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Manic Drive booked for Summer in the City

By: Staff Writer

Posted: 04/11/2018 10:30 AM

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Summer in the City organizers announced on Wednesday morning that Christian pop duo Manic Drive will headline the festival's Sunday night concert in June.

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Summer in the City organizers announced on Wednesday morning that Christian pop duo Manic Drive will headline the festival's Sunday night concert in June.

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Juno award winning band Manic Drive is the first headline name released for this year's Summer in the City.

Organizers of the festival revealed the name of the Worship in the City event headliners at an announcement on Wednesday morning.

The Toronto-based band will perform on Sunday, June 17, in a free evening concert starting at 6 p.m.

Further announcements about the festival’s country and rock headliners are expected in the coming weeks.

In additional to its Juno Award win in 2015 for its album, "VIP," the group is well-known for its presence on Billboard’s Christian Radio music charts and is described as an edgy pop duo with a focus on honesty, relevance, and transparency in their lyrics and sound.

Comedian Matt Falk and Christian pop/worship band The Color will open the Sunday evening concert event, before Manic Drive closes the evening off.

Sunday at Summer in the City with also include its regular morning church service, which this year will feature guest speaker Mark Hughes from Winnipeg-based Church of the Rock and worship led by Danny Plett and Project Worship.

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