We would like to welcome Casting Crowns, Matt Maher, Donnie McClurkin and Trin-I-Tee 5:7 as this weekend’s Glory at the Gardens artists. Casting Crowns will be performing with Matt Maher on Saturday, June 18. Trin-I-Tee 5:7 will open for Donnie McClurkin on Sunday, June 19.
Matt Maher Casting Crowns
Trin-I-Tee 5:7 Donnie McClurkin
Here are some fun facts about the upcoming contemporary Christian and Gospel singers:
- The members of Casting Crowns each serve in student ministry in their local churches.
- The title of the newest Casting Crowns album came from a signature line in an email from the band’s lead singer’s mentor.
- The inspiration for Matt Maher’s title track ‘Alive Again’ came from driving from the Mexico border to San Antonio and seeing the sun breaking the horizon.
- Matt Maher is originally from Newfoundland, Canada.
- In 2008, Trin-I-Tee 5:7 became the first gospel trio to have a certified platinum album "T57”.
- Trin-I-Tee 5:7 were friends in elementary school.
- The name Trin-I-Tee 5:7 is based on 1 John 5:7 – a biblical scripture that refers to the Trinity.
- Donnie McClurkin has won three Grammy awards, 10 Stellar awards, two BET awards, two Soul Train awards, one Dove award and one NAACP Image award.
- In Donnie McClurkin’s latest collection “We All Are One (Live in Detroit),” he collaborated with CeCe Winans, Yolanda Adams, Mary Mary and Karen Clark-Sheard.