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Summer is nearing and SWC will be here before you know it. NOW is the time to make your lodging plans, especially if staying in hotels. Monterey is a VERY popular, world-class tourist destination and hotels fill-up in mid-summer, PLUS the later you book the higher the price and the availability options narrow. Camping? No [...]
The Spirit West Coast Fundraising Auction has just launched and the first items available for bid are a pair front row seats to each Chris Tomlin concert in San Jose, Davis, Fresno, Las Vegas and Phoenix. This auction items include meeting Chris Tomlin after the concert. CLICK HERE for details and to place your bid. The [...]
Rhett Walker has two popular radio hits on the radio right now; “When Mercy Found Me” and “Come to the Water”. Rhett will be appearing on the festival’s second day, Aug. 2, the same day that Jeremy Camp is headlining. Tedashii is the closing artist on the Air 1 alternative/urban stage on Thursday, Aug. 1. [...]
The Rhett Walker Band was the knock-out performance each night at The Rock & Worship Roadshow, which blitzed California recently, playing to over 30,000 people in San Jose, Sacramento and Fresno. Rhett and band were recently added to the Spirit West Coast festival lineup. Other Roadshow acts appearing at SWC include hip-hop artist Tedashii (also [...]
The vast masses who attend SWC are not yet fully aware of it, but our nonprofit ministry is transitioning to a partially donation based ministry; a campaign which started in May 2012. The SWC leadership team feels God talking us in a direction of many people becoming sowers according to 2 Corinthians 9:6, so firstly [...]
Talent booking has really taken-off! Just confirmed is For King and Country. Jamie Grace was already booked so that makes two of the “latest and greatest” new artists in Christian music who will be appearing at SWC for the first time in 2013. Look for more “fresh-face” artists to be announced soon.
Today Building 429 was confirmed for Aug. 1st and Fireflight for Aug. 3rd! Another awesome festival lineup is “coming together”; Tenth Avenue North, Newsboys, Matthew West, Audio Adrenaline and Thousand Foot Krutchhave already been confirmed. Building 429’s song “Where I Belong” is Billboard’s Song of the Year for 2012 and was # 1 for a record setting 15 weeks.
The booking confirmations for 2013 are coming in. We’re excited to announce that the reunited and NEW Audio Adrenaline, with new lead singer Kevin Max (of DC Talk fame) will be at SWC on Aug. 3…how about that! AA will have a new record out, I’ve heard it and the songs are awesome. They’ll be [...]
One of the all-time best speakers we’ve had at SWC is Reggie Dabbs. Every year I try to book Reggie and most years he is not available because he is so heavily booked; his calendar sometimes fills up 2 years in advance! But this year I called and nailed him down to speak on Aug [...]
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