MAVERICK CITY MUSIC AND KIRK FRANKLIN TO BRING THE ‘KINGDOM’ TOUR TO VAN ANDEL ARENA TUESDAY, JUNE 21, 2022

Featuring Special Guests Jonathan McReynolds and Housefires

Grand Rapids – GRAMMY nominated, Billboard Music Award winning, platinum-selling, multi-racial, multi-cultural, and genre-bending collective Maverick City Music, and 16-time GRAMMY Award winning artist, songwriter, producer and cultural icon Kirk Franklin, announced they will be bringing the Kingdom Tour to Van Andel Arena on Tuesday, June 21, 2022, featuring special guests Jonathan McReynolds and Housefires. Tickets are on sale now at VanAndelArena.com.

 

ABOUT KIRK FRANKLIN

Kirk Franklin is a 16-time GRAMMY Award winning songwriter, arranger, and producer. After over 30 years of continuous hits and tremendous success bridging Hip-Hop, Pop, and Gospel together, Franklin’s Love Theory bowed at #1 on Billboard’s Hot Gospel Songs chart and kept the position on lock for thirty-nine weeks. The vibrant track marked the singer’s record-extending seventh #1 and his second start atop the chart. Love Theory also opened at #1 on Gospel Streaming Songs as well as Gospel Digital Song Sales charts. The album LONG LIVE LOVE and single “Love Theory” won two GRAMMYs in January 2020.

 

Kirk continuously creates a sonic compass to everyday culture and curates a Gospel moment whenever and however he can to keep the message of the Gospel pushing forward. Known for his timeless songs and epic collaborations with artists including, Chance the Rapper, Kanye West, Justin Timberlake, Justin Bieber, Demi Lovato, Michael Jackson, Wyclef John, and more, Franklin’s impact doesn’t just stop at the charts. He promotes the growth and development of young artists by hosting a summer camp, Camp Lotus, for aspiring artists and musicians. Franklin also supports various non-profit organizations including, Compassion International and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. While Franklin is committed to helping his communities, he is also passionate about making sure Gospel reaches new heights and entertainment mediums. Aside from Franklin’s podcast Good Words, available on all digital platforms, his satellite radio show on Sirius XM Kirk Franklin’s Praise, and a phenomenal music show on Twitch, Franklin is the executive producer of Kingdom Business, a scripted drama for BET, and served as executive producer and music producer for the holiday film, Kirk Franklin’s A Gospel Christmas, which aired on Lifetime.

 

About Live Nation Entertainment

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About Undivided

Undivided is the premiere and leading entertainment firm for Christian-Gospel artists. Undivided provide its clients with management, touring, public-relations, marketplace branding and long-term strategic career consultation and planning services. Follow @UndividedEnt on social media.

 

About ASM Global

Van Andel ArenaDeVos Place and DeVos Performance Hall are managed by ASM Global. ASM Global is the world’s leading producer of entertainment experiences. It is the global leader in venue and event strategy and management—delivering locally tailored solutions and cutting-edge technologies to achieve maximum results for venue owners. The company’s elite venue network spans five continents, with a portfolio of more than 350 of the world’s most prestigious arenas, stadiums, convention, and exhibition centers, and performing arts venues Follow us on FacebookInstagram, LinkedIn and Twitterasmglobal.com.

 

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