March 25 / 2024

TobyMac, MercyMe, and Zach Williams Reunite This Fall For Their Not-To-Be-Missed Christian Music Tour Experience

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The Awakening Foundation, powered by Awakening Events, announces the return of one of the top and most attended tours to hit the stage last year, thanks to three of the biggest names in Christian music. TobyMac, MercyMe, and Zach Williams are teaming up again this fall to bring you their not-to-be-missed concert experience.

With their numerous chart-topping hits, passionate lyrics, and unified commitment to spreading God’s love through music, TobyMac, MercyMe, and Zach Williams are ready to share the stage again for an uplifting evening that will inspire every concertgoer. Sponsored by World Vision, K-LOVE, and Air1, the tour will stop at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse on Saturday, November 16. 

Tickets go on sale Thursday, April 4, at 12 p.m. at rocketmortgagefieldhouse.com. 

"When we had the dream of bringing these artists together we knew it would be big, but we had no idea just how big," shares Dan Fife, President & Founder of Awakening Events. "The response was unprecedented and the demand from fans for more dates was impossible to ignore. I’m happy to say we heard you and couldn’t be more excited about bringing this tour to another twelve cities this fall.”  

ABOUT AWAKENING FOUNDATION: The Awakening Foundation exists to share the message of hope and resources with individuals and families in local and international communities by bringing together artists, fans, and like-minded organizations through live events and missional endeavors to serve and empower those in need. All Awakening Foundation events are powered by Awakening Events. Consistently ranked among the top promoters in America, and reaching as high as No. 3 in the world in total tickets sold Awakening Events is a leader in the live faith-based entertainment industry. Be sure to find out more at AwakeningFoundation.com. 

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ABOUT K-LOVE: K-LOVE creates compelling media designed to inspire and encourage audiences to have a meaningful relationship with Christ. K-LOVE is listener-supported and delivers positive and encouraging music and messages through nearly 600 signals across all 50 states, the K-LOVE App, smart devices, KLOVE.com, and K-LOVE On Demand.

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ABOUT AIR1: Like its parent company (Educational Media Foundation) and sister station (K-LOVE), Air1 exists to create compelling media that inspires and encourages audiences to have a meaningful relationship with Christ. Broadcast on more than 300 signals nationwide, and streaming around the world on Air1.com, the Air1 Radio App, iHeartRadio, Alexa, Siri, TuneIn, Roku, and more, Air1 is always there to welcome you and help you “worship through it.” Visit Air1.com.

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ABOUT WORLD VISION: World Vision is a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families, and their communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice. With staff in nearly 100 countries, World Vision serves all people, regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, or gender. For more information, please visit  WorldVision.org.

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ABOUT TOBYMAC: With a career touting more than 16 million units and 4.6 billion global streams and a whopping seven GRAMMY® Awards, TobyMac’s career continues to run on the fast track. His latest project, LIFE AFTER DEATH debuted at No.1 on  Billboard’s Christian Albums chart in August 2022, garnered TobyMac his 17th GRAMMY® nomination, and has amassed more than 540 million global streams to date. Named Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year at the 54th Annual GMA Dove Awards, the project boasts an incredible five No. 1 songs: “The Goodness (feat. Blessing Offor),” (whose music video won the Dove Award for Short Form Music Video of the Year), “Help Is On The Way (Maybe Midnight),” which peaked at No. 1 across five charts, “Promised Land,” “Cornerstone (feat. Zach Williams),” and “Faithfully,” the latter of two which held onto the top spot for ten consecutive weeks. LIFE AFTER DEATH follows his 2015 RIAA Certified Gold studio album, THIS IS NOT A TEST, which garnered a GRAMMY® Award and Billboard Music Award nomination on top of debuting at No. 4 on the Billboard Top 200. Each of his six studio solo projects has achieved gold certification, a first for any artist in the history of his label, Capitol Christian Music Group. Among those is 2012’s EYE ON IT, which debuted atop the Billboard 200, only the third Christian album ever to do so. THE ELEMENTS, his 2019 GRAMMY-nominated release included “Everything,” “Scars,” “Edge of My Seat,” “See The Light” and more alongside the chart-topper, RIAA Gold Certified “I just need U.” Find out more at TobyMac.com.

ABOUT MERCYME: It continues to be a landmark time for the multi-platinum selling, GRAMMY® nominated, multiple American Music Award, Billboard Music Award, and Dove Award winners MercyMe. They were named Billboard’s Top Christian Artist of the 2010 decade, and in 2020 received their eighth American Music Award nomination. A major motion picture based on the life of frontman Bart Millard who wrote the mega-hit song “I Can Only Imagine” after the loss of his father, opened at a remarkable No. 3 at the box office on Mar. 16, 2018 (Lionsgate, Roadside Attractions). In conjunction with the movie release, Millard penned a memoir and the band released a collection of hits titled I Can Only Imagine – The Very Best Of MercyMe. In 2018 MercyMe was named Top Christian Artist at the Billboard  Music Awards, was the top winner at the fan-fueled K-LOVE Fan Awards including a win for Artist of the Year, and was the GMA Dove Award Winner for Artist Of The Year.

Since their debut in 2001, the band has sold more than 9 million units in CD, single, and DVD sales, garnered more than 49 No. 1 multi-format radio singles, and had four consecutive mainstream radio hits. MercyMe made history in 2014 as “I Can Only Imagine” surpassed 2 million digital downloads, making it the first song in Christian music to go platinum and double-platinum in the digital domain. The song has now gone 5x platinum. In 2009, Billboard named MercyMe’s “Word Of God Speak” the No. 1 Song of The Decade and the group the No. 1 Artist of the Decade in both the Christian Songs and Christian AC Songs categories, recognizing them as one of the industry’s most notable talents. They have sold out venues throughout the US and Canada, including Radio City Music Hall, and Red Rocks Amphitheatre, and have appeared on the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, Good Morning America, GMA3, The Today Show, CBS This Morning, FOX & Friends, CNN, ABC News and in the pages of Entertainment Weekly, The New York Times, USA Today and more. Their eleventh album, ALWAYS ONLY JESUS, is available now. Check out  MercyMe.org.

 

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ABOUT ZACH WILLIAMS: Zach Williams is a husband, father, recording artist, and songwriter, writing life-changing songs that come from a place of humility, honesty, and a direct reflection of God's redemption in his life. With music reaching fans far and wide, in his career to date Williams has earned two GRAMMY® awards (Chain Breaker, 2018; "There Was Jesus," 2021), and along with an additional five GRAMMY nominations, Williams is a multi-GMA Dove Awards and K-LOVE Fan Awards winner and nominee and made radio history with two consecutive radio No. 1 hits for 35 weeks with his debut singles "Chain Breaker" and "Old Church Choir."

 

"Chain Breaker," his debut and RIAA®-certified Platinum single from the Gold-selling album Chain Breaker, gave Williams his first GRAMMY nomination for Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song (2017). He received other GRAMMY nods for Best Contemporary Christian Music Album, Survivor: Live from Harding Prison (2019), and in 2020 for "Rescue Story" (Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song). He has multiple Billboard Music Award nominations and American Music Award nominations, and his songs "Old Church Choir" and "Fear Is a Liar" are RIAA-certified Gold. 

 

He performed the multi-week No. 1 single "There Was Jesus," also certified Gold, live with Parton on the 53rd Annual CMA Awards in 2019, while the song made the Pandora Top Spins chart for twelve consecutive weeks and was named one of Pandora’s top 100 songs across all genres. Additionally, "There Was Jesus" was WAY-FM's top song of 2020.  

 

To date, Williams has won six GMA Dove Awards (Artist of the Year; New Artist of the Year; Pop/ Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year, "Chain Breaker;" Pop/Contemporary Song, “Old Church Choir;” Songwriter of the Year/Artist; Recorded Music Packaging, Rescue Story). He was also named Billboard's 2017 Top Christian Male Vocalist and New Artist of the Year and CCM Fan Awards' Favorite New Artist Of The Year. Apple Music chose him as Artist of the Week (2016), while "Chain Breaker" was the top track of 2016 on iTunes' Christian Songs chart. Williams has also been awarded by BMI with four Citation of Achievement awards for his singles "Chain Breaker," "Old Church Choir," and "Fear Is a Liar," recognizing the songs for their national popularity and reach.  

 

Williams released his latest album, A Hundred Highways, in the fall of 2022, which features his hit songs "Heart Of God" and "Jesus' Fault," a duet with country superstar Walker Hayes. His new book, Rescue Story, is out now. For more information, visit ZachWilliamsMusic.com.

November 16 / 2024

An Awakening Foundation Event

TOBYMAC MercyMe Zach Williams

Event Starts 7:00 PM