Mark Lowry & Andrew Greer Team Up for “Dinner Conversations” Film Series-Podcast

Gospel music icon and comedian Mark Lowry and multi-Dove nominated singer/songwriter Andrew Greer have teamed up to create a new film series-podcast entitled Dinner Conversations with Mark Lowry & Andrew Greer: Turning the Light on One Question at a Time – debuting this fall.

In a Facebook Live video posted this week, the guys announced a free giveaway for exclusive Dinner Conversations prize packages by signing up at their official website here: Dinner-Conversations.com

With a total of fifty winners to be chosen at random over the month of June, prizes include a “Dinner Conversation” with Mark and Andrew over FaceTime, limited edition signed Dinner Conversations caricature prints, Dinner Conversations mugs, homemade Dinner Conversations baked goods and signed DVDs from both Andrew and Mark. The contest ends June 30th and all who enter will get to watch the series debut 24 hours before it airs to the public.

Watch the video below to hear Mark and Andrew discuss the series premise, learn more about the giveaway + listen to the duo sing a few hymns. (And catch a surprise visit by Point of Grace‘s Shelley Breen!) And don’t forget to enter for your chance to win an exclusive Dinner Conversations Prize Package here: Dinner-Conversations.com.

NoiseTrade Exclusive “Acoustic Cathedral” EP

 

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Out of gratitude for all the love and support you have shown me and my music, I am excited to gift you my brand new recording – Acoustic Cathedral Vol. 2 – available for free beginning today exclusively on NoiseTrade!

Recorded one day in East Nashville, Tennessee, and featuring my award-winning singer-songwriter friends Ginny Owens and Lindsay McCaul, these brand new recordings include some of my favorite spirituals and one never-before-released song co-written by Ginny and me.  You can download it for FREE exclusively on NoiseTrade by clicking here … ACOUSTIC CATHEDRAL VOL. 2.

Special note: all downloads and tips directly benefit Food for the Hungry‘s poverty-ending work initiatives in Nicaragua, a country, people and projects that are deeply personal to me. So drop a few bucks in the ‘ol tippie jar if you are pleased to receive exclusive music and want to help our neighbors in need.

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2nd Annual Angel Band Christmas Benefit Concert

Multi-Dove Award nominee and bestselling singer-songwriter Andrew Greer headlines and hosts the Second Annual Angel Band Christmas Benefit Concert, Thursday December 1 at the historic Franklin Theatre in Franklin, Tennessee.  Featuring a unique blend of acoustic-folk-soul, Andrew’s Angel Band Christmas will feature 13-time Dove Award winner Cindy Morgan, 4-time Grammy Award winner Ashley Cleveland and critically-acclaimed singer/songwriters Matthew Perryman Jones and Josh Blakesley.

 

Exclusive pre-show VIP Reception includes an acoustic performance, meet-and-greet and photo opportunity with all artists, plus a Taziki’s Mediterranean food bar. All proceeds directly benefit Andrew’s ongoing partnership with Food for the Hungry & Justice and Mercy International.

 

Tickets now available at the box office or online: http://bit.ly/2eKAhfK.

 

Hosting Dove Awards Backstage!

Andrew hosted exclusive backstage interviews at the Dove Awards 2016 telecast at Allen Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. You can find these backstage conversations with some of gospel music’s most talked about artists and Andrew – including Lecrae, Tamela Mann, Kari Jobe, Sonya Isaacs and Hollyn – at CCMmagazine.com.

Check out all of Andrew’s Dove Awards 2016 conversations here … ccmmagazine.com/dove-awards.

 

ETCH with Ellie Holcomb + Andrew Peterson

Honored to host the delightful Ellie Holcomb and my friend Andrew Peterson for a special Music City concert event at the 2016 ETCH Conference, Tuesday night October 4 at the Music City Center in Nashville, Tennessee.

For more information, visit: etchconference.com.

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Dove Award Nomination!

Andrew has been nominated for three 2016 Dove Awards in the Christmas Album of the Year category as artist and producer, and Recording Music Packaging of the Year category – both for his 2015 release, O Come Emmanuel, along with fellow nominees Laura Story, Chris Tomlin, MercyMe and Danny Gokey.  Andrew’s artist friends Lindsay McCaul, Ron Block (of Alison Krauss & Union Station) and Leigh Cappillino (of Point of Grace) are sharing in the nomination for their contributions to O Come Emmanuel.

Hosted by For King & Country and Tye Tribbett, the 47th Annual Dove Awards will be handed out on October 11 in Nashville, Tennessee, and filmed for television broadcast this fall. To read the full list of 2016 Dove Award nominees, visit: doveawards.com/2016-nominees. To purchase tickets to this year’s Dove Awards telecast in Nashville, visit: doveawards.com.

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1st Annual “Folksy Fest”

Excited to be a part of this special day for my late friend, Grand Ole Opry history-maker, George Hamilton IV: the 1st annual George Hamilton IV “Folksy Fest” in Old Salem, NC!  Information below …

Folksy Fest in Salem + George Hamilton IV Memorialized with the naming of a Business 40 bridge – The NC Dept. of Transportation’s “Formal Dedication Ceremony” & Celebration will be on July 19th, 2016 — George’s birthdate! Plus, join us for the George Hamilton IV: Folksy Music Festival:

Tuesday, July 19, 2016
6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Salem Square (S. Main St. and Academy St)

A free concert of Americana/Bluegrass/Gospel/Folk-Country acoustic music in Memory of Winston-Salem son and lifelong Moravian: George Hamilton IV, recording artist, member of The Grand Ole Opry, and referred to as the “International Ambassador of Country Music.” Located in Salem Square (bring your blanket). Rain location: Historic St. Philips Moravian Church, 911 South Church Street, Old Salem. There will be a “Love Offering” to Benefit the Educational Programs of Old Salem Museums & Gardens for School Children and The Moravian Music Foundation.

All the details at Folksy Fest.

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Hosting Multi-Artist CCM Cover Celebrating Sandi Patty

For the May CCM Magazine cover story, Andrew had the privilege of hosting the final interview with gospel music legend, Sandi Patty – filmed with friends Natalie Grant, Michael Tait (Newsboys), Nicole C. Mullen and Patsy Clairmont.  Watch the first published interviews below!

Also, read the cover story conversation with Sandi and Andrew here: http://bit.ly/CCM-SPfeat.  And read a conversation with Andrew and Building 429 + Nichole Nordeman about Sandi’s influenced and friendship with the popular singer-songwriters here: http://bit.ly/CCM-NNb429.

THE SIMPLE LIFE TOUR with Wayne Watson

Very excited to share: I am hitting the road this year with the legend that is Wayne Watson for THE SIMPLE LIFE TOUR!

With a gaggle of Dove Awards, Grammy nominations and legendary hits, Wayne is one of the finest singer-songwriters around. Each evening we will join together to collaborate in an evening of stories and acoustic songs – featuring Wayne’s hits and new tunes, my folk-styled hymns and non-hits, plus an opportunity for your local choirs and singers to join us for the night!

THE SIMPLE LIFE TOUR is now booking dates for Summer and Fall 2016.  We would love to come your way and meet you (and sing with your choir!).  Interested in more information?  Simply email our good friend, Danya: dclairmont@atkinsent.com.

Wayne and I hope to see you on the road later this year!

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