Xist and UpLift! Unveil New MISFiT Tour Online Destination and Announce Cities, Ticket Sales, Prizes and Preparations
New York, NY (July 7, 2011) Xist Music (Xist) and UpLift! Group (UpLift!) are proud to announce the official launch of the online home for the MISFIT Tour 2011, which will canvass the US this Fall, from September through November 2011. Xist and UpLift! are also excited to announce the tour’s “national on sale day when tickets become available nationwide through an exclusive partnership with Trinity Ticket Solutions, which kicks off Friday, July 8th. The website of the national tour, www.misfittour.net will be the single location for all of the most up to the minute information, promotional items and prizes, tickets sales, interactive activities including personal messages from the artists featured on the tour, and for all logistical updates, including tour cities, special guest appearances and social media events. Tour branding partner designbySPIRIT (DBS) continues to provide a uniquely interactive experience for attendees online and at each event with promotional and prize opportunities.
MISFIT Tour 2011 will feature the best talents in urban Christian music and spoken word including three-time Stellar winner Da’ T.R.UT.H. and Christian Hip Hop pioneer and GRAMMY® nominee The Ambassador, R&B/Soul phenomenon Mali Music, R&B/Hip Hop artists Sean Simmonds and Rhema Soul, powerful spoken-word artist Oraia as well as the visionary behind MISFIT Tour 2011, Pastor Chris Durso. To date, 14 cities have already been secured—a complete list of dates are posted on http://tickets.misfittour.net. Check back often, as additional cities are being added frequently.
In support of the movement and in preparation for the launch of the tour on September 22nd, all are encouraged to boldly proclaim their “MISFITness” through the use of the tour’s promote page (www.misfittour.net/promote) complete with branded Twibbon, Twitter Background, Profile Picture, Poster and more. Prizes will be awarded randomly for “repping” the movement to the fullest on participants’ social media platforms.
MISFIT is a movement that Pastor Chris Durso conceived, to revolutionize America’s communities of all cultures, ethnicities and socio-economic and academic statuses, by challenging and equipping youth and young adults across the nation to courageously pursue Godliness in the face of all that seems and often is uncomfortable, unfamiliar, unattractive and unpopular. MISFIT Tour 2011 will bring excitement, inspiration and a strong transformative and rallying message to America’s youth and young adults through media tours, inner-city civic engagement and outreach and dynamic musical performances that will engage any audience.
For more information on the tour and how promoters can bring the experience to their city or sponsor the tour nationwide, visit www.misfittour.net.
Xist Music is the recording label of Xist Worldwide, which produces innovative projects from our award-winning artists, who are leaders in the inspirational urban music industry. Xist Worldwide was founded by Terverius Black and Sean Simmonds to become the leading producer of inspirational urban entertainment, lifestyle and media content. With properties in music, film, publishing and other lifestyle projects, Xist Worldwide acquires, produces, markets and distributes inspirational urban content. Visit Xist at www.xistmusic.com for more information and follow them at www.twitter.com/xist_music.
About The UpLift! Group
The UpLift! Group is a management, marketing consulting and coaching firm that partners with individuals and organizations to help them See their vision, Soar towards it and Succeed at bringing it to pass. A ministry-focused firm, UpLift! develops and strive to provide the best in spiritual and personal development resources and lifestyle products in partnership with a stellar portfolio of clients including: GRAMMY® nominated Christian Hip Hop artists Da’ T.R.U.T.H. and The Ambassador, award-winning producer and Pop artist JR, Essence bestselling author and Certified Empowerment Coach Felicia Scott, dynamic spoken-word artist Oraia, Lamp Mode recording artist shai linne and Thomas Nelson author and Women of Faith speaker Kim Cash Tate. Visit UpLift! at www.upliftgroup.com and follow them at www.twitter.com/UpLiftGroup.
About Trinity Ticket Solutions
Trinity Tickets is a web ticketing solution offering the lowest fees in the industry and no set-up cost. We set up your event online and handle all aspects of your ticketing from start to finish. No fees are passed on to the promoter / venue. Patrons will pay a low convenience fee based on the current rates. You will have 24/7 access to real time reports, patron data and ticket buyer reports. We make it simple for you to use Facebook for viral marketing. With 500 million Facebook users and growing social media has become an incredibly powerful sales tool. Trinity Tickets can give you everything to get the most out of social media. Visit Trinity Tickets at www.trinityticketsolutions.com and follow them at www.twitter.com/TrinityTickets.
About Pastor Chris Durso
Pastor of Youth Explosion ministries of Christ Tabernacle church, Chris Durso reaches hundreds of youth and young adults each week through the teaching of the gospel. His creativity and ability to forecast trends allows him to lead and speak to this generation in a way they understand, while at the same time elevating them from where they are. On a mission to “raise up spiritually healthy & mature teenagers so when they are out of high school they will be ready for the world,” Pastor Chris’ calling is to help change people’s perception on life so they can see that God is freedom and not religion or law. Visit Pastor Chris at www.youthexplosion.com and follow him at www.twitter.com/ChrisDurso.
designbySPIRIT is a husband and wife team that offer high-end branding solutions covering both web and print. Consultant and award winning Art Director, Christophe Pierre has over ten years of graphic and web design experience and Project Manager Sharron Pierre has a wide range experience in both the public and private sector. With their combined skill sets and a small but powerful team of programmers and designers they are able to deliver print and online visual solutions to take your business to the next level. The dynamic couple currently runs offices both in London and Trinidad and Tobago servicing a variety of international clients in the US and beyond. Visit DBS at www.designbySPIRIT.com and follow them at www.twitter.com/designbySPIRIT.