KingsFest 2013, from June 27- 29 at Kings Dominion amusement park in Richmond, Virginia, is set to feature some of this year's top Christian artists including Chris Tomlin, Skillet, tobyMac, Kutless, Tenth Avenue North, Building 429, Fireflight, Sanctus Real, Thousand Foot Crutch and more.
Other groups attending the festival include Red, NewSong, Petra, We As Human, The City Harmonic, Christian Festival Association winner- We Are Leo, and winner of the KingFest Talent competition- For A Season. Speakers for the event include Nick Hall, Mike Svoboda and Ryan O'Quinn, and the Emcee for the weekend will be KJ-52.
KingsFest announced that May 31 is the last day for the early bird special, during which fans can save $10 on purchasing VIP Gold tickets for the event. This VIP package includes the next closest seating behind the VIP Platinum seats. VIP Platinum tickets for the event have already been sold out.
Some of the bands have their own individual promotions going on as well. On May 31, Skillet tweeted, "Come and rock with us at Kingsfest June 28! First 100 people to pre-order our new album RISE will win a meet&greet with Skillet at the festival! *festival ticket sold separately"
KingsFest tickets include admission to the park and rides as well as the Christian musical performances. Tickets can be purchased for one, two, or all three nights of the festival.
Here is the schedule for the event (from the KingFest website):
*Schedule is not necessarily in the order that the artists will perform.
Speaker: Mike Svoboda
Sonic Bids Winner
Tenth Avenue North
Thousand Foot Krutch
We As Human
We Are Leo, CFA Winner
Speaker: Nick Hall
The City Harmonic
Speaker: Ryan O'Quinn
Emcee for all three days will be KJ-52!