Multiple Dove Award winning band Tenth Avenue Northwill headline the upcoming No Shame Tourthis fall with 2019 Dove Award New Artist of the Year nominee Austin Frenchand a special acoustic storytelling performanceby Tenth Avenue Northlead singer and recent author Mike Donehey. Presented in part by Compassion International, the tour kicks off Oct. 3, in Rock Island, Ill., and will make stops in 22 cities across the U.S. before wrapping up in Brooklyn, N.Y. on Nov. 11.
The No Shame Tour supports Tenth Avenue North’s brand new project No Shame, which released earlier this month. The sixth studio album for the band, No Shame features the debut radio single “Greater Than All My Regrets,” (see the innovative new video here). In addition, Donehey will share from the stage each night, via his own wit, humor and transparency, some of the personal stories found in his brand new book, Finding God’s Life for My Will: His Presence Is the Plan.
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ABOUT TENTH AVENUE NORTH
Since their acclaimed national debut, Over and Underneath, Tenth Avenue North’s career has been built one hit song at a time thanks to radio favorites like “Love Is Here,” “Hold My Heart,” “By Your Side,” “You Are More” and “Worn,” among others. The band has garnered multiple Dove Awards and has gone on to amass more than 1.7 million in total consumption. No Shame is the follow-up to 2016’s Followers, which birthed two massive hits: “I Have This Hope” and the multi-week No. 1 smash “Control (Somehow You Want Me).” Tenth Avenue North is Mike Donehey (lead vocals, guitar), Jeff Owen (guitar, vocals) and Ruben Juarez (bass, vocals).For more information, visit www.TenthAvenueNorth.com.
ABOUT AUSTIN FRENCH
Growing up in small town, Cordele, Ga., Austin French dreamed of sharing his faith and passion for Jesus through music at a young age. Being surrounded by a musical family inspired his passion for writing music. As he began to develop his gifts he formed bands learning to take his music to stages and churches. After becoming the worship pastor at Journey Church, in Tifton, Ga., French met his wife, Joscelyn. While serving there, French was featured on the first season of the ABC TV show “Rising Star,” where he finished as runner-up. After the show, Austin and his wife moved to Florida, and then to Nashville, Tenn., in 2017 where French began his journey into the CCM industry, signing with Fair Trade Services. After moving to Nashville, French and his wife adopted their son, and while in the process, gave birth to their second little boy. French's debut album, Wide Open is available now. For more information, visit www.austinfrenchmusic.com.
ABOUT MIKE DONEHEY
Mike Doneheyis the lead singer, songwriter, and guitarist for the Christian contemporary band Tenth Avenue North, whose new album No Shamereleased Aug. 2. Since 2000, he has been sharing the truth of the gospel in front of millions of people through song and speaking. His transparent writing has attracted a diverse audience to his blog posts. Social media commentary, and teaching based on Tenth Avenue North songs. Donehey, his wife, Kelly, and their four daughters live in Nashville, Tennessee. For more information, visit www.tenthavenuenorth.com/mikes-book.
ABOUT COMPASSION INTERNATIONAL
Founded in 1952, Compassion International is a Christian child development organization that works to release children from poverty in Jesus’ name. Compassion revolutionized the fight against global poverty by working exclusively with the Church to lift children out of spiritual, economic, social and physical poverty. Compassion partners with more than 6,700 churches in 25 countries to deliver its holistic child development program to over 1.8 million babies, children and young adults. It is the only child sponsorship program to be validated through independent, empirical research. For more information, visit www.compassion.com.