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Worth the drive: Skillet headlines Winter Jam Tour in Tupelo Thursday

 

Lead singer John Cooper and Skillet will join Building 429, Kari Jobe, John Crist, KB and many others for a Winter Jam of Christian music at BancorpSouth Arena in Tupelo.

Lead singer John Cooper and Skillet will join Building 429, Kari Jobe, John Crist, KB and many others for a Winter Jam of Christian music at BancorpSouth Arena in Tupelo. Photo by: Courtesy photo

 

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Platinum-selling, GRAMMY®-nominated and Billboard Music Award-winning rock band Skillet will headline the Winter Jam 2018 Tour Spectacular at the BancorpSouth Arena in Tupelo Thursday, Feb. 22. Doors open for a pre-Jam party at 6 p.m. The show begins at 7 p.m. 

 

Among the biggest annual tours in the world, Winter Jam is once again set to showcase a lineup of notable names in Christian music. 

 

"We are so excited to be back on Winter Jam in 2018," said Skillet's John Cooper. "I'm looking forward to playing with great artists, talking about faith with great friends, and playing for the legendary crowds that attend Winter Jam." 

 

Presented by Holt International, Winter Jam's 46-city Eastern U.S. tour will also feature GRAMMY®-nominated recording artist and worship leader Kari Jobe (featuring Cody Carnes); GRAMMY®-nominated pop hitmakers Building 429; comedian John Crist; breakout hip-hop recording artist KB; GRAMMY®-nominated tour creators and hosts, NewSong; Dove Award-winning Jordan Feliz; and a message from author, speaker and evangelist Nick Hall. In addition, the pre-Jam Party will feature Dan Bremnes and Curb Records singer/songwriter Mallary Hope, along with new Baby Syndrome Records artist Westover. 

 

Ticket price is $15 at the door. BancorpSouth Arena is located at 375 E. Main St. in Tupelo. 

 

Winter Jam is produced by Premier Productions and sponsored in part by Liberty University; Samaritan Ministries; Together (presenting the Winter Jam Youth Leader Reception); the upcoming film "I Can Only Imagine"; Premier Vacations & Events; Camp Electric; Texas TransEastern and Xtreme Conferences. 

 

For more information, visit jamtour.com or turningpointpr.com. Follow Winter Jam on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Or visit bcsarena.com.

 

 

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