Contact: Sammy McDavid
STARKVILLE, Miss.--Award-winning country music singer-songwriter Lee Brice will perform in concert Nov. 6 at the Mississippi Horse Park in Starkville.
The 8 p.m. event is sponsored by Mississippi Stateâ€™s Music Maker Productions.
General admission tickets are $30 each. Advance purchases may be made online at www.msuconcerts.com, by telephoning 662-325-2930 or visiting the universityâ€™s Center for Student Activities in Suite 314, Colvard Student Union.
MSU student tickets are $20 each with a valid campus identification card. Only one discounted ticket and one regular-priced ticket may be purchased per student.
A South Carolina native, Brice was honored last year with the Academy of Country Musicâ€™s Song of the Year award for â€śI Donâ€™t Dance.â€ť In 2012, he was nominated for the CMAâ€™s New Artist of the Year award.
Briceâ€”who wrote his first song as a child and sang in church choirs as a youthâ€”began work as a professional songwriter in 2007. That same year, he signed with Nashvilleâ€™s Curb Records and co-wrote â€śMore Than a Memoryâ€ť for Garth Brooks.
â€śMore Than a Memoryâ€ť went on to become the first single ever to debut at No. 1 on Billboard magazineâ€™s Hot Country Songs chart.
A former Clemson University football player who turns 35 Sept. 25, Brice also has written successful songs for Jason Aldean, Keith Gattis and others. For more on Brice, visit www.leebrice.com.
Music Maker Productions is a student organization working to provide quality, contemporary entertainment for MSU and area communities. More information about the organization and the Brice concert can be found at the above-listed website.
MSU is Mississippiâ€™s flagship research university, available online at www.msstate.edu.