for King and Country Announce Tour Dates; Garner 7 Dove Award Nominations

This past week the for KING & COUNTRY received seven nominations including “New Artist of the Year,” “Song of the Year” and “Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year” for the 44th Annual GMA Dove Awards scheduled to take place in Nashville, TN, on October 15.

for KING & COUNTRY will release their live CD/DVD package, Hope is What We Crave│LIVE on September 17. It which was recorded on the final night of their first headlining tour in 2012 and features their new single, “Hope Is What We CRAVE.”

The duo has announced their tour dates. A few of the tour highlights include their performance at Night of Joy at Walt Disney World in Orlando, FL, and on the Newsboys “Restart Tour” which kicks off on the 20th in Barre, VT. Here are their other tour dates:

Aug. 31: Rock the Flags – Jackson, NJ
Sept. 1: Lifelight Festival – Worthing, SD
Sept. 4: Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort – Lake Buena Vista, FL
Sept. 6: Night of Joy 2013 – Kissimmee, FL
Sept. 20: Barre Municipal Auditorium – Newsboys’ “Restart Tour” – Barre, VT
Sept. 21: Shippensburg Fairgrounds – Newsboys’ “Restart Tour” – Shippensburg, PA
Sept. 22: State Theatre – Newsboys’ “Restart Tour” – New Brunswick, NJ
Sept. 27: Calvary Baptist Church – Newsboys’ “Restart Tour” – Savannah, GA
Sept. 28: Northwestern College – Saint Paul, MN
Oct. 3: Celebration Church – Newsboys’ “Restart Tour” – Metairie, LA
Oct. 5: Heart O’ Texas & Rodeo – Waco, TX
Oct. 10: Jesse Auditorium Missouri University – Newsboys’ “Restart Tour” – Columbia, MO
Oct. 11: Taft – Newsboys’ “Restart Tour” – Cincinnati, OH
Oct. 12: Cullman Fair Grounds – Newsboys’ “Restart Tour” – Cullman, AL
Oct. 13: RiverGlen Christian Church – Newsboys’ “Restart Tour” – Waukesha, WI
Oct. 19: Adler Theatre – Newsboys’ “Restart Tour” – Davenport, IA
Oct. 20: Rivers Edge Convention Center – Newsboys’ “Restart Tour” – St. Cloud, MN
Oct. 22: First Assembly of God Church – Newsboys’ “Restart Tour” – Fargo, ND
Oct. 24: Radisson Convention Church – Newsboys’ “Restart Tour” – Green Bay, WI
Oct. 25: Corn Palace – Newsboys’ “Restart Tour” – Mitchell, SD
Oct. 26: Family Arena – Newsboys’ “Restart Tour” – St. Charles, MO
Oct. 27: Prairie Capital Convention Center – Newsboys’ “Restart Tour” Springfield, IL
Nov. 9: Westgate River Ranch – River Ranch, FL
Nov. 23: Gatlinburg Convention Center – Gatlinburg, TN
Nov. 29: Texas Louisiana Youth Conference – San Antonio, TX
Nov. 30: Saddleback Church – Lake Forest, CA
Dec. 1: Saddleback Church – Lake Forest, CA
Dec. 22: Southeast Christian Church – Louisville, KY

For further information and a complete listing of upcoming tour dates visit

Sarah Hearn
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Sarah Hearn is Editor-in-Chief of Sarah founded the site to serve as a positive platform for gospel music news, to share all of the good things happening within the Gospel and Christian music industry. In 2017, the site was named one of the Top 50 Gospel and Christian Music websites. Sarah is widely known for her on-the-scene reporting which includes the GMA Dove Awards, the Stellar Awards, Grammys on the Hill, Gospel Music Heritage Month Celebration Concert, McDonald’s Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour, St. Jude Celebration of Hope, the Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference and many more. For more than 5 years, Sarah served as the DC Gospel Music Examiner at  where the site garnered more than 150,000 readers in the US and around the world. Sarah was named one of the Top Ten Heroes in Gospel Music in the Washington, DC area in 2012 for her extensive coverage, support and commitment to artists within the D.C. metro region.  In 2016 she was named Person of the Month by IndiMogul Magazine. The site was recently named among Feedspot's Top Gospel and Christian Music Websites.  Sarah is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and the Gospel Music Association.

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