Thursday, April 23, 2009

United Hillsong Concert

Last Sunday night, Lynn and I went to see Hillsong United in Phoenix and it was Awesome, with a capital 'A'.

Hillsong is a church in Sydney, Austraila and they have produced over 40 albums, I only have about 10 of them. Hillsong United is the youth ministry of Hillsong Church and they also produce their own albums under the Hillsong Music Record label, I have 2 of their albums.

I think one of the reasons I love their music so much, besides the lyrical and musical elements is because I can actually sing to Hillsong and sound pretty decent. :)

It's about an hour drive from where we live so were pretty late to stand in this line.
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My primary concern with our being so far in line was what kind of seats we would end up in. I'd been here before and the last thing I wanted was to sit in the 3rd balcony. Example:
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However, despite everything, we actually got seats on the first floor, back row. It was an amazing thing, it truly was. So here we are:
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The highlight of the entire concert for me was seeing and hearing Brooke Fraser LIVE! It was incredible. I made a video of her singing Desert Song and Hosanna, two of my favorite songs. (She's the small white dot center stage playing guitar.)

Here's 'Desert Song':


Here's 'Hosanna':


Here's the entire band performing 'Take It All':


Oh yeah, the other great aspect about the concert...it was FREEEEEEEE!!!!!
I love me, some FREEEEE!

3 comments:

  1. You just had to rub it in that you got to see Brooke Fraser live. Thanks Julia.

    OK, I am over it. :-)

    I AM really glad you got to go, I know it was an amazing experience! I wish they would make a stop in Dallas sometime!

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  2. Hi,

    Your experience sounds so Awesome (with a capital "A" of course)!

    I am going to attend a concert of theirs in a couple of days and was just wondering how long the entire concert was for? 3hrs? 5 hrs?

    Thanks for your help and God Bless!

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  3. Hi Kaydia - The concert lasted about 2.5 hours, have a good time!!

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