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Nov. 13 concert blends rock, pop and r&b

THIBODAUX – For the first time in a decade, the Student Programming Association of Nicholls State University is sponsoring a concert by a major performing artist. On Thursday, Nov. 13, Nicholls students and the community will have the opportunity to enjoy two national artists, Yellowcard and The Dream.

The event is billed “The Concert of the Year – One Night, One Band and One Dream.” It will take place at the Warren J. Harang Jr. Municipal Auditorium in Thibodaux, formerly called the Thibodaux Civic Center. Doors open at 6 p.m. Trey Lockerbie, an alternative rock artist from Nashville, Tenn., will open the show at 7 p.m., followed by Yellowcard and The Dream.

Yellowcard, from Jacksonville, Fla., have sold more than 3 million albums featuring their distinctive blend of rock and pop. The band debuted on Capitol Records in 2003 with “Ocean Avenue.”

Terius “The Dream” Nash is stepping from behind the scenes to perform center stage. The Atlanta, Ga., native wrote the song “Umbrella,” a number-one hit single by Rihanna. The Dream’s debut album on Def Jam records, “Love Hate,” features hits such as “Shawty is a Ten” and “Falsetto.”

Tickets are on sale now. The public can purchase tickets through Ticketmaster outlets, online at ticketmaster.com and at the Warren J. Harang Jr. Auditorium Box Office for $28. Nicholls students can purchase discounted tickets for $12 on campus at Barker Hall. All tickets are general admission.For more information contact Allie Johnson in the Student Programming Association office at (985) 448-4533.

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