Get ready to impress your friends with 4 interesting facts about Casting Crowns. In fact, if you’re coming out to the concert on November 15th, you may have an opportunity to impress the artists as well (if you win the meet & greet passes).
Four fascinating facts about Casting Crowns:
They’re originally from right here in Florida.
Casting Crowns got their start in Daytona Beach, Florida in 1999 when they formed as a youth worship band. They’re now based out of Georgia, but Florida can claim them as one of our own.
They won a GMA award at Palm Beach Atlantic University
The Gospel Music Association gives out regional awards as well as the national Dove Awards. In 2004, Casting Crowns won for Best Song and Best Artist. These awards were presented right here in South Florida at Palm Beach Atlantic University.
They were discovered by a country music artist
Even though they weren’t looking to get signed with a label, Mark Miller, the lead singer for Sawyer Brown was incredibly impressed with the band and signed this to his newly formed label, Beach Street Records. In fact, they were the very first band every signed to that label.
Steven Curtis Chapman co-produced their first album.
Yes, that Steven Curtis Chapman who sings Love Take Me Over and Cinderella, along with countless other hits. He joined Mark Miller in the studio to produce Casting Crowns very first album.
Casting Crowns is performing live along with Mandisa and Sidewalk Prophets, on Saturday November 15th 2014 at the Cruzan Amphitheatre in West Palm Beach. Get the details and ticket information