holiday tour in the band’s hometown with three consecutive performances at the Opry before wrapping up with a world-wide livestream concert event on Dec. 22.
Each evening on the tour, for KING + COUNTRY will perform holiday classics and more like their world renowned version of the fan-favorite holiday classic “Little Drummer Boy” as seen on ABC’s CMA Country Christmas HERE, as well hits from their latest Billboard Top 200 album, “What Are We Waiting For?” and other acclaimed projects.
“To sing the most nostalgic songs ever written…to celebrate the miracle of all miracles – God coming to earth, offering redemption…to gather together and to experience it all with you and pepper in a few theatrics and spectacle…these ingredients culminate into what has become our favorite tour of the year!,” says for KING + COUNTRY. “‘A DRUMMER BOY CHRISTMAS | The 2023 Tour Experience’ is going west and punctuating with a residency at the historic Grand Ole Opry House in our American home of Nashville, Tenn.!”
Ticket presales for “A DRUMMER BOY CHRISTMAS | The 2023 Tour Experience” will go live on Tuesday, July 25 at 10 a.m. local time, and fans can text the word DRUMMER to 615-257-9555 to receive their unique password. Tickets for the general public will be available on Friday, July 28 starting at 10 a.m. local time.
For over a decade, for KING + COUNTRY has garnered a dedicated following, and has won numerous awards and accolades, positioning them as one of the music industry’s most respected and decorated acts. Their chart-topping hits such as “Fix My Eyes,” “God Only Knows,” “Burn the Ships,” and “Love Me Like I Am,” have become anthems for millions around the world, connecting on a deeply personal level and offering inspiration and encouragement. With their live show being hailed as a must-see concert event that continues to wow sold-out crowds around the world, fans can catch for KING + COUNTRY on several festival circuits this summer. Their 12 No. 1 hit songs have produced two billion career streams, and the act’s live show has been hailed as a “must-see” concert event that continues to wow sold-out crowds around the world.
For more information, visit: www.forkingandcountry.com.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
for KING + COUNTRY is one of the music industry’s most respected and decorated duos. Brothers Joel and Luke Smallbone have been awarded four GRAMMY® Awards, an American Music Award, a Billboard Music Award, 10 GMA Dove Awards, and 17 K-LOVE Fan Awards. Their 12 No.1 songs have produced an astonishing 2 billion career streams. The RIAA Platinum-selling act’s live show has been hailed as a must-see concert event that continues to wow sold-out crowds whether in the U.S., Australia, Germany, Netherlands, or New Zealand. for KING + COUNTRY’s WHAT ARE WE WAITING FOR?, released this year, became the duo’s second Top 10 album on the Billboard 200; following their RIAA Gold certified album, BURN THE SHIPS, which also debuted in the Top 10 of the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart. The duo has had seven consecutive No. 1 songs including “For God Is With Us,” “joy.,” “TOGETHER” (feat. Kirk Franklin & Tori Kelly),” and the 11-week Platinum smash, “God Only Knows.” The global hitmakers have collaborated with a diverse list of artists including Jordin Sparks, Hillary Scott, Dolly Parton, NEEDTOBREATHE and Timbaland, amongst others. Joel and Luke Smallbone are committed to numerous philanthropic efforts focused on human trafficking, children in need, as well as numerous programs in support of the arts. For more information about FOR KING + COUNTRY visit: www.forkingandcountry.com.
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