Move Tour

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The MOVE TOUR Joins FrontGate Media for Exclusive Representation of Sponsorships Over Next 5 Years 

Annual Tour Brand Unifies Christian & Gospel Music Markets Through Fierce Creative & Evangelistic Explosion Featuring Six Of Today’s Leading Voices

Orange County, CA – FrontGate Media; the leading faith-based, culture-engaged media & marketing group, announced today the addition of THE MOVE TOUR to their growing internet & events media group roster.

The MOVE TOUR is a movement that has awakened America’s communities by challenging and equipping the church across the nation to MOVE… Forward, Out of the Way, and With God. This annual tour brings excitement, inspiration and a strong transformative Biblical message through an electrifying musical experience that will engage any audience in over 35+ dates across the U.S. 

This year’s MOVE TOUR brings together the fierce creative explosion of six of today’s leading voices in music & ministry—BET’s “Sunday Best” favorite Jessica Reedy, Hip Hop generals Da’ T.R.U.T.H. & The Ambassador, R&B/Hip Hop crooner Sean Simmonds, Urban Pop artists B.Reith and Jai in select markets, and Hip Hop Theologian Shai Linne. The MOVE TOUR is produced by Xist Music and UpLift! Group, who also created the 25-city MISFiT Tour 2011. For more information about the tour and artists, see

The MOVE TOUR draws a surprising and exciting cross section of people with a core audience ages 20-39, 70% of whom are women, 80% with one or more children at home. Dates for the tour will run July 5 – August 14, 2012 across 35+ cities with a projected average attendance of 1,200 per night, which is at least 42,000 attendees. For the MOVE TOUR MEDIA KIT, see

FrontGate Media is customizing sponsorship packages for the tour, seeking national partners in the following areas: National Brands, Cause/Non-profit, Publisher/Books, University/College, Bible/Translation, Single Parent Resources, Film/DVD Projects, Software/Apps, Worship Resources, and Christian Websites.  Category exclusivity is available for discussion.

Scott A. Shuford, founder of FrontGate Media, has experienced this tour and its fan base firsthand.  “The MOVE TOUR is a cross-market, cross-ethnic, Cross-centric experience of what the church is today.  They have created a great opportunity to join in the evangelistic movement God has commissioned to redeem people through the most popular music genre around the world. We at FrontGate see this tour as exactly the kind of value and reach that our company was created to support by making new connection points for companies and ministries with this audience.” 

About Xist
Xist Music is the recording label of Xist Worldwide, which produces innovative projects from our award-winning artists, who are leaders in the inspirational urban music industry. Xist Worldwide was founded by Terverius Black and Sean Simmonds to become the leading producer of inspirational urban entertainment, lifestyle and media content. With properties in music, film, publishing and other lifestyle projects, Xist Worldwide acquires, produces, markets and distributes inspirational urban content. Visit Xist at for more information and follow them at
About UpLift! Group
The UpLift! Group is a management, marketing consulting and coaching firm that partners with individuals and organizations to help them See their vision, Soar towards it and Succeed at bringing it to pass. A ministry-focused firm, UpLift! develops and strive to provide the best in spiritual and personal development resources and lifestyle products in partnership with a stellar portfolio of clients including: GRAMMY® nominated Christian Hip Hop artists Da’ T.R.U.T.H. and The Ambassador, award-winning producer and Pop artist JR, Essence bestselling author and Certified Empowerment Coach Felicia Scott, dynamic spoken-word artist Oraia, Lamp Mode recording artist Shai Linne and Thomas Nelson author and Women of Faith speaker Kim Cash Tate. Visit UpLift! at and follow them at
About FrontGate Media: We Deliver Audience.
FrontGate Media ( is the largest internet & event media group and marketing service reaching the culture-engaged faith and family values audience which represents $4.6 billion worth of Christian products purchased by consumers annually according to USA Today. The firm has been named the Best Faith-based Website by the Web Marketing Association in the Internet Advertising Competition, and celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2011. The FrontGate Media group creates relationship and reach for organizations and companies to engage their more than 15 million email subscribers, 25 million monthly page views, and 600,000+ attendees at annual events. The media group is #1 in reach to several consumer and leadership demographics in the faith and family values audience including event attendees, entertainment fans, music fans, church musicians and worship leaders, and political conservatives. The company plays a key role in the success of movie studios, non-profit organizations, publishers and authors, record labels and artists and more seeking to engage the Christian audience.
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For more information on The MOVE TOUR and FrontGate Media, please contact


Lori Lenz – FrontGate Media