Contact: Chris E. Nunez, Christian Songwriter/Producer/Artist, SpiritFilled Productions, 616-308-9334
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Mar 29, 2012 /Christian Newswire/ -- Uptown Praise Band and SpiritFilled Productions is hosting The Michigan Stage at Cornerstone Festival 2012 July 2-7. The stage will feature a 30x60' enclosed tent and showcase over 50 bands from all over the country. Inside the tent, bands and family's will be packing meals to benefit the Kids Feeding Kids ministry that feeds starving children in Michigan and the Dominican Republic. The goal for the event is to ship 1,500 lbs of meals. Cornerstone Festival draws over 20,000 people every year and is held on a 600 acre farm in Bushnell, IL. www.spiritfilledproductions.com/michiganstage.html.
Uptown Praise Band will be playing "Because You Made Me" a radio ready Christian rock ballad released by its own independent label SpiritFilled Productions. The song is an uplifting ballad about hope and faith with crystal clear vocals, beautiful soaring harmonies and strong lyrics and musical dynamics. The song is part the bands debut "Testimonials" album, available on iTunes.com, cdbaby.com and Amazon for $8.99. It is also available at over 300 Christian book stores across the country via the myMEDIA BurnBar platform.
Uptown Praise Band is #1 on ReverbNation's Christian/Gospel local charts and is hovering at the #350 spot on their National Christian/Gospel charts. In August, the band was selected to play A-stage at 2010 Unity Music Festival in Muskegon (that drew over 50,000!) and recently was chosen as a top ten finalist in Best of the Blessed competition, broadcast live on TBN TV during the 2010 Christian Music Awards hosted at Trinity Music City in Nashville, TN. The band was also selected to play on the main worship stage at Big Ticket Festival 2011 that drew over 25,000 in Ionia, MI.
Uptown Praise Band is a church band dedicated to leading their church congregation in worship every Sunday and Wednesday at inner city church Uptown Church, 1470 Lake Drive, Grand Rapids, MI 49506 The bands desire is to reach the lost with their music and lead them to the church for healing, restoration and revival. www.uptownpraiseband.com
For more information contact:
Chris E. Nunez, 616-308-9334
9311 Clear Meadow Dr, Ada, MI 49301