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All-American Rejects Headline Clarkson University Springfest Concert April 20

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The All-American Rejects headline this year’s Clarkson University Springfest Concert, sponsored by the Clarkson Union Board (CUB), on Friday, April 20, at 8 p.m. in Cheel Arena.

The All-American RejectsTickets are on sale for $15 to students from surrounding schools, and to the general public for $20.

They are available at Northern Music and Video, the SUNY Potsdam SGA Office, the St. Lawrence University Student Center, and the SUNY Canton Student Activities Office, and online at .

The All-American Rejects return to the road this spring with an extensive six-week North American tour to promote their new album the Kids in the Street.

The All-American Rejects -- with lead singer, bassist, and lyricist Tyson Ritter and his long-time friend guitarist Nick Wheeler -- formed as teenagers in Stillwater, Okla., before being joined by guitarist Mike Kennerty and drummer Chris Gaylor. 

The band's second album, Move Along (2005), brought the band mainstream success. The album produced three hit singles: "It Ends Tonight,” "Dirty Little Secret" and "Move Along,” all of which charted in the top-15 on the Billboard Hot-100 chart.

Their third album, 2008’s When The World Comes Down, played to ecstatic audiences across the globe, thanks to scoring their first international hit, “Gives You Hell,” which also spent four weeks at number one at Top-40 Radio, became the number-one most-played song of 2009 of the format, and went on to sell four million copies in the U.S. alone.

For more info on the band check out their web site at: .

Clarkson University launches leaders into the global economy. One in five alumni already leads as a CEO, VP or equivalent senior executive of a company. Located just outside the Adirondack Park in Potsdam, N.Y., Clarkson is a nationally recognized research university for undergraduates with select graduate programs in signature areas of academic excellence directed toward the world’s pressing issues. Through 50 rigorous programs of study in engineering, business, arts, sciences and health sciences, the entire learning-living community spans boundaries across disciplines, nations and cultures to build powers of observation, challenge the status quo, and connect discovery and engineering innovation with enterprise.

[News directors and editors: For more information, contact Annie Harrison, Director of Media Relations, at 315-268-6764 or]

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