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ApologetiX in Cape Girardeau MO Wednesday
Tue., Apr. 29. 2003 11:13pm EDT

J. Jackson, lead singer for ApologetiX (That Christian Parody Band) here.

1.Wednesday: Cape Girardeau MO
2.Friday: Private Concert in Duluth MN Plus More Minnesota Info
3.Next Weekend: Two in Michigan, One in Missouri
4.Oregon: Our 38th State
5.Next Single: How You Rewind Me (Remix) 6.CD Sale: All Eight ApologetiX Titles $7 Each
7.Upcoming Concerts
8.One Last Thing



Thanks to all of you who came out to see us in Pittsburgh PA and Corpus Christi TX. We had the special treat of introducing the audience to the original ApologetiX drummer, Jeff Pakula, who was the first member to join the band after Karl and I got together. Jeff played for us for three years and is a dear friend.

Seeing as Pittsburgh is our hometown, you can expect to see us there again as soon as we can swing it. Corpus Christi was beautiful and the people are terrific, and I hear there is a good chance we'll be back there again later this fall and next spring! Plus, we'll be back for three other concerts in Texas in July and August. For more details, please check http://www.apologetix.com/tour.htm



1. WEDNESDAY: CAPE GIRARDEAU MO

If you're from anywhere near Cape Girardeau, you know that this concert isn't just for Missouri fans, but also for those of you in Kentucky and Illinois. Our old pal, Bob Flaherty, who was the official ApologetiX drummer from 1995-98 (including "Ticked"), will be along for the ride. If you have a copy of our "Ticked" CD (or any of our CDs), make sure you ask Bob to sign it. He's too humble to volunteer to do so. Last time we were in Missouri, Fred Behanna, who played drums for us from 1999-01 ("Biblical Graffiti" and "Spoofernatural") came, too.

Wednesday, April 30, 2003 at 6:00PM
Ticketed Event
HOPE EXPLOSION
Cape Bible Chapel
2911 Kage Road
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
CONTACT: 573-334-5948 OR
Billy Garner 573-335-8622
Email garner_billy@hotmail.com


2. FRIDAY: PRIVATE CONCERT IN DULUTH MN PLUS MORE MINNESOTA INFO

Friday's concert is a private event sponsored by the Salvation Army for 31 churches. Sorry, Minnesota fans!

BUT we will be playing again at both major Minnesota festivals, Sonshine and Spirit Midwest, in July! For more details, please check http://www.apologetix.com/tour.html


3. NEXT WEEKEND: 2 IN MICHIGAN, 1 IN MISSOURI

Friday, May 9, 2003 7:00 PM
TicketS $7.00 ADVANCE, $10 DOOR
FAITH CHURCH
7200 Angling Road Portage, MI 49024
(near Kalamazoo)
CONTACT: Bob Withee (269) 323-9444
EMAIL bobby_guitar@yahoo.com info: faithportage.com

Saturday, May 10, 2003 7:00 PM
Tickets $10 Advance, $12 Door,
and Early Bird tickets by April 19th, are $8
CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES CENTER
1199 Stewart Road
Monroe, Michigan 48162
CONTACT: Church 734-241-1000 OR
Jones Bible and Book 734-241-4970
Email: David Jones jonesbibleandbook@tdi.net OR
Pastor Jeff Lambert jeff.lambert@stewartroad.org

Sunday, May 11, 2003 6:00 PM
Free Event- (only open to Waynesville High students and parents)
BACCALAUREATE For Waynesville High School -
sponsored by area churches
Waynesville, MO
Contact: Kelly Tillott
573-528-4028 (cell)


4. OREGON: OUR 38th STATE

No, I didn't get the history wrong! We know Oregon was the 33rd State in the Union ... but we've just added a concert for August 9 in Portland, which will make Oregon the 38th state in which ApologetiX has played, narrowly edging out Wyoming, where we will play for the first time August 16, and Maine, where we will debut August 30. That means we'll have played in 40 of the 50 states by the end of August! I think that's totally cool, because I've always wanted to visit all 50 states, but it would be so much cooler to play in all 50!

For the curious, the 10 states left to go are Alaska, Connecticut, Delaware, Idaho, Louisiana, Mississippi, Montana, North Dakota (although we play right near Fargo at Spirit Fest Midwest in Minnesota), Rhode Island and Utah (although the Salt Lake City newspaper ran a brief article on us a week or so ago).


5. NEXT SINGLE: HOW YOU REWIND ME (REMIX)

For those of you keeping score at home, we have released two singles to Christian Rock radio from our latest CD, "Grace Period." In previous times, we just left it to the stations to play whatever they wanted (and they can still do that, and that's what the non-rock stations do), but now we designate a particular song, so all of the rock stations can play it at the same time, which is what everybody else does and what our radio friends recommend. This dramatically increases the chances of those songs actually showing up on the Christian rock charts, which in turn increases exposure for ApologetiX, which in turn increases exposure to the message we are trying to put across.

Our first single was "Smooth Grandmama," which was followed by "Corinthians." For our third single, we've gone a step further and done a remix, so the single for "How You Rewind Me" will sound a little different than the one you know from "Grace Period" -- We rerecorded the vocals to give them a harder rock edge and the music is a little tighter, although the single retains the lyrics and the feel of the original parody. We plan to release the "How You Rewind Me" remix to radio in May, so stay tuned for more details.


6. CD SALE: ALL EIGHT APOLOGETIX TITLES $7 EACH

The orders keep pouring in for our cracked CD sale, so here are the details once again:

We have a limited supply of CDs with cracked cases that we are selling at a greatly reduced price. All seven of our titles are available. All of the CDs and booklets are in perfect shape. The cases are in various degrees of disrepair, some are in near-perfect shape while some don't even have cases, but all of them have the CD, the booklet and the tray card, so all you need is a CD case in good condition. I will autograph all of the CDs to help make up for the broken cases.

For a limited time only, we are making them available to our e-mail subscribers for $7 each. We are also putting our remastered "Have Yourself a Parody Little Christmas" six-song CDs on sale for a limited time for $7 each.

Mail orders only. Sorry, no credit cards. Please make checks/money orders payable to ApologetiX.

Shipping & handling is a flat rate of $5 for your entire order, no matter how many you order.

Simply print out this e-mail and fill out the form below and send it in along with your check/money order to the address at the bottom of the order form.

We must receive your check/money order before we ship. Don't worry about contacting us by e-mail. Just send the form via postal mail and include your name and address.

********

ORDER FORM

Please list the quantity in the blank space next to the title:

QUANTITY

______ Grace Period

______ Keep the Change

______ Spoofernatural

______ Biblical Graffiti

______ Jesus Christ Morningstar

______ Ticked

______ Radical History Tour

______ Christmas CD

________ TOTAL NUMBER of CDs ordered

x $7 Cost per CD

________ Sub-Total

+ $5 Shipping & Handling

________ TOTAL COST (please make checks/money orders payable to ApologetiX)



Name: ________________________________________________________



Address: ________________________________________________________



City, State, Zip: ________________________________________________________

Please include this order form and print your address information on the order

Send your order, along with your check or money order, to:

ApologetiX 1343
Davis Ave.
Pittsburgh PA 15212-1977




7. UPCOMING CONCERTS

This list adds concerts frequently, so stay tuned for more info. For the full details on all of the concerts below, please go to http://www.apologetix.com/tour.html and scroll to the bottom. To inquire about booking a concert, please contact Kathleen Burke at booking@apologetix.com or Burke Communications at 949-770-3001 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PST).

Apr 30 - Cape Girardeau MO May 02 - Duluth MN (private event for 31 churches) May 09 - Portage MI May 10 - Monroe MI May 11 - Waynesville MO (closed concert) May 16 - Lansdale PA May 25 - Johnstown NY May 30 - Boulder City NV Jun 13 - Camdenton, MO Jun 14 - El Cajon CA (San Diego) Jun 25 - Paducah KY Jun 26 - Milwaukee WI JUN 28 - Albuquerque NM Jul 04 - Franklin NC Jul 05 - Mayfield KY Jul 11 - Wilmar, MN (Sonshine Festival) Jul 12 - LiFest WI Jul 15 - Bastrop TX Jul 16 - Brownwood TX Jul 18 - Emporia KS Jul 19 - Camdenton MO Jul 24 - Spirit West Coast, CA Jul 26 - Detroit Lakes, MN (Spirit Fest Midwest) Aug 05 - Kingdom Bound NY Aug 09 - Portland OR Aug 16 - Cheyenne WY Aug 17 - Fremont NE Aug 22 - Springfield IN Aug 23 - Cincinnati OH Aug 29 - Elgin TX Aug 30 - Ellsworth ME Sep 6 - Marion OH Sep 7 - Marion OH Sep 13 - Fairfield IL Oct 25 - Rockton IL


8. ONE LAST THING

The rest of the band will be driving the van this weekend, but I get to fly, and I'm telling you that so I can tell you why -- it's my parents' 50th anniversary! Usually we put prayer requests down at this part of the newsletter, and I just wanted to put in a word of praise and thanksgiving to God that He not only gave my parents such a great marriage (and four kids and 10 grandchildren with another on the way), but that He also has given them remarkably good health and clarity of mind, so they can not only celebrate but appreciate this golden time. Praise the Lord!

Apologetically,

J.

-- J. Jackson Lead Singer/Lyricist ApologetiX (That Christian Parody Band) www.apologetix.com j@apologetix.com


James 3:18
Peacemakers who sow in peace raise a harvest of righteousness.