Winter Jam 2012 Tour Spectacular (USA): With 47 stops in a three-month tour, Winter Jam is the No. 1 tour in Christian music.
Winter Jam has become the largest annual Christian concert tour. This year however, the multi-Christian artist tour produced by Premier Productions and presented by Holt International became the No. 1 tour in the world during the first quarter. The industry trade journal Pollstar announced that more than 500,000 people attended Winter Jam 2011, surpassing all other tours around the globe…
Winter Jam Tour Spectacular, also referred to as simply Winter Jam (and formerly known as January Jam from 1995–2000), is an annual American music tour featuring Christian rock, Christian rap, and contemporary Christian music bands, stunt and/or comedy performances, and a speaker. It is the United States’ largest annual Christian Music Tour. It has also provided a platform for non-profit groups such as Holt International, an organization that provides sponsorship and adoption for orphans. Winter Jam has featured a diverse range of big name bands…
Conceived and created in 1995 as « January Jam » by CCM group Newsong, Winter Jam has run annually since 1995. From its inception in 1995 through the most recent 2009 tour, the Winter Jam Tour Spectacular has toured all over the United States of America. Tickets are not required for the tour, as a US$10 general admission is collected at the door of each arena.
As of April 2009, they report a total attendance of about 335,300 people, and 69,700 « decisions for Christ« .In 2009, the tour started using text messaging and e-mail as a way to communicate and keep track of the number of people who have made these decisions. (wikipedia)
Winter Jam 2012 (Skillet-Kari Jobe-Sanctus Real)
Winter Jam is once again bringing the Gospel of Jesus Christ through music around the country. This years eastern tour will begin January 6th in Charleston WV and conclude on April 1st in Grand Rapids MI. In between the tour will make 47 stops across the eastern portions of the United States.
Winter Jam 2012 features Skillet, Building 429, Kari Jobe, Sanctus Real, We as Human, Peter Furler, Group 1 Crew, Dara Maclean, For King and Country, Speaker: Nick Hall, and Illusionist: Brock Gill.
Kari Jobe (Worship leader) about Winter Jam: