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Industry News Bits TUE 2-21-23

Jan 2023 Nielsen PPM numbers release starting today with results from Houston, Dallas, NYC and more.

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The Awakening Foundation, powered by Awakening Events, announces that in just five days, all tickets for the 3rd Annual KLOVE Presents Live at Red Rocks have sold out. This is the second fastest Christian music event to sell out at the legendary Red Rocks Amphitheatre located in Morrison, Colorado, just outside of Denver. The first night, which sold out in just 72 hours, will feature Zach Williams, We The Kingdom, CAIN, Anne Wilson,  Blessing Offor, and Hope Darst. The second evening, selling out in five days, has MercyMe, Jeremy Camp, Unspoken, Ryan Stevenson, and Jon Reddick. The event is supported by Altrua HealthShare and World Vision.

“Every year we look forward to our annual Red Rocks concerts and events, and we’re thrilled to share both nights are sold out,” exclaims Dan Fife, President and Founder of Awakening Events, Inc. “The first night sold out in a record 72 hours, the fastest-selling night ever of the two-day event. This is also CCM’s second fastest-selling Red Rocks show, with only Third Day’s final Farewell Tour stop in 2018 reaching a quicker sell-out. Many folks in the industry believe shows automatically sell out at this historic venue since it’s the best outdoor theater in the world, but they have many shows and events there each year that don’t sell-out. I am so proud of our team and all of the strategy and work they put in every single day to make this happen.”


If you missed the latest Vidare Creative webinar on fundraising you can watch it on demand HERE. 

Fundraising during inflation with Paul Goldsmith and Dave Kirby shared some good info on how to communicate, love, and engage with your listeners and donors during this tough economic time.

Also, don’t miss Paul’s article for HisAir this week, “Three Steps to Increase the Net Worth of Your Station” HERE.


Inside Radio reports Christian Broadcasters are “Solid As A Rock” in a recent article exploring the secrets of the formats success.

Read the piece HERE.


WJQK/Grand Rapids (JOY99) along with Chatman Media and Marketing, teamed up with the Jessie Rees Foundation for a day of Joy. West Michigan gave $27,328, enough for 1,093 Joy Jars to kids fighting cancer.

Pictured L-R Todd Chatman – Chatman Media and Marketing, Ceci LaBarge – WJQK afternoons, Brooke Taylor – WJQK mornings, & Tommy Dylan – WJQK PD/mornings


Milestones:
Greg Myers celebrating 31 years with KCFY/Yuma, AZ
WCIF/Melbourne (Hope 106.3) celebrates 43 years on the air

Prayer List:
Rob Kime


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