Christian pop rock band Newsboys, were founded in Mooloolaba, Queensland in 1985, and currently comprise of drummer Duncan Phillips, guitarist Jody Davis, keyboardist Jeff Frankenstein, and lead vocalist Michael Tait. Though they have a steady lineup at present, the Australian act has seen many changes among its members over the years such that they have switched twelve members since their formation. Past members include the likes of Phil Joel, Bryan Olesen, Paul Colman, Peter Furler, John James, George Perdikis, Sean Taylor, Phil Yates, Corey Pryor, Jonathan Geange, Vernon Bishop, and Kevin Mills. Their most popular albums include Step Up to that Microphone, Love Liberty Disco, Take Me to the Leader, Going Public, Not Ashamed, Thrive, Devotion, Adoration: The Worship Album, Go, In Hands of God, and Born Again, among various others. Since their inception, the artists have been regularly performing live. The band’s popularity has bumped up Newsboys tickets sales among fans.
Newsboys were formed by two young artists, George Perdikis and his school friend Peter Furler, who were immediately joined by other teenage musicians. These including their friends John James and Sean Taylor. The original name of the band was ‘The News’, which was changed once they travelled to the US, where they wanted to avoid any conflict with local band Huey Lewis & the News. They came to the US in 1987 following a record deal with Refuge Communications, where they soon released their studio offering Read All About It. In 1990 and 1991, they released a couple more albums tilted Hell is for Wimps followed by Boys Will Be Boyz, which they recorded with Star Song Communications. None of these three initial albums brought them any significant popularity, as their lineup was changing with each release. By 1992, they released Not Ashamed, which brought them attention to the Christian music front, which in turn prompted producer/singer-songwriter Steve Taylor to begin a partnership deal with them. He produced their record and wrote a majority of their lyrics during this time, remaining their main songwriter, and soon enough also began working as a second lead vocalist alongside James.
By 1994, the band was still undergoing changes in its lineup, including the joining in of mainstays Duncan Phillips and Jody Davis, with whom they released their fifth studio album, Going Public. This album marked their first real hit, proving to be a turning point in their career, and winning them a Dove Award in the category of Rock Album of Year. In addition, it put the band on the charts, producing the four chart-topping hits, Truth and Consequences, Real Good Thing, Spirit Thing, and Shine, among which the latter won a Dove Award for Rock Song Recording of the Year. Years later, in 2006, the same song came up in the top ten of CCM Magazine’s list of hundred greatest songs in Christian music. The next album, Take me to the Leader was recorded in 1996 with an even expanded lineup featuring two more additions Jeff Frankenstein and Phil Joel. This album too gave them three number one pop hits Let it Go, Reality, and the title song, as well as two number one rock hits, Breathe and Cup O’ Tea. Breakfast was another hit, which became a concert and fan favorite. The album also brought them their third Dove Award, in the category of Music Packaging of Year. In addition, this album is credited for spawning their only film Down Under a Big Top, released in 1996, which was inspired from the song Reality.
To date, Newsboys have released more than seventy-five singles, the most successful among which include I Got Your Number, Simple Man, Ten Thousand Miles, I’m Not Ashamed, Boycott Hell, Be Still, Dear Shame, Lights Out, Entertaining Angels, Believe, Breathe, Woo Hoo, Beautiful Sound, Good Stuff, Million Pieces, Joy, Who, It Is You, Your Love Never Fails, and Save Your Life, among many more. The band is touring yet again with another incredible setlist, so make sure to grab your Newsboys tickets in time before they are get hogged.
The pop rock band Newsboys is continuing their Love Riots Tour in 2017. The tour is in support of their most recent album of the same name. It was released in March of 2016. The tour features an all-new theatrical experience: ‘God’s Not Dead LIVE! Rivals.’ It has an additional fifty dates in the US this year. The shows are filled with drama and thrill. The upcoming stops of the Love Riots Tour include Columbus, Kansas City, Springfield, Richmond and more. To watch the rockers live in concert, check out the itinerary and book your Newsboys tickets now.
Contemporary Christian music, Pop rock, Christian rock
Michael Tait, Duncan Phillips, Jody Davis, More
Mooloolaba, Australia (1985)
- Newsboys Live in Concert: God's Not Dead
- Shine: The Hits
- Born Again
- Love Riot
- God's Not Dead
- We Believe
- He Reigns
- I Am Free
- Live With Abandon
- That's How You Change the World
- Your Love Never Fails
- You Are My King
- It Is You
- Something Beautiful
- Entertaining Angels
- The King Is Coming
- Born Again
- Blessed Be Your Name
- Jesus Paid It All
- In the Belly of the Whale
- Save Your Life
- Revelation Song
- Million Pieces
- Beautiful Sound
- Wherever We Go
- In Christ Alone
- Spirit Thing
- Mighty to Save
- In Wonder
- That Home
- Jesus Freak
- Hallelujah for the Cross
- Love Like I Mean It
- God Is Not a Secret
NEWSBOYS NEWS AND UPDATES
Newsboys announce 'Newsboys United' tour
Newsboys Announce Newsboys United Tour
Christian rock band Newsboys recently announced that they will be reuniting with former members Peter Furler and Jody David for a major tour of the US. Titled Newsboys United, the trek will kick off with a performance in Stockton on February 15 following which it will travel to cities including Los Angeles, San Antonio, Cleveland, Orlando and Fort Lauderdale. Among the special guests on the tour are 7eventh Time Down, Blanca, Derek Minor and Sidewalk Prophets.
The Christian pop rockers will continue to promote their eighteenth studio record as part of the upcoming shows. Titled Love Riot, the album was released in March of 2016 and reached the fourteenth spot on the Billboard 200.
Newsboys Announce 'Big Church Night Out Tour'
Christian rock band Newsboys is all set to hit on a 42-date tour of the US this fall. The Big Church Night Out Tour will kick off in September with a show in Montgomery and continue into December with stops in cities such as Atlanta, Cleveland, New Orleans, Charlotte and Raleigh. The pop rockers will be joined on the road by Blanca, Sidewalk Prophets, Derek Minor, 7eventh Time Down and Brock Gill.The band will be promoting their eighteenth studio record ‘Love Riot’ as part of the tour. The album was released in March of 2016.
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Newsboys Tour Dates 2021 & Concerts
Nothing beats the joy of watching your favorite music artist perform live! Newsboys's concert dates are out and fans are looking forward to the upcoming shows. The next concert will be held in Hutchinson at the Kansas State Fair on 15-Sep-21. For complete information regarding dates and venues, please visit our website.
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