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Eric Church to headline concert at Horse Park

October 13, 2010

Tickets are currently on sale for the triple bill concert of Eric Church, Jonathan Singleton and the Grove and Nash Street at 8 p.m. Nov. 12 at the Mississippi Horse Park.
The concert is being organized by Music Maker Productions, a student organization with the primary goal of providing quality, contemporary entertainment for the Mississippi State University community.
Student and general public tickets are available at the MSU Ticket Office in the Bryan Athletic Administration Building.
Up to student tickets at $15 each may be purchased with each valid MSU student ID presented. Tickets for the general public are $25 each.
General public tickets may be purchased online by following the "Tickets" link on the Music Maker Productions website at http://www.mmp.org.msstate.edu. All day of show tickets will be $25 and may be purchased at the door.
Eric Church began writing songs at the age of 13 in his hometown of Granite Falls, N.C. His style of music is honest and reflects the human spirit, reminiscent of artists such as Merle Haggard, John Prine and Steve Earle.
Church released his newest album, "Carolina," in 2009, and has had two singles from it — "Love Your Love the Most" and "Hell on the Heart" — reach Billboard Magazine's Country Top 10 chart.
His newest single, "Smoke a Little Smoke," is currently on its way to huge success, as well.
Jonathan Singleton and the Grove's music draws influence from Singleton's hometown of Jackson, Tenn., nestled between the cities of Memphis and Nashville.
Memphis shaped the bluesy style of the music while Nashville guided the lyrical story-telling delivered by Singleton's weathered, but still smooth voice.
The Grove released their self-titled EP in May 2010.
Nash Street is comprised of a group of Starkville natives that successfully bridges the gap between country music and traditional bluegrass.
Nash Street's influences include Chris Thile, The Eagles and Ricky Skaggs to compliment the soulful melodies of the Mississippi and the leisurely rhythm of Southern life; the quintet describes their music as grassroots country.
Nash Street's newest CD is titled "Between Hope and Heartache."
Music Maker Productions and University Relations are giving away tickets to the Eric Church concert to be held November 12 at the Mississippi Horse Park.
For a chance to win, become a fan of MSU on Facebook at facebook.com/msstate. A trivia question will soon be posted to the page. The first person to answer the question correctly will win two tickets to see Eric Church live.
Tickets to the Music Maker sponsored concert went on sale Oct. 1.
For more information about the Nov. 12 concert, visit the Music Maker Productions website at http://www.mmp.org.msstate.edu or call 325-2930.

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