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Phil Keaggy Celebrates Christmas with Jason Crabb and SonicFlood

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Legendary Musician To Appear on TBN Christmas Special December 18
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Nashville, TN (Dec. 17, 2009) - Legendary singer/songwriter, guitarist and Grammy- nominated Gospel Music Hall of Famer Phil Keaggy welcomes the Christmas season on TBN's "Praise the Lord" Christmas special Friday, December 18 at 9:00 p.m. CST. Along with Keaggy, the show will feature performances from Jason Crabb, Sonicflood and Selah.

Keaggy will share music from his highly acclaimed new Christmas project, Welcome Inn: A Phil Keaggy Christmas, which was recently featured in USAtoday.com.

In addition to his performance on the television special, Keaggy will be interviewed by the show's host, 2010 Grammy nominee Jason Crabb.

"I consider it a real honor to be on the show with Jason Crabb, Selah, and Sonicflood," comments Keaggy. "They're all great talents. I appreciate the folks at TBN for letting me share my music with their audience!"

Keaggy's Welcome Inn is a family affair, with his son Ian and daughter Olivia featured on guest vocals, along with West Coast vocalist Nina Landis. Produced and engineered by Keaggy himself and mastered by Grammy winner Richard Dodd (Dixie Chicks, George Harrison, Big & Rich), the entire project was recorded in Keaggy's studio.
Phil Keaggy with Jason Crabb / TBN Christmas (400) "This is a very special recording to me, one I've desired to make for a long time, and now it's here," says Keaggy. "My hope is that those who listen to Welcome Inn will sense the joy of this and every Christmas."

One of the world's most beloved musicians, Phil Keaggy has enjoyed immense success over the course of his career. Having first entered the music scene as the co-founder and guitarist for '70s power group Glass Harp, Keaggy has since released close to 50 albums and has made appearances on countless others. Widely recognized for his phenomenal guitar playing as well as his vocal and songwriting prowess, he has received numerous accolades and awards for his music, including seven Dove Awards and a Grammy nomination. Keaggy was inducted into the GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame in 2007, and was named one of the Top 10 best rock singers in Christian music history by GospelMusicChannel.com in 2009. He has been named one of the "25 Most Underrated Guitarists" by Rolling Stone Magazine alongside Prince, The Beatles' lead guitarist George Harrison, Kurt Cobain, Neil Young and Fleetwood Mac's Lindsey Buckingham. Keaggy continues to sell out concerts all over the U.S. with his ever-changing style, ranging from rock 'n' roll to fully orchestrated instrumental compositions.

For more information on Phil Keaggy and Welcome Inn, visit philkeaggy.com.