Family Life Music News 9/9/13

09.09.13 | Terese Main | Comments[0]

natalie-grant-hurricaneNatalie Grant had a scare last weekend. She and her husband took their daughter Gracie to the emergency room after Gracie suffered a severe asthma attack. Natalie said doctors were able to stabilize her with breathing treatments.

Good news for the fans of for King and Country. Joel announced this week that Luke, his brother and fellow band member, believes he'll be well enough to travel with the group when they open for the Newsboys during this fall's Restart Tour. Luke has been sick for most of this year and had to stop touring this summer due to the illness.

Steven Curtis Chapman will be joining with pastor and author Max Lucado for a tour of Israel. The tour will include strolling along the shores of Galilee, praying in the Garden of Gethsemane, walking where the Savior walked and singing worship songs in the catacombs. It will take place in April 2014. 

Francesca Battistelli is not a fan of packing her bags.  She’s been touring for six years and she still despises living out of a suitcase. She added that she's taking suggestions on ways to make it fun.  You can offer yours by tweeting her at @francescamusic.

A bit of travel insight from Christian artist Kerrie Roberts: When you travel a lot you get really excited about going to the grocery store and doing laundry. Sometimes it’s the simple things in life that we overlook.

Jamie Grace is encouraging parents to step up. The Christian artist is just barely out of the teens herself and she says parents need to "be al up in your kids business" when it comes to twitter, instagram, snapchat, and other social media sites. Jamie says they might call you lame but you can never be too safe.

Mikeschair lead singer Mike Grayson tweeted over the weekend that one of the items on his bucket list is to be a contestant on the show Wipeout.


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