An Evening of Music with Michael W Smith and For King & Country



Franklin Theatre Tue, Apr 18, 2017 7:30 PM
$100 • $85 Additional fees may apply
Event Info
Doors Open:7:00pm
VIP Meet and Greet:6:30pm


ONE NIGHT ONLY. Join Franklin Christian Academy in welcoming Grammy Award-winning artists Michael W Smith and For King & Country to the historic Franklin Theatre in a special evening of music. This exclusive event will benefit Franklin Christian Academy’s need-based financial aid program.

Michael W. Smith is an acclaimed singer, songwriter and musician who has sold more than 15 million albums, achieved 32 No. 1 songs, received 2x RIAA Multi Platinum, 6 Platinum and 16 Gold certified albums, earned three GRAMMY® Awards, one American Music Award and 45 Dove Awards.  He founded, and actively supports, the teen club Rocketown – a nonprofit outreach for teens, providing opportunities in arts, music, sports and mentoring programs. This year also marks the 25th anniversary in partnership with Compassion International, seeing more than seventy thousand families’ and children’s lives changed, around the world.  For more information, visit

Soaring melodies, driving rhythms, theatrical instrumentation and personal themes are the heartbeat of for KING & COUNTRY. The Australian duo, comprised of brothers Joel and Luke Smallbone, raised expectations with the release of 2012’s Crave, winning Billboard’s New Artists to Watch for 2012. Their sophomore effort RUN WILD. LIVE FREE. LOVE STRONG. debuted at #1 on the iTunes Chart and garnered two Grammy Award wins for the band. They received yet another Grammy nomination in 2017 for their song “Priceless,” the title track from their #1 indie film of the same name. With over 150 shows in 2016, the band played for 1 million fans and achieved new career milestones of 600,000 records sold and 150,000,000 overall streams of their music. For more information, visit

JJ Heller has a unique way of providing hope and peace to every audience she reaches. Whether they are getting married, having a baby, dealing with tragedy or recovering from addiction, JJ’s music is used in nearly every major milestone in her listeners’ journeys. JJ embraces the healing properties of her understated and sincere music and lyrics, which have been featured on national radio and TV over the course of her 14-year career.

Franklin Christian Academy is offering a very limited number of stage-front cabaret table packages (including pre-show VIP meet & greet, dinner, and a commemorative gift) to individuals and groups who will sponsor this evening for the benefit of our students. For more information about sponsorship, please contact Todd Harman at 615.521.4384 or - Benefitting Franklin Christian Academy