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Country Artists to Perform at UW Nov. 16

September 29, 2017
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Country artists Dan + Shay will perform Thursday, Nov. 16, at 8 p.m. in the UW College of Arts and Sciences auditorium. (Dan + Shay Photo)

Student tickets are on sale at the University of Wyoming for the November musical performance by the country duo Dan + Shay.

The popular duo will perform Thursday, Nov. 16, at 8 p.m. in the UW College of Arts and Sciences auditorium. Doors will open at 7 p.m. UW’s 7220 Entertainment program hosts the event.

Student tickets cost $20 with a valid UW student ID and are available at the Wyoming Union information desk, Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts box office or online at Faculty and staff tickets will be available beginning Monday, Oct. 2, for $30.

Tickets for area schools such as Laramie County Community College in Cheyenne and Colorado State University in Fort Collins will receive a code for sales, also Monday, Oct. 2. Students can purchase tickets for $30.

Tickets for the public will be $40 and will be available Monday, Oct. 9. Public tickets also may be purchased at the Wyoming Union information desk, Performing Arts box office or online at

Dan + Shay is an established country duo composed of Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney. The pair, originally from Nashville, Tenn., began their music career in 2012. The following year, they released their first single, titled “19 You + Me.” Since then, the duo has received three nominations for the Academy of Country Music Vocal Duo of the Year award and the Country Music Association Vocal Duo of the Year award.

The duo also has received recognition from the American Country Countdown Awards, Country Music Television Awards and Radio Disney Music Awards. Dan + Shay has opened for well-known country artists such as Hunter Hayes and Blake Shelton.

For more information about Dan + Shay, visit, go to their Facebook page at, or follow on Instagram @danandshay and Twitter @DanandShay.

7220 Entertainment’s Large Scale Events Committee, responsible for featuring Dan + Shay, meets Wednesdays at 5 p.m. in the Campus Activities Center (CAC), located in Room 012 of the Wyoming Union.

For more information about 7220 Entertainment events, visit, like the Wyoming Union on Facebook, or follow the CAC on Twitter and Instagram @UWYOCAC. To receive information about future events, visit

Individuals needing assistance to attend events should call the CAC at (307) 766-6340.

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