Rock Hop & Roll tour to stop in Grand Rapids April 18
FOR RELEASE: Monday, March 22, 2010Huntington, Ind.-The Rock Hop & Roll tour is making a stop in Grand Rapids, Mich., at 6 p.m. April 18 featuring Christian rock band Attaboy along with special guests Highland Fall and Jared Mahone.
The show will be held at Cornerstone Church, 1675 84th St. Southeast, Caledonia, Mich. Tickets are $5 at the door or $3 with a canned food or a spring clothing item. All items will be donated to Byron Community Ministries' food and clothing pantry in Byron Center, Mich.
The show is sponsored by Huntington University in Huntington, Ind., Banner of Christ Church in Byron Center, Mich., JQ99 Radio and Cornerstone Church.
"Byron Community Ministries helps local families who are in need," said Josh Good, Huntington University alum and pastor of discipleship and youth at Banner of Christ Church. "If we bring in a few hundred people to the show, we can help stock their shelves."
Attaboy got its start with vocalist/pianist Amos Caley, a Grand Rapids native, and guitarist Jeff Edgel, who met while studying at Huntington University, and were soon joined by Huntington native Chris Brumbaugh on bass. Now, five years later, they have set out to use their music to address the deeper questions about life and spirituality. Attaboy brings with them two Midwest indie bands, Highland Fall and Jared Mahone.
For more information about the show, call Cornerstone Church at (616) 698-3170.
For information about the bands and upcoming tour dates, visit www.attaboyonline.com, www.myspace.com/highlandfall and www.myspace.com/jaredmahone. Information about Byron Community Ministries is available at www.byronministries.org.
Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest. Forbes.com has listed the university as one of America's Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review has named the institution to its "Best in the Midwest" list. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The University is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).