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Grammy winner Michael W. Smith to perform at Luhrs Center Feb. 9

3 January 2013 No Comment

SHIPPENSBURG — The H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center at Shippensburg University presents “An Evening with Michael W. Smith,” at 8 p.m. Feb. 9. Reserved tickets are $59, $55, $49 and $44 and are now on sale. A group discount is available for groups of 20 or more. Tickets can be purchased by calling the Luhrs Center Box Office at 477-7469 or online at www.luhrscenter.com.

Michael W. Smith will perform at H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center at 8 p.m. Feb. 9. (Courtesy)

Throughout his 29-year career as a recording artist, Smith has amassed an impressive catalog of achievements. His 24 albums have garnered multiple honors including an American Music Award, three GRAMMY ® Awards (from 13 nominations), 44 GMA Dove Awards and 33 No. 1 radio hits. In addition, he holds 16 Gold, seven Platinum and two Double-Platinum albums for career sales of 15 million. Most recently, Smith released “Glory,” his second full-length instrumental album, on Nov. 21, 2011, and “Decades of Worship,” a collection of his most popular worship songs, Jan. 17, 2012.

Inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame in 2009, Smith has scored film projects, written 12 books and has been featured by media outlets including “Hannity,” NBC’s “Today,” ABC’s “Good Morning America,” “NBC Nightly News,” “Larry King Live,” “FOX & Friends,” The Associated Press, Billboard, USA Today, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Newsweek and more.

Constantly giving back to the community, one of Smith’s current projects is Rocketown – a nightclub for teens in his hometown of Nashville, Tenn. – which serves as a safe place for young people to enjoy music and for artists to be discovered. He and wife of 30 years, Debbie, are the proud parents of five children.

For more information on Michael W. Smith please visit: www.michaelwsmith.com, www.facebook.com/michaelwsmithofficial, www.twitter.com/michaelwsmith or www.providentpress.com.

For additional information about the Michael W. Smith performance, or other performances within the 2012-2013 Luhrs Center series, please call the Luhrs Center Box Office at 477-7469 or visit the Luhrs Center website at www.luhrscenter.com.

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