Casting Crowns to play The Centre | Arts & Culture
Casting Crowns, a contemporary Christian rock band, will play The Centre on April 11, at 7:00pm. “The Acoustic Sessions LIVE!” will feature some of their biggest hits including "If We Are the Body," "American Dream," "East to West," and more.
The band started in 1999 by youth pastor Mark Hall, who serves as the band's lead vocalist. Band members along with Hall consist of Megan Garrett, Melodee DeVevo, Hector Cervantes, Juan DeVevo, Chris Huffman and Brian Scoggin.
Casting Crowns, has recently received three GRAMMY nominations and news of an RIAA GOLD certification. The band was honored in the Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance category for, “Jesus Friend of Sinners,” and in the Best Contemporary Christian Music Album category for its 2011 RIAA GOLD certified, “Come To The Well”. Mark Hall was also recognized as a songwriter on “Jesus Friend of Sinners,” in the Best Contemporary Christian Music Song category. The 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards will be held on Sunday, Feb. 10.
The band was recently notified that “Voice of Truth,” a song from its 2005 self-titled debut project, surpassed the 500,000 mark in digital sales. This milestone comes on the heels of the RIAA double Platinum certification of its self-titled debut project, and its sixth career Gold certification for “Come to the Well” (Oct. 2011).
The "Acoustic Sessions LIVE!” Tour is partnering with Christian humanitarian organization World Vision (www.worldvision.org). World Vision provides assistance to approximately 100 million people in nearly 100 countries by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice. Casting Crowns has helped to generate a total of 52,000 child sponsorships for World Vision to date.
Casting Crowns will be at the Centre’s Aiken Theatre on Thursday, April 11 at 7:00pm. Tickets go on-sale Monday, December 17 at 10:00am. Seats are $46, $36, $26 and $20.
Tickets are $46, $36, $26, & $20 a person. You may order your tickets at www.ticketmaster.com or purchase them at The Centre Box Office from 10am – 5pm M – F.