Free Outdoor Concert At Dalton State To Feature A Capella Group

Thursday, August 15, 2013
Boston a capella band Ball in the House will perform a free concert on the Dalton State quad Thursday evening, Aug. 22.
Boston a capella band Ball in the House will perform a free concert on the Dalton State quad Thursday evening, Aug. 22.
The Dalton State Campus Activities Board will present the a capella group ‘Ball in the House’ in a free outdoor concert on the Dalton State quad Thursday, Aug. 22, beginning at 7:30 p.m.

“Five guys, five voices – that’s it,” is how the Boston indie band describes itself. “Following in the path of classic harmony groups like Boyz II Men, The Temptations, and Take 6, with a mix of the classic and the contemporary, the five member vocal band Ball in the House brilliantly blends a wide range of influences, from classic rhythm and blues to pop, hip hop, and gospel.” 

Ball in the House has performed with such artists as The Beach Boys, Gladys Knight, The Jonas Brothers, Jessica Simpson, Fantasia, Blondie, Smokey Robinson, KC and the Sunshine Band, Kool and the Gang, and most recently, Patti Labelle. The group has appeared on The Today Show, The CBS Morning Show, and America’s Got Talent. 

The free concert is sponsored by Dalton State’s Campus Activities Board. In case of rain, the concert will be held in Goodroe Auditorium of Gignilliat Memorial Hall. 




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