NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- When Sidewalk Prophets gifted a free show to fans, their "Great Big Family" proved that the love shared between artist and audience is mutual. Tickets for Sidewalk Prophets' headlining Ryman Auditorium debut on Mar. 22 became available Thursday (1/9/20) via Ticketmaster's Verified Fan platform, and all complimentary tickets were claimed in less than 12 hours. The sold-out live performance will make history this spring when the band hosts a free public concert at the iconic Ryman Auditorium. The evening, presented by WAY-FM and Children International, will be a big-hearted "thank you" to fans as the "Great Big Family" reunites at the Mother Church to preview Sidewalk Prophets' highly-anticipated album, The Things That Got Us Here (May 22, 2020), available for pre-order and pre-save now.
In celebration, the band performed their Top 20 radio hit "Smile" on WSMV's "Today In Nashville" this past Thursday (1/9/20). Watch their performance HERE. In addition, the band has partnered with leading Christian website, New Release Today, to send one lucky fan and a guest to Music City for the sold-out show at Ryman Auditorium on March 22. The exclusive flyaway includes airfare, accommodations, two tickets to the show and a special meet and greet with the band. Fans can enter to win the flyaway through Feb. 23, 2020HERE.
Ahead of the landmark event, Sidewalk Prophets dropped two new songs (1/9/20) from The Things That Got Us Here. "Chosen" and "The Comment Section" are now available across all DSPs. Additionally, the band premiered the official music video for their current radio single, "Smile." For the clip, front man Dave Frey and his bandmates took to the streets of Nashville in an effort to make people smile. Watch the grin-inducing visual.
Prior to launching their historic night for fans at the Ryman, Sidewalk Prophets will kick off their "Smile Tour" Feb. 14 in Hillsboro, Kansas.
*Additional dates to be announced. All dates subject to change.
About Sidewalk Prophets: With a career spanning three major label studio releases—These Simple Truths (2009), Live Like That (2012) and Something Different (2015), plus 2013's celebrated holiday offering, Merry Christmas To You—and multiple hits, including Gold-certified "The Words I Would Say," "You Love Me Anyway" and "Live Like That," among others, Sidewalk Prophets remains a mainstay at Christian radio. The Dove Award-winning band has sold more than 740,000 albums and 1.8 million digital tracks. In addition, the group has garnered five No. 1 songs, nine Top 5 radio singles and more than 39 million views on YouTube. The band originally formed at Indiana'sAnderson University, and since signing with Curb | Word Entertainment, they've been nominated for a Billboard Music Award, multiple K-LOVE Fan Awards and four Dove Awards, taking home the New Artist of the Year Dove in 2010. Over the course of their career, they've played for more than 2.5 million fans, and counting. Known for spending more days on the road than anywhere else, Sidewalk Prophets' most recent tours have morphed into interactive experiences for their fans, whom they affectionately call "The Great Big Family." The band is set to host the first free public concert in Ryman history on Mar. 22, 2020, previewing new music from their highly-anticipated album, The Things That Got Us Here, bowing May 22, 2020.