Front Row Live: Hawk Nelson on Saturday, July 28 at 8 p.m. ET/PT

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Posted: Mon, 07/23/2007 - 03:00

The punk music foursome Hawk Nelson will bring its infectious, powerhouse rock/punk sound to the Gospel Music Channel with the world premiere of Front Row Live: Hawk Nelson on Saturday, July 28 at 8 p.m. ET/PT as the energetic band performs music from its current hit CD Smile, It's the End of the World and their debut Letters to the President.

The hour-long concert was shot earlier this year in Nashville before a packed house of young fans and youth groups who waited for hours to see their favorite Tooth and Nail band in the intimate Front Row Live setting. Front Row Live: Hawk Nelson features music from both of the band's first two albums, including "The One Thing I Have Left," "The Show," "California," "Things We Go Through," "Everything You Ever Wanted," "Something On My Mind," "Every Little Thing," "Take Me" and "Hello."

Gospel Music Channel will present encore presentations of Front Row Live: Hawk Nelson on Tues., July 31 at 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT), Sat. August 18 at 9:00 p.m. (ET) and during Labor Day Weekend. Visit www.gospelmusicchannel.com for complete listings.

The punk foursome hailing from Canada has won the hearts of fans and media nationwide since their debut release in June 2004 with Letters to the President. Since their U.S. arrival, Hawk Nelson has appeared on NBC's "American Dreams," made a cameo appearance in the motion picture "Yours, Mine, & Ours" (where they played their original song "Bring Em Out"), as well as had their songs featured on NBC's 2006 NHL Stanley Cup promo spots, WB's Smallville, Summerland and Laguna Beach and on the Inspired by Soundtrack for the hit movie, "Charlotte's Web." In April 2006, Hawk Nelson released their sophomore studio release, Smile, It's The End Of The World, which debuted on the Billboard 200. Hawk Nelson has toured with Jeremy Camp, Steven Curtis Chapman and TobyMac. Currently, the band is in the middle of the unique "Hawk Nelson Baseball Tour" which began in June and continues through August as the band is traveling to 32 Minor and Major League Baseball venues to for pre- or post-game concerts.

Front Row Live is GMC's original series featuring powerhouse artists hosting their own concert performances while sharing their musical inspirations in front of specially-invited audiences. Featured artists have included Third Day, The Clark Sisters, Kirk Franklin, Natalie Grant and Randy Owen of Alabama. Upcoming world premieres include The Issacs (Aug. 4), Myron Butler (Aug. 25), Rebecca St. James (Sept. 1), Rance Allen (Sept. 2), Gospel Dream Winner Brian Smith (Sept. 4), Brian Free & Assurance (Sept. 22), Connersvine (Sept. 29), Aaron Shust (Oct. 6) and Calvin Cooke and Friends with special guest Robert Randolph (Oct. 13).

About Gospel Music Channel
Gospel Music Channel (www.gospelmusicchannel.com) is the nation's first and only 24/7 all music entertainment television network devoted to the uplifting, inspiring and diverse music that is gospel/Christian music. It is one of the fastest-growing cable channels in television today; the network has doubled availability in 2007 alone and is now carried in all ten of the top ten markets and 22 of the top 25. Gospel Music Channel can be seen on various cable systems around the country.