Tag Archives: Michael Tait

Review: Winter Jam 2011 at Rupp Arena

Newsboys may be the comeback story of Christian rock. I purposely did not qualify that statement with “of the year” or “of the decade.” Christian pop has never been a genre that completely let faded heroes of the past back … Continue reading

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Ichthus: Jesus Freaks

I admit it. When Newsboys reached the rap in their rendition of Jesus Freak, I was hoping to hear a familiar voice start spitting, “I saw a man with a tat on his big fat belly.” But it was indeed … Continue reading

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Last day for $10 Ichthus community tix

The Ichthus Festival bows this year with a community night concert on June 16 featuring TobyMac and Newsboys – a rare chance to see two of the three former members of dc talk on the same stage in the same … Continue reading

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rctalk: Newsboys’ new man, Michael Tait

Last winter, Christian music fans received some of the most shocking news in the genre’s history: ­Newsboys frontman Peter Furler was stepping down from the microphone, and former dc Talk singer Michael Tait was taking over. Third Day frontman Mac … Continue reading

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Winter Wonder Slam dunk: tour shows Christian music’s different directions

We’ve seen a lot of dream tours lately. Michael W. Smith and Steven Curtis Chapman went out for a show that hit Rupp Arena earlier this year. Another heavenly lineup was Third Day, Switchfoot and Jars of Clay – who … Continue reading

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rctalk: Newsboys and Sarah Reeves reviews, Ichthus news

Review: Newsboys, In the Hands of God Out of the weirdness that has been the Newsboys of recent months comes a new album — a new album with the old guy on lead vocals. Or is he the old guy, … Continue reading

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rctalk: Revive, ‘Chorus of the Saints’

Review: Revive, Chorus of the Saints If Christian rock has taught us anything about how to speak Austrailian, it would be this: Be direct and be engaging. It’s a formula that has worked for some chart-topping acts such as Newsboys … Continue reading

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dc talk’s Michael Tait is Newsboys new singer

There’s more news of lineup changes for Newsboys and this one is kind of strange. Former dc talk member Michael Tait is taking over as the lead singer of the band . . . on the road. “Peter Furler will … Continue reading

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