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Disney World ends annual Christian music festival after 34 years

After 34 years, Walt Disney World has ended its annual Night of Joy event showcasing Christian music artists. “Last year was our last event,” a spokeswoman for the Florida resort confirmed to the Orlando Sentinel. She added that the decision was made in the interest of “continually changing our offerings.” Rikki Niblett of the blog TouringPlans.com notes that the …

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Lecrae Talks His New Album And Moving Beyond Christian Music

Music that’s filed under the Christian genre often has a hard time finding mainstream success. It’s possible to make a living as a Christian musician, and that market is actually surprisingly large (and musically diverse), but owning that title can be both a blessing and a curse for those with their sights set towards the …

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No More Bleeping Christian Music

Remember that scene in The Christmas Story where Ralphie finally loses his mind on his nemesis, that kid with yellow eyes (YELLOW EYES!) and just drops a massive array of obscenities while pounding away at his bully’s face? Kids recoil, the voiceover takes control to protect the watcher’s ears of the barrage of filth flying …

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Bono: Christian Artists Should be More Honest

If you’re an ardent fan of U2, you may know that lead vocalist Bono loves the Psalms. The 57-year-old Irish musician has spoken out several times about the inspiration that he draws from reading the Biblical hymns. And now, Bono says the Psalms offer a lesson for aspiring Christian musicians: If you want to create …

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