Faith Days with the Braves Set to Begin July 27
By: Brent High

“Faith Days with the Braves” Set to Begin Thursday, July 27th

John Smoltz, Chris Reitsma, and Sid Bream to be Guest Speakers; VeggieTales Heroes to Appear

langerhans250An all-star lineup of Gospel Music Association (GMA) Award winners, Braves players, and Bob and Larry from VeggieTales, will headline the “Faith Days with the Braves” post-game concert series starting July 27th at Turner Field. The “Faith Days,” concerts, featuring some of the top names in contemporary Christian music, will take place after the Braves day games on July 27, August 13 and August 26.

Aaron Shust, whose hit single, “My Savior My God” reached #1 on six charts simultaneously for four straight weeks, will join “The Afters”, recently named “New Artist of the Year” and nominated for two more 2006 GMA Awards, after the Braves play the Florida Marlins on July 27th. Jeremy Camp, a winner of five GMA Awards, including two-time Male Vocalist of the Year, will perform after the Braves-Milwaukee Brewers game on August 13th. BarlowGirl, nominated for five 2006 GMA Awards and owners of four #1 hits will play after the August 26 game with the Washington Nationals.

Current and former Braves players, including John Smoltz, Chris Reitsma, and Sid Bream, will take part in the “Faith Days” as guest speakers.

Tickets for the “Faith Days with the Braves” concert series can be purchased by calling 404-577-9100. Fans must have a Braves game ticket and concert ticket in order to attend the “Faith Days” performances after the games. Packages including both the game and concert tickets are available for $16 and $20. Fans who already have Braves tickets on the scheduled “Faith Days” dates can purchase concert tickets separately for $10.

“Faith Days with the Braves” Post-Game Concerts, featuring VeggieTales

Thurs, July 27 – Aaron Shust & The Afters – Featuring guest speaker John Smoltz
Sunday, August 13 – Jeremy Camp – Featuring guest speaker Sid Bream
Saturday, August 26 - BarlowGirl - Featuring guest speaker Chris Reitsma

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