August 10, 2013 3:08:29 PM
The Black Crowes will headline Mississippi State University's annual Bulldog Bash Oct. 4.
The free music event is presented by C Spire Wireless and MSU's Student Association. Events begin at 3 p.m. with the "FanFare and Dawg Rally," while the concert kicks off at 5 p.m. and ends around midnight. "FanFare" includes multiple inflatables and other family fun activities. The venue has yet to announced.
Other 2013 performers include country artists Chris Young and the winner of this year's "Plazapalooza" battle of the bands.
The event also benefits the Reclaimed Project, which assists families who wish to adopt orphans, and the community.
An American blues-rock band out of Atlanta, Ga., the Black Crowes established itself as one of the most influential bands of its genre. With its mix of 1970s-era rock infused with Southern soul and blues, the group has sold more than 35 million albums.
Chris Young has become a premier artist in country music, with five songs reaching the top of the charts. The Murfreesboro, Tenn., native won the television program "Nashville Star" and has been nominated for 13 major music awards.
For more information, contact the Center for Student Activities at 662-325-2930 or [email protected]