Courtney Cole plays free concert
Rising CMT artist Courtney Cole is playing a free concert Aug. 10 the night before the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia.
The concert starts at 6:30 p.m. with local band Bluestem as the opening act. Cole’s recent single hit the number 1 spot on Taste of Country’s Top 10 Countdown, and she was named one of CMT’s Next Women of Country. She ended 2015 as the opening act on Miranda Lambert’s Roadside Bars and Pink Guitars tour, and this year she will be the opening act for Lambert, Kenny Chesney and Thomas Rhett.
The event will start with a Resource Fair at 5:30 pm promoting CMT’s Empowering Education initiative, and will be held at the Davis Multipurpose Center at State Fair Community College. The Missouri Community College Association (MCCA) is coordinating the event with CMT, which is one of 10 free concerts that will take place this year across the country.
Representatives from MACC and seven other community colleges will be on hand to answer questions about their programs, services and financial assistance. Tickets are free and can be picked up at MACC Student Services.. Tickets also may be reserved online at www.missouricolleges.org. Concessions will be available.
For more information on the CMT initiative, visit www.cmtempoweringeducation.com or follow along on Twitterusing #CMTEmpoweringEducation.