Billy Ray Cyrus, Charlie Daniels, Gavin DeGraw, Home Free, Katinas, Wes King, Nicole C. Mullen, Zach Williams & More Join Michael W. Smith Tribute

Billy Ray Cyrus, Charlie Daniels, Gavin DeGraw, Home Free, The Katinas, Wes King, Nicole C. Mullins, Michael Tait, Matthew Ward and Zach Williams have been added to the star-studded lineup to celebrate Michael W. Smith during the once-in-a-lifetime tribute event taking place April 30th at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena.

‘35 years of Friends: Celebrating The Music Of Michael W. Smith’ will also include appearances from Amy Grant, Avalon with Jay DeMarcus, Bob Goff, Brian Littrell from the Backstreet Boys, CeCe Winans, Chonda Pierce, Danny Gokey, Francesca Battistelli, The Gatlin Brothers, Gavin DeGraw, Henry Cho, The Isaacs, Jars of Clay, Jason Crabb, Jim Brickman, John Crist, Jordan Smith, Jordin Sparks, Justin Flom, Laura Story, Lee Greenwood, Mac Powell, Matt Maher, Matthew West, MercyMe, Natalie Grant, Nate Bargatze, Newsboys, The Oak Ridge Boys, Phil Keaggy, Phillips, Craig and Dean, Point of Grace, Randy Travis, Rascal Flatts, Ricky Skaggs, Russ Taff, Sandi Patty, Scott Hamilton, Steven Curtis Chapman, Vince Gill, Wayne Kirkpatrick and the Original MWS Band, and Wynonna.

Promoted by Outback Concerts and produced by Tony Conway of Conway
Entertainment Group, music lovers will experience over 40 artists from
all genres, performing a set list to include many of Smith’s 35 #1 hit
singles. With over 45 Dove awards, three Grammy awards, and an American
Music award, Michael W. Smith has forever enshrined his mark in the
music history books. Smith garnered yet another Grammy nomination in
2018 for ‘Best Contemporary Christian Music Album’ for his worship
effort, Surrounded. AWAKEN: The Surrounded Experience is Smith’s latest release (Feb. 22, 2019). [ AWAKEN press assets ]

Tickets are available at all Ticketmaster locations and the Bridgestone Arena box office.

About Michael W. Smith:

Michael W. Smith has been releasing new music regularly and performing
around the world to sold-out crowds for the last 35+ years. During his
storied career, he’s written over 35 #1 songs, been honored with three
GRAMMY® Awards and 45 Dove Awards, one American Music Award, was
inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame and has sold more than 15
million albums. His most recent USA Today, Yahoo! Music and
Billboard-acclaimed studio album A Million Lights and Parade, Good Morning America-featured and GRAMMY nominated live worship album Surrounded
have together become his 30th and 31st Top 10 hits on Billboard’s Top
Christian Albums chart, more than any other solo artist in history. He’s
also given back to the global community. Smith has raised funds to
battle AIDS in Africa; started Rocketown, a safe haven for young people
in Tennessee to meet and find hope; and has helped more than 70,000
children through Compassion International. He has also written several
bestselling books, including Old Enough To Know and Friends Are Friends Forever. For more information, visit

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