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STEVEN CURTIS CHAPMAN ANNOUNCES SPRING CANADIAN TOUR MARKING GRAMMY WINNER’S FIRST EXTENDED RUN IN NEARLY 15 YEARS

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Nashville, TN… February 4, 2011… This spring, five-time GRAMMY Award® winner, Steven Curtis Chapman will head north to Canada for An Evening with Steven Curtis Chapman. This will be his first extended run in Canada in nearly 15 years, since appearances in the fall of 1996.  Also joining Chapman will be his dear friend, the prolific and award winning singer/songwriter, Geoff Moore. In addition, the opener for the evening will be the emerging band, Caleb, a four-piece that includes Chapman's sons Caleb and Will.


Presented by Unite Producations and Focus on the Family Canada, the multi-platinum selling artist will visit 13 cities starting March 22 in Nova Scotia and will conclude April 8 in Vancouver. Tickets are available and already selling well at  iTickets.com.  See below for a full list of tour dates.

Canadian fans will be the first to hear Chapman perform several new songs just recorded for his upcoming 2011 release. They will also have opportunity to influence the set list each night by requesting their favorite Chapman song at StevenCurtisChapman.com.

This tour follows last fall’s A Night with the Chapmans tour starring Chapman and the entire Chapman family. The tour saw sold out crowds throughout the country, garnering an overwhelming response in their invitation to join the movement to care for orphans through the ministry they founded, Show HOPE.Canadian tour sponsor Focus on the Family Canada hopes the Chapman's adoption journey will inspire families to welcome home a child through adoption. Chapman and Moore will also make appearances at Focus on the Family Canada's End the Wait seminars, being held in five cities on the tour.  End the Wait seeks to find families for Canada's waiting children and build strong communities of support for foster and adoptive families.

For more information on Chapman and the tour, please visit www.stevencurtischapman.com.
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A Night With Steven Curtis Chapman Tour Dates:
(*Dates Subject to Change):

March
22  Halifax, Nova Scotia
23  Moncton, New Brunswick
24  Fredericton, New Brunswick
25  Ottawa, Ontario
26  Toronto, Ontario
27  Longueuil, Quebec
31  Winnipeg, Manitoba

April
1   Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
2   Edmonton, Alberta
3   Calgary, Alberta
5   Kelowna, British Columbia
7   Victoria, British Columbia
8   Vancouver, British Columbia

About Steven Curtis Chapman:
Steven Curtis Chapman has sold over ten million records including two RIAA certified platinum albums and eight RIAA certified gold albums. Along with his five GRAMMY awards, Chapman has won an American Music Award, has recorded 45 No. 1 US radio hits and been awarded 56 Dove Awards, more than any other artist to date. Since his recording career began in 1987, Chapman has recorded seventeen projects with Sparrow Records. He has performed at the White House and has appeared on multiple national programs via CBS, NBC, ABC, CNN, MSNBC, CMT, FOX News, the Hallmark Channel and E!, including Good Morning America, Larry King Live, Fox&Friends, Huckabee, CBS Sunday Morning, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, and more. Chapman and his wife Mary Beth created Show HOPE in 2001 after bringing their first adopted daughter, Shaohannah, home from China. The ministry’s goal is to help families reduce the financial barrier of adoption, and has provided grants to over 2,000 families wishing to adopt orphans from around the world.