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October 5, 2012

Jars of Clay to play SUNY Oneonta

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The Daily Star

---- — Multi-platinum and Grammy Award-winning band Jars of Clay will perform at 6:30 p.m. Saturday in the Alumni Field House on the SUNY Oneonta campus.

The Nashville-based Christian rock group will preview new songs from its forthcoming 2013 release, as well as share many of its hits and concert favorites.

Jars of Clay — made up of vocalist Dan Haseltine, keyboardist Charlie Lowell, guitarist Steve Mason and guitarist Matt Odmark — launched its career with the multi-format hit “Flood” in 1995. Since then, the band has amassed more than 6 million in career sales — including five gold, two platinum and one multi-platinum certification — three Grammys, an American Music Award nomination, three Gospel Music Association Dove Awards and BMI honors for songwriting, as well as performing.

The group also claims 17 No. 1 radio singles, numerous film credits and has headlined thousands of sold-out shows and festivals.

The concert will include performances by Sleeping At Last and Mariah McManus. Sleeping At Last has had songs featured in “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part One,” “So You Think You Can Dance,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Private Practice” and “Bones.”

Tickets are $15 general admission for groups, $18 general admission, $25 preferred seating and $45 for VIP seats, which include a meet-and-greet. For tickets and more information, got www.itickets.com. Alumni Field House is at 108 Ravine Parkway in Oneonta.