Hinder with special guests is scheduled to appear at 8 p.m. Friday, April 13, at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown Sports Center.
The concert, which is being sponsored by the UPJ Student Programming Board, is open to the public. The general public may purchase tickets in advance at George’s Song Shop (Market Street), Music Haven (Scalp Avenue), and the UPJ Student Union Information Desk. Tickets are $23.
This Oklahoma City fivesome is comprised of Austin Winkler, vocals; Joe Garvey, guitar; Mark King, guitar; Mike Rodden, bass, and Cody Hanson, drums. The group is dedicated to bringing back the good old decadent days when “sex, drugs and rock and roll weren’t dirty words, but a way of life.”
Hinder’s debut Universal Records effort, Extreme Behavior, is filled with flick-your-Bic moments of arena-rock grandeur, all crackling dual lead guitars, ethereal four-part harmonies and soaring beat-your-chest rock vocals, taking a page from timeless groups like Bad Company, Aerosmith, and the Rolling Stones.
Hinder has built a healthy regional following, released an independent album, Far From Close, which sold out 5,000 copies.
For ticket information, contact the Student Information Desk at 814-269-7535.
Founded in 1927, the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown is a four-year, degree-granting college of the University of Pittsburgh. The university offers more than 40 majors and is known for its engineering technology, education, humanities, and natural and social sciences degree programs. UPJ has been ranked “Third in the North” among public comprehensive colleges and universities, northern region, by U.S. News and World Report, America’s Best Colleges, 2007.