ALTO PASS — Dove Award-winning Christian band Sidewalk Prophets is bringing a “Great Big Family Reunion Concert at the Cross” on Saturday, Aug. 7, at Bald Knob Cross of Peace in Alto Pass.
Tickets are now available online at www.swpatthecross.com. Tickets $20 each with family four packs for $60 or group tickets of 10 or more are available for $15 each.
“For 85 years, Christians have united to experience the presence of God on Bald Knob Mountain,” said stated Jeffrey Isbell, executive director of Bald Knob Cross. “We are excited to host our first major concert with the award-winning Sidewalk Prophets. We believe the Cross offers an unparalleled venue for a Christian concert and know that the region will come out to not only hear amazing music, but also to support the Bald Knob Cross.”
Gates will open at 4 p.m. on Aug. 7, with a VIP pre-show experience for all guests starting at 7:15 p.m. and the sunset concert starting at 8:30 p.m. Food trucks will be on-site.
“We can’t wait to worship under the stars with fans from across the country,” said Dave
Frey, lead singer of the Sidewalk Prophets. “There is something powerful about performing in the shadow of the cross; it serves to remind us of the hope, and freedom we have in Christ. We are counting down the days. This night is going to be special.”
Sponsorship opportunities for local churches and businesses are available; contact Isbell at 618-889-9148 for more information.
Bald Knob Cross of Peace is situated in the Shawnee National Forest and towers above the landscape at over 111 feet and is visible for many miles. After the inaugural Easter Sunrise Service in 1937, construction of the Cross began in 1959 with completion in 1963. The Cross attracts over 30,000 visitors annually from across the world making it one of the most popular tourist attractions in the region. The site is managed by Bald Knob Cross of Peace, Inc, a 501©3 charitable organization.