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Jan 04, 2018

MercyMe concert rescheduled for Nov. 11

Due to an unforeseen scheduling conflict, the MercyMe concert originally scheduled to take place on March 1 has been rescheduled for Sunday, November 11, at Freedom Hall Civic Center (1320 Pactolas Road) in Johnson City, Tenn. An opening act for the rescheduled concert will be announced at a later time.

Tickets:
Tickets are on sale now at the Freedom Hall Civic Center box office, online at www.freedomhall-tn.com or by phone at (423) 461-4884. Tickets for the originally scheduled March 1, 2018 show will be honored at the November 11, 2018 concert.

Refunds:
Patrons who cannot attend the newly rescheduled date and wish to receive a refund can contact the Freedom Hall Box office at 423-461-4884. Refunds will only be available until January 18, 2018 and will be given as follows: Tickets purchased by credit/debit card will have a credit issued to that same card and a receipt will be mailed following processing. If for some reason, the card that was used to purchase tickets is no longer active, a check will be sent from the City of Johnson City to the original cardholder. Tickets purchased by cash will receive a check from the City of Johnson City along with a receipt.

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MercyMe closed 2017 on a high note with a GRAMMY nomination for Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song for “Even If” and for Best Contemporary Christian Music Album for Lifer, after the wrapping of their successful headlining “Lifer Tour.” Also this year, MercyMe has accumulated three GMA Dove Award wins, including the Artist of the Year title, and their sixth American Music Award (AMA) nomination. Much of the fanfare stems from their most recent No. 1 album, LIFER, which debuted earlier this year, and includes “Even If,” which dominated the Billboard and Mediabase radio charts with a 19-week streak at No. 1 and the movement-infused “Happy Dance.”

The much-anticipated new movie, “I Can Only Imagine,” a true story based on the life of Bart Millard, who wrote the mega-hit song “I Can Only Imagine” after the loss of his father to cancer, opens in theaters on March 16, 2018.

About MercyMe:
Since their debut in 2001, GRAMMY® nominated, multiple American Music Award and Dove Award winners MercyMe have sold more than 9 million units in CD, single and DVD sales, garnered more than 28 No. 1 multi-format Christian radio singles and four consecutive mainstream radio hits with “I Can Only Imagine,” (No. 4 AC/Top 25 on Top 40/Hot AC), “Here With Me” (No. 4 AC), “Homesick” (Top 10 AC) and “So Long Self.” Their radio success has continued with recent singles “Flawless" (No. 1 for 15 weeks) and "Greater" (No. 1 for 16 weeks), landing them the Top Christian Airplay Artist spot on Billboard's 2015 Year End charts. MercyMe made history in 2014 as “I Can Only Imagine” surpassed 2 million digital downloads, making it the first song in Christian music to go platinum and double-platinum in the digital domain. In 2009, Billboard named MercyMe's "Word Of God Speak" the No. 1 Song of The Decade and the group the No. 1 Artist of the Decade in both the Christian Songs and Christian AC Songs categories, recognizing them as one of the industry's most notable talents. They have sold out venues throughout the US and Canada, including Radio City Music Hall, and have appeared on the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, The Today Show, CBS This Morning, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, FOX New Channel's FOX & Friends, CNN, ABC News and in the pages of Entertainment Weekly, The New York Times, USA Today and more. MercyMe’s eighth studio album, Welcome To The New, garnered two GRAMMY® nods, four radio hits, has been certified gold by the RIAA and continues to be a top selling title. LIFER, their latest chart-topping and award-winning album, is available now.

For more information, visit www.mercyme.org and www.freedomhall-tn.com.

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