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Jason Crabb No. 2 behind Taylor Swift

Jason Crabb’s new CD “The Song Lives On” is mak­ing noise as it hit No. 1 on Billboard’s South­ern Gospel sales chart. And the DVD is No. 2 behind Tay­lor Swift. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Seth Smith picks winner in The City Harmonic

If you’ve been to a few Col­orado Rock­ies’ games this year, you might be famil­iar with The City Harmonic’s song “Man­i­festo” — it was the Seth Smith’s walkup song.  And Smith’s choice in music is right on as the band … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Seth Smith picks winner in The City Harmonic

Col­orado Rock­ie Seth Smith used The City Harmonic’s Man­i­festo as his walkup song. The band won New Artist of the Year and Song of the Year. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Newsboys turn town crier with CD, Winter Jam

God’s not dead,” blares a head­line on the black-and-white cov­er of  the News­boys’ lat­est album, which depicts a late 19th cen­tu­ry news­boy hawk­ing papers on a city street. And many would say that the procla­ma­tion is just not news in … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Steven Curtis Chapman back from “valley of death”

It’s been more than three years since the death of his lit­tle girl, Marie, 5, in a trag­ic acci­dent at their home, but Steve Cur­tis Chap­man and his fam­i­ly are final­ly climb­ing out of the abyss of depres­sion with “new … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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David Crowder Band “won’t Brett Favre anybody”

Dig deep in you wal­let if you want to catch the David Crowder*Band’s last show at the Ogden The­atre on Fri­day, Oct. 14. The show quick­ly sold out, and after check­ing the venue’s web­site, tick­ets are being offered at $118 … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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The Love in Between” strengthens Matt Maher

Matt Maher plays on his strengths by expand­ing on his Amer­i­cana-folk-coun­try sound with the release of “The Love in Between,” his third CD on Essen­tial Records. In the past few weeks I find myself con­stant­ly reach­ing for this CD. I … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Broncos’ quarterback Tim Tebow a receiver?

The Den­ver Bron­cos are so short-hand­ed that the team used  back­up quar­ter­back Tim Tebow as a slot receiver again­st the Cincin­nati Ben­gals on Sun­day. Why, you ask? Eddie Roy­al went down with a groin injury leav­ing the Bron­cos short at … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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ESPN shows Switchfoot’s Vice Verses love

Sports and music col­lide on ABC/ESPN today (6 p.m. MDT.) Dur­ing ABC’s broad­cast of the col­lege foot­ball game between No. 1 Okla­homa and No. 5 Flori­da State, ESPN — which owns ABC or vice ver­sa — will air five songs from … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Heaven Fest releases artist schedule

With so many nation­al acts booked for Heav­en Fest, fes­ti­val-goers will have a tough time pick­ing which stage to park their lawn chairs. Expect to move about to get the best lis­ten­ing expe­ri­ence. Some high­lights and con­flicts: * Local artists … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Former Skillet guitarist helping new artists

Ben Kasi­ca, who left Skil­let in Feb­ru­ary, is look­ing to help artists break into the music indus­try. Kasi­ca start­ed play­ing gui­tar with Skil­let when he was 16, and after 10 years left the band for new ven­tures. Kasica’s Skies Fall … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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NBC edits out “Under God” in Pledge

At the begin­ning of NBC’s cov­er­age of the U.S. Open, the net­work showed sce­nes from our nation’s cap­i­tal with chil­dren recit­ing the Pledge of Alle­giance in the back­ground. But the net­work edit­ed out “under God” and “indi­vis­i­ble”. And it was … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Share memories of “Big Man” Clarence Clemons

E-Street Band sax play­er Clarence Clemons died Sat­ur­day after suf­fer­ing a mas­sive stroke last week. He was 69. Jun­gle­land, Thun­der Road, Ros­al­i­ta, Born to Run. Wow, Thanks for the mem­o­ries Clarence. I remem­ber see­ing Bruce Spring­steen and the E Street Band … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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CD review: Thousand Foot Krutch – LIVE

Live at The Mas­quer­ade,” Thou­sand Foot Krutch, Tooth and Nail Records, Release date: June 7, 2011 For its first live CD-DVD, Cana­di­an band Thou­sand Foot Krutch picked Edmon­ton’s Rex­all Place for the venue. Lead singer Trevor McNevan, a sports fan, notes … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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