Have you ever wondered who Hillsong United is? This is the band known for creating waves with their highly energetic, God glorifying, dance inducing praise and worship songs. They are back once again to perform in Manila come June 11 and 13, 2014, 7:30 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum, Quezon City. Their contemporary Christian and secular music songs had led nations into a spirit of pure worship of God thru their sold out concerts around the world. This band is committed to create an unforgettable musical expression that is unique and vividly signifies a Godly mission.

Hillsong United is a notable international Gospel band, which has a mission to spread God's love.

Hillsong United is a notable international Gospel band, which has a mission to spread God’s love.

They write songs to awaken churches and individuals to the undeniable truth that we are redeemed and called into the story of God’s love and mercy. The United team is composed of familiar worship leaders with the likes of Joel Houston, Jad Gillies, JD and Matthew Crocker. The band has become an evolving collaboration of pastors, worship leaders, musicians and songwriters all aimed in giving voice to a generation who is arduously passionate about God. Their only desire? To simply serve God and allow Him to do what only He can do best.

The band tours around the world to perform at various Hillsong church locations and general concert venues. Their songs are composed by them for their own performances and other churches during weekly services. They perform monthly in London and at summer camps. Their song Oceans hit number one on the American Billboard Christian Songs in 2013 and it also appeared on the Billboard Hot 100 in May 2014.

Origin of Hillsong United

Let us get to know where the band came from. it was originally formed by close friends within the youth ministry known as Powerhouse Youthheaded by Hillsong Youth Pastors Phil and Lucinda Dooley. They played original songs and rearranged popular radio tunes during their weekly meeting for local youths aged 16 to 25 years old. Meanwhile, notable band members contributed songs in its album. Most members of the band also attended Hillsong Church services. To cite some examples, they had released Gospel music since 1999. Here are some of their songs that became a hit in the US, Australia and New Zealand.

Phenomenal Hits of Hillsong United

These are only some of their Gospel Songs that made them big in the industry.

  • All of the Above– It was released in March 17, 2007 with contemporary Christian genre.
  • Across  the Earth– It was released on May 9, 2009.
  • Aftermath– It was released on February 15, 2011.
  • Zion– This song was released on February 23, 2013.

Current Band Members

The current band members are as follows:

  1. Joel Houston – Worship leader, guitar, keys and percussion
  2. Jonathan JD Douglass – Worship leader, percussion
  3. Jad Gillies – Worship leader, guitar
  4. Matty Crocker – Worship leader, percussion
  5. Taya Smith – Worship leader
  6. Michael Guy Chislett – Guitar, keys, musical director
  7. Dylan Thomas – Rhythm guitar, keys, musical director
  8. Timon Klein – Lead Guitar
  9. Benjamin Tenni Tennikoff – Keyboards, programming, sampling
  10. Adam Crosariol – Bass guitar
  11. Simon Kobler – Drums

Concert Ticket Prices

Ticket prices are as follows:

  1. Patron- Php 1,500
  2. Lower Box – Php 1,500
  3. Upper A – Php 1,500
  4. Upper B – Php 500
  5. Gen Admission – Php 300

Hillsong United in Manila Ticket Reservations

You can also reserve your ticket by calling 910-5524 or by logging in to ticketnet.com.ph.

Watch Hillsong United in Manila and get to be captivated with their soul enriching songs of praise and dances and get to realize God’s love for you.

To quote Joel Houston.

Our prayer is that people everywhere would catch this desire and run with it in the same way. Knowing God is with them, God is in control and He will have His way”.  This is the band’s way of making people realize that God is always in control and that no matter what happens, He will always be present in the lives of everyone.

Go get your tickets before it runs out. Watch Hillsong United in Manila on June 11 and 13, 2014. See you there.

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