Edwin McCain to Headline April 13 Spring Concert

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Converse College's 2013 Spring Concert will feature headliner Edwin McCain with opening act the Blue Dogs on Saturday, April 13 at 8 PM. Gates open at 7 PM and the concert is open to the public. Tickets are $10 for college students and $20 general admission and all day-of-show tickets.

Converse College's annual Spring Concert has become widely attended by college students from across the Southeast and the general public, drawing crowds of more than 4,000 for best-selling artists such as Darius Rucker, Jason Mraz, B.o.B., Zach Brown Band and Colbie Caillat. Food vendors and a Beer Garden are available on site, and Upstate area radio stations B93.7, Chuck FM (97.7) and X 98.5 will broadcast live on campus prior to the concert.

Edwin McCain is a platinum-selling singer/songwriter from South Carolina who began his career with Atlantic Records in 1995. Drawing from jazz and soul influences and gaining traction as a performer alongside Hootie & the Blowfish, Jewel and The Allman Brothers, McCain is best known for hit singles like Solitude, 3 a.m., I’ll Be, and I Could Not Ask for More that remain fan favorites and concert staples. McCain released his tenth studio album, Mercy Bound, in 2011 and continues to tour and perform nationwide. Visit McCain's website for more information.

The Charleston, S.C.-based Blue Dogs have been together for 25 years and continue to perform up to 100 shows a year across the Southeast and beyond. They continue to maintain a national and international fanbase for their Americana/country-rock music. Visit the Blue Dogs' website for more information.

Parking is free of charge on the Converse campus. Alcohol will be sold with two forms of ID.

Buy tickets online or by calling the Twichell Auditorium Box Office at 864.596.9725.