March 19, 2009
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ST. LOUIS, March 24, 2009 – Webster University presents Rock Your Roots with Singer and songwriter Solange Knowles on Friday, April 17. The concert will take place at 8 p.m. on Garden Avenue on the Webster University main campus. The concert is presented by the Multicultural Center and International Student Affairs at Webster University.
Solange is an American actress, singer, songwriter and model. Her music is influenced by retro R&B and the soul sounds of the 60’s and 70’s. Knowles broke into the music scene at age 16, with the album “Solo Star.” In August of 2008, Solange released “Sol Angel and The Hadley St. Dreams;” the album’s first single was featured in “Rolling Stone” as her breakthrough single and hit the Billboard Hot Dance Club Play. Solange has created a music style that is original and unlike any other.
Tickets are on sale March 30th through April 16th at the University Center Information Desk at 175 Edgar Road, Webster Groves, Mo. University Center hours are Monday-Thursday 7:30 a.m. – 11 p.m., Friday 7:30 a.m.-10 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. The University Center is closed on Sundays. Tickets will be sold the day of show at the door only. Tickets are $10 for the general public. Current Webster University students are only limited to one free ticket. In case of rain, the concert will be held in the Webster University Grant Gymnasium. There will be no refunds for tickets purchased. For more information call Niki Femmer at 314-246-7596.
About Webster University
With its home campus in St. Louis, Webster University (http://www.webster.edu) is a worldwide institution committed to delivering high-quality learning experiences that transform students for global citizenship and individual excellence. Founded in 1915, Webster offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs through five schools and colleges, and a global network of more than 100 campuses. Its 20,000-plus student population represents almost 150 nationalities. The University’s core values include excellence in teaching, joining theory and practice, small class sizes, and educating students to be lifelong independent learners, fully prepared to participate in an increasingly international society.
Since opening its first campus overseas in Geneva in 1978, Webster has become a recognized leader and innovator in global education, with an international presence that now includes campuses in London; Vienna; Amsterdam and Leiden, the Netherlands; Shanghai, Shenzhen and Chengdu, China; and Bangkok and Cha-am, Thailand. Webster also has educational partnerships with universities in Mexico and Japan.