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DUBUQUE (KWWL) -

Country group the Eli Young Band will take the stage at Loras College Friday, May 15.

The show is set to kick off at the Athletic and Wellness Center at 9:00 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at www.loras.edu/ecommerce for $25 each.

Eli Young Band scored their first No. 1 hit with “Crazy Girl” in 2011. The double platinum single became the # 1 most played country song of the year on Billboard's 2011 year end chart and earned them the Academy of Country Music (ACM) Award for Song of the Year. The band's next single, “Even If It Breaks Your Heart,” became their second No. 1 and was certified platinum. It earned the band Grammy nods for Best Duo/Group Performance and for Best Country Song as well as Single of the Year and Song of the Year nominations from both the Country Music Association and ACM.

The group's latest album, 10,000 Towns, contains songs written by Nashville's best songwriters, and the band members themselves. It spawned their third No. 1 hit with “Drunk Last Night.”

Limited tickets are available for the performance. For more information, contact Melissa Klinkhammer, assistant director of student life, at Melissa.klinkhammer@loras.edu or 563-588-7731.

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