NEWS RELEASE Contact: Graham Wilson
For Immediate Release PRStreet (919) 467-5567
CAROLINA CROSSROADS ANNOUNCES STEVEN CURTIS CHAPMAN AND THIRD DAY CONCERT AUGUST 19
ROANOKE RAPIDS, N.C. (August 4, 2006) – Carolina Crossroads has announced that multi-platinum contemporary Christian artists Steven Curtis Chapman and Third Day will perform at an outdoor summer concert on August 19 at the Roanoke Rapids music and entertainment venue. Concert tickets are available online at www.ticketmaster.com or at the Roanoke Valley Chamber of Commerce office located at 1604 Julian Allsbrook Highway in Roanoke Rapids. Ticket prices are $20 for lawn seating, $25 for gold seating and $35 for platinum seating. Groups of 50 or more attendees receive a $5 per ticket discount. Group sales must be purchased at the Chamber office or at www.carolinacrossroads.com. The August 19 concert is the second in a series of “Randy Parton & Carolina Crossroads Present” concerts.
“The concert will provide a terrific setting to listen to great contemporary Christian music in a comfortable outdoor location,” said Randy Parton, managing member of Moonlight Bandit Productions, LLC.
“Concert-goers will have a fantastic opportunity to catch a glimpse of the beginnings of Carolina Crossroads and the Randy Parton Theater while enjoying some great music,” said Michael Dunlow, president of Carolina Crossroads.
For additional information, visit Ticketmaster at www.ticketmaster,com or call 888-481-2726 or the Halifax County Tourism Development Authority at 800-522-4282.
About Steven Curtis Chapman:
Steven Curtis Chapman has sold nearly 10 million records and recorded more than 15 projects with Sparrow Records since 1987. This spring, Chapman received his 50th Dove Award, more than any other artist. He has received five GRAMMY Awards, an American Music Award, recorded over 40 No. 1 radio hits, as well as numerous other honors. His platinum and gold albums include Speechless, Heaven in the Real World, Declaration, Greatest Hits, Music of Christmas, Signs of Life, The Great Adventure, More to This Life, For the Sake of the Call and All about Love. For more information, visit http://www.stevencurtischapman.com.
About Third Day:
Third Day is a platinum-selling, Atlanta-based band. Recently, they received their fourth GRAMMY nod for their Love Wire album and are selling out venues across the nation on their “Where You Are Tour.” In the past decade, Third Day has collected 22 No. 1 radio singles and sold almost six million albums, including one platinum record, one platinum DVD, and eight gold records. The band has garnered 24 career Dove Awards, two GRAMMY Awards, and two consecutive American Music Awards. For more information, visit http://www.thirdday.com.
About Carolina Crossroads:
Carolina Crossroads is an entertainment and tourism destination in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina. The location will offer live performance theatres, shopping, hotels, convention and conference facilities, recreation and amusements, and unlimited dining options. The Randy Parton Theatre, which opens in 2007, will anchor the Carolina Crossroads Music Theatre and Entertainment District and feature a 35,000 square foot, 1,500-seat amphitheater. Randy Parton developed the theatre and has played a major role in creating criteria for making Carolina Crossroads a featured location for live country music and a nationally recognized travel destination. For more information, visit http://www.carolinacrossroads.com.