MSU Music Maker Productions concert to feature Alabama Shakes

Contact: Brad Hill

Mississippi State’s student-staffed Music Maker Productions will feature Grammy Award-winning blues rock band Alabama Shakes in concert April 26 at the university’s Amphitheater. (Submitted photo)

STARKVILLE, Miss.—Grammy Award-winning blues rock band Alabama Shakes will perform April 26 at Mississippi State.

Sponsored by the university’s student-staffed Music Maker Productions, the 7 p.m. concert will be held at the MSU Amphitheater. Admission is free to all.

Originating from Athens, Alabama, the group’s first full-length album, “Boys & Girls,” was listed at No. 34 on the Rolling Stone’s best albums for 2012. The gold-certified album earned three Grammy nominations, including a nod for Best New Artist.

The group has followed up its debut success with a second album, “Sound and Color.” For more, visit

A part of the Division of Student Affairs, Music Maker Productions works to provide quality, contemporary entertainment for MSU and area communities. Additional information about the organization is found at the above-listed website, as well as on and

Madison Horton, MMP’s publicity chair, may be contacted at Brad Hill, MSU assistant director for student activities, also may be reached at 662-325-2930 or

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