MUSICMercyMe has had a banner year that will continue well into 2018. The group is closing 2017 on a high note with the wrapping of their successful headlining “Lifer Tour,” three GMA Dove Award wins (including the Artist of the Year title) and their sixth American Music Award (AMA) nomination. Much of the fanfare stems from their most recent No. 1 album Lifer which debuted earlier this year, and includes “Even If” which dominated the Billboard and Mediabase radio charts with a 19-week.
Today it was announced that MercyMe would unite with Tenth Avenue North for the new concert series “MercyMe and Tenth Avenue North Live” Tour at the start of next year. Over 20 markets along the East and Midwest are among the routing which will run February through April. The new concert tour conicides with the movie release, I Can Only Imagine which comes to theaters on March 16, 2018. The movie is a true story based on the life Bart Millard who wrote the mega-hit song after the loss of his father to cancer.
Although all concert dates are subject to change, he is tour schedule as it stands now:
16: West Lafayette, IN; 17: Columbus, OH; 18: Saginaw, MI; 22: Corpus Christi, TX; 23: Sugar Land, TX; 24: Grand Prairie, TX; 25: Cedar Park, TX.
1: Johnson City, TN; 2: Atlanta, GA; 3: Birmingham, AL; 4: Nashville, TN; 8: Lowell, MA; 9: Wilkes-Barre, PA; 10: Philadelphia, PA; 11: Newark, NJ.
5: Omaha, NE; 6: Tulsa, OK; 7: Saint Charles, MO; 8: Grand Rapids, MI; 12: Des Moines, IA; 13: Minneapolis, MN; 14: Duluth, MN; 15: Sioux Falls, SD.
Tickets for “MercyMe and Tenth Avenue North Live” will go on sale Friday, November 10. For more information visit the band’s website.