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Country Music Artist Linda Davis To Perform at Austin Peay

5/30/2002
June 1, 2002

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Grammy-award-winning country music artist Linda Davis will perform at Austin Peay State University at 7:30 p.m., Friday, June 21. Proceeds from the concert will be used to support Austin Peay's Athletic programs.

Davis scored a Grammy in 1993 with “Does He Love You,” a duet she recorded with Reba McIntire. In 1996 she won country music's Favorite Female Newcomer title. She has recorded five albums and released more than a dozen singles, including the top-10 hit “Some Things Are Meant To Be.”

A later release, “Shoot for the Moon,” was ranked in the top 30 on album charts and contained two top-60 singles.

Davis' latest album, produced through DreamWorks studio, is titled simply “I'm Yours.”

“On this project I'm really throwing away my inhibitions and just putting it out there musically,” Davis said of the “I'm Yours” album. “There's no holding back.” A single from the album, “I Wanna Remember This,” was featured on the “Black Dog” movie soundtrack.

The concert will be held in the concert hall of the music/mass communications building.

An auction will be held at 6:30 p.m. in the reception area outside the concert hall. Items to be auctioned include jewelry from Sites Jewelers; a ceiling fan from Lowe's; electronics from Target; framed prints of Emerald Hill and Austin Peay; collectibles and attire from the Tennessee Titans, the Detroit Lions and the Atlanta Braves; and gift certificates from area restaurants.

The auction will be held in the reception area just outside the concert hall. The music/mass communications building is located at the corner of Marion and 8th Streets, behind the new science building. Parking is available just across the street from the building's entrance.

Tickets are $100, and the ticket price includes the concert, auction and heavy hors d'oeuvres (beginning at 5:45 p.m.).

For more information or to purchase tickets, telephone 931- 221-7127.