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Recording artist David Phelps brings 20th anniversary tour to the area

December 18, 2018
Mark Webb/The Herald-Dispatch David Phelps performs the "He's Alive" concert event on Thursday, April 5, 2012, at Lewis Memorial Baptist Church in Huntington.

NASHVILLE — The sound of multi-Dove and Grammy Award-winning recording artist, David Phelps, will be featured in Ashland, Kentucky, on Friday, Dec. 21, at the Paramount Arts Center, located at 1300 Winchester Ave.

This Christmas concert event will be just one stop on the It Must Be Christmas 20th Anniversary Tour. This special music evening begins at 7 p.m.

Once a childhood musical prodigy from Tomball, Texas, David Phelps earned a bachelor’s degree in music from Baylor University. Perhaps best known as the powerful tenor for the multiple Grammy and Dove Award-winning Gaither Vocal Band, Phelps is constantly building on a career that has already been groundbreaking.

Emerging as a leading voice in contemporary Christian music. He has performed at numerous prestigious venues across the globe, including the White House, New York’s Carnegie Hall and the Sydney Opera House in Australia.

His electrifying voice has moved audiences from all walks of life, crossing generational and stylistic barriers.

This It Music Be Christmas event is one of 15 stops Phelps and his musical entourage will make during the month of December.

Many of the songs featured during this exciting evening are included on Phelps’ It Must Be Christmas recording, released this fall. The evening will also include exciting renditions of classics like Angels We Have Heard On High, Go Tell It On The Mountain and Sleigh Bells, along with Phelps’ new classics like Fall On Your Knees, Christmas Rush and Anthem of the Lord. Phelps performs each classic like they have never been performed before, leaving each listener saying, “it must be Christmas!”

It Must Be Christmas 20th Anniversary Tour stop in Ashland at the Paramount Arts Center on Friday, Dec. 21.

Complete information may be obtained by calling 606-324-3175 or visiting www.paramountartscenter.com or www.davidphelps.com.

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