Athens Christian station to celebrate 30 years with concert

The celebrate its 30th year of broadcasting, Athens Christian radio station WMSL 88.9 FM The Reach will play host to a concert series beginning Thursday with multiple Dove award winner Brandon Heath.

 

The concert with special guest artist Crystal Padilla will be held at Prince Avenue Baptist Church starting at 7 p.m.

Broadcasting throughout Athens and across northeast Georgia, WMSL 88.9 FM The Reach has served as the source of uplifting Christian music for three decades. The Reach airs as a broadcast ministry and first signed on in December 1987.

The Brandon Heath - Crystal Padilla concert is a part of the 30 FOR 30 Reach Concert and Event Series celebrating 88.9 FM The Reach and it’s 30th year in broadcasting.

Heath, a Nashville native, is an established storyteller with a lengthy list of achievements. He earned the Gospel Music Association’s Dove Award in 2008 for Best New Artist and fulfilled that early promise by garnering numerous other accolades including two consecutive Doves for Male Vocalist (2009 and 2010), Song of the Year and Pop/Contemporary Song of the Year for “Give Me Your Eyes” (2009). Heath has received five Grammy nominations, won an Emmy Award, and most recently won BMI’s songwriter of the year for 2014. Three previous albums have landed in the top 10, and he’s scored four No. 1 hit singles, including “Give Me Your Eyes,” “Wait and See,” “I’m Not Who I Was,” and “Your Love.”

Crystal Padilla is a bilingual worship leader based out of Atlanta, with a strong passion and desire to see people grow in a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ. Seeking to create music with a message of hope and impact the lives of people around the world, Padilla believes humility and authenticity in worship leading is key to create an atmosphere to worship the only one who matters, Jesus.

Tickets are on sale now. Visit https://www.itickets.com/events/382076 or stop by the WMSL office at 2121 Ruth Jackson Road in Bogart to purchase tickets. All tickets are general admission and just $10 each in advance and $15 at the door. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Prince Avenue Baptist Church is located at 3691 Monroe Hwy., Bogart.

 

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