for KING & COUNTRY

One of the music industry’s most respected and decorated duos. Brothers Joel and Luke Smallbone have won four GRAMMY Awards, seven GMA Dove Awards, a Billboard Music Award, 13 K-LOVE Fan Awards, and their eight No.1 songs have produced an astonishing accumulation of over one billion on-demand streams. The RIAA Platinum-selling act’s live show has been hailed as a must-see concert event that continues to wow sold-out crowds whether in the USA, Australia, Germany, Netherlands, or New Zealand.

The global hitmakers have collaborated with a diverse list of artists including the legendary Dolly Parton, NEEDTOBREATHE, and Timbaland, amongst others. Joel and Luke Smallbone are committed to numerous philanthropic efforts focused on human trafficking, children in need, as well as numerous programs in support of the arts.

Rebecca St. James

Among the most defining artists in Christian music history, GRAMMY®-winning singer/songwriter, best-selling author, speaker and actress Rebecca St. James catapulted into the global spotlight following the release of her self-titled Forefront Records debut in 1994. The Australian native’s modern pop sensibilities and uncompromising lyrics set a benchmark in Christian music, leading a new generation of artistry in the genre.

St. James has earned multiple Dove Awards, nine #1 Christian radio singles and two GOLD®-certified recordings, and her discography includes such iconic albums as Pray, God and Transform. Author of the best-selling titles Wait For Me (Thomas Nelson) and Pure (Hachette/Faithwords), among others, she starred in the 2009 film Sarah’s Choice; portrayed Mary Magdalene in the groundbreaking rock opera !Hero; and voiced ‘Hope, The Angel’ in VeggieTales’ best-selling The Easter Carol, in addition to other diverse roles.

St. James recently partnered with world-renowned worship collective Bethel Music and her label debut is slated for release later this year.

Mack Brock

Mack Brock has been a worship leader and producer for over 15 years. He spent a decade leading with Elevation Worship and building teams at Elevation Church. He is passionate about leading people into a heightened awareness of the presence of God, and the role worship plays in our lives and our communities.

He’s also passionate about his wife Meredith and his two awesome kids, Harvey & Cyrus.

Jekalyn Carr

Jekalyn Carr

Jekalyn Carr is a three-Time GRAMMY® nominee and GMA Dove Award winning artist, profound speaker, entrepreneur, influencer, actress, and author. Her burgeoning national acclaim was evinced when she received the distinct honor of being named a POWER 100 by Ebony Magazine as one of the most influential people in the world.

She was featured in the television series Greenleaf on the OWN Network, and also featured in the movie “Never Heard”, which is streaming on Netflix. She has spent half a decade on top of the charts, as an artist.

Brandon Lake

Songwriter and worship leader with the Bethel Music Collective and a worship pastor at Seacoast Church in South Carolina. Brandon has a passion to write songs for the Church that ultimately further the Kingdom of God, and enjoys co-writing with a variety of Christian music artists and worship leaders from different backgrounds and denominations around the world.

Brandon believes that the people of God should be the freest people on the planet, and he is passionate about releasing joy and excitement while pursuing the presence of God in worship.

Shai Tsabari

Shai Tsabari

The Israeli Audience has discovered the distinctive voice and personality of Shai Tsabari, who will open the GALLELUJAH Festival on the Main Stage. Shai’s parents made Aliya (immigrated) to Israel from Yemen and he was born in central Israel. After Shai served in the IDF he studied music at the highly acclaimed Rimon School of Music, and today is a distinct and accomplished name for Israeli music lovers. Shai’s show is a combination of music, joy, a dance party and an uplifting musical journey of Hebrew song.

As well as performing his famous songs, Shai also brings a new spirit to the words of both ancient and contemporary Hebrew poets from Rabbi Saadia Gaon to Ibn Gabirol to Ahuva Ozeri! A show whose charm is breaking the barriers between the artist and audience and combines the traditional and the contemporary, with a taste of Yemenite Jewish music.

A performance with a unique blend of Middle Eastern grooves and melodies, Klezmer elements, and rock, creating an ecstatic and joyful experience for our Gallelujah musical journey through Israel.

Yair Levi & Band

Yair is a Jewish Levite (descendants of the Tribe of Levi). Fully embracing his heritage, he creates a unique mixture of Jewish soul music that embraces his faith and Biblical values.

Yair’s music and personal journey has led him to various musical performances with several of Israel’s leading musicians. His music, which has spread far outside the borders of Israel, seeks to create a connection between different cultures and religions.

Out of Yair’s deep connection with Scripture has emerged one of his most powerful songs, ‘Refa Na’ (‘please heal her’, Numbers 12:13), which he wrote  for his ill grandmother in 2020. The song has reached millions of views on YouTube and has been translated to a variety of languages (Chinese, German, Spanish and more). Also, their recent release of “Hallelujah” is an amazing musical journey through Psalm 150.

Yair and his 6-person band will be performing live at the Gallelujah Festival in June 2023.

Yair Levi & Band
The Piyut Ensemble

The Piyut Ensemble

The Piyut Ensemble is a collective of 18 artists, aged from 25-82, who bring musical talent across 3 generations. The ensemble is famous for its renditions of biblical songs in their original Hebrew form, as well as songs in Arabic from various North Africa influences. T

The Ensemble gained recognition of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, which resulted in the release of the first album “Arba Otiyot, Distributed by the label “Nana Disc” at 2015.

The Piyut Ensemble performs frequently to critical acclaim, including in unique collaborative performances at leading music festivals internationally and in Israel, bringing a new sound which is both deeply rooted in tradition and completely contemporary.

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