Wednesday, September 21, 2016

17 things you need to know about Edisun

Rock band Edisun is coming to the Palace Theatre on Thursday, September 29. Whether you are a die-hard fan or simply enjoy live music, there are quite a few things you need to know about the patriotic band.

1.       Edisun recorded their album Collision at Factory Underground Studio in Norwalk, CT.

2.       They started purely in the Active-Rock market.

3.       The band consists of lead singer Ethan Isaac, guitarist Joel Kelley, drummer Todd Budich, and bass player James Cruz.

4.       Ethan Isaac wrote “Into the Sunlight” after walking through lower Manhattan on September 11, 2001.

5.       The song found its way to the offices of Armed Forces Entertainment, resulting in dozens of live performances for soldiers of the US military.

6.       Edisun has since toured 25 countries (and counting) to perform for USO.

7.       The band flew to perform for US troops in Jordan on New Year’s Eve 2016.

8.       And then they performed at US Naval base Diego Garcia in the Indian Ocean on July 4.

9.       Edisun has been awarded number decorations and citations from the US Department of Defense.

10.   The band is lined up for its third trip to Afghanistan this fall.

11.   As for the States, Edisun has performed in 48 of them.

12.   Resulting in several hundred thousand miles in their band-owned vintage 1977 MCI, former Greyhound tour bus.

13.   And that bus is named Virginia, an honorary fifth band member.

14.   The alternative rock band’s second album Collision was recently licensed by 13 television shows and networks including Discovery Channel, Fox News, and Nascar.

15.   The album is available in 115 countries via Apple Music and Spotify.

16.   Edisun self-produced the music video for “Pins and Needles,” and planning the next one for “Arcade.”

17.   Most importantly, Edisun is set to give a live performance at the Palace Theatre Stamford on Thursday, September 29, at 8:00 pm. Get your concert tickets here!

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Turn up the volume for five Christian artists heading to the Palace

The Palace Theatre’s Christian music line-up is strong this fall with performances by leading artists in the genre. Musicians will include Jeremy Camp (Sunday, September 18), Natalie Grant and Danny Gokey (Thursday, October 13), and Building 429 and Colton Dixon (Wednesday, November 2).

Below are a few of our favorite songs from the five musicians. So sit back, turn up the volume and then grab up your tickets to see these talented artists perform some live music!

Jeremy Camp “Christ in Me"

Jeremy describes himself as “a minister who happens to play music as a way to minister.” He will be performing “Christ in Me” along with other songs from his new album I Will Follow, which has guest songwriters Mosley and Jason Ingram. Get tickets for the show Sunday, September 18.

Natalie Grant “Clean”

“Clean” is the fifth song on Natalie’s new album Be One. After listening to only one song, you will know why The Gospel Music Association named her Female Vocalist of the Year five times. Get tickets for the show Thursday, October 13.

Danny Gokey “Hope in Front of Me”
For American Idol finalist Danny Gokey, “Hope in Front of Me” is more than just lyrics to a great song (and the title to his latest album). They define his life and underscore his mission to reach others with hope and entertainment. Get tickets to see the K-LOVE Artist of the Year sing on Thursday, October 13.

Building 429 “Unashamed”
Unashamed is a powerful and anthemic album from Building 429. Not only does it deliver moving songs, it also encourages listeners to live their lives unashamed as told through the album-titled song. Get tickets for the show Wednesday, November 2.

Colton Dixon “Limitless”

When it comes to Colton’s lyrics and vocals, they certainly are limitless. The American Idol alum will sing this along with other songs from his third studio album The Calm Before the Storm. Get tickets for the show Wednesday, November 2.