Music Maker Productions presents Sidewalk Prophets

> MUSIC MAKER PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS SIDEWALK PROPHETS CONCERT
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> Contact: Sasha Steinberg
> Email: sasha.steinberg@msstate.edu
> February 28, 2014
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> Sidewalk Prophets, a contemporary Christian group, will perform in concert March 5 at Mississippi State University.
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> Part of the band’s “Live Like That Tour,” the free 7 p.m. event takes place in Lee Hall’s Bettersworth Auditorium.
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> City Harbor and About A Mile, both hailing from Nashville, Tenn., will give opening performances.
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> Because of ongoing building renovations, seating is limited and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Entrances and exits may only be made through the east-side–nearest to McCain Hall–doors, with admission/exit wristbands provided upon entering.
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> The event is sponsored by the university’s student-run Music Maker Productions.
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> Formed in 2003 by lead vocalist Dave Frey and rhythm guitarist Ben McDonald, the Nashville, Tenn.-based group also features lead guitarist Shaun Tomczak, bassist Cal Joslin and drummer Justin Nace.
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> The band has toured with Jeremy Camp and Audio Adrenaline for the “Strength of Independent” albums. Their first Word Records release, “These Simple Truths,” won a 2009 Dove Award for Best New Artist and nomination for pop/contemporary album of the year.
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> “The Words I Would Say,” “You Can Have Me,” “Hope Was Born This Night,” and “You Love Me Anyway” all are Billboard Christian Singles Top 20 hits.
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> Sidewalk Prophets also toured in the Rock and Worship Roadshow with MercyMe and Francesca Battistelli, and received another Dove nomination for 2011 group of the year.
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> “Live Like That,” also the name of their latest album, was produced by Ian Eskelin and is a tribute to the band’s fans–some of whom were selected to sing background vocals. For more, see www.sidewalkprophets.com or on Twitter at @swprophets.
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> For additional information on Music Makers, visit www.MSUConcerts.com or contact the organization at 662-325-2930 or msummp@gmail.com. Also, join the organization on www.facebook.com/msuconcerts or Twitter @music_maker.
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