Sept. 4, 2019 / Kerry Kurt Phillips concert, screening of Ken Burns'
country music documentary coming to Vincennes University
VINCENNES, Ind. – WVUT is bringing award-winning songwriter Kerry
Kurt Phillips home to Vincennes for a free special concert on Sept. 7
at the Red Skelton Performing Arts Center on the Vincennes University campus.
Doors open at 6 p.m. The event kicks off with an advanced screening
of the Ken Burns’ PBS documentary “Country Music” at 7 p.m.
Kerry Kurt will perform many of his hit songs following the preview
and will also take questions from the audience. His catalog features
more than 1,000 songs, including several No. 1 singles. He grew up in
Vincennes and Henderson, Kentucky. A meet and greet will take place
after the performance and he will sign special edition hatch print
posters of the event.
Admission is free. Preferred main level seating is available to WVUT
members. Members will receive two preferred seats and have access to
PBS Passport for the next year. Go to https: www.wvut.org/become-a-wvut-member/ for
VINCENNES UNIVERSITY - Indiana’s First College
VU is state-supported with campuses in Vincennes and Jasper, the
Aviation Technology Center and American Sign Language program in
Indianapolis, Early College Career and Technical Education Centers,
and additional sites such as the Gene Haas Training and Education
Center in Lebanon, the Logistics Training and Education Center in
Plainfield, and the Gibson County Center for Advanced Manufacturing
and Logistics in Fort Branch. A leader in developing Early Colleges
statewide, VU also offers instruction at military sites throughout the nation.
In addition to offering a wide range of associate degree and
certificate programs, VU also offers bachelor’s degree programs in
technology, homeland security, nursing, secondary education programs
in mathematics and science, and special education/elementary education.
VU enrolls students from throughout Indiana, 35 other states, and 17
countries. Tuition and fees are the lowest among Indiana campuses with
residence halls. VU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
Founded in 1801, VU is Indiana’s first college and is the only
college in the nation founded by an individual who would later become
President of the United States. William Henry Harrison, the ninth U.S.
President, founded VU while serving as governor of the Indiana
Territory. More information is available at www.vinu.edu.
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