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Former Newsboys frontman Furler part of Winter Jam

The past two years when Winter Jam rolled through Rupp Arena, it featured the new incarnation of the Newsboys with now-not-so-new ­frontman Michael Tait. This year, Winter Jam, which stops at Rupp Arena Saturday, will feature the Newsboys’ former ­frontman, … Continue reading

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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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Red hot at Winter Jam

More: Click here to listen to our chat with Red’s Anthony Armstrong. In 2006, the band Red released its debut album, hoping someone would listen. The group wasn’t even on a label at the time, but slowly people tuned in … 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 podcast: Switchfoot (btw, they’re coming to Questapalooza)

We got a chance to talk to Tim Foreman and Drew Shirley of Switchfoot before their set Thursday night at the Ichthus Festival. Click play to hear our chat. (Btw, the guy who walks through toward the end of the … Continue reading

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Ichthus slide show: Day 1

Photos by Latara Appleby and Rich Copley

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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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An extra day of Ichthus

WILMORE – The Ichthus Festival got started a day early this year, but the hillside in the amphitheater at Ichthus Farm made it look like Friday night as locals and out-of-towners gathered for the event’s first ever community night. “It … Continue reading

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Ichthus random survey: Main Stage

The main stage at the Ichthus Festival is about as loaded as it has been in several years, with a good variety of artists from the contemporary worship sounds of Casting Crowns to the pyrotechnic rock of Skillet. So, we’re … Continue reading

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Ichthus has a night for locals

Central Kentucky, this one’s for you. The Ichthus Festival gets started early this year with its ­“Community Night” on Wednesday, featuring ­something of a historic bill: Newsboys and TobyMac. With Michael Tait stepping up to Newsboys’ lead microphone recently, that … Continue reading

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