Two legends of Contemporary Christian music – Steven Curtis Chapman and Michael W. Smith – will team up for one spectacular set for the 31st Night of Joy at Walt Disney World Resort, September 6-7, 2013.
The pair, who have played stages individually at Magic Kingdom Park in past events will play together at the 2013 event for the first time. They have played Night of Joy a combined 18 times, amassed more than 90 Gospel Music Association Dove Awards, and garnered eight Grammy Awards and countless other accolades.
Night of Joy stalwarts MercyMe also are back for their sixth consecutive Night of Joy (eight Night of Joy performances total); and 2012 Grammy Nominee TobyMac, Central Florida’s own Francesca Battistelli and rockers Skillet and Newsboys return this year to fill out headliners.
The line-up features five new artists to the event: Moriah Peters, We As Human, City Harbor, For King and Country and Jamie Grace.
The complete line-up includes:
- Friday, September 6: Mercy Me, Steven Curtis Chapman & Michael W. Smith, Skillet, Mandisa, Matthew West, Audio Adrenaline, Moriah Peters, We As Human, City Harbor
- Saturday, September 7: TobyMac, Francesca Batistelli, Newsboys, Britt Nicole, Group 1 Crew, Building 429, For King and Country, Jamie Grace
Night of Joy tickets go on sale in the Spring. For more information about the event, visit www.nightofjoy.com.