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Major Music Event is Being Held in the Historic Franklin Theatre in Downtown Franklin, Tennessee, Tonight, Feb. 6, 2019

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February 6, 2019

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (February 6, 2019) - Legendary rock vocalist, Grammy and Dove Award-winning, GMA Hall of Famer John Schlitt will take the stage tonight, February 6, 2019, to perform at the CCM United Music, Moments, and Memories concert event which will be held at the historic Franklin Theatre in downtown Franklin, Tennessee.

Schlitt will join more than a dozen classic contemporary Christian music artists during the two-night event, including Phil Keaggy, Bruce Carroll, Rick Cua, The Katinas, Geoff Moore, Clay Crosse, Big Tent Revival, Guardian, Wes King, Al Denson, Tammy Trent, DeGarmo & Key (Eddie DeGarmo and guest vocalist), Jaci Velasquez, and Mark Schultz, who will share their music and their special memories.

"Having the opportunity to share the stage of these legendary performers is a gift," Schlitt declared. "Having the opportunity to share my own stories of faith and redemption is an honor. Getting to perform for a hometown crowd at the historic Franklin Theatre is, as the saying goes, priceless!"

The show will start at 7:30 p.m. CT. To purchase tickets, visit

Schlitt's CCM United appearance follows on the heels of a busy 2018, which saw the celebrated vocalist performing at events throughout the country and across the ocean. In addition to his solo concerts, Schlitt joined The Jay Sekulow Band for performances at several events, including a NASCAR benefit concert and a televised American Center for Law and Justice benefit concert. He fronted The Union of Sinners and Saints, featuring Billy Smiley (Whiteheart) and Jason Fowler, during the band's Storyteller tour, and joined fellow Petra alum, Bob Hartman, for a Scandinavian tour, among other events. 

For more information about Schlitt, visit

About John Schlitt:

For more than four decades, John Schlitt has enjoyed a stellar musical career as a solo artist, as the lead singer for Grammy Award-winning Christian band Petra, one of the most successful Christian rock bands of all time, and as the former lead singer for popular '70s mainstream rock band Head East. In addition to his work as a solo artist, Schlitt is currently a member of The Union of Sinners and Saints, a band he formed with former Whiteheart band member Billy Smiley in 2016.

Schlitt has been inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame as the lead singer of Petra during the years when the band won 10 Dove Awards and four Grammy Awards. He was named the best rock singer in Christian music history by According to the website, Schlitt "remains one of the most distinctive and impactful men to ever stand behind a microphone." The legendary vocalist's busy schedule in recent years has included appearances on The Mike Huckabee Show, TBN's Praise700 Club Interactive, and many more, as well as extensive international touring. For more information on Schlitt, his music, and touring, visit

About CCM United:

Contemporary Christian Music has impacted millions of listeners around the world for the last forty years. In the process, artists like Amy Grant, Michael W. Smith, Steven Curtis Chapman, Sandi Patty, The Imperials, Newsboys, Petra, 4Him, Point of Grace, Carman and countless others have become household names.

Their albums and songs define a new era of music we now call CCM. But that era actually began with another group of artists, including Love Song, Larry Norman, Andrae Crouch, Keith Green, and Evie Tornquist, who found their beginnings on the beaches of California and in churches across America.

CCM United was created to deliver the music, the ministry, and the life-changing message of many of the greatest CCM artists of today and yesterday to fans of CCM through live events, television programming, and audiovisual recordings (CDs and DVDs). More information can be found at



For more info on John Schlitt, visit the JFH Artists Database.


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