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Review: Winter Jam 2012 at Rupp Arena

More: Check out our photo gallery from Winter Jam 2012 at Rupp Arena. Not everyone can play an arena. Regular attendees at Rupp Arena concerts have certainly sat through performances by opening acts, sometimes even headliners who were not ready … Continue reading

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Winter Jam returning to Rupp with Skillet

Central Kentucky Christian music fans, it seems, can pretty much lock the second Saturday of March onto their calendars for Winter Jam. Skillet will lead the Winter Jam 2012 tour into the home of the Cats on March 10 with Sanctus … Continue reading

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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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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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Skillet guitarist Ben Kasica leaving the band

When Skillet comes to the Ichthus Festival this summer, they will be missing a very familiar face: guitarist Ben Kasica. In an announcement Monday, the band said Kasica, who has been with the group for 10 years, will be leaving … 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: church

Ichthus stayed true to the form of recent years, ending the festival on a worshipful note Saturday with the Main Stage pairing of Casting Crowns and BarlowGirl. One of the things many people were commenting on over the weekend was … Continue reading

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Ichthus: Skillet, the NFL and the WWE

If you’re a football fan, you probably spent last fall hearing Skillet‘s hit Hero played as part of promotions for NBC’s Sunday Night Football. And wrestling fans were treated to Monster in several WWE programs. The financial rewards for that … Continue reading

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Ichthus slide show: Day 3

Photos by Rich Copley

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Ichthus: Red

If you think the rise of Red‘s career, playing the main stage at Ichthus on only its second album, was pretty fast, you are not alone. “It feels pretty fast to us,” guitar player Anthony Armstrong said backstage at Ichthus … Continue reading

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