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Lyle Lovett to perform free concert in Midland

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From Midland Convention & Visitors Bureau:

MIDLAND, TEXAS—Midland College (MC) President Dr. Steve Thomas invites the public to celebrate MC's 40th anniversary and enjoy Grammy Award-winner Lyle Lovett when he performs at a FREE concert on Saturday, September 1.

Lovett has recorded thirteen albums and released 21 singles to date, including his highest entry, the number 10 hit on the U. S. Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, "Cowboy Man." He has won four Grammy Awards including Best Male Country Vocal Performance and Best Country Album. Lovett's September 1 performance is an added performance of the Phyllis & Bob Cowan Performing Arts Series and is intended to be a community celebration of Midland College's 40th anniversary.

Dr. Thomas explained, "Midland College has enjoyed 40 wonderful years of being Midland's community college. We can't think of a better way to commemorate our tremendous success than to enjoy a great concert and celebrate with the Midland community—the people who helped to make MC one of the best community colleges in the nation!"

Preferred seating is available for Midland College Friends of the Series, who contributed $1,000 to the Midland College Foundation endowed performing arts and lecture series in 2012. For more information about this opportunity, please contact the Midland College Foundation at (432) 685-4526.

FREE general admission tickets will be available beginning August 6. Tickets may be obtained at the main office of the Midland College Al G. Langford Chaparral Center (Door #3), 3600 N. Garfield, between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday (limited to 4 tickets per person). For more information, visit www.midlandcollegefoundation.org/lylelovett or contact Rebecca Bell, dean of community relations & special events, (432) 685-4556, rbell@midland.edu.

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