Grammy nominated MercyMe coming to The Weidner March 17
Tickets go on sale this Friday, December 2!
MERCYME ANNOUNCES “ALWAYS ONLY JESUS TOUR”
Hitting 26 Cities, Taya and Micah Tyler to open each night. Coming to Green Bay March 17.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 29, 2022
Green Bay, Wis. – GRAMMY®-nominated band MercyMe has announced the lineup and routing for their spring “Always Only Jesus Tour.” Named after their newly released, best-selling project, ALWAYS ONLY JESUS, the tour will hit 26 cities across the US, with Taya and Micah Tyler opening each night. MercyMe will perform in Green Bay Friday, March 17, 2023 at 7:00 pm at The Weidner.
Earlier this fall the band kicked off their fall run with a sold-out crowd at Red Rocks, and will soon be joining Chris Tomlin for a one-of-a-kind co-headline tour December 1-13, “Chris Tomlin X MercyMe: A Winter Tour.” Tickets for these shows are on sale now at tomlinmercyme.com.
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 recently 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 48 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, Red Rocks Amphitheatre, and have appeared on the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, Good Morning America, GMA3, The Today Show, CBS This Morning, FOX New Channel’s 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.
Get Connected with MercyMe:
Website // www.mercyme.org
Twitter // www.twitter.com/mercyme
Instagram // www.instagram.com/themercyme
Facebook // www.facebook.com/mercyme
YouTube // www.youtube.com/user/mercymevideo
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UW-Green Bay’s Weidner Center for the Performing Arts is known for its elegant design and the acoustic excellence of its 2,000-seat main hall, Cofrin Family Hall. It also houses two smaller performance spaces, the Fort Howard recital hall and the Jean Weidner Theatre, along with a dance studio and Grand Foyer. The Weidner Center has a distinct benefit in being part of a leading institution of higher learning. The Weidner Center is home for UW-Green Bay Music and Theatre and Dance programs, community events and productions, and performances by visiting artists and touring companies. Beyond the large-scale touring productions that grace the stage, the Weidner Center also focuses on scholastic development, programming and an impactful education series — Stage Doors. For more information visit WeidnerCenter.com and sign-up for The Weidner Wire.
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