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THIRD DAY PERFORMS TO RECORD-BREAKING CROWD OF 70,000 AT
JESUS VIDA VERAO FESTIVAL IN BRAZIL

Band Returns to See Single, “Children of God” in Top 10 on National Christian Audience Chart



Third Day (L-R: Jason Hoard, Tai Anderson, Mac Powell, David Carr, Mark Lee & Scotty Wilbanks)
Photo Credit: Vladymi Lacerda


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NEWS SOURCE: Provident Label Group
January 31, 2011

(Nashville, Tenn.) Jan. 31, 2011 – On Saturday, Jan. 22nd, Christian rock band Third Day took the stage on the beach in Vila Velha, Brazil during the 20th annual Jesus Vida Verao festival. The band played for a record-breaking crowd of 70,000 people, marking the largest turnout in the history of the festival. Brazilian Sony Music artist Marcus Salles joined Third Day on stage to sing the band’s songs “Cry Out to Jesus” and “Agnes Day,” with lead singer Mac Powell and Salles performing the megahits in Portuguese. The band plans to return to Brazil in summer 2011.

Third Day is currently powering up the national radio charts with its new single “Children of God,” breaking into the Top 10 on the National Christian Audience Chart at No. 9.

About Third Day:
Over the past decade, the Atlanta-based, multi-Platinum rock band Third Day (made up of members Mac Powell, Tai Anderson, David Carr and Mark Lee) has racked up 27 No. 1 radio singles and sold more than 7 million albums which reflect an impressive 2 RIAA Platinum and 8 Gold Certifications. A recent Georgia Music Hall of Fame inductee (2009), Third Day has garnered 24 career GMA Dove Awards from 42 nominations, 4 GRAMMY Awards (with 11 career nominations), an American Music Award (with 3 American Music Award nominations) and multiple ASCAP honors for songwriting.

Third Day has been featured by top media outlets including “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” (NBC), “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson” (CBS), “60 Minutes” (CBS), ABC’s “Nightline,” USA Today, the New York Times, and even graced the cover of Billboard magazine, which called Third Day “one of the best rock bands.” As a top-ranked touring band, according to Pollstar magazine, Third Day has played for audiences reaching into the millions. Third Day will headline a massive 40-city “Make Your Move” tour kicking off Feb. 18, 2011 in Mercedes, Texas. Currently, Third Day’s single “Children of God” off its album, MOVE (10/19/10), is No. 10 at the National Audience chart and No. 13 at the AC Indicator chart. For additional information about Third Day please visit www.ThirdDay.com.

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