NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Five-time GRAMMY®-winner Steven Curtis Chapman celebrates his life story with his new CD and DVD offering, A Great Adventure LIVE Solo Performances of Timeless Hits, available worldwide in Christian and general market retail and digital outlets on May 10. The Gaither Music Group project was recorded at Gaither Studios in Indiana and hosted by Gospel Music Hall of Fame member Bill Gaither.
A Great Adventure is distributed through Capitol Christian Distribution and Universal Music and is available at online retailers including iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Amazon Music and www.gaither.com.
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“It was such an honor to sit and visit with not only one of my musical and songwriting heroes, but also the man who really helped give me my start in my career as a singer-songwriter and celebrate together an amazing journey that he had such a part of helping make happen,” expressed Chapman.
The CD showcases live, acoustic performances of Chapman’s most popular hits and gospel classics, which capture the heart of the man behind countless inspiring lyrics and career masterpieces.
The DVD, filmed at Gaither Studios in Indiana with a special visit to the Chapmans’ alma mater Anderson University, features footage of these unplugged performances. Chapman and his wife, Mary Beth, also sit down with Gaither, a longtime friend and inspiration, to share their journey of love, heartbreak and triumph.
“Gaither Music Group is honored to work with Steven Curtis Chapman on this special release,” stated president of Gaither Music Group Paul Sizelove. “Not only have these hit songs impacted the world, but the Chapmans’ story has been an inspiration to countless people. Bill Gaither’s visit with Steven and Mary Beth, featured on the new DVD, captures their love and commitment to each other and to their faith through life’s trials and triumphs. We are happy to share their hearts and ministry with our audience.“
A Great Adventure will be advertised as a television special that will air on DISH TV, DirecTV, RFD-TV, PBS, Gaither Television Network, TBN, The Walk, CTN, TCT and TLN. It will air in Canada on Vision TV, CTS, The Miracle Channel and Hope TV.
A GREAT ADVENTURE TRACK LISTING:
1. Lord Of The Dance / No Better Place
2. Remember To Remember
3. The Great Adventure
4. He Touched Me / There’s Something About That Name / Because He Lives
5. More To This Life
6. Be Still And Know
7. I Will Be Here
9. Glorious Unfolding
11. His Strength Is Perfect
12. When Love Takes You In
13. My Redeemer Is Faithful & True
SCC SOLO TOUR DATES:
May 09 The Town Hall – New York, N.Y.
May 10 Wilbur Theatre – Boston, Mass.
May 11 Temple Performing Arts Center – Philadelphia, Pa.
May 16 The Brown Theatre on Broadway – Louisville, Ky.
May 17 Pabst Theatre – Milwaukee, Wis.
May 18 The Blue Note – Columbia, Mo.
May 19 Lexington Opera House – Lexington, Ky.
ABOUT STEVEN CURTIS CHAPMAN:
In a career that has spanned over 30 years, Steven Curtis Chapman is the most awarded artist in Christian music history with 58 Gospel Music Association Dove Awards, five GRAMMYs®, an American Music Award, 48 No. 1 singles, selling more than eleven million albums and with ten RIAA-certified gold or platinum albums to his credit. He has been on “Good Morning America,” “CBS Sunday Morning,” CNN, MSNBC, “60 Minutes,” E! Entertainment, “The Today Show,” “Fox & Friends,” “CBS This Morning,” and “The Tonight Show,” Glenn Beck’s “The Blaze,” along with appearing in the pages of People, Billboard, Parents Magazine, and more. A vocal supporter of adoption, Chapman, along with his wife Mary Beth, founded Show Hope in 2003, a nonprofit organization that helps restore the hope of a family to orphans.