Concert alert: Kirk Franklin, Martha Munizzi, TobyMac ...
Plenty of contemporary Christian and gospel concerts are coming down the pike in the next few months.
Here's a list of some of them. As always, look for more information in future stories of The Oklahoman.
First, the Rock & Worship Road Show will bring the Newsboys, Jeremy Camp, Mandisa and Audio Adrenaline to Tulsa on Feb. 6. The concert, which also will feature Phil Wickham and others, will be at 7 p.m. at the Mabee Center, 8100 S Lewis.
For more information or tickets, go to https://mabeecenter.com.
Contemporary Christian recording artist TobyMac will perform in concert as part of the "Hits Deep Tour" set for 7 p.m. Feb. 23 at the Chesapeake Energy Arena, 100 W Reno. The live performance is being brought to the city by TobyMac and K-LOVE/AIR1.
Other contempary recording artists also set to perform during the concert include Britt Nicole, Colton Dixon, Building 429, Capital Kings, Finding Favour and Hollyn.
For more informtation or tickets, go to ticketmaster.com or call 602-8700.
Gospel recording artist Martha Munizzi will perform at the 12th annual Gospel Fest 2016 set for 6 p.m. March 19 at Wildewood Christian Church, 6900 N Kelley.
Other artists to perform at the concert include Deon Roberson, Minister James Willis Jr., Christian Howard, Ashley Neeley and Zenobia Williams.
Gospel Fest benefits a local lupus support group called the Oklahoma North East Lupus Support Group, also known as 1LSG.
General admission is $20 and VIP admission is $30.
Tickets are sold at AM Artistry Printing and Vinyl, 1035 NE 36, and on Saturday's at Wildewood Christian Church. For more information or to charge by phone , call 201-2692.
Gospel recording artist and Oklahoma native Sandi Patty will perform in concert at 7 p.m. April 8 at the Mabee Center as part of her "Forever Grateful: The Farewell Tour." The group Veritas will also perform.
As indicated by the tour's name, this may well be one of the last times Tulsa audiences get to see Patty on tour. For information and tickets, go to https://mabeecenter.com or http://www.sandipatty.com. Oklahoma City audiences never fear: she's also performing in May in Oklahoma City.
Meanwhile, also on April 8, Gospel recording artist Kirk Franklin is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. at a new live music venue called The Criterion, 500 E Sheridan.
Franklin's most recent album "Losing My Religion" was released in November.
The Criterion is located at the corners of Sheridan and Charlie Parker Avenues and comprises about 39,000 square feet. A news release about the new venue said it is to house a a multi-level music hall, state-of-the-art sound and lighting system, multi-functioning seating arrangements, multiple bars and a VIP, private membership package.
Ticket's for Franklin's concert go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 22. Tickets may be purchased online at www.criterionokc.com, at all Ticketmaster locations or by calling (800) 745-3000.
Sandi Patty will perform in concert at 7 p.m. May 1 at Crossings Community Church, 14600 N Portland.
Again, this is Patty's "Forever Grateful: The Farewell Tour." It's important to note that she will be performing in a venue where she is probably very comfortable, her home church Crossings. People have been purchasing tickets for this concert well in advance since it promises to be well attended. For ticket information, go to http://www.sandipatty.com.
NOTE: This list is by no means all inclusive. There may be other concerts out there that we are not aware of. Let me know if there are scheduled concerts not listed here by sending me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.