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Compassion International announces 9th annual Rock & Worship Roadshow


Mon, Oct 17th 2016 12:55 pm

2017 lineup includes Steven Curtis Chapman, Francesca Battistelli, Rend Collective, Passion

$10 general admission, VIP experience tickets also available

The 9th annual Rock & Worship Roadshow, presented by Compassion International, has announced its official 2017 tour lineup. Award-winning and chart-topping artists Steven Curtis Chapman, Francesca Battistelli, Rend Collective, Passion, Family Force 5, Jordan Feliz, along with Derek Minor and Urban Rescue, will join together for this unique concert experience. Author and comedian Tony Wolf will be the guest speaker, while Carlos Whittaker will serve as the tour's host.

Admission will be $10 per person and can be purchased at the door (except for select cities). VIP tickets will also be available in two levels: The VIP experience and The VIP plus experience. Each VIP experience ticket is $50, giving ticket holders early entrance for premium seating, pre-show artist appearances hosted by Whittaker, an exclusive VIP T-shirt, a souvenir bag and a tour laminate. The VIP plus experience ticket is $95 a piece and includes all the benefits of the VIP experience, along with reserved section seating closest to the stage, an exclusive tour poster and more. VIP tickets can be purchased on the tour's website, TheRoadshowTour.com.

This year's tour will hit 23 markets around the U.S., opening Feb. 24 in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, and wrapping April 2 in Baltimore.

"We are so excited to be able to bring the 9th installment of the Rock & Worship Roadshow to so many great cities around the country," said Brian Seay, director of Compassion Productions and executive producer of the tour. "There is something for everyone, and each night of the tour promises to be an evening of amazing music and ministry. We cannot wait to share this evening with you!"

Founded in 2009, The Rock & Worship Roadshow has performed nearly 200 shows to an audience of more than 1.4 million. Pollstar named the tour one of its top 50 tours in 2012. For additional information, visit TheRoadshowTour.com.

Compassion International is the world's largest Christian child development organization, partnering with more than 7,000 churches in 26 countries to deliver its holistic child development program to more than 1.9 million babies, children and young adults.

Founded in 1952, Compassion revolutionized the fight against global poverty by working exclusively with the church to lift children out of spiritual, economic, social and physical poverty. It is the only child sponsorship program to be validated through independent, empirical research.

For more information on the ministry, visit Compassion.com or follow it on Twitter.

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