MARK SCHULTZ LAUNCHES “THE RENAISSANCE TOUR” WITH JASON GRAY AND DAVID KLINKENBERG ON MARCH 10THMarch 3, 2011 6:50 pm 11 Comments
MARK SCHULTZ LAUNCHES “THE RENAISSANCE TOUR” WITH JASON GRAY AND DAVID KLINKENBERG ON MARCH 10TH
ACCLAIMED SINGER-SONGWRITER WILL RELEASE THE BEST OF MARK SCHULTZ ON APRIL 19TH, 2011
Nashville, TN – (March 2, 2011) – Word recording artist Mark Schultz will hit the road in March for “The “Renaissance Tour,” featuring special guests Jason Gray and David Klinkenberg. The tour begins on March 10th in Evansville , IN , and finishes up April 10th in Yukon , OK .
This is the Dove Award-winning singer-songwriter’s first major tour since he co-headlined the 2010 “Come Alive” tour last spring with Point of Grace in support of his 2009 album of the same title. Schultz will be performing hit songs from past favorite albums in addition to his current release Come Alive, including his current single, “What It Means To Be Loved,” which is climbing the AC and Inspirational Christian Charts. Schultz also plans on showcasing a few new songs off his upcoming instrumental project titled Renaissance.
As one of Contemporary Christian Music’s most recognizable voices, Schultz has delivered more than a decade of hits, including the ballads “He’s My Son,” “Remember Me,” “Letters From War,” and “Walking Her Home,” as well as other crowd favorites “I Am,” “Broken & Beautiful” and “Back In His Arms Again.” Schultz will collect 16 of his most compelling songs, plus one new Christmas tune, for his upcoming collection The Best of Mark Schultz, which will be released by Word Records/Curb Records on April 19th, 2011.
A native of Colby , KS , Schultz moved to Nashville to pursue his musical ambitions and found inspiration and encouragement while working as a youth pastor. With the support of the congregation, he booked a show at Nashville ’s famed Ryman Auditorium. The show was a sell-out, an unheard-of feat for a fledgling artist that earned him a deal with Word Records.
Since then, Schultz has sold more than 1.3 million albums and enjoyed success on the Mainstream Adult Contemporary chart, scoring 10 No. 1 singles to date. He also landed the top spot on Billboard magazine’s Christian Adult Contemporary Songwriter list and has been featured on 48 Hours and Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. His 2005 release, Mark Schultz Live…A Night of Stories & Songs, was certified Platinum by the R.I.A.A. and earned Schultz his first GMA Dove Award.
Mark Schultz’s upcoming tour dates are as follows. Please visit www.markschultzmusic.com/tour for ticket info, show times, and venue information.
03/10 Evansville , IN Christian Fellowship Church
03/11 Olathe , KS College Church of the Nazarene
03/12 Shakopee , MN Friendship Church
03/18 Alton , IL Heartland Baptist Church
03/19 La Harpe , IL Harpe Junior High Gym
03/20 Columbus , IN Community Church of Columbus
03/24 Charlotte , NC Elevation Chuch Blakeny
03/25 Warner Robins , GA Southside Baptist Church
03/26 Elizabethtown , NC Elizabethtown Baptist Church
03/31 Lancaster , PA Manor Church
04/01 Bemus Point , NY Bemus Point United Methodist Church
04/02 Elmhurst , IL Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church
04/03 Fremont , OH Grace Community Church
04/06 Jackson , MO New McKendree United Methodist Church
04/07 Fort Smith , AR Fort Smith Convention Center
04/08 Lawton , OK McMahon Memorial Auditorium
04/09 Ada , OK McSwain Theatre
04/10 Yukon , OK Yukon Church
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