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Community invited to see Big Daddy Weave in concert at Evangel University

Published on Feb 20, 2023 by Erin Hedlun

SPRINGFIELD, Missouri – Christian band Big Daddy Weave will perform a concert on the campus of Evangel University on March 18 at 7 p.m.. The event will be held in Spence Chapel. The band will be joined by special guests Hannah Kerr, Christian vocal artist, and The Young Escape, a Christian electronic pop band . The public is invited to attend.

The concert is part of Big Daddy Weave’s “Only the Beginning” tour, presented by World Concern. Tickets are available for purchase online at

Big Daddy Weave is a contemporary Christian band from Mobile, Alabama, and is known for such hits as “My Story,” “The Lion and the Lamb,” and “Redeemed.” Its members include Mike Weaver, Jeremy Redmon, Joe Shirk, and Brian Beihl. Following the death of founding member Jay Weaver, who died from COVID-19 in 2022, Big Daddy Weave continues to share about their deep and personal faith in Jesus, no matter the circumstances.

Big Daddy Weave is the first of several concerts hosted by Evangel this spring. Additional concert information will be forthcoming.


 About Evangel University

Evangel University, with its embedded Assemblies of God Theological Seminary (AGTS), is a comprehensive Spirit-led Christian university located in Springfield, Missouri. It is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities. Under the leadership of Dr. Mike Rakes, EU is committed to excellence in educating and equipping students to serve the Church and society globally and becoming compassionate innovators in their chosen vocations. EU offers more than 70 degree programs, including cutting-edge majors, pre-professional programs, and affordable and flexible online degree options.

EU is highly regarded and has been ranked:

  • US News & World Report Best Colleges Top Performer in Social Mobility
  • Colleges of Distinction Best Christian University
  • Top 10 Best Universities by
  • Third Most Beautiful Campus in the Midwest by Christian Colleges & Universities
  • Top 10 Best Colleges in Missouri by

With additional accreditations in business, counseling, music, social work, and theology and certification as an Excellence in Giving university, EU is focused on providing students with hands-on experience and real-world training for today’s professional careers. Learn more about the university at