Lady Antebellum to Headline Spring Concert at Georgia Southern

Georgia Southern University presents the Grammy-winning country music trio Lady Antebellum in their “Take Me Downtown Tour 2014” as the headlining band for the Spring Concert at 8 p.m. on Friday, May 2 at Allen E. Paulson Stadium.

Lady Antebellum

Known for hits such as “I Run To You,” “American Honey,” “Just A Kiss” and others, the band includes Hillary Scott, Charles Kelley and Dave Haywood. The group’s single “Need You Now,” claimed five of the trio’s seven career Grammy wins in 2011. Their latest album, “Golden,” features “Downtown,” which is the highest-debuting single in the band’s career.

Joe Nichols, whose hits include “Gimmie That Girl,” “The Impossible” and “Sunny and 75” among others, will serve as one of the opening acts for Lady Antebellum. Kristian Bush will also be an opening act.  Bush is one half of the platinum-selling country duo Sugarland, which is known for songs including “Baby Girl,” “Stay” and others.

Tickets for Georgia Southern students will go on sale Monday, March 24, and public general admission tickets will go on sale Monday, March 31. Tickets will be available for purchase at the University Store and at etix.com. For more information about prices, parking, tailgating and more, visit www.GeorgiaSouthern.edu/concert.

Georgia Southern University, a Carnegie Doctoral/Research University founded in 1906, offers 125 degree programs serving more than 20,500 students. Through eight colleges, the University offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs built on more than a century of academic achievement.  Georgia Southern is recognized for its student-centered approach to education. Visit: www.GeorgiaSouthern.edu.

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