SteelDrivers perform at Texas Tech this weekend

SteelDrivers perform at Texas Tech this weekend

The Grammy Award-winning bluegrass group, "The SteelDrivers," will be featured in Friday night's Presidential Lecture and Performance Series at Texas Tech. Watch the video for the preview.

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WHAT:           Texas Tech University presents The SteelDrivers as part of the 2017-18 Presidential Lecture & Performance Series                                                                                              
WHEN:           7 p.m. Friday (Nov. 17)

WHERE:         Texas Tech University Allen Theatre, Student Union Building

EVENT:          The SteelDrivers, a Grammy Award-winning group, will perform its signature sound that combines bluegrass with country and soul influences to create a more contemporary sound.

The band released “The Muscle Shoals Recordings,” its fourth release on Rounder Records, in 2015. The album reached No. 1 on the Billboard Bluegrass Chart and received a 2016 Grammy for Best Bluegrass Album. 

They have been featured on many radio and TV shows, including the Conan O’ Brian show and NPR’sMountain Stage.” The band also has been featured in the 2009 film “Get Low,” starring Bill Murray and Robert Duvall, and the band’s music has been covered by other artists, including Adele.  

Tickets for the performance are $18 and are available through Select-A-Seat at (806) 770-2000 Texas Tech students are eligible to receive one free ticket with a valid student ID at the Student Union Building ticket booth.

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