Performances to Feature Amy Grant, Matt Maher, Sanctus Real, Ike Ndolo, Jon Guerra
Contact: Monica Fitzgibbons, De Montfort Music, 602-999-2697, Studio@DeMontfortMusic.com
YPSILANTI, Mich., April 17, 2015 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist, first major concert is garnering strong support in the community and nationwide. Heading into concert weekend, Unite Concert has already sold over 3,000 tickets, with additional tickets available for purchase here. The event will be held this Sunday at Eastern Michigan Convocation Center, 799 North Hewitt Road, Ypsilanti, MI, with doors opening at 4:00 pm EST and the concert beginning at 5:00 pm EST. The benefit concert will feature some of the top names in the Christian music industry: Amy Grant, Matt Maher, Sanctus Real, Ike Ndolo, Jon Guerra and the Dominican Sisters of Mary.
The press is also supporting Unite Concert as Amy Grant and Sr. John Dominic were guests on Kresta in The Afternoon, which is heard nationwide on Sirius/XM and Ave Maria Radio. Both ladies discussed the importance of the show bringing families together and the state of Christian music. The entire interview is available here. Hour Detroit Magazine has been given exclusive coverage for the event with a posting in the Hour Town events and publication. Additional coverage has also been given by Son Rise Morning Show, Proclaim FM in Toledo, WMUZ in Detroit, The Michigan Catholic, Christian Review, Smile FM, among others. Listen to interviews here.
"We are very excited about this upcoming event and the support we are receiving," states Sr. John Dominic, Principal of Spiritus Sanctus Academy and member of the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist. "We are so thankful for the artists who are giving their time for this benefit, the press coverage it is receiving and the faithful who are purchasing tickets for the show. We've even heard of interest from people across the state of Michigan and into Ohio and Illinois. A portion of the net proceeds will be given back to charities and schools in the local communities."
The Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist were canonically established in 1997 and have taken their messages of faith to the modern world through music and television. Several of the nuns have been guests on The Oprah Winfrey Show more than once and made it to the finals of the Game Show Network's highly-rated The American Bible Challenge. The Sisters released their debut international album, Mater Eucharistiae to wide acclaim and the project stayed No. 1 on Billboard's Classical Traditional Chart for six weeks. Their instant success led to features on CBS This Morning, NPR's All Things Considered, FOX & Friends, among many others. Their sophomore album, The Rosary-Mysteries, Mediations & Music released November 2014.
For more information about the Unite Concert please visit online, www.uniteconcert.com.