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United We Stand Tour Kicks Off Tonight: Building 429, The Afters and Others Rock for Christ

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    All the bands of the United We Stand tour.
By Justin Sarachik, Christian Post Reporter
September 19, 2013|1:45 pm

The United We Stand Tour is scheduled to begin tonight in Wichita Falls, Texas and will run through Nov. 3 as co-headliners Building 429 and The Afters along with Hawk Nelson and Finding Favour rock U.S. cities for Christ.

The tour, sponsored by Liberty University and Food For The Hungry, had a full week of high-energy rehearsals that everyone is still buzzing about.

"The United We Stand Tour has been an exciting tour for Jeff Roberts & Associates to book, as there has been so much excitement from churches to host it," said Jeff Roberts, President, Jeff Roberts & Associates in a press release. "Everyone on the team is looking forward to seeing the big response by fans throughout the fall, as they experience this amazing show and evening of ministry by four great bands."

Along the way, the bands will be making a stop at the John Handley High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes (JHHS FCA) in Winchester, Va. for a benefit on Sept. 29.

"FCA fund-raisers support college scholarships, Christian Athletic Camp leadership experiences and club expenses. The FCA exists to promote Christ's example and teachings as a positive lifestyle for young men and women participating in sports at JHHS," said Jim Gowdy, JHHS FCA faculty sponsor in a press release.

Some of these band's will be joining together for the first time on a major tour.

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"We are excited to be working with The Afters to bring an amazing lineup of entertainment and worship to the masses this fall," said Jason Roy, singer for Building 429 in a press release. "The UWS Tour is guaranteed to thrill as we partner the strength of two of contemporary Christian music's historically prominent bands. We feel blessed to have Hawk Nelson joining us and look forward to witnessing the rebirth of an amazing group. These shows will be fun, high energy and will hopefully leave you feeling encouraged in your faith."

"We're excited to be partnering with our friends, Building 429, this fall for the United We Stand tour," said Josh Havens, vocalist for The Afters in a release. "It's going to be a special night that we hope brings our fans together and unites the communities that we're in. We're also thrilled to have Hawk Nelson and Finding Favour join us for what will definitely be one of the best nights of music that we've ever been a part of."

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