http://thefishportland.com/ http://thefishportland.com/ en-us MercyMe Bio http://thefishportland.com/Music-Artist-Biographies/copy_of_MercyMe-Bio For the men of MercyMe - ”Barry Graul (guitar), Robby Shaffer (drums), Mike Scheuchzer (guitar), Nathan Cochran (bass), Jim Bryson (keys) and Bart Millard (vocals)â ”worshipping the Lord and leading others in His praise is very much a life-long calling..... Tue, 09 Dec 2014 17:31:41 PST Christian Artist Biographies Kutless Bio http://thefishportland.com/Music-Artist-Biographies/copy_of_Kutless-Bio Being in Kutless is pretty weird. When you start, it's like being an infant. Infants grow into kids that mature into adults. If you're fortunate, you make many of your mistakes when you are younger - and you don't make them in front of a large group of people....... Tue, 09 Dec 2014 17:11:08 PST Christian Artist Biographies Jonny Diaz Bio http://thefishportland.com/Music-Artist-Biographies/Jonny-Diaz-Bio- With the runaway success of his single "More Beautiful You", we caught up with Jonny Diaz to talk about this insightful song and his musical outlook..... Tue, 09 Dec 2014 17:11:08 PST Christian Artist Biographies Third Day Bio http://thefishportland.com/Music-Artist-Biographies/Third-Day-Bio Further honing their ever-sharpening song writing skills, Third Day, who's stood atop the Christian rock world for the better part of a decade, continue the work they've started in earnest..... Tue, 09 Dec 2014 17:11:08 PST Christian Artist Biographies Jeremy Camp Bio http://thefishportland.com/Music-Artist-Biographies/Jeremy-Camp-Bio- When you think of Jeremy Camp, the words "shy" and "quiet" don't come to mind. Energetic? Yes. Passionate? Definitely. Straightforward? Absolutely..... Tue, 09 Dec 2014 17:11:08 PST Christian Artist Biographies Phillips, Craig, & Dean Bio http://thefishportland.com/Music-Artist-Biographies/Phillips--Craig----Dean-Bio Some things you do for the money. Some things you do out of obligation or responsibility. But some things you do simply because you love it. It's the joyous gift God has put in your heart that makes passionate living possible. For Phillips, Craig & Dean, that thing is ministry through music.... Tue, 09 Dec 2014 17:11:09 PST Christian Artist Biographies Casting Crowns Bio http://thefishportland.com/Music-Artist-Biographies/Casting-Crowns-Bio What matters is what's going on in the lives of the 400+ kids that Mark Hall and the other six members of Casting Crowns minister to each and every week. What matters is that these kids come to see their lives as the only songs of worship that really count.... Tue, 09 Dec 2014 17:11:09 PST Christian Artist Biographies Chris Tomlin Bio http://thefishportland.com/Music-Artist-Biographies/Chris-Tomlin-Bio With so many worldly distractions, it's easy to lose sight of what's most important. Chris Tomlin recognizes this and desires to reacquaint us with the one fundamental element that's become all too elusive.... Tue, 09 Dec 2014 17:11:09 PST Christian Artist Biographies MercyMe Bio http://thefishportland.com/Music-Artist-Biographies/MercyMe-Bio For the men of MercyMe - ”Barry Graul (guitar), Robby Shaffer (drums), Mike Scheuchzer (guitar), Nathan Cochran (bass), Jim Bryson (keys) and Bart Millard (vocals)â ”worshipping the Lord and leading others in His praise is very much a life-long calling..... Tue, 09 Dec 2014 17:11:09 PST Christian Artist Biographies TobyMac Bio http://thefishportland.com/Music-Artist-Biographies/TobyMac-Bio The ascension of TobyMac's solo career has been nothing short of spectacular. In an era of declining music sales he has consistently defied the odds and has seen his sales increase with each new album release...... Tue, 09 Dec 2014 17:11:09 PST Christian Artist Biographies Francesca Battistelli Bio http://thefishportland.com/Music-Artist-Biographies/Francesca-Battistelli-Bio So, what do you want to be when you grow up? It's a question that takes many people years of trial and error and self-discovery to figure out. But for Christian singer/songwriter Francesca Battistelli, her mind was made up when she was only six years old..... Tue, 09 Dec 2014 17:11:09 PST Christian Artist Biographies NEEDTOBREATHE Bio http://thefishportland.com/Music-Artist-Biographies/NEEDTOBREATHE-Bio The relative isolation that came with growing up in such an environment played some part in fostering the independent-minded approach NEEDTOBREATHE would later bring to their sound.... Tue, 09 Dec 2014 17:11:10 PST Christian Artist Biographies Steven Curtis Chapman Bio http://thefishportland.com/Music-Artist-Biographies/Steven-Curtis-Chapman-Bio--ccmmagazine With more than ten million records sold in a career that began in 1987, Steven Curtis Chapman has recorded over fifteen albums. He's received five GRAMMY awards, an American Music Award, 50 Dove Awards, has recorded more than 44 No. 1 radio hits as well as numerous other honors..... Tue, 09 Dec 2014 17:11:10 PST Christian Artist Biographies Big Daddy Weave Bio http://thefishportland.com/Music-Artist-Biographies/Big-Daddy-Weave-Bio Big Daddy Weave entered the studio for the fifth time in their decade long career with a singular mission – to create a collection of songs that might somehow communicate the word placed on their hearts to the hearts of those who hear it....... Tue, 09 Dec 2014 17:30:30 PST Christian Artist Biographies Brandon Heath Bio http://thefishportland.com/Music-Artist-Biographies/Brandon-Heath-Bio Brandon Heath is a songwriter's songwriter. Although his debut album, Don't Get Comfortable, hosts an arsenal of pop-rock tunes that are as smart as they are catchy, Heath wants more than mere pop-stardom...... Tue, 09 Dec 2014 17:11:10 PST Christian Artist Biographies David Crowder Band Bio http://thefishportland.com/Music-Artist-Biographies/David-Crowder-Band-Bio In their days at Baylor University, David Crowder, Jack Parker, Jeremy Bush, Mike Dodson and Mike Hogan recognized the disconnect between the church and the disenchanted, twenty-something generation, and sought to bridge the gap..... Tue, 09 Dec 2014 17:11:10 PST Christian Artist Biographies Matthew West Bio http://thefishportland.com/Music-Artist-Biographies/Matthew-West-Bio- With a new label, concert dates on the books and plans to hit the studio with a fresh batch of songs for an album he'd already titled Something To Say, Matthew West lost his voice..... Tue, 09 Dec 2014 17:11:10 PST Christian Artist Biographies Tenth Avenue North Bio http://thefishportland.com/Music-Artist-Biographies/Tenth-Avenue-North-Bio All right, if you want to get personal with Tenth Avenue North, there are some things you should know..... Tue, 09 Dec 2014 17:11:10 PST Christian Artist Biographies Switchfoot Bio http://thefishportland.com/Music-Artist-Biographies/Switchfoot-Bio "We've always used music as a vehicle to explore our own questions and frustrations," says Switchfoot singer/songwriter/guitarist Jon Foreman. The San Diego-based band has often combined a spiritual bent with a critique of some of modern society's hypocrisies.... Tue, 09 Dec 2014 17:11:10 PST Christian Artist Biographies Lifehouse Bio http://thefishportland.com/Music-Artist-Biographies/Lifehouse-Bio Equal to their enthusiasm for the live sound, they also love to make studio records. After all, one of Lifehouse's greatest achievements is the tens of millions of radio spins garnered over the span of 4 albums...... Tue, 09 Dec 2014 17:11:11 PST Christian Artist Biographies Building 429 Bio http://thefishportland.com/Music-Artist-Biographies/Building-429-Bio Every building block leading up to who Building 429 is today has prepared them for such a time as this. The many valleys and mountaintops they've faced together have molded them-breaking them, making them, and priming them.... Tue, 09 Dec 2014 17:11:11 PST Christian Artist Biographies newsboys Bio http://thefishportland.com/Music-Artist-Biographies/newsboys-Bio To date, newsboys sold over 6 million albums, minted five gold records, charted more than 25 No. 1 radio hits and earned four Grammy nominations. The band ignited an immediate buzz when it announced the new vocalist was Grammy-winning dc Talk singer Michael Tait.... Tue, 09 Dec 2014 17:11:11 PST Christian Artist Biographies Mat Kearney Bio http://thefishportland.com/Music-Artist-Biographies/Mat-Kearney-Bio A quintessential late-bloomer to music, Kearney didn't write his first song until midway through college. Raised by hippie parents in Oregon, he was charmed early on by music.... Tue, 09 Dec 2014 17:11:11 PST Christian Artist Biographies Natalie Grant Bio http://thefishportland.com/Music-Artist-Biographies/Natalie-Grant-Bio The "if it ain't broke, don't fix it" adage virtually guarantees repeat success in the music industry once a hit formula is found, yet from time to time, an artist steps out of their comfort zone and breaks the mold, discontent to pursue the predictable. Enter Natalie Grant.... Tue, 09 Dec 2014 17:11:11 PST Christian Artist Biographies Lincoln Brewster Bio http://thefishportland.com/Music-Artist-Biographies/Lincoln-Brewster-Bio Lincoln Brewster began his musical journey at an age when most children are concentrating on learning to walk. At only one year of age, Lincoln's mother noticed his ability to keep rhythm on a drum set. By age seven, Lincoln was playing guitar and mandolin..... Tue, 09 Dec 2014 17:11:11 PST Christian Artist Biographies