Casting Crowns Schedule
Since its inception, Casting Crowns has claimed 14 GMA Dove Awards, an American Music Award
and three Grammy Awards.
The Christian pop band is noted for its brand of inspirational soft rock music, enjoying immense
success in the U.S. To date, the band has released nine singles with seven of them landing at No. 1 on Christian music charts.
One of Casting Crowns' projects, Voice of Truth, spent a remarkable 14 weeks in a row at No. 1. Additionally, Lifesong cracked
the top spot for nine weeks.
To see Casting Crowns deliver a stellar live performance, make sure you take a look at
the band's upcoming concert schedule, which includes stops at the: Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky; Wicomico Civic Center
in Salisbury, Maryland; Cumberland County Civic Center in Portland, Maine; Mullins Center in Amherst, Massachusetts; Liacouras
Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Bojangles Coliseum in Charlotte, North Carolina; PNC Arena in Raleigh, North Carolina;
Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates, Illinois; Baltimore Arena in Baltimore, Maryland; and USF Sun Dome in Tampa, Florida.
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Established by Mark Hall, a youth pastor at First Baptist Church, Casting Crowns started out as a
student worship band based in Daytona Beach, Florida. Hall, a singer/songwriter, fronted the group, which at first was comprised
of Juan DeVevo (guitarist), Hector Cervantes (guitarist) and Melodee DeVevo (violinist).
In 2001, the band relocated
to McDonough, Georgia, and added Chris Huffman (bass), Andy Williams (drums) and Megan Garrett (keyboards/accordion).
new lineup put out two independent albums on CD. Both were critically acclaimed in the Atlanta area.
One of the albums
fell into the hands of frontman Mark Miller, of country music group Sawyer Brown. The pop/rock music struck a chord with Miller,
and he was impressed by Hall's vocal presentation. Miller signed Casting Crowns to his still-new Beach Street Records label.
Soon the group was in the studio cutting their eponymous album. The album arrived in 2003 and quickly transformed Casting
Crowns into one of the fastest selling first-time artists in the history of Christian music.
In 2005, Lifesong came
out and charted at No. 9 on the Billboard 200 Albums Chart. Both of Casting Crowns' self-titled and sophomore efforts were
The Altar and the Door was the band's third studio album which came in at No. 2 on the Billboard
200 Albums Chart and No. 1 on the Hot Christian Albums chart. Just 10 weeks after the album landed, it was certified gold.
Two more albums, Live from Atlanta (2004) and Lifesong Live (2006) claimed platinum certifications as well.
Crowns other achievements include being voted Favorite Band, Favorite New Artist and Favorite Album by the CCM Readers Choice
Awards; and earning the AC Single of the Year by East to West.
Casting Crowns continued to churn out successful albums
and DVDs throughout the 2000s, and they continue to tour when they're not fulfilling their responsibilities with the church.
Casting Crowns Hit Albums
Casting Crowns has sold over 8.2 million albums and has garnered three RIAA platinum
albums (Casting Crowns, Lifesong, Altar and The Door); two RIAA gold albums (Until the Whole World Hears, Peace on Earth);
two RIAA platinum DVDs (Live From Atlanta and Lifesong Live); and two gold DVDs (Altar and The Door Live and Until The Whole
World Hears Live).
Casting Crowns' other albums include: Come to the Well (2011); The Acoustic Sessions: Volume One
(2013) and coming in 2014, Thrive.
Casting Crowns Trivia
Did you know that the Casting Crowns recently
celebrated its first RIAA certified gold single? Who Am I has sold more than 500,000 copies and is one of only 12 Christian
singles to ever claim gold status.
Did you also know that Casting Crowns is one of the exclusive outfits to ever have
been asked to perform in North Korea? Yes, it's true. They played with The Annie Moses Band at the April 2009 Spring Arts
Festival in Pyongyang.
Casting Crowns Concert Experience
At the forefront of the contemporary Christian
rock scene are the Casting Crowns. The band members keep their responsibilities to their church first and foremost and has
always planned their tour around these responsibilities.
But they still are able to touch audiences across the globe
with their live shows. In fact, Casting Crowns' 2009-2011 Until The Whole World Hears global tour had them performing in front
of close to one million fans in over 175 cities, including playing for U.S. troops in Qatar and Kuwait. The band also went
to North Korea two times to perform as a result of a partnership with Global Resource Services.
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