Corey Smith Headlines Homecoming Concert at Mercer

October 31, 2012

Media Contact: Mark Vanderhoek, (478) 301-4037 or vanderhoek_m@mercer.edu

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MACON — As part of Mercer’s Homecoming 2012, the University’s student activities board will hold a concert by singer-song writer Corey Smith at the Macon City Auditorium on Wednesday, Nov. 7. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Corey Smith plays the Macon City Auditorium on Nov. 7 as part of Mercer's Homecoming 2012.
Corey Smith plays the Macon City Auditorium on Nov. 7 as part of Mercer's Homecoming 2012.
and the opening act by Stevens Layne, featuring Mercer alumna Molly Stevens, begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets to the concert, which his open to the community, are available through Ticketmaster for $12. Discounted tickets will be available with a valid Mercer ID at the Office of Campus Life.

Smith was named one of country music’s hottest new artists by Country Weekly and Music Row Magazine and was featured on the cover of Pollstar as a Hotstar Top Artist. He has hundreds of sold-out performances under his belt and a growing, dedicated fan-base. His newest release, “Live in Chattanooga,” showcases songs from across all seven of his previous albums and demonstrates how he has managed to evolve stylistically while maintaining a powerful bond with his fans. For more information, visit www.coreysmith.com.

About Mercer University
Founded in 1833, Mercer University is a dynamic and comprehensive center of undergraduate, graduate and professional education. The University enrolls more than 8,300 students in 11 schools and colleges – liberal arts, law, pharmacy, medicine, business, engineering, education, theology, music, nursing and continuing and professional studies – on campuses in Macon, Atlanta and Savannah – and four regional academic centers across the state. The Mercer Health Sciences Center launched July 1, 2012, and includes the University’s medical, nursing and pharmacy schools and will add a fourth college – the College of Health Professions – on July 1, 2013. Mercer is affiliated with four teaching hospitals — Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah, the Medical Center of Central Georgia in Macon, and The Medical Center and St. Francis Hospital in Columbus. The University also has educational partnerships with Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex in Warner Robins and Piedmont Healthcare in Atlanta. It operates an academic press and a performing arts center in Macon and an engineering research center in Warner Robins. Mercer is the only private university in Georgia to field an NCAA Division I athletic program. www.mercer.edu
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