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Celebrate The Word Weekend features top Christian acts July 10 and 11
Celebrate The Word Weekend features top Christian acts July 10 and 11

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (Magic Springs) - Sidewalk Prophets and Newsong will perform Friday, July 10, and Newsboys will take the stage Saturday, July 11, at Magic Springs’ Timberwood Amphitheater in Hot Springs. The shows begins at 8 p.m.

Friday, July 10

Sidewalk Prophets is a contemporary Christian music band from Nashville, Tennessee. Their album “These Simple Truths” contained the single "The Words I Would Say", which is also featured on WOW Hits 2010 and WOW Hits 2011. The group won the 2010 GMA Dove Award for New Artist of the Year.

Artist website: sidewalkprohets.com

Newsong is an American contemporary Christian music group founded in 1981, at Morningside Baptist Church in Valdosta, Georgia. They have had eight GMA Dove Award nominations. They are the founders of the Winter Jam Tour Spectacular, the United States' largest annual Christian music tour.

Saturday, July 11

Newsboys are a Christian pop rock band founded in 1985 in Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia. They have released 16 studio albums, six of which have been certified gold. The band has been nominated 25 times for DOVE Awards, winning 5 times.  Their latest album is “God is Not Dead.”

Artist website: newsboys.com

The concert series continues on Saturday, July 18 with 3 Doors Down.

A Magic Springs Season Pass, priced at $69.99, allows for unlimited visits to the park and the concert series. Several ticket options are available, including one-day tickets and discounted rates for groups of 15 or more.

All other concerts are included with a season pass or general admission ticket, with free lawn seating on a first-come, first-served basis at Timberwood Amphitheater.  In addition, reserved seating may be purchased for $10 or $8 at MagicSprings.com.

One-day tickets are $59.99 on Saturdays and $44.99 on any other days.  Children under 4 feet in height and adults 55+ are $36.99 on Saturdays and $34.99 on any other day.  Children three and younger are free.

Walk-up groups are $39.99 on Saturdays and $37.99 on any other day.  Groups that book one week prior to their visit may get a rate of $36.99 for Saturdays and $34.99 on any other day. For complete ticket information or to purchase tickets online, visit MagicSprings.com or call 501-624-0100.

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