BEHOLD, HOW GOOD AND PLEASANT
IT IS FOR BRETHREN TO DWELL
TOGETHER IN UNITY! PSALMS 133:1
Friday, September 21st – WORSHIP NIGHT – 4pm to 8pm
General Admission is FREE. New Reserved Seating section - $15 each or $10 for a purchase of 4 or more. Tickets are selling fast!
GraceFest AV returns for its 11th year building on a great annual tradition for Antelope Valley residents.GraceFest AV is a Christian music festival featuring national and local Christian artists and worship bands. The Lord, Jesus Christ is the star of the show, so join us in uniting together as one through worship and praise! We invite you to come out and join the fun, excitement and relaxation of being with family and community in the warm early fall of the Antelope Valley.
Friday night presents “Worship Night” from 4pm to 8pm.
GraceFest Worship Night proudly announces this years headliner - MATT REDMAN with special guest Latin artists GENSESSIS & NIKKI plus local favorites THE HIGHLANDS WORSHIP BAND. This years Worship Night also feautures guest speaker Pastor John Irving, periods of prayer and ministry. Food concessionaires and vendors selling goods and services will be open during the event. The kid's area and The Zone youth stage will not be open. General Amdission is free, please bring your lawn chairs or blankets for seating on the grass. The new Reserved Seating area provides a chair up front with a paid ticket of only $15 or $10 for a purhcaseof 4 or more. Event shirts sales and last minute tickets for the Main Event will be available. Walking in with your own food, beverages, chairs and blankets is permitted. Smoking, EZ Ups, sharp cutlery and pets are strictly prohibited inside the venue.
Saturday's main event presents powerful music ministry by this years national performers;FOR KING & COUNTRY, TENTH AVENUE NORTH, PLUMB, UNSPOKEN, and HANNAH KERR. Plus this years local artists - Westside Christian Fellowship Worship Band, Renaissance Movement and a special Multi Church Worship Band. The main stage also includes numerous special presenters featuring short messages, poetry, community leaders, Spoken Word or important announcements about what Christian's are doing in the Antelope Valley. Gates open at 1:00pm and local artists begin performing at 1:30pm, event ends at 10pm.
See Events Schedule for more details.
FOR KING & COUNTRY is a four-time GRAMMY® nominee, a multiple-ASCAP Christian Music Songwriter/Artist of the Year winner and Dove Award recipient, and was awarded an American Music Award (2013), a Billboard Music Award (Top Christian Artist, 2014), a K-LOVE Fan Award (2016), and named Billboard’s Hot Christian Songwriter of the Year (2016). West also received a Primetime Emmy® Award nomination for Original Music & Lyrics for “The Heart of Christmas” from the film of the same name. In addition to his own recording career, he has co-hosted the K-LOVE Fan Awards two times and has more than 130 songwriting credits to his name, including cuts by Rascal Flatts, Scotty McCreery, Casting Crowns, Michael W. Smith, Amy Grant, and Mandisa, among others. Selling more than 1.6 million albums to date (TEA), West’s discography includes acclaimed releases: Live Forever (2015), GRAMMY-nominated Into The Light (2012), The Story of Your Life (2010), Something to Say (2008), History (2005) and Happy (2003). He will release a holiday album this season, titled Unto Us: A Christmas Collection. For more information please visit http://www.forkingandcountry.com.
TENTH AVENUE NORTH (Reunion Records) made their national debut in 2008 with their first RIAA gold certification album Over and Underneath, which spawned the hits “Love is Here,” “By Your Side” and “Hold My Heart.” Tenth Avenue North won the Gospel Music Association Dove Award in 2009 for New Artist of the Year and in 2010 “By Your Side” was named Song of the Year. The band gained further momentum with 2010’s The Light Meets the Dark and The Struggle in 2012, which continued to populate radio and the church with such memorable songs as “Healing Begins,” “You Are More,” “Losing” and “Worn.” In November 2014, the band released their fourth studio project, Cathedrals, with the first radio single “No Man Is An Island.” Their most recent project, Followers, has produced the No. 1 singles "What You Want," "I Have This Hope" and "Control." In 2017, Tenth Avenue North debuted their Christmas project Decade The Halls Vol. 1, which was praised by the New York Times, The Mercury News(San Francisco) and more. For more information, please visit TenthAvenueNorth.com.
PLUMB: 2017 saw PLUMB launch the next chapter of her career, releasing her new EP “God Help Me” on her own label. The song, produced by Jeremy Redmon (Big Daddy Weave), has already found a place on radio, being added out of the box to Air 1 Radio Network, and gaining support with music programmers all across the country. After the runaway success of two consecutive albums - Need You Now (2012) and Exhale (2015) – that combined for over 300,000 albums and millions of singles sold and streamed, an impressive authorial debut (memoir Need You Now – A Story of Hope, now in it’s fourth pressing), and close to 300 tour dates in 3 years (including 120+ with Big Daddy Weave in 2016), Plumb took some much deserved time in late 2016 and early 2017 to recharge and spend time with her family. For more information please visit http://plumbmusic.net.
GraceFest presents outstanding CHRISTIAN ARTS, KID'S ACTIVITIES AND MINISTRYThe enormously popular Kid’s Arena will return providing supervised fun, games and activities for the kids inlcuding a new kid's stage complete with age appropriate entertainment and interactive performances. The Prayer Tent has been transformed into an experiential place of ministry, healing and prayer for those who seek a touch from God. A separate prayer chapel and prayer stations offer numerous ways to express your prayer needs. For example; a prayer wall, burdens fountain, candle wall, art expression and much more. Plus personal ministry in quiet areas are available from open to close. Note that all prayer requests posted on the prayer wall and otherwise are prayed for up to 4 weeks after the event.
GraceFest presents outstanding Christian merchants and worldwide compassion ministries.
Introducing COMPASSION as this years international children's compassion ministry.
The Youth Performance stage aka “The Zone” is located on the backside of the hill.The Zone headliner and local line up will be announced soon. Christian rock and local worship band performances take place from 2pm to 6:30pm. All artists will meet and greet fans after their show at their merchandise tables.
See Events Schedule for more details.
GraceFest Merchandise, Book Table, Snow Cones, Water, T-Shirt's & Raffle BoothsPlease support these booths as proceeds benefit local Christian schools. Also please consider participating in the event raffle booth to win great prizes and support the schools!
Carry-in food and coolers are permitted for all attendee's. Plus blankets and lawn chairs for sitting on are ideal and beach umbrellas for shade. Wear warm weather clothing, hats and sunscreen. Sorry NO sharp cutlery, EZ UPS, smoking, pets or barbeques permitted.