Michael W. Smith to Perform at John Brown University

Concert part of university’s 100th anniversary celebration

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Michael W. Smith, Grammy-award winning singer, songwriter and musician will perform Sept. 27 at JBU.

SILOAM SPRINGS, Arkansas (Aug. 7, 2019) – Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter and musician Michael W. Smith will perform at John Brown University on Sept. 27 — part of a four-day celebration commemorating the university’s centennial.

“Michael’s incredible music has spanned four decades of our 100-year history and we’re thrilled that he is going to be part of our Centennial Celebration,” said Julie Gumm, director of university marketing & communications at JBU.

The concert will be at the Bill George Arena on JBU’s Siloam Springs campus on Friday, Sept. 27, at 7:30 p.m. Reserved seat tickets are $20 and are available at www.jbu.edu/michaelwsmith.

Michael W. Smith has sold more than 15 million albums, achieved 28 No. 1 songs, earned three Grammy Awards, one American Music Award and more than 40 Dove Awards. Most recently, in honor of ASCAP’s 100th Anniversary, Smith, along with Amy Grant, was honored as “a cornerstone of Christian music,” for his groundbreaking career and significant influence on the genre. Throughout his career, Smith has had the opportunity to sing for several presidents and national leaders.

Other highlights of JBU’s Centennial Celebration include a car show, multiple athletic events, The  Showcase featuring performances by young alumni and students, and fireworks on Saturday, Sept. 28 as well as a community worship service on Sunday, Sept. 29, at 10:30 a.m. Visit www.jbu.edu/centennialschedule for a complete schedule of events.

John Brown University is a leading private Christian university, training students to honor God and serve others since 1919. Arkansas’ top-ranked regional university (U.S. News Best Colleges, 2019), JBU enrolls more than 2,100 students from 38 states and 53 countries in its traditional undergraduate, graduate, online and concurrent education programs. JBU offers more than 40 majors, with top programs including engineering, nursing, family and human services, biology, graphic design and construction management. 

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