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FRANCESCA BATTISTELLI JOINS NEWSBOYS AT 2016 CITY ON THE HILL!

Twin Ports Entertainment, LLC and LIFE 97.3FM Radio are pleased to announce that Christian music superstar Francesca Battistelli will perform at the 2nd annual City On The Hill Music Festival scheduled for Saturday, August 6th, 2016 at Bayfront Festival Park in Duluth, MN. The iconic band Newsboys will headline the event.

Her debut album, My Paper Heart, earned her a Grammy nomination (Best Gospel Song Performance) became an RIAA Certified Gold selling album, and produced an RIAA Certified Gold selling digital single, “Free To Be Me”. She has received 22 Dove Award nominations, with 6 Dove Award wins including Artist of the Year, and her music has been featured on NBC’s The Biggest Loser, TLC’s Jon & Kate Plus 8, ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, Fox’s So You Think You Can Dance, and several other television and movie outlets. Francesca released Hundred More Years March 1, 2011 which debuted # 1 on the charts and in early Fall 2013, Pepsi Mid-America unveiled an artist can series, which featured Francesca on 3 million Diet Pepsi cans.

Francesca Battistelli will join the Newsboys and seven other bands and performers to celebrate the word of God in praise music. Nearly 3,000 people attended the first year’s event which featured headliner Jeremy Camp.

“We are so excited to add Francesca Battistelli to our 2016 line-up” said Walt Aplin, co-owner of Twin Ports Entertainment, the producer of the event. “She will precede the Newsboys on the Life 97.3 Main Stage at Bayfront Park and I can’t imagine a better artist for that slot than Francesca”!

 

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