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AWARD-WINNING ARTISTS JASON CRABB AND SELAH KICK OFF YOUR LOVE IS UNBREAKABLE TOUR

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on September 22, 2017 – 11:12 am -

AWARD-WINNING ARTISTS JASON CRABB AND SELAH KICK OFF YOUR LOVE IS UNBREAKABLE TOUR

AWARD-WINNING ARTISTS JASON CRABB AND SELAH KICK OFF YOUR LOVE IS UNBREAKABLE TOUR

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Sept. 22, 2017 – Grammy Award-winning artist Jason Crabb will join fellow GMA Dove Award-winners Selah on the Your Love Is Unbreakable Tour this fall. Presented by World Vision, the co-headlining tour kicks off Sept. 23, 2017, and is slated to hit 13 cities during the months of September, October and November.

A Grammy winner and 21-time GMA Dove Award winner, Jason Crabb and the critically-acclaimed, 8-time GMA Dove winners Selah are the ultimate pairing with their powerhouse vocals and stylistic interpretations that bring audiences to their feet. The Your Love Is Unbreakable Tour will give concert attendees the unique opportunity to hear some of their best-loved radio hits while experiencing a night of unforgettable on-stage collaborations and worship. The tour takes its name from Selah’s current album, Unbreakable, which released earlier this year. Crabb will also be touring in support of his latest release, the Grammy-nominated Whatever The Road.
“We are so excited to be touring with Jason Crabb,” said Selah’s Todd Smith, Amy Perry and Allan Hall. “That voice! We are looking forward to a special night of songs and stories about hope, victory, and encouragement.  There are going to be collaborations throughout the night and we can’t wait to lift up our voices along with yours to sing praises to the One who loves us so much, Jesus.”
“I can’t wait to tour with Amy, Todd and Allan,” Crabb adds. “You just don’t get any better harmony than Selah. What I love more than their musical excellence is their hearts for ministry and for people — they love people. That’s where it counts. We’re going to have a great time on this tour and we can’t wait to see YOU!”
YOUR LOVE IS UNBREAKABLE TOUR – Fall 2017 – Selah & Jason Crabb
Dates, markets and venues subject to change without notice.
SEPTEMBER
23    Cuero, TX – Cuero Performing Arts Center
24    Paris, TX – Love Civic Center
30    Dover, OH – Dover First United Methodist Church
OCTOBER
5      El Dorado, AR – Griffin Music Hall
7      Liberal, KS – Liberal High School
8      Cape Girardeau, MO – Cape First Church
12    DeFuniak Springs, FL – Walton High School
13    Effingham, SC – Lebanon Church
14    Bradenton, FL – Christian Retreat Church
15    Baxley, GA – Baxley Church of God
27    Watertown, SD – DD Miller Auditorium
28    Galena, KS – ChristPoint Church
NOVEMBER
4      Mifflintown, PA – Cedar Ridge Brethren in Christ Church
Tickets for the Your Love Is Unbreakable Tour are on sale now. For details and ticket links, visit www.JasonCrabb.com or www.SelahOnline.com.

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NIGHT OF HOPE — HURRICANE HARVEY RELIEF CONCERT feat. Jason Crabb, Zach Williams, more

Written by Staff on September 7, 2017 – 12:47 pm -

NIGHT OF HOPE HURRICANE HARVEY RELIEF CONCERT

NIGHT OF HOPE HURRICANE HARVEY RELIEF CONCERT

NIGHT OF HOPE HURRICANE HARVEY RELIEF CONCERT
September 20, 2017 – 6:00 PM
Verizon Theatre
Grand Prairie, TX

100% OF TICKET PROCEEDS BENEFITTING TEXAS GULF COAST VICTIMS
VIA CONVOY OF HOPE
www.convoyofhope.org
Tickets on Sale 9/7 @ 10am CST
Direct Ticket link: http://axs.com/events/342611/night-of-hope-tickets

Conway, AR 9/5/17: NIGHT OF HOPE a Hurricane

Jason Crabb by Craig Harris

Jason Crabb. Photo by Craig Harris

Harvey relief concert will be held on Wednesday, September 20th at Verizon Theatre Grand Prairie. 100% of all ticket proceeds will go to support the relief efforts through Convoy of Hope. Night of Hope is a collaborative effort from local Christian radio stations KLTY, AiR1, Way-FM, & KCBI and is produced by Awakening Events. The lineup includes some of the biggest names in Christian Music today, please join us as we come together to help those impacted by this devastating storm.

Confirmed artist lineup:
MercyMe
TobyMac
Casting Crowns
For King & Country
Zach Williams
Natalie Grant
Danny Gokey
Phil Wickham
Josh Wilson
Chonda Pierce

NIGHT OF HOPE HURRICANE HARVEY RELIEF CONCERT

Zach Williams

Laura Story
Brandon Heath
Jason Roy of Building 429
Tauren Wells
Moriah Peters
Chris August
Jason Crabb
Wayne Watson
Plumb
John Tibbs

NIGHT OF HOPE HURRICANE HARVEY RELIEF CONCERT

Mercy Me

*Lineup subject to change

1025 FRONT STREET, STE. 1 Ÿ CONWAY, AR 72032 Ÿ 501-514-1717 Ÿ AWAKENINGEVENTS.COM

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Gerald Crabb – A Man of Many Talents

Written by Staff on September 2, 2017 – 1:09 pm -

Gerald Crabb

Gerald Crabb

Gerald Crabb was born in the small rural town of Rosine, Ky. As a young boy, Crabb was passionate about music and was always in church. His mom taught him how to pray and made sure he attended services. He sang for the first time in public at age five, at a church in Louisville, Ky. By age 11, Crabb was playing the guitar and then preaching by age 17.

When Crabb was just nine years old, George Esterly – a blind man from Louisville – came to his house and brought his SG Gibson red guitar and taught Crabb how to play it. He loved it so much that he never looked back. It wasn’t long before Crabb was singing on a television program called “Country Music Jubilee” on Saturday nights.

Over the years, God has blessed Crabb with a thriving ministry and a compelling career in music as a singer, songwriter, publisher, and producer. He says he is a man that has been blessed, and he has no problem telling others just how blessed he is. God took a simple, ordinary man from the backwoods of Kentucky and used him to touch the hearts of millions of people around the world. He is a living testimony of how God can take your circumstances and use them for His glory. And if God can do that for him, He can certainly do it for others.

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Jason Crabb to be Inducted into Kentucky Music Hall of Fame

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on August 9, 2017 – 1:17 pm -

Jason Crabb to be Inducted into Kentucky Music Hall of Fame

Jason Crabb to be Inducted into Kentucky Music Hall of Fame

Nashville, TN  – Jason Crabb, GRAMMY® winner and 21-time GMA Dove Award winning artist, will be honored by his home state of Kentucky when he is inducted into the Kentucky Music Hall of Famein 2018. The announcement was made today during a press conference at the Hall of Fame in Mount Vernon, KY.

Crabb will be honored alongside fellow inductees David “Stringbean” Akeman, Dale Ann Bradley,  Billy Ray Cyrus, Jackie DeShannon and Bobby Lewis. The induction ceremony will be held May 11, 2018 at the Center For Rural Development in Somerset, KY.
“I am completely humbled and honored to be included in the 2018 class of inductees into the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame and to share it with this amazing list of fellow Kentuckians,” said Crabb. “I thank God, every single day, for taking this country boy from Beaver Dam, KY and using him. I can’t say thank you enough. It just goes to show you, God’s dreams are truly bigger than anything we can ever think or imagine. To God be the glory.”
The Kentucky Music Hall of Fame & Museum honors Kentucky-born performers, songwriters, publishers, promoters, managers and other music professionals who have made significant contributions to the music industry locally and around the world.
The 2018 class will join an elite roster of individuals including Loretta Lynn, Bill Monroe, Florence Henderson, Clarence Spalding, Rosemary Clooney, EXILE, Wynonna & Naomi Judd, Steven Curtis Chapman, and many more.
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Jason Crabb On Gospel Music Today

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on June 26, 2017 – 10:36 am -

Jason Crabb On Gospel Music Today

Jason Crabb On Gospel Music Today

Jason Crabb is the guest on Gospel Music Today for the week of June 25 and Ken and Jean Grady host southern gospel news and concert updates. The Feature Group is The Sons Family, and Jean reviews a new recording by Master’s Promise. An article from Singing News magazine about Ben Speer’s Memorial service is the subject of this week’s News Notes.  In the News this week is Cana’s Voice, Jeff Stice, The Griffiths and Canton Junction. The show features exclusive concert video of 4 His Love Quartet, recorded by Gospel Music Today’s cameras in Broken Arrow, OK, and a visit to the Gospel Music Today Archives for an exclusive video of Gold City Quartet, recorded in Pigeon Forge, TN.

The show is on KWHB TV47 in Oklahoma every Sunday at 4:30 PM, and on Roku on FFE TV Monday at 8:00 PM and AllNations TV Tuesday and Wednesday at 6:30 PM.  Check local TV schedule for Bruce, MS, Phenix City, AL, Pontotoc, MS, Beaumont, TX, Tyler, TX. Atlanta, TX, Morrilton, AR, and West Plains, MO. The current edition of Gospel Music Today is online now at the Gospel Music Today website, http://www.gospelmusictoday.com/


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NATALIE GRANT AND JASON CRABB TO HEADLINE SECOND ANNUAL AMERICAN GOSPEL CELEBRATION

Written by Staff on May 15, 2017 – 3:04 pm -

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Jason Crabb . Photo by Craig Harris

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Two of Christian music’s biggest voices—multi-GRAMMY®-nominated singer/songwriter Natalie Grant and GRAMMY®-winning singer/songwriter Jason Crabb—are set to headline the second annual American Gospel Celebration June 8 and 9 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Celebrating faith and freedom, the event will be highlighted by messages from best-selling author and renowned pastor John Hagee and author and pastor Matt Hagee.

Kicking-off at 7:00 pm each night at the Lancaster Convention Center, the American Gospel Celebration will also feature three of Christian music’s most beloved groups: GRAMMY®-nominated family band The Isaacs; multi-Dove Award-winning trio The Martins; and Dove Award-winning quartet Canton Junction.

General admission tickets are $40, with single-day passes available for $25 each. Register by phone at 1-855-694-9649 or online.

About John Hagee Ministries
John Hagee is founder and senior pastor of Cornerstone Church in San Antonio, Texas, a non-

Natalie Grant

Natalie Grant

denominational evangelical church with more than 22,000 active members. He also founded John Hagee Ministries, which broadcasts the Gospel on radio and television throughout America and the world, and is the founder of Christians United for Israel, which has grown to become the largest Christian pro-Israel organization in the United States—with over 3.2 million members. One of the leading Christian grassroots movements in the world, Christians United for Israel provides a national platform through which every pro-Israel church, parachurch organization, ministry or individual in America can speak and act with one voice in support of Israel in matters related to biblical issues. John Hagee has authored 39 books, seven of which were on the New York Times bestsellers list, including the 2013 blockbuster Four Blood Moons.

For further information, visit americangospelcelebration.com or turningpointpr.com.

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Jason Crabb Continues To Inspire and Teach Children with Jase® Book Series

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on April 18, 2017 – 7:31 pm -

Jason Crabb Continues To Inspire and Teach Children with Jase® Book Series

Jason Crabb Continues To Inspire and Teach Children with Jase® Book Series

Nashville, TN – Grammy winner Jason Crabb continues to inspire and teach young children through the incredibly popular Jase® children’s book series. With the release of the latest book, The 6th “Be Attitude,” the journey continues through the ten commandments told through the adventures of “Jase® the Crabb,” an adorable friend to all children.

In this dreamland adventure, Jase® meets Ranjeet, a boy from the Far East who feels out of place in an English-speaking nation. From Jase®, he learns that God loves our uniqueness and when he and Jase® hear the Sermon on the Mount, Ranjeet learns the power of having a pure heart.

The Jase® Series has become extremely popular with Jason Crabb’s youngest fans. “Every night, children and their parents and grandparents tell me just how much Jase® means to them,” Crabb comments. “Children enjoy the stories and feel connected to Jase® and his friends through the adventures he takes. I am so excited to release book six!”

The name of the character, Jase®, holds a special meaning to Crabb. Derived from the initials of his immediate family – J(ason) A(shleigh) S(hellye) E(mma) – the name is also what his late Grandfather would call him. “I would visit my grandfather in the summer months and help him around the farm. I can’t even remember how many times I heard him call out to me – “JASE, come on over here and help me out!” – it just seemed like a natural fit and a way to honor my grandfather.”

In addition to the ten-book series, children, parents and teachers can log on to www.JaseCrabb.com where they can print off curriculum, coloring pages, certificates of completion, learn about Jase® University and comment on the books. Along with Crabb, a team comprising of Donna Scuderi and Philip & Tina Morris played an integral role in contributing to the overall foundation and direction of the book series.

Award-winning illustrator Anita DuFalla’s vibrant visuals display the heart and soul of Jase® the Crabb and his friends. Anita’s clients include McGraw-Hill, Harcourt (Brace), Benchmark Education Company, and the Washington Post among others. “When I saw Anita’s work and witnessed her heart for this, I knew God had brought the right person to this project,” shares Crabb. “Her creativity and talent have brought my little buddy, Jase®, to life!”

The entire Jase® Series is available at JaseCrabb.com and at your local Christian bookstore through New Day Christian Distributors.


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AARON CRISLER NAMED RECIPIENT OF NASHVILLE BUSINESS JOURNAL’S 2017 40 UNDER 40 AWARDS

Written by Staff on February 7, 2017 – 9:18 am -

Aaron Crisler named Top 40 under 40Nashville, Tenn. (February 7, 2017) – Aaron Crisler, CEO/Owner of Conduit Media, has been named a recipient of theNashville Business Journal’s 2017 40 Under 40 Awards. The announcement was made recently by Alison Nash, the Associate Editor of the Nashville Business Journal.
In it’s seventh year, Nashville Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 Awards recognizes top business and community leaders who are making their mark and promising to do even more before the age of 40. This year’s winners were chosen from nearly 600 nominations. An independent panel of judges reviewed each nomination, looking for those with business acumen, strong ties to the community and a willingness to go the extra mile in all they do.
Aaron Crisler

Aaron Crisler

As the CEO/Owner of Conduit Media Solutions, Aaron Crisler has two decades of experience in the entertainment industry. As a talented photographer, he quickly gained trust in the industry working countless celebrity events, red carpet and award ceremonies in Nashville, Los Angeles, and New York. Prior to launching his own firm, Crisler worked with The Judy Nelon Group, where he developed and refined his skill of serving clients with integrity, excellence, and attention to detail. His clientele includes Jason Crabb, the Scott Brothers (stars of HGTV’s Property Brothers,) Delilah, Neal McCoy, Loretta Lynn, Don Moen, Water Tower Records, Paula White, Joseph Habedank, Washington DC’s Lincoln Memorial Easter Sunrise Service, The Bridge Ministry, Fox News Journalist Kelly Wright, Inspire Nashville / Possibilities, Inc. / Onsite, among others. Crisler serves on the Board of Directors for Delilah’s Point Hope Charity, the board of Jason Crabb Ministries and volunteers with The Bridge Ministry and Proverbs 12:10 Animal Rescue, among others.

Each of the award winners will be featured in the Nashville Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 special publication and honored at an awards luncheon on March 14, 2017 at The Westin.
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JASON CRABB PARTNERS WITH NEW DAY TO DISTRIBUTE JASE® THE CRABB CHILDREN’S BOOK SERIES

Written by Staff on November 16, 2016 – 2:56 am -

Jason Crabb books

Jason Crabb books

Grammy Winner’s ‘Dream Project’ Now Available at Lifeway Christian Stores and Independent Retailers

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (November 11, 2016) – Grammy winner Jason Crabb has partnered with New Day Christian Distributers to make his “Jase® the Crabb” Children’s book series available to the Christian retail market. Lifeway Christian Stores and independent

Jason Crabb books

Jase Crabb

retailers will carry the series along with the “Jase® the Crabb” plush figure. The ten-book series follows the Ten Commandments and is a perfect way to teach children the basics of the Bible.

“For as long as I can remember, I’ve wanted to write children’s books. It’s been a dream of mine to impact the lives of our most precious gift – our children,” says Jason. “Children are precious to us and to God! As a father, I know how important it is for those little eyes to read good, positive, material. The Jase® book series lets the reader know they are something special and that God created them with a purpose! I hope this will touch the hearts of children, parents, grandparents and anyone with a child in their life. All children need to know they are special!”
New Day President, Ed Leonard, comments: “New Day is excited to partner with Jason Crabb on the release of his new children’s’ books series. These beautifully illustrated books tell great stories about following God’s commandments for our lives, and the plush Jase® the Crabb figure is a must for any Crabb fan.”
The name of the character, Jase®, holds a special meaning to Crabb. Derived from the initials of his immediate family – J(ason) A(shleigh) S(hellye) E(mma) – the name is also what his late Grandfather would call him. “I would visit my grandfather in the summer months and help him around the farm. I can’t even remember how many times I heard him call out to me – “JASE, come on over here and help me out!” – it just seemed like a natural fit and a way to honor my grandfather.”
In addition to the ten-book series, children, parents and teachers can log on to www.JaseCrabb.com where they can print off curriculum, coloring pages, certificates of completion, learn about Jase® University and comment on the books. Along with Crabb, a team comprising of Donna Scuderi and Philip & Tina Morris played an integral role in contributing to the overall foundation and direction of the book series.
Award-winning illustrator Anita DuFalla’s vibrant visuals display the heart and soul of Jase® the Crabb and his friends. Anita’s clients include McGraw-Hill, Harcourt (Brace), Benchmark Education Company, and the Washington Post among others. “When I saw Anita’s work and witnessed her heart for this, I knew God had brought the right person to this project,” shares Crabb. “Her creativity and talent have brought my little buddy, Jase®, to life!”
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Grammy Winners Chris Tomlin and Jason Crabb To Headline Sixth Annual Music With A Mission

Written by Staff on September 8, 2016 – 5:22 pm -

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Jason Crabb by Craig Harris

Evening Benefits the Nashville Rescue Mission, All-Star Lineup also features Country Greats Mo Pitney and Lorrie Morgan along with Grammy Award-Winning Nashville Symphony

Tickets On Sale Now, Event Held Sunday, October 2, 2016, at Schermerhorn Symphony Center

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Jim Gray (conductor, Nashville Symphony) along with the Grammy® award-winning Nashville Symphony, are gearing up for this year’s Music with a Mission on Sunday, October 2, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. at the beautiful Schermerhorn Symphony Center with proceeds benefiting Nashville Rescue Mission. The Mission serves over 2,000 meals a day, and provides over 800 men, women, and children experiencing homelessness with safe shelter each night.

Chris Tomlin

Chris Tomlin

“This is our sixth year in presenting Music with a Mission with proceeds benefiting those who find help and hope at Nashville Rescue Mission,” shared Jim Gray, conductor of the Nashville Symphony. “This year’s line-up features some all-star performers crossing a variety of genres. Performers include, country music singer and member of the Grand Ole Opry, Lorrie Morgan; country music singer-songwriter Mo Pitney; GRAMMY® winning Contemporary Christian singer and songwriter Chris Tomlin; author, actor, songwriter, and Christian music artist, GRAMMY® winner Jason Crabb; and last but certainly not least, Ghanaian-born singer and songwriter Ruby Amanfu. We are so excited about this year’s show. It will be a magical night that will entertain young and old alike while helping an extremely worthy cause.”

“We appreciate the tremendous support we continue to receive from Nashville’s entertainment community,” said Rev. Glenn Cranfield, president and CEO of Nashville Rescue Mission. “This event is a wonderful opportunity for the community to enjoy an impressive night of musical entertainment, while also giving help and hope to the homeless. Each day the Mission serves over 2,000 meals to hungry and homeless men, women, and children. And while helping the homeless might start with a meal at the Mission, we offer that and so much more. We are grateful for our donors, volunteers, and everyone who plays a role in helping us meet the needs of those we serve. We could not do this without you.”

Jim Gray will conduct the award-winning Nashville Symphony. This event is also made possible through the generosity of sponsors and performers. Missy & Rick Baker are this year’s Presenting Sponsor. This year’s Patron Sponsor is a generous, but anonymous donor. Southern Lawn Equipment is this year’s Meet & Greet Sponsor. All Music with a Mission performers are donating their time and talent to the event, with proceeds benefiting Nashville Rescue Mission. The Schermerhorn Symphony Center is located at One Symphony Place, Nashville, TN 37201.

Tickets for this benefit are now on sale, with general admission seating starting at $39. Visit www.nashvillesymphony.org to purchase tickets or call the box office at 615-687-6400. Before the show, attendees will have an opportunity to bid in a silent auction that includes items donated by performing and other celebrity artists. The silent auction will feature many unique items including concert tickets and backstage passes; and autographed items from performing and celebrity artists, including Tim McGraw and Alan Jackson. For more information, visit nashvillerescuemission.org. Proceeds will benefit Nashville Rescue Mission.

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About Nashville Rescue Mission
Nashville Rescue Mission is a Christ-centered community dedicated to providing hope for today, hope for tomorrow, and hope for eternity to the hungry, homeless, and hurting. We provide meals, safe shelter, and clothing to those in need, as well as support and long-term assistance for those struggling with homelessness, addictions, and other life-debilitating problems. With a focus on two ministries—Guest Services Ministries and Recovery Ministries—the Mission operates almost entirely from donated foods, materials, and the generous contributions from individuals, churches, and organizations. Established in 1954, Nashville Rescue Mission is a faith-based, 501(c)(3) nonprofit, and does not accept any government funds. We are located at 639 Lafayette Street, Nashville, TN 37203. Visit nashvillerescuemission.org to learn more.

Artists’ websites for additional information:
Lorrie Morgan—http://lorrie.com
Mo Pitney—http://www.mopitney.com
Chris Tomlin—http://christomlin.com
Jason Crabb—http://jasoncrabb.com
Ruby Amanfu—http://rubyamanfu.com

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