Lauren Daigle Brings Kaleidoscope of Sounds, Crowd-Connecting Moments at Nashville Present


Modern Christian music singer-songwriter and two-time Grammy winner Lauren Daigle introduced her Kaleidoscope Tour to Nashville’s Bridgestone Area on Saturday (April 6), because the Lafayette, Louisiana-born Daigle ushered in a cavalcade of sounds, a tight-knit horn part, excellent backing vocalists, a full band, and a brightly-hued, joyous manufacturing for the roughly two-hour present.

Daigle, who has notched six pinnacle reachers on Billboard‘s Sizzling Christian Songs chart, has lengthy approached her music with a free-flowing, genreless mindset, one which positions melodies and lyrics as leaning into an unlimited spectrum of sounds, every a succesful vessel of hope, therapeutic and flourishing. As she has amassed success each in Modern Christian Music and pop music (most notably, her 2018 album Look Up Baby, which debuted at No. 3 on the all-genre Billboard 200, whereas her tune “You Say” reached the highest 30 on the all-genre Sizzling 100), Daigle has made the pure step as much as headlining arenas — and with it has constructed a present full of colours, sights and sounds meant to seize and maintain the viewers’s consideration from the primary, uptempo moments of “These Are the Days.”

Helming uptempo anthems reminiscent of “Look Up Baby,” in addition to hovering ballads reminiscent of “Precious” was Daigle’s hovering vocal, which has usually drawn comparisons to each Adele and Joss Stone, in addition to her joyous, easygoing efficiency fashion as she and her crew of musicians danced and shimmied across the mainstage and catwalk stretching into the center of Bridgestone Area. The total band resided aloft an elevated platform, inserting them visually within the heart of the large video wall that shone an array of colours and pictures all through the night, whereas Daigle and her crew of vocalists/musicians/dancers took up residence on the mainstage.

“This tune is my favourite,” was a chorus of standard prevalence from Daigle all through the set, as she punctuated the night with tales behind a few of her songs. Her fourth, eponymous studio album — which launched final yr through Atlantic Information/Centricity Music — noticed Daigle additional embrace mainstream pop, welcoming artists together with Gary Clark Jr., and Jon Batiste, in addition to songwriting prowess from songwriters together with Shane McAnally and Natalie Hemby.

As a companion to her tune “Kaleidoscope Jesus,” she spoke of the soul-connecting energy of touring and stay live shows, evaluating every live performance to trying by means of a kaleidoscope and realizing that every flip of the instrument brings a brand new collage of shapes and colours distinctive to that second.

She famous that the tune nods to a reminiscence of enjoying with kaleidoscopes at her aunt’s home as a baby.

“Once you look within a kaleidoscope, and put it as much as the sunshine, there are totally different shapes and colours, some have tough edges and a few have clean edges,” Daigle instructed the gang at one level. “Then you definately put them as much as the sunshine they usually make this lovely picture… you convey all your totally different tales to this present; a few of you’re struggling, some are having the time of your lives, however we convey these tales to God and put them as much as the sunshine and ask, ‘God what are you going to do by means of all of this?’ and it turns into an attractive second.”

Opening the present was Nigerian-born singer-songwriter Blessing Offor, recognized for his 2023 hit “Brighter Days” and his function on TobyMac’s tune “The Goodness.“ “This present means the world to me as a result of that is my hometown,” Offor instructed the gang.

Seated at a keyboard on the entrance of the principle stage, he provided a Sterling show of his soulful, octave-leaping tenor vocal. He sang songs aimed toward elevating his fellow musicians, significantly these struggling within the early days of their careers in “Don’t We All.” He sang “Imagine,” and Tin Roof,” which Offor wrote with songwriter Natalie Hemby. CCM mainstay Chris Tomlin later recorded the tune with Offor and included it on his country-leaning album Chris Tomlin & Mates.  He adopted with “My Tribe,” the title monitor to his 2023 album, and concluded together with his breakthrough tune “Brighter Days,” which drew the viewers to appropriately mild up three enviornment with a sea of mobile phone lights. 

Beneath, we spotlight 5 prime moments from Daigle’s set:


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