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Dove Award winner Sanctus Real performs Aug. 16 at Gateway | Kitsap Week

POULSBO — Sanctus Real, the GMA Dove Award-winning Christian rock band from Ohio, performs Aug. 16, 7 p.m., at Gateway Fellowship in Poulsbo.

All net proceeds from the concert will support Gateway Fellowship’s Operation Day of Hope and its community meals program. For concert tickets, call (360) 779-5515 or visit Gateway Fellowship, 18901 8th Ave. NE, Poulsbo. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Seating is general admission. Sanctus Real ( consistently produces music that has broad appeal while “honestly reflect[ing] the complex journey of faith.”

Sanctus Real was nominated in 2004 for GMA Dove’s Modern Rock Song of the Year for its cover of U2’s “Beautiful Day,” and won Modern Rock Album of the Year for “Fight the Tide” in 2005. Sanctus Real has been nominated twice for Grammys  for Best Rock Gospel Album and Best Pop Gospel Album.

Poulsbo is the second stop in the group’s busy 2013 coast-to-coast schedule. The group embarks on a 13-city tour for its sixth album, “Run,” on Sept. 21.


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