American Singer-Songwriter Howie Day at PSU October 4

September 15th, 2008 by Adam

PLYMOUTH, N.H.– Howie Day, an American singer and songwriter originally from Maine, will perform at the PSU Silver Center for theArts at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4.

Day is not your ordinary acoustic guitar player. While many solo performers do so mainly with just the guitar, Day adds a variety of foot pedals to enhance his playing and loop chords. The looping effect allows him to build up a song by playing rhythm, lead and bass guitar, and even drum sounds. When the process is complete, it sounds as if a full band is on stage.

“Howie Day emerged from the country quietude of Bangor, Maine, into Boston’s coffeehouse scene and the world of folk music, proving his talent on his first release, Australia. Singer/songwriters come a dime a dozen, but the truly eloquent ones are priceless … ” a reviewer at music.msn.com wrote.

Day has spent the past year working on a follow-up to his platinum-selling album, Stop All the World Now, which was touted as “an ambitious, richly produced record that revealed a newfound maturity in Day’s voice and songwriting.”

Tickets for the concert are $25 for adults, $23 for seniors, $15 for youth and $10 for PSU students with I.D., at the Silver Center Box Office, (603) 535-ARTS. The concert is presented by the student activities organization, PACE, and the PSU Alumni Association as a Homecoming and Family Celebration activity.

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