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Christian Music and Gospel Festivals Held in August

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August means summer is almost over and this coming August, six Christian Music and Gospel festivals will help say goodbye to another scorcher.

SoulFest - Gilford, NH - July 31 - August 3, 2013

Bobby Bishop
Bobby Bishop

The 16th annual SoulFest has multiple stages featuring over 100 Christian artists and speakers. Four days and nights of inspiring music, activities, and fellowship at the Gunstock Mountain Resort, in Gilford, New Hampshire, equals a wonderful time for kids and adults.

Christian / Gospel Artists at SoulFest 2013 Include:

  • Aaron Gillespie
  • Andy Mineo
  • Ascend The Hill
  • Bobby Bishop
  • Bread of Stone
  • Courtney Reid
  • Crowder
  • Five Iron Frenzy
  • Hillsong Live
  • Hyland
  • I Am Empire
  • Jars of Clay
  • Jason Dunn
  • Jason Upton
  • Lisa Gallant Seal
  • Maeve
  • Manafest
  • Newsboys
  • Peter Furler
  • Phone Calls From Home
  • Plumb
  • Project 86
  • Propaganda
  • Rachel Taylor
  • Sean Forrest
  • Skillet
  • St. Theodore
  • The Ember Days
  • The Wrecking
  • United Night of Worship
  • War of Ages
  • Zyphyr

Spirit West Coast - Monterey, CA - August 1-3, 2013

newsboys
Inpop

This annual Christian music festival has taken place in Monterey, California since 1997 (with the exception of skipping 2012). Over 50 artists appear each year on 6 performance stages and a dozen speakers provide ministry for all ages.

Artists Appearing at Spirit West Coast 2013 Include:

  • Audio Adrenaline
  • Jeremy Camp
  • Matthew West
  • Moriah Peters
  • Newsboys
  • Press Play
  • Project 86
  • Tenth Avenue North
  • The City Harmonic
  • Thousand Foot Krutch

Kingdom Bound - Darien Lake Theme Park Resort, NY - August 4-7, 2013

Lecrae
Reach Records

Held at the Darien Lake Theme Park in New York, Kingdom Bound saw 6,000 people attend the first event in October, 1987. The annual festival has grown a great deal in the 20+ years since that original show. Now over 60,000 people come to the four day event.

Christian / Gospel Artists & Speakers at Kingdom Bound 2013 Include:

  • 5ive
  • Audio Adrenaline
  • Blues Counsel f/ Rick Cua and Friends
  • Bob Lenz
  • Brett Ullman
  • Capital Kings
  • Disciple
  • for KING & COUNTRY
  • Hillsong Live
  • Hyland
  • I Am Empire
  • Jason Dunn
  • Jekob Washington
  • Jenny Simmons
  • Justin Lookadoo
  • Katherine Scott
  • Kevin Leman
  • Kyle Sherman
  • Leann Albrecht
  • Lecrae
  • Lenny LeBlanc
  • Matthew West
  • mikeschair
  • NEEDTOBREATHE
  • Newsboys
  • Paul Baloche
  • Phil Keaggy
  • Robin Mark
  • Shine Bright Baby
  • The City Harmonic
  • Thousand Foot Krutch
  • We Are Leo
  • Wes Aarum
  • Wolves at the Gate

Creation Northwest - Enumclaw, WA - August 7-10, 2013

For Today
Facedown Records

2013 will mark year number 35 for the nations largest Christian music festival, Creation Northwest.

2013 Artists/Bands Include:

  • Abandon Pools
  • Audio Adrenaline
  • Britt Nicole
  • Building 429
  • Christy Nockels
  • David Crowder
  • David Dean
  • Esterlyn
  • Family Force 5
  • FF5 Phenomenon Dance Party
  • For Today
  • George Canyon
  • Holly Starr
  • JellyTelly
  • KidStand
  • Kristian Stanfill
  • Lecrae
  • Love & Death
  • Mark Thompson
  • Matt Maher
  • Newsboys
  • Nine Lashes
  • Petra
  • Project 86
  • Rapture Ruckus
  • Rapture Ruckus Dance Party
  • RED
  • Silverline
  • Sleeping Giant
  • The Donut Man
  • The Exchange
  • The Overseer
  • tobyMac
  • We Are Leo

Unity Festival - Muskegon, MI - August 8-10, 2013

Chris August
Word

Held in Muskegon, Michigan, Unity is returning for a 13th second year in 2013 with tickets that only run from $15 (day) to $55 (entire festival).

The line-up for 2013 has not been announced.

Christian / Gospel Artists at Unity 2011:

  • Chasen
  • Chris August
  • FFH
  • Francesca Battistelli
  • Group 1 Crew
  • Kutless
  • Michael W. Smith
  • Newsboys
  • Reilly
  • Switchfoot
  • Tenth Avenue North
  • Vota

World Pulse Festival - South Bend, IN - August 10, 2013

Jason Castro
Word Records

The World Pulse Festival celebrated its 25th year in 2011. What started out as an appreciation concert for a local radio station in 1987 has grown to a live event that it broadcast all over the world through the LeSEA Broadcasting network. Tickets are free!

Christian / Gospel Artists at World Pulse 2013:

Cantinas Music Festival - Paso Robles, CA - August 24, 2013

Francesca Battistelli
Word

The Cantinas Music Festival kicked off in 2012 with a sold out crowd coming to enjoy music from MercyMe, Newsboys, Building 429 and breakout artist Kylie Rose. 2013 promises more great family fun and the Worship Song Talent Contest, a popular part of the 2012 festival. Tickets are $35 for general admission.

Christian / Gospel Artists at Cantinas Music Festival 2013:

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