Trinity, Rush, HU to present MercyMe, Attaboy concert

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2009-07-06
 Huntington, Ind.—Trinity Communications, Rush Concerts and Huntington University will present MercyMe and Attaboy in concert on Aug. 7 at Parkview Field, home of the Fort Wayne TinCaps.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the concert begins at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets for ages six and older are $11 in advance or $16 at the door and may be purchased at the Anchor Room Bookstore, 4530 Lahmeyer Road, Fort Wayne, or Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing Street, Fort Wayne. To purchase tickets by phone or mail, contact Trinity Communications at (260) 484-1029.

MercyMe is best known for the hit single, “I Can Only Imagine,” off the band’s 2001 album, Almost There. The group includes Barry Graul and Mike Scheuchzer on guitar, Robby Shaffer on drums, Nathan Cochran on bass, Jim Bryson on keys, and Bart Millard on vocals. The members of MercyMe have released six independent projects and six albums as one of the flagship artists of INO Records.

Alt-pop band Attaboy is comprised of vocalist/pianist Amos Caley, guitarist Jeff Edgel and bassist Chris Brumbaugh. Caley and Edgel are both Huntington University alumni, and Brumbaugh is a Huntington, Ind., native. In May, Attaboy released the album, Shout. One of the band’s singles, “Wait on You,” recently was released to Christian radio stations nationwide in June.
Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest. In 2008, Forbes.com listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review named the institution to its “Best in the Midwest” 2009 list. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The University is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).
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Ashley C. Smith
Associate Director for Media Relations
260.359.4171
Joanne Green
Sports Information Director
260.359.4284