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SFA's Student Activities Association to present Chris Young, Big Joe Walker in concert

September 18, 2014 - University Marketing Communications
NACOGDOCHES, Texas - The Student Activities Association will present Chris Young with special guest Big Joe Walker in concert beginning at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9, in the William R. Johnson Coliseum on the Stephen F. Austin State University campus.

Young, a 29-year-old RCA Records country singer, was the 2006 winner of the reality music show "Nashville Star." His current hit single, "Who I Am With You," reached number one on the Mediabase Country Singles Chart and claimed the top spot in Rolling Stone's poll of Best Country Songs of 2014 So Far. The award-winning singer/songwriter also has claimed six additional number-one singles in country music.

Also performing will be SFA alumnus and Dallas singer/songwriter Big Joe Walker. Known for his Texas Country style of singing and playing, Walker's music embraces every genre from country to gospel, and his recently-released single, "Friday Nights in Texas," just spent nine weeks on the Texas Music Chart. Aside from touring, Walker also reaches fans through his radio show held every weekday from 9 to 11 a.m. on Texas Red Hot Radio.

Tickets are still available and range from $20 to $30. For tickets or more information, visit the Information Desk in the Baker Pattillo Student Center or online at outhousetickets.com, or call (936) 468-5225.