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Published on Tuesday, November 12, 2019

for King & Country Sailing into Salem

Popular Contemporary Christian music artist for King & County had barely wrapped-up its 36-city fall concert series, when fans started flooding the popular duo with requests to keep traveling in the spring.  So, by popular demand, for King & Country is adding the Salem Civic Center to its burn the ships | world tour on May 8, 2020.

Joel and Luke Smallbone first played Salem in 2014 when they opened for Laura Story and Casting Crowns. Since then, the brothers have won two Grammy Awards and earned high praise for their immense talent and elaborate stage shows. They have garnered four Number 1 singles, nine Top 10 hits, and their songs have been featured on the Emmys, the Super Bowl, Sunday Night Football, Today, The Tonight Show and Jimmy Kimmel Live.

The just-announced performances on this burn the ships | world tour North America: The 2020 Encore will showcase their most theatrical and inspirational concert experience to date. In all, 14 shows have been added to the spring tour and the duo promises it will take the stage at the top of each concert and play more music than ever before, including every song off the “Burn The Ships”  album and all of the past favorites. Plus, in honor of “Burn The Ships” – the stage and lighting design is conceptually inspired by the bow of a ship, spanning the length of the arena floor to make it their most elaborate and intimate production yet.

CLICK HERE TO VISIT THE OFFICIAL SITE for King & Country

for King & Country Tickets at the Salem Civic Center go on sale Friday, November 15, at 10 a.m.  Reserved seat tickets are $22 and $47.  Special VIP package are available for $77 and $202 through ticketmaster.com. Preferred parking also is available for $5.  Reserved seat tickets can be purchased at the Salem Civic Center Box Office Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and on Saturday from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. They also can be purchased at Ticketmaster.com.  Presale reserved seat tickets & VIP Experiences will be available through Ticketmaster.com on Thursday, November 14 at 10 a.m. for Salem Civic Center email club members.  

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