This Week: Graham Brings Festival of Hope to Birmingham

This weekend the Greater Birmingham Festival Of Hope will bring music with a message to Bartow Arena.

WHAT: Greater Birmingham Festival of Hope

WHEN: Friday, Aug. 14 at 7 p.m. (doors open at 5:30 p.m.)
             Saturday, Aug. 15 at 6 p.m. (doors open at 4:30 p.m.)  
             Sunday, Aug. 16 at 5 p.m. (doors open at 3:30 p.m.) 

WHERE: Bartow Arena (617 13th Street South) 

WHO: Franklin Graham with Kirk Franklin, Newsboys, Tasha Cobbs, Michael W. Smith, Flame, Kari Jobe, Lacey, Dae-Lee, The Reykjavik Gospel Company, Amena Brown and DJ Opdiggy

COST: All programs open to the public and FREE

For those who cannot attend the event in person, the Greater Birmingham Festival of Hope will be streamed online at

Media credentials can be obtained by presenting company identification at the media entrance located at Bartow Arena’s lower 13th Street entrance. There will also be a working media area on the floor of the arena. Media check-in begins each night an hour before the start of the program.

For more information about the Greater Birmingham Festival of Hope or to discuss coverage opportunities, please contact Todd Shearer at 404.314.4206.