Casting Crowns, MercyMe, Chris Tomlin, tobyMac, Rebecca St. James, Aaron Shust and Fred Hammond among acts performing Sept. 5-6 LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Night of Joy at Walt Disney World Resort, regarded as one of the top contemporary Christian music events in the country, will feature a 16-act lineup Sept. 5-6 that includes Gospel Music Association Dove Awards winners such as 2008 Artist of the Year tobyMac, Male Vocalist of the Year Chris Tomlin, Group of the Year Casting Crowns and New Artist of the Year Brandon Heath plusenduringly popular MercyMe and Rebecca St. James. Now in its 26th year, Night of Joy is moving to a new venue, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, which features both outstanding concert locations and must-do thrill attractions. Guests attending Night of Joy, which takes place from 7:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. (after regular theme park hours), can combine an evening of rockin’ Christian music with the thrills and chills of Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith and The Twilight Zone™ Tower of Terror plus the shoot-‘em-up fun of Toy Story Mania! Concerts will take place at three stage locations, with eight national recording acts performing each evening. Here’s how they’ll line up: (talent, show times and locations are subject to change without notice): FRIDAY, SEPT. 5, 2008 Artist Stage Showtimes Brandon Heath Lights, Motors, Action! Stage 7:15 p.m. Britt Nicole Icon Stage 7:30 p.m. Matthew West Premier Theater 8 p.m. & 9:15 p.m. Chris Tomlin Lights, Motors, Action! Stage 8:15 p.m. & 9:45 p.m. BarlowGirl Icon Stage 8:30 p.m. & 9:45 p.m. Rush of Fools Premier Theater 10:45 p.m. & Midnight Rebecca St. James Icon Stage 11 p.m. & 12:15 a.m. MercyMe Lights, Motors, Action! Stage 11:15 p.m. & 12:45 a.m. SATURDAY, SEPT. 6, 2008 Artist Stage Showtimes Red Lights, Motors, Action! Stage 7:15 p.m. PureNRG Icon Stage 7:30 p.m. Mandisa Premier Theater 8 p.m. & 9:15 p.m. Casting Crowns Lights, Motors, Action! Stage 8:15 p.m. & 9:45 p.m. Marcos Witt Icon Stage 8:45 p.m. & 10 p.m. Aaron Shust Premier Theater 10:30 p.m. & 11:45 p.m. tobyMac Lights, Motors, Action! Stage 11:15 p.m. & 12:45 a.m. Fred Hammond Icon Stage 11:30 p.m. & 12:45 a.m. Gospel Music Association Winner Icon Stage 12:20 a.m. Money-saving ticket options are currently available. One-night tickets purchased in advance are $44.95 (a $5 per ticket savings compared to tickets purchased on event days – if available). Guests can save even more with a two-night ticket available in advance for $75.95. Individual tickets can be purchased by calling 407/W-DISNEY or by visiting www.disneyworld.com/nightofjoy. Groups of 10 or more can purchase tickets by visiting www.nightofjoy.com/2008 or by calling 877/648-3569. Guests are encouraged to buy tickets early as the event has sold out in recent years.