- Friday, October 24, 2014
- 8:00 PM–11:00 PM
- Covenant Fine Arts Center Auditorium
Josh Garrels isn’t a new face to Calvin, or unpopular either. At last year’s Festival of Faith and Writing, popular demand moved the Josh Garrels show from the Recital Hall to the main auditorium. Closing his set with hip-hop-folk fusion “The Resistance,” he remarked whether the song deserved to be played in such a grand room. Mostly assuredly, the song, and his work as a whole, is well worth the enthusiasm.
Garrels has grown from the relatively unknown folk artist whose has quietly put out six albums in the last ten years. His most recent full release, Love & War & the Sea In-Between, garnered considerably more press, withChristianity Today naming it the best album of 2011. And in true indie spirit, Garrels gave his album away from free for a full year, with its successor,Love & War: B Sides & Remixes, now free as well. Both albums illustrate everything unique about Garrels as an artist, distinguishing himself with the ability to work in different music styles and poetic lyricism. Much like Gungor, Josh Garrels is raising the bar for music with strong Christian themes.
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Tickets: $25 public, $10 with Calvin ID