A star-powered, 16-act Christian music lineup will herald the return of Night of Joy to Magic Kingdom Sept. 10-11, with 2010 “Artist of the Year” Casting Crowns plus three other “Artist of the Year” recipients topping a bill featuring seven additional acts that have won Dove Awards or Grammy Awards. Other “Artist of the Year” winners performing during the 28th edition of the Walt Disney World event are Chris Tomlin (2006 and 2007), mercyme (2004) and Third Day (2001).
Also part of the two-night event (when specific acts play one evening each): David Crowder*Band, Family Force 5, Red, BarlowGirl, Group 1 Crew, Day of Fire, Smokie Norful, Lecrae, Tenth Avenue North, Sidewalk Prophets, Thousand Foot Krutch and Britt Nicole. From 7:30 p.m. until 1 a.m. each night – after regular Magic Kingdom hours – the special-ticket event will feature live performances on several stages throughout the park. In addition, guests can experience some of the park’s most popular attractions during Night of Joy hours.
The show schedule (talent and times are subject to change without notice):
|Friday, Sept. 10, 2010|
|BarlowGirl||Galaxy Stage||10:45 p.m., 12:15 a.m.|
|Casting Crowns||Castle Forecourt||9:45 p.m.|
|David Crowder*Band||Castle Forecourt||7:45 p.m.|
|Group 1 Crew||Galaxy Stage||7:30 p.m., 9 p.m.|
|Sidewalk Prophets||Rockettower Plaza Stage||8:15 p.m.|
|Tenth Avenue North||Rockettower Plaza Stage||9:45 p.m.|
|Thousand Foot Krutch||Rockettower Plaza Stage||11:30 p.m.|
|Chris Tomlin||Castle Forecourt||11:45 p.m.|
|Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010|
|Day of Fire||Rockettower Plaza Stage||9:45 p.m., 11:20 p.m.|
|Family Force 5||Castle Forecourt||7:45 p.m.|
|Lecrae||Galaxy Stage||10:30 p.m.|
|mercyme||Castle Forecourt||11:45 p.m.|
|Britt Nicole||Rockettower Plaza Stage||8:20 p.m.|
|Smokie Norful||Galaxy Stage||7:30 p.m., 9 p.m.|
|Red||Galaxy Stage||12 midnight|
|Third Day||Castle Forecourt||9:45 p.m.|
Night of Joy tickets and additional information about the event are available at www.nightofjoy.com.