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Roger McGuinn concert date change at Wingate University

1/5/2012
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Contact: Kim Williams Laura Kratt
Communications Writer Director of Cultural Events
704-233-8320 704-233-8302
k.williams@wingate.edu l.kratt@wingate.edu

Wingate, N.C. –Due to a schedule change, the Roger McGuinn concert date has been moved from Friday, March 23 and will now take place on Thursday, March 22 at 7:30 p.m. in the George A. Batte, Jr. Fine Arts Center on the Wingate University campus.

Opened in 1999, the George A. Batte, Jr. Fine Arts Center presents events in the McGee Theatre, Plyler-Griffin Recital Hall and Austin Auditorium. Located just a short, 5 minute drive from Monroe, The Batte is just two blocks off of Highway 74 and 30 miles east of Charlotte. Free parking is plentiful and all three performance spaces offer full wheelchair accessibility.

About Wingate University
Wingate University, ranked as the 8th "best value" in the South by U.S. News & World Report, serves more than 2,500 students on three campuses in Wingate, Matthews and Hendersonville, N.C. Founded in 1896, the University offers 34 undergraduate majors, 37 minors and career concentrations, numerous pre-professional programs, graduate degrees in business, accounting, education, physician assistant studies and sport administration, and doctorates in pharmacy and education. With a 14 to 1 student/teacher ratio, Wingate students gain the tools and support needed to excel in academics and apply that learning toward an extraordinary career and life.

In addition to a robust intramural athletics program, Wingate student athletes compete in 19 NCAA Division II sports. The University has won the South Atlantic Conference Echols Athletic Excellence Award for the past five years. For more information, go to www.wingate.edu.