Genre: mixture of classic Petra tunes in rock, pop & worship style, such as "Beyond Belief," "No Doubt," and "Just Reach out" plus hits off his solo albums, such as "Show Me the Way," "One by One"
ABOUT THE ARTIST- JOHN W. SCHLITT
"John Schlitt," lead singer of "Petra" and internationally-known recording artist, will be featured at (DDSC stadium, Golaghat Road) in (Dimapur, Nagaland) on (17th Nov, 2011 at 5 Pm) Petra was founded in 1972, and is one of the world's best known and most successful Christian rock bands, with sales of over 7 million records. Schlitt, a native of Illinois, has been their lead vocalist since 1986. During his time with Petra, he has recorded 16 albums, earning four Grammy and numerous Dove awards, with many #1 and Top Ten hits on the Contemporary Christian Charts. His travels and performances with the group have reached all 50 states and 18 countries. Prior to his time with Petra, Schlitt was lead singer for the rock band "Head East," a Midwest-based group which toured the United States in the 1970's and was best known for their classic hit "Never Been Any Reason".
Schlitt's concerts are a mixture of classic Petra tunes in rock, pop, and praise & worship style, such as "Beyond Belief," "No Doubt," and plus hits off his solo albums, such as "Show Me the Way," "One by One" and "Inside of You."
"As a Christian artist, I'm one of the most blessed people in the business, because I have an avenue to go out and do what I love," says Schlitt. ?This music is a form - it's a way to be heard. I see so much need out there; I've been given the opportunity to have a platform where people will listen." In addition to his work with Petra, schlitt started performing solo in the mid-90s. He has released three solo albums "Shake" "Unfit for Swine" and the "The grafting". He is currently working on a fourth project titled "The greater cause".