Arkansas State University
fax (870) 972-3069
Links to News Releases
Public activities at ASU
Faculty and Staff
Ingram Hill to perform at ASU's Springfest 2008:
Party in Paradise, April 16
April 8, 2008 --
The Student Activities
Board at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro will host a free concert
featuring recording artists Ingram Hill. The band will be
performing on Wednesday, April 16, at 7 p.m. on the Heritage Plaza
Lawn of the Student Union.
to Memphis, Tenn., Ingram Hill has, since forming in 2000, toured
non-stop, averaging about 200 shows a year.
Their strategy: to play
well and have a good time doing it. They operate under the philosophy
“When you're out supporting other bands the audience has no idea who you
are, but if they see you having fun, then suddenly it’s fun for them. We
don't take ourselves too seriously. Life isn't that bad," says the
band’s singer/guitarist Justin Moore. Matt Chambless is the group’s
drummer and vocalist, and Phil Bogard is lead guitarist. Chris Johnson
tours with Ingram Hill on bass and vocals.
Hill’s rise to fame and its rock-pop-alternative crossover appeal can be
attributed to their grassroots efforts and their desire to remain a true
rock-and-roll band. According to Justin Moore “If
there was one conscious decision we made, it was just be a rock ‘n' roll
band, no matter what happens with the trends. People will always like
In August 2007, this chart-topping group released its second
full-length album, “Cold in California.” This album features
such songs as “I Hear Goodnight,” “Four Letter Word,” and “Cold in
California.” In 2002, Ingram Hill recorded a debut indie EP, “Until
Now,” and then entered the studio to record the full-length album,
“June’s Picture Show.
This event is free and open to the public ages 16 and older.
Other Springfest 2008: Party in Paradise events include: A-State Idol,
sponsored by Alpha Gamma Delta Sorority on Tuesday, April 15, 7 p.m.,
Centennial Ballroom, Student Union (contact
Katherine Smith, Katherine.Smith1@smail.astate.edu); and Welcome to
Paradise Extravaganza, Thursday, April 17, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Student Union
center court area and Heritage Plaza Lawn.
For more information, call Jerrod O. Lockhart, ASU Tribal Leadership
Center, at (870) 972-2055, or contact Lockhart via e-mail at email@example.com.