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Vinton, Virginia, United States | SELF

Vinton, Virginia, United States | SELF
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January 17th Fellowship Community Church (Salem, Virginia) 5:30 P.M.

January 31st Private Party at Mt. Pleasant Gym (Roanoke, Virginia) 3:00-5:30 P.M.

February 18-21 Nationals up in New York City with William Byrd Drama Department

March 7th 6:00 p.m. "Halesford Baptist Church" (Gravity)

March 21st 10:30 a.m. "First Baptist Church" Roanoke,Virginia

March 26th 6:00 p.m. "New Testament Baptist Church" Vinton,Virginia

April 14th at 6:00 p.m. "Halesford Baptist Church"

April 16th 8:00 p.m. "Relay for Life" at William Byrd High School

April 22nd Thursday 10:45 a.m. "Parkway House Of Prayer" Roanoke,Virginia

April 24th Vinton Dogwood Festival 12:00- 12:30

April 28- May 2nd "Annie Get Your Gun" William Byrd High School

May 8th Saturday 4:00 "Alleghany High School"

May 24th Vinton Baptist "susan Lewis" Recital (7:00 p.m.) Vinton, Virginia

May 29th VInton Baptist Youth Group (6:00 p.m.) Vinton, Virginia

May 30th Festival in the Park (1:00 p.m.) Roanoke, Virginia

June 9th Wednesday Night "Mineral Springs Baptist Church" 6:00 p.m.

June 18th Luke Fortner with Relinquish and Rise Up at New Testament Baptist Church: Vinton, VA 6:00 P.M.

July 4th Private Party Concert 12:00 P.M. (Goodview, Virginia)

July 9th-16th Carnival Cruise Lines "Liberty" leaving from port in Miami, Florida

August 6th First Baptist Church (6:00) Roanoke, Virginia

August 8th Palestine Baptist Church Morning Service (10:30)

August 13th Christian Edge and Staright Street (5:30 p.m) Roanoke,Virginia

August 14th Youth Ralley (6:00) Montvale, Virginia (montvale Youth Ralley)

August 21st Montvale Rec. Center 5:00 p.m. "Youth Ralley" "Montvale, Virginia"

August 28th Woodman of the world "Thaxton" Virginia 2:00 p.m.

September 12th Lynn Haven Baptist Church: Vinton, Virginia 6:00 P.M.

October 2nd Charlotte, North Carolina (Convention Center)

October 7,8,9, and 10th "Into the Woods" William Byrd High School

November 6th and 7th Richmond Virginia

November 8th Hotel Roanoke "Renewanation Banquet" (with p.c.a. choir) 7:00 p.m.

December 10, 11, and 12th "Roanoke Christmas Pageant" (First Baptist Church: Roanoke, Virginia) - relinquish

February 8th First Baptist Roanoke ,VA 5:30

April 17th William Byrd High School "Relay For LIfe" Vinton, VA 6:30

April 30th William Byrd High School "High School Musical" Vonton,VA 7:30

May 1st W.B.H.S. "High School Musical" 7:30

May 2nd W.B.H.S. "High School Musical" 2:30 and 7:30

May 3rd W.B.H.S. "High School Musical" 2:30

May 3rd First Baptist Roanoke, VA with Revelation and Testify choirs ( 9:00 & 10:30 )

May 9th HSM Cast Party 7:00

May 16th Grace Baptist Church (Iranto) 7:00

May 23rd Luke Fortner singing with Parkway Christian Academy Choir 6:00

May 30th Luke Fortner presenting "Worship Together" at First Baptist with Revelation and Testify Choirs

June 2nd Vinton Baptist 6:00 ( Vinton,VA)

June 29th - July 4th Luke Fortner singing on Carnival Cruise Lines to Nassau, Bahamas leaving from Miami,Florida.

(Luke Fortner and Relinquish leading worship every Wednesday at First Baptist Church, Roanoke 6:00 P.M.)

July 18th Private Party Halesford,VA 4:00 P.M.

July 26th Palestine Baptist, Huddelston,VA 11:00 A.M. (Sunday Morning Service) with Relinquish

August 9th in Tallahoma, Tennessee 6:00 P.M. (Sunday Night)

(Your A Good Man Charlie Brown at William Byrd High School)

October 7,8,9 (Children shows) ( 9:00 A.M. , 11:30 A.M. , 1:30 P.M )

October 8,9,10 7:30 P.M.

October 5,6 (3:30 P.M , 7:30 P.M)

October 12th Vinton Fall Festival 1:15 - 2:15 P.M.

October 25th Vinton Baptist "Vinton Historical Society" 7:00 p.m. with Relinquish

November 29th First Baptist (Roanoke,Virginia) 10:30 Morning Service

December 27th First Bpatist Church (Ronaoke, Virginia) 10:00 Morning Combined Service - Relinquish

2008 Summer and Fall Tour

June 28th and 29th New Vision Baptist ( Saturday: 7:00, Sunday: 8:00, 9:30, 11:00) Russ Lee's Church (Nashville, TN )

June 29th-July 3rd ( Camp Electric) Nashville,TN

July 4th Goodview party 2:00

July 6th Halesford Baptist 9:30 and 10:45

July 13th-25th Stamp's Baxter School of Music ( Nashville, TN )

July 19th River of Life Church ( Symrnia, TN ) 6:00 with Ben Speer, Allyson Durham Speer, and other guest Artists.

July 27th - 30th Luke is in the studio

August 3rd First Baptist ( Roanoke, VA ) 5:30

August 10th Palestine Baptist (Huddleston,Va)

August 16th Grace Baptist Church (Ironto) VA 5:00 Benefit Concert

Catawba Valley Baptist ( Morganton, NC ) 11:00 September 14

October 4th Halesford Baptist 5:00 pig roast free food!

October 11th Vinton Fall Festival 10:00

Vinton Historical Society October 26th 6 p.m. ( Vinton Baptist, Va)

First Baptist Roaonke,VA Mornig Services November 23 9 & 10:30 services

Roanoke Christmas Pageant December 5, 6,and 7th e-mail Luke for Free! tickets (First Baptist Roanoke,VA)

Mineral Springs Baptist Church December 14th 11:00 service

First Baptist Roanoke, VA December 21st Evening Service 5:30 - He Makes Me Want to Sing Tour

"Cant wait to see you guys back in concert again it was truly a blessing to watch you."
"You guys were Amazing great job and great music."
"Best group we have ever heard."
"Some of the best musicians and vocals I have EVER HEARD LIVE! This show is one I Will NEVER! Forget thanks for coming to our church and please come back soon!"
"Your music is Amazing and especially the style we as older people like your style more than others we like the mercy me , casting crowns style not screamo or skillet. You guys were amazing everything we heard was Crystal Clear and we could understand it all. We LOVED IT! :)"
"You guys were Amazing from the music, to the singing, to actual concert this is the best Christian COncert I have experienced everything was right on key and there was NO FLAWS! Look forward to hearing about you guys in the future."
"When you came to our church and performed your guys made me cry you as teenagers using your talents for Christ! Please keep up the amazing gifts God has given you to spread the good news of Christ."
"You guys sang at our church and were truly a blessing to have. You are the real deal when it comes to Christian bands thanks again and you were truly Amazing!"
"Relinquish, You are awesome all we can say is wow. We just became fans of yours if you get a chance check us out. Your vocals and music are just incredible."
- Fans input

ask for PDF - Susan Lewis

ask for PDF version - Bootie Chewning

magazine ask for scanned pdf article - Danny Cruff


1. Luke Fortner 1st Album (September 2006)

2. Luke Fortner DEMO (June 2007)

3. Luke Fortner "He Makes Me Want to Sing" Album (October 2008)
I Believe
I Can Only Imagine
You Raise Me Up
Word of God Speak
Midnight Cry
End of the Beginning
God With Us
Praise You in This Storm

4. Relinquish: Breath of Life Single (February 2011)

5. Relinquish: Breath of Life Album coming in June



Relinquish travels all over the country every weekend presenting music through there ministry. Relinquish has one goal in mind and that is to reach others for Christ through there ministry. Relinquish consists of 6 members. Including, Luke Fortner (Lead Singer), & Rest of the band, Ryan Williams (Lead Electric Guitar) (New), Tyler Carter (Rhythm Guitar), Michael Boland (Bass), and Jacob Kelley (Drums), and Josiah Sprankle (Keys). Relinquish is a Young Contemporary Christian Band that is traveling doing concerts and tours. Luke Fortner has been touring for about 3 years now and all the guys together now form "Relinquish". Luke has had the opportunity to work with dove award winning Kevin Ward. He has also met and sang at Russ Lee's church (lead singer of newsong). Luke has met many christian bands and has had the opportunity to work with them. Now on the gospel side Luke has sang with Ben Speer & Allyson Durham Speer. and also has met Bill Gaither and worked with many coaches. Luke has also worked up at Liberty University with some of the professors and teachers for top notch performance level. Our Lead Guitar Player Ryan Williams has played guitar for many years and is a great blessing to have in our band. Michael Boland is one of the best Bass players that we know and has only been playing for 2 years but is on a top performance level. Jacob Kelley our drummer and is new with us but we love having him with us as he makes an awesome addition. Luke plays piano on some of the songs and Josiah Sprankle is the youngest in our band at only 13, he is one of the best piano players i have ever met.last but not least a new addition to our band is Tyler Carter, who is our amazing Rythm player and great guy to meet. We all make up RELINQUISH! And we hope that Relinquish will be singing for you at your church or event very soon. Luke Fortner the lead singer has been singing since he was 3 and touring and singing in churches since 7 luke has been to over 25 staes to sing and has sang in 5 different countries. Our influences are Chris Tomlin, Mercy Me, Jeremy Camp, Third Day, and Newsong. Relinquish is definaely one of the best groups for their age, and are not like other bands/ Artists. Relinquish stands out they enjoy not only performing but spending time getting to know there fans. They also LOVE working with many bands as they already have and are very easy to work with. Many press items can be give upon request like the following: tv interviews, magazines articles, newspaper articles, church recommendations, and many more.Please Check out youtube and type in "Relinquish Band" for ALL VIDEOS OF RELINQUISH! They are NOT on the EPK. Videos are added almost EVERY WEEK this is why the videos are not on the site. Sorry for the inconvenience