On Aug. 18, Walt Disney World Resort announced its revised artist schedule, with performance times and stages, for Night of Joy, a two-night contemporary Christian music festival held in the Magic Kingdom on Sept. 10 and Sept. 11, 2010. Night of Joy features performances by Christian singers and musicians working across various genres, including rock, pop, and gospel music.
Walt Disney World’s 2010 Night of Joy artist line-up showcases 16 artists, many of whom have won “Artist of the Year” and other Dove or Grammy awards. 2010 “Artist of the Year” Casting Crowns will perform, as well as previous “Artist of the Year” winners Chris Tomlin (2006 and 2007), mercyme (2004) and Third Day (2001). In addition to these headliners, the 28th annual Night of Joy offers seven other acts that have won Dove Awards or Grammy Awards.
Night of Joy is a hard-ticket event at the Magic Kingdom, meaning the festival is held after hours and requires a separate admission ticket. This year’s festival takes place after the theme park’s regular hours, from 7:30 p.m. – 1 a.m. In addition to the performances, guests who attend will be able to ride popular Disney attractions.
See my previous article for more information on Disney’s 2010 Night of Joy, including prices and open attractions.
Disney’s Night of Joy 2010 artist schedule
(What follows is Disney’s most current 2010 Night of Joy schedule. Artists and time are subject to change without notice.)
Friday, Sept. 10, 2010
- BarlowGirl – Galaxy Stage – 10:45 p.m. & 12:15 a.m.
- Casting Crowns – Castle Forecourt – 9:45 p.m.
- David Crowder*Band – Castle Forecourt – 7:45 p.m.
- Group 1 Crew – Galaxy Stage – 7:30 p.m. & 9 p.m.
- Sidewalk Prophets – Rockettower Plaza Stage – 8:15 p.m.
- Tenth Avenue North – Rockettower Plaza Stage – 9:45 p.m.
- Thousand Foot Krutch – Rockettower Plaza Stage – 11:30 p.m.
- Chris Tomlin – Castle Forecourt – 11:45 p.m.
Click here for 2010 Night of Joy Guidemap: Friday, in .pdf format.
Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010
- Day of Fire – Rockettower Plaza Stage – 9:45 p.m. &11:20 p.m.
- Family Force 5 – Castle Forecourt, 7:45 p.m.
- Lecrae – Galaxy Stage – 10:30 p.m.
- mercyme – Castle Forecourt – 11:45 p.m.
- Britt Nicole – Rockettower Plaza Stage – 8:20 p.m.
- Smokie Norful – Galaxy Stage – 7:30 p.m. & 9 p.m.
- Red – Galaxy Stage – 12 midnight
- Third Day – Castle Forecourt – 9:45 p.m.
Click here for 2010 Night of Joy Guidemap and Schedule: Saturday, in .pdf format.
Visit the Walt Disney World Night of Joy page for more information on Magic Kingdom’s event, performing artists, or to buy tickets. Groups should contact Disney by calling 877-NITEJOY.
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