Tennessee

Casting Crowns

March 15/JOHNSON CITY – 7 p.m. at the Freedom Hall Civic Center. Tickets are on sale now starting at $31 and will be for Reserved Seating. Casting Crowns is a Grammy Award and Dove Award winning Christian band that employs a soft rock music style. The band was created in 1999 by youth pastor Mark Hall at First Baptist Church in Downtown Daytona Beach, Florida as part of a youth group. He also serves as a lead vocalist. They have released nine singles to date with seven of them becoming consecutive number one hits on various Christian music charts. “Voice of Truth” spent a record-breaking fourteen consecutive weeks at #1 Other hits include “Lifesong,” “”Praise You in This Storm,” and their most recent album, “Only Jesus.” >MORE

Gary Allen

March 28/KNOXVILLE – 7:30 p.m. at the Knoxville Civic Auditorium with guest artist, Carlton Anderson. Tickets start at $29 and are available on ticketmaster.com. Signed to Decca Records in 1996, Allan made his country music debut with the release of his single “Her Man”, the lead-off to his gold-certified debut album Used Heart for Sale, which was released in 1996 on Decca. Overall, Allan’s nine studio and greatest hits albums have produced 26 singles on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs and Country Airplay charts, including the number one hits “Man to Man”, “Tough Little Boys,” “Nothing On but the Radio” and “Every Storm (Runs Out of Rain).” Seven more of his singles have reached the Top 10 on this chart as well: his debut single “Her Man,” “It Would Be You,” “Right Where I Need to Be,” “The One,” “Best I Ever Had” (a cover of a Vertical Horizon song, “Life Ain’t Always Beautiful,” and “Watching Airplanes,”