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Ichthus notebook: 2011 festival shows Christian music doesn’t fit into one category

Saturday night at the Ichthus Festival, I arrived in the photo pit at the Deep End stage and saw a familiar face on the front row: Jenny Green, a teen from Crawfordsville, Ind., who I had met the day before … Continue reading

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Ichthus organizers hope to attract more local fans

The Ichthus Festival is focusing on a new market: Central Kentucky. During the past four ­decades, the Wilmore ­Christian pop music festival has drawn fans from all over the Eastern United States and even farther away. Ichthus CEO Mark ­Vermilion … Continue reading

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First dates on 2011 Christian concert calendar

The new year hasn’t started, but we already can tell Christian music fans about a few things to look forward to in Central Kentucky in 2011. Chief among them is, of course, the Ichthus Festival, which already has started releasing … Continue reading

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Ichthus: late night

There was a time at Ichthus when the Main Stage headliner would finish, and a speaker from the stage would send everyone back to the camp site, often mentioning a lights out time. Now, they say stick around for the … Continue reading

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Ichthus random survey: the other stages

One thing that is striking about the Ichthus Festival’s secondary stages this year is how many hitmakers and acts that have appeared on the main stage are booked for the Deep End, the Edge and others. Saturday night’s Deep End … Continue reading

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Ichthus 2010 features return of Switchfoot, Wednesday opening with TobyMac

Ichthus 2010 will boast a four-night mainstage lineup featuring the return of Switchfoot, which will top a Thursday night schedule that also includes Relient K. The 2009 festival had a subdued schedule with organizers keeping the tight economy in mind … Continue reading

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Best Christian rock albums of 2008

A few decades ago, Christian rock pioneer Steve Taylor penned a line that is exceedingly appropriate to faith-based pop: “If your music’s saying nothing, save it for the dentist’s chair.” It is the last weekend of the year, and we … Continue reading

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