Christian Pop Star Amy Grant Will Continue Comeback at Packard Hall Concert

WARREN, Ohio – With a new single set to be released and a tour already underway, Amy Grant is back on track.

The Christian pop singer’s first new song in a decade, the gentle “Trees We’ll Never See,” will surface on March 24, and Grant has more new material ready to follow.

She’ll come to the Mahoning Valley on Wednesday, March 22, for an 8 p.m. concert at Packard Music Hall in Warren. Tickets range from $59.50 to $29.50 and are available HERE.

Grant’s productivity is flurry of activity is remarkable, given the setbacks she suffered. The 62-year-old artist underwent months or rehabilitation after she was knocked unconscious after a bicycle accident last July near her Nashville home and suffered brain trauma that at least temporarily damaged her memory.

In 2020, she had open heart surgery to repair a congenital defect, and just a few months ago, she had surgery to remove a cyst in her throat.

Grant emerged victorious in December when she was among the Kennedy Center Honors recipients.

With her new music and tour, she appears to be all the way back.

“So much creativity has been put on hold in my life, for all kinds of reasons,” Grant said in a press release.

Last summer, she was asked to sing on a new Cory Asbury song yet to be released and was able to do so after she recuperated from the accident.

Inspired by the song, which she called one of the most beautiful she has heard in a long time, Grant and Nashville-based songwriter/producer Marshall Altman started comparing songs each artist had recently written. One of Altman’s songs – “Trees We’ll Never See” – really stuck with Grant.

It’s the first new music she released since 2013’s “How Mercy Looks From Here” album.

Fans at the Warren concert will be among the first to get to hear the new song live.

“My recovery has honestly felt miraculous,” she said in the release. “And so, I want to say thank you to each person who said a prayer for me.”

The six-time Grammy Award-winner embarked on a 30-city tour this month.

Grant’s comeback was underscored in December when she – along with rock band U2, Gladys Knight, Tania Leon and George Clooney – was feted as a Kennedy Center honoree.

In an interview with the Associated Press last year, Grant said that when she heard about the honor, she initially thought it was for her husband, and country music legend, Vince Gill.

Gill has performed several times at the Kennedy Center Honors.

Grant has sold over 30 million records in her career, which spans 40 years. Best known for her hits, “Baby Baby,” “Every Heartbeat” and “That’s What Love Is For,” she rose to fame as a teenager when she released her self-titled debut album in 1977.

A pioneer of the contemporary Christian music genre, she would go on to release 20 studio albums, including five Christmas albums, 11 compilation albums, four live albums and 84 singles.

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