Australian singer, Stephanie Dass, says that honouring the Sabbath day is helping her in unexpected ways.
Husband and manager Amit says, “I am grateful for Steph’s example. As a strict rule she does not gig on Sundays.”
Last year a new night market and live music venue called NightQuarter opened on the Gold Coast. They have a number of small stages across the markets and a main stage area called "The Paddock."
Amit continues, “The main stage usually hosts national and international big name artists and the small stages usually hosts local musicians. Because NightQuarter is the most happening live venue here on the Gold Coast, no one says ‘no’ when they are asked to perform there, because if you say no you will most likely never be invited to perform there again.”
Stephanie, who is also a youth leader in her ward, says, “I was asked to perform on a Sunday afternoon on one of NightQuarter’s small stages and I respectfully declined and told them I don't perform on Sundays because of religious reasons. I didn't expect to hear back from them ever again but to my surprise they called me two weeks later and asked if I was available to perform on their main stage, on a Saturday night, and to be the opening act for Bjorn Again, the world famous ABBA tribute show!”
Stephanie considers this to be a huge blessing because she chose to keep the Sabbath day holy.
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