|Maroon 5, Kris Allen, VV Brown Will Perform at Davidson College Tuesday, August 24; Tickets Available Beginning June 4
June 01, 2010
Contact: Stacey Schmeidel, 704/894-2798
Davidson, NC - Grammy-winning recording artist Maroon 5 will perform at Davidson College's John M. Belk Arena at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 24. The concert will also feature performances by American Idol winner Kris Allen and hot British sensation VV Brown.
Tickets are available to the general public beginning Friday, June 4. For information on purchasing tickets to Maroon 5's Davidson show, go to http://www3.davidson.edu/cms/x39961.xml. For more information about the band's tour and tickets to other Maroon 5 shows, go to www.maroon5.com.
Maroon 5's Davidson concert is the smallest venue on their 30-city "Hands All Over" tour, which opens July 30 in Saratoga, N.Y., and closes August 29 in Pittsburgh. The tour supports the band's third studio album, "Hands All Over," which will be released on Sept. 21. Produced by rock studio legend Robert John "Mutt" Lange (AC/DC, Def Leppard, The Cars), "Hands All Over" is a hybrid of rock, pop, funk and R&B.
The Maroon 5 concert at Davidson is sponsored and organized by Davidson College's Union Board, the major student programming organization of Davidson College. Made up of 19 students, the Union Board and its 10 committees program events for the Davidson campus every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday night.
Davidson is a highly selective independent liberal arts college for 1,800 students located 20 minutes north of Charlotte in Davidson, N.C. Since its establishment in 1837 by Presbyterians, the college has graduated 23 Rhodes Scholars and is consistently regarded as one of the top liberal arts colleges in the country. Through The Davidson Trust, the college became the first liberal arts institution in the nation to replace loans with grants in all financial aid packages, giving all students the opportunity to graduate debt-free. Davidson competes in NCAA athletics at the Division I level, and a longstanding Honor Code is central to student life at the college.