Franklin, Tenn – GRAMMY® Award-winning THIRD DAY have just announced their upcoming tour plans. In support of their most recent album Lead Us Back: Songs of Worship, the band will embark on the “Lead Us Back Tour.” Hitting 22 markets this fall, the tour will kick off in Wichita, KS on October 1 and run through November 21 in Columbia, SC. The tour will pick back up in spring 2016. Brandon Heath is set to join the fall leg of the tour along with Warren Barfield who will speak on behalf of Food For The Hungry. The latest tour dates are below, and tickets will go on sale beginning this Friday, July 17 in select markets.
In other touring news, THIRD DAY wrapped their successful spring U.S. and Canadian “Soul On Fire Tour” in May. In June they sold out two of their well-known THIRD DAY & FRIENDS shows – at Atlanta’s Gwinnett Arena on June 6 and Denver’s Red Rocks Amphitheatre on June 14.
The Atlanta THIRD DAY & FRIENDS show made news as THIRD DAY was the first CCM act to perform a live stream concert with Yahoo! Live/Live Nation. Their concert was part of a large series of live stream shows where they joined the likes of previous concerts from Bruce Hornsby, New Kids On The Block as well as the iHeart Radio Mumford & Sons album release party, to name a few.
Leading up to the fall tour, THIRD DAY will appear at numerous summer festivals as well as headline two post-MLB game faith-based concerts in August. On Sunday, August 2 they will perform at Cincinnati’s Great American Ballpark after the Reds game and August 9 after the Braves game at Turner Field in their hometown of Atlanta. For more information and how to purchase tickets, please click here.
Fans at the upcoming shows will surely get to hear THIRD DAY’s latest hit single, “Soul On Fire,” which was No. 1 for 11 weeks and is charting on both the AC Monitored and National Audience Charts. The song’s music video is below. The band’s next single, “Your Words,” will go for adds in August. Both songs are found on THIRD DAY’s latest release Lead Us Back: Songs of Worship (March 3, 2015; Essential Records). The album, their latest worship offering in more than ten years, debuted top 20 on Billboard’s Top 200 Album Chart and No. 1 on the Christian Album Chart its first week.
To find out more about THIRD DAY and if they’re performing in a city near you, please visit ThirdDay.com.
About Third Day: During the last decade, Atlanta-based, multi-Platinum rock band THIRD DAY (comprising members Mac Powell, David Carr and Mark Lee) has racked up 31 No. 1 radio singles and sold more than 8.5 million albums, including two RIAA 2x Multi Platinum, five Platinum and twelve Gold certifications. A Georgia Music Hall of Fame inductee (2009), THIRD DAY has garnered 24 career GMA Dove Awards (from 42 nominations), four GRAMMY® Awards (with 11 career nominations), an American Music Award (with four American Music Award nominations) and multiple ASCAP honors, including its coveted Vanguard Award, for songwriting. Long known as Christian music’s premiere live band, THIRD DAY has played for audiences reaching into the millions all around the world. THIRD DAY has been featured by top media outlets including “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” (NBC), “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson” (CBS), “60 Minutes” (CBS), ABC’s “Nightline,” USA Today, The New York Times and even graced the cover of Billboard Magazine, which called THIRD DAY “one of the best rock bands, period.”