Olivet Nazarene University students tour with Sidewalk Prophets

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Sidewalk Prophets is a Dove Award-winning band. (Photo provided)

Dove Award-winning band comes to campus December 15

information provided by Olivet Nazarene University

Olivet School of Music students will perform with Sidewalk Prophets in December. (Photo provided)
BOURBONNAIS, Ill. (November 6, 2018) – Shine.FM, a broadcast ministry of Olivet Nazarene University, announces the upcoming appearance of Sidewalk Prophets at Centennial Chapel in Bourbonnais, Illinois. Performing on stage with the band will be students from the horns and strings sections in Olivet’s School of Music.

This Dove Award-winning band will bring the “Great Big Family Christmas Tour” to Olivet’s campus on December 15, 2018. The Olivet student musicians will appear with the band at every date on the tour during December.

“Olivet is excited to partner with the Sidewalk Prophets for this Christmas season tour,” says Dr. Don Reddick, dean of the School of Music. “We consider this musical partnership as an opportunity to help proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ.”

Each evening on the tour there will be an offering collected to benefit a local community in need. The audience will hear holiday classics along with Sidewalk Prophets originals from their 2013 release, Merry Christmas To You, such as their No. 1 hit, “What A Glorious Night,” and the top 5 hit, “Hey Moon.”

“There is nothing more special than creating Christmas memories with the ones you love,” says Dave Frey, lead vocalist for Sidewalk Prophets. “That is the driving force behind this tour.”

Tickets are now on sale:

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About Sidewalk Prophets

With three major studio albums, five #1 hits, and eight top 5 songs under their belt, Sidewalk Prophets has solidified their place among the elite artists in Christian music. The band started in Indiana and now lives in Nashville, Tennessee. They have toured with Jeremy Camp and Audio Adrenaline on the strength of independent albums, then rode the popularity of their first Word Records release, “These Simple Truths,” to a Dove Award for Best New Artist and a nomination for Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year. “The Words I Would Say” reached No. 3, “You Can Have Me” entered the Top 20, a Christmas single, “Hope Was Born This Night”, reached the Top 10, and “You Love Me Anyway” reached No. 1 on the Billboard Christian Singles chart.

About Shine.FM

The Shine.FM network is a Christian broadcast ministry, committed to building stronger families and stronger communities. Today, in addition to the 200,000 listeners who listen weekly through stations in Chicagoland, northwest Indiana and Indianapolis, thousands more stream Shine.FM, Shine Worship, Spark, and Brilla.FM online or through their mobile apps. Shine.FM plays an integral part in training leaders for the broadcasting industry. Graduates from Olivet’s program touch millions of lives around the world.

About the Olivet Nazarene University School of Music

The Olivet Nazarene University School of Music offers comprehensive study in music composition, music education, music ministry, music performance, and more. With seasoned faculty and numerous performance opportunities, every genre of music lives and thrives within the halls of the Larsen Fine Arts Center. The entire campus embraces the arts and culture, with more than 500 students participating in music ensembles and chamber groups.