for KING & COUNTRY, the two-time 2015 Grammy nominated duo of brothers Joel and Luke Smallbone, have hit the ground running in 2015. In addition to their current U.S. tour, their highest debuting album of their career (#13 on the Billboard Top 200), the band will visit New York City to appear on the “Today Show” and to tape their first-ever all-performance television special for the critically acclaimed music series, Front and Center on which the likes of Lady Antebellum, Counting Crows, Cyndi Lauper, The Fray, Jack Johnson, Train, John Hiatt and Keith Urban have appeared.
The band will play a near 90-minute set at the famed McKittrick Hotel on Febuary 2nd, before a live audience of just two hundred for Front and Center. The show will feature songs from their recently released, Grammy nominated album Run Wild. Live Free. Love Strong.
Then, on February 4th, for KING & COUNTRY will take to the stage to appear on The Today Show. It marks the bands first time performing on the show, an appearance to promote their current single, “Fix My Eyes.”
“Live performance has always been the life and blood of for KING & COUNTRY,” said brothers Luke and Joel of for KING & COUNTRY. “So, to have the opportunity to play on the Today Show and on public television’s Front & Center is a humbling opportunity. On both counts, it’s a chance for us to do what we love doing most– to connect with our fans.”
Soaring melodies, driving rhythms, theatrical instrumentation and personal themes are the heartbeat of for KING & COUNTRY. The band raised expectations with the release of 2012’s Crave, winning Billboard’s New Artists to Watch for 2012 and the New Artist of the Year at the 2013 GMA Dove Awards. Their sophomore effort Run Wild. Live Free. Love Strong, garnered unanimous critical praise and produced 2 Grammy nominations (2015), a #1 debut on iTunes and a Fall 2014 headlining tour that included 28 sold-out shows. The ultimate result of all of this is a body of work that lives up to the band’s powerful name. for KING & COUNTRY is a reflection of standing and fighting for something greater than yourself, a mission statement that directed the duo throughout their musical journey.
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[Source: Warner Music Group/Word Entertainment]