Palmdale, CA - May 7, 2015 – The 8th annual GraceFest returns Friday and Saturday, September 18th and 19th to the Palmdale Amphitheater. Friday presents the new WORSHIP NIGHT featuring special music performed by three artists on the main stage from 5pm to 8pm and this concert is free! More announcements for Worship Night coming soon. Saturday’s MAIN EVENT opens at 1:00pm this year and closes at 10pm.
This year GraceFest welcomes NEWSBOYS to headline the festival, plus Hawk Nelson, Ryan Stevenson, Jake Hamilton and more! Both national and local Christian artists will be featured on the main stage. The iconic NEWSBOYS band are undisputed industry leaders, garnering six gold albums; 8 million units in career sales; 33 #1 singles; multiple GRAMMY® and American Music Award nominations; and signature hits ranging from “He Reigns” and “Born Again” to their recent 15-week chart-topper, “We Believe.” Expanding their reach into film, the band appeared in the 2014 Pure Flix hit, “God’s Not Dead,” inspired by their song of the same name.
Hawk Nelson, originally from Ontario, Canada, has been awarded two Canadian GMA awards, multiple American GMA Dove Award nominations as well as a JUNO nomination. The band was also once voted CCM Magazine fans as their "Favorite New Artist" in their Reader's Choice Awards. Their audience is expanding thanks to their music’s exposure on NBC, MTV, WB, WGN, KTLA, Nickelodeon and the NFL Network.
Ryan Stevenson is a dedicated song writer and performer. Ryan caught the attention of TobyMac who signed him to his label, Goytee Records. Besides making albums, Ryan is currently serving as worship leader at Vertical Church Boise, Idaho.
Jake Hamilton is a passionate worshiper carrying the language and sound of reformation. Jake has been a part of Jesus Culture Music for over 3 years while leading worship and preaching around the world. His strong worshipful rock vibe reaches all audiences through the universal language rock music.
GraceFest is a family event featuring national and local Christian artists, merchants, vendors, kid’s games, a youth performance stage, concessionaires, interactive arts, speakers, 3 performance stages and much more!
GraceFest AV is a fundraiser for the Kids Charities of the Antelope Valley. Funds raised from festival proceeds support numerous local Christian school scholarship programs. Year to date Kids Charities of the Antelope Valley has raised over 4 million dollars for the kids from various local fundraising events. For more info or tickets visit the website or call (661) 942-4111.
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