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- credit ListenIowa.com & Darren Tromblay

The 3-month, 44-city Winter Jam tour rolls into Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines this Friday night, Jan. 25, and along with Danny Gokey, features a number  of well-known Christian artists including the platinum-selling Newsboys United, Newsong, Rend Collective, Hollyn, Dan Bremnes, Manic Drive, Ty Brasel, Jen Ledger, and more.

Grammy Award nominee and Dove Award Winner Danny Gokey spoke with ListenIowa recently about his “American Idol” experience, and his recent visit to the White House, among other things.

Have you been a part of the Winter Jam experience previously, or is this your first go-round?
This is first time I’ve been a part of Winter Jam. I just got done with my own headlining tour, and one of the things with Winter Jam is that I don’t have to carry the night every night. I like doing that — putting an hour-and-a-half into my sets — but in the Winter Jam set, I get 25 minutes, so it’s not wearing me out, and I feel like it’s a really rewarding experience.

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