National Touring Artist to Host Hillstock on May 8
Monday, April 26, 2010
CANTON, Mo. – This year’s Hillstock music festival will be hosted by Ryanhood, a duo-band that has toured the country opening up for artists such as Jason Mraz, Kelly Clarkson, Lifehouse, Matt Nathanson, Mat Kearney, and the Plain White T’s. The annual event is sponsored by the C-SC Campus Programming Council and located on the campus of Culver-Stockton College. Hillstock is free and open to the public.
Culver-Stockton College will feature five bands during the day on Saturday, May 8, from 3 to 11 p.m. Bands featured this year include: Scratch Track, a Tennessee-Bred/Kansas City-based duo whose résumé includes soundtrack slots in "CSI New York," Warren Miller's snowboarding film "Off the Grid" and Sony Playstation's "MLB" video game, along with a prestigious performance credit on the Trick Daddy/Ludacris/Cee-Lo collaboration's top twenty tune "Sugar (Gimme Some);" Persona Crown, a five-person band from St. Louis, Mo., with a radio friendly sound filled with dense guitar melodies, rhythmic drums, driving bass, and constant vocal hooks; Cohesion, comprised for four musicians from Northeast, Mo. With the release of their album "Judgment Day” and several shows under their belts, the band continues to gain popularity in the area; and Cheeks Mcgee, a one man band from Quincy, Ill., who this past summer put together his second nationwide tour that expanded across 33 states. The event will also feature three C-SC student music acts.
Fun attractions of the day will include a Velcro wall, sumo suits and a dunk tank. Student organizations will be selling products for fundraising purposes. Student vendors include: a lemonade stand sponsored by Up ‘til Dawn; pizza sold by the Institute of Management Accountants; snow cones from Sigma Sigma Sigma; a bake sale from the Black Student Union; a dunk tank sponsored by the Student Athletic Training Organization; walking tacos, soda, and hot dogs sold by Los Unidos Latinos; hamburgers from Delta Upsilon; hemp necklaces and bracelets from Sigma Kappa; and candy sold by Students in Free Enterprise.
Hillstock is free and open to the public. For more information about the event contact Tegan Viggers at 573-288-6571 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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