August 28-30
Angel Stadium

2015 SoCal Harvest


    THIRD DAY is a multi-platinum-selling Christian rock band which has produced 30 number-one singles and won multiple Grammy and Dove awards, as well as the American Music Award in 2008. With more than 20 years of experience in playing to fans in sold-out arenas around the world, THIRD DAY is no stranger to events like the Harvest Crusade. Despite their large-scale success, THIRD DAY band members remain humble, and focused on their mission to inspire listeners to share their faith and serve God with their lives.
    Lecrae, a Christian hip hop artist, songwriter, record producer and actor, began his music ministry performing at a juvenile detention center. It was there that he realized his desire to bring hope and encouragement through music. Since 2005, Lecrae has risen to one of the biggest Christian music artists, receiving recognition on the Billboard 200 for his latest album Anomaly debuting at No. 1. He is the president, co-owner and co-founder of the independent record label Reach Records, and the co-founder and president of the non-profit organization ReachLife Ministries, providing ministry leaders with resources to carry on the message of the gospel to urban communities and the hip hop culture. Throughout his career, Lecrae has remained faithful to his calling to bring a message of hope and inspiration to all who hear his music.
    Jeremy Camp
    With 32 number-one radio singles, four gold albums, seven Dove awards, and multiple nominations ranging from Favorite Artist to Album of the Year, Camp is no stranger to accolades. But more impressive than his achievements is his faithful commitment to glorifying God through his music and lyrics. Jeremy describes himself as "a minister who happens to play music as a way to minister." Hope and healing despite personal tragedy is the theme of not only several of his songs, but of his autobiographical book, I Still Believe, and a film made in collaboration with Greg Laurie and Nick Vujicic, Hope for Hurting Hearts. His recent album I Will Follow was composed from his commitment to follow God wholeheartedly.
    Phil Wickham
    For singer, songwriter, and worship leader Phil Wickham, the Harvest Crusade is like being right at home. Having grown up in Southern California, Phil attended this annual event held at Anaheim Stadium for many years. Phil began writing songs and leading worship when he was 12 years old. Now as a professional musician, he still desires to lead people into worship. He considers himself an artist who uses music as a "brush that paints images of a loving and creative God across the canvases of listeners' hearts and minds." His song "This Is the Day" serves as the intro track for Greg Laurie's radio broadcast, A New Beginning, as well as his television program,
    Citizens & Saints
    Making their first appearance at this year's SoCal Harvest Crusade, Citizens & Saints is an alternative gospel band from Seattle formed in 2011. Their huge sound and high-energy style enable listeners to worship the Lord in a fresh new way. Their catchy hit single Made Alive, from the 2013 album Citizens (which peaked at Number 6 on the US Top Heatseekers Chart on Billboard), reminds listeners to glorify God because our sins have been erased, and we are saved because of His amazing grace. With a distinctive upbeat sound, solid lyrics full of truth, original songs and a modern take on traditional hymns, this band reaches across generational lines, unifying fans young and old and showing us through their unique music how great God's love is for us.
    Lacey Sturm
    Lacey Sturm is a Grammy and Dove award nominated singer, songwriter, instrumentalist, and speaker, with a powerful story of God's love and grace. Experiencing the tragic death of her 3-year-old cousin at the young age of 10, Lacey, cofounder and former lead vocalist of the rock band Flyleaf, went from drug use and atheism to being suicidal in her quest to answer the "why" in her struggles. With an impressive discography, Lacey has sung all over the world with a variety of musical artists including MercyMe. She also had a role in the Billy Graham Association's 2015 release The Cross, singing the hit song Mercy Tree. Lacey also shared her inspiring testimony in her book, "The Reason." Her story shows how God's love reaches through the hurt and pain of our lives, giving us a hope and future in Him.
    Harvest Worship Band
    Leading worship at Pastor Greg Laurie's home church (Harvest Christian Fellowship in Riverside and Orange County, California), the Harvest Worship Band is often charged with creating music that illustrates and enhances the themes of Laurie's messages. The band's popular release "Hope for America" is an anthem of hope and was written as a theme song for Harvest Ministries' national outreach, Harvest America.