|CASTING CROWNS TO HOST BENEFIT CONCERT
24 October 2005
Platinum Casting Crowns headlines its multiple sellout “Lifesong Tour,” the band announces the Baton Rouge, La. tour stop, will now be a benefit concert for hurricane Katrina and Rita victims. For the benefit, Casting Crowns will donate 100 percent of its profits from ticket sales to hurricane relief efforts through the Southern Baptist Convention. The show will be free of charge to area evacuees, and further donations will be accepted at the venue.
The Baton Rouge benefit show will be held at the Bethany World Prayer Center in Baker, La. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Concert information for this event and all “Lifesong” tour dates is available at www.castingcrowns.com or www.lifesongtour.com.
Casting Crowns’ 38-city “Lifesong Tour” features labelmate Josh Bates, Building 429 and speaker Tony Nolan, a lineup that is proving to be one of the hottest tickets this year with venue sellouts in multiple cities already, in the tour’s first two weeks on the road.
2005 American Music Award nominee Casting Crowns released its sophomore project Lifesong to a No. 9 debut on Billboard’s Top 200 album chart marking the highest first-week sales for a Christian act since Nov. 2003. This week, Lifesong maintains the No.1 position on Soundscan’s Top Christian album chart, and its self-titled radio single is the No.1 song at the AC format for the 4th week.
For more information on Casting Crowns, please visit www.castingcrowns.com or www.reunionrecords.com.
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