Singer/songwriter Tyrone Wells to Perform at LFCC

For Immediate Release:
August 1, 2006

Primary Media Contact:
Sally Voth
Public Relations Specialist
svoth@lfcc.edu
Phone: 540-868-7134

MIDDLETOWN and WARRENTON, Va. – Singer/songwriter Tyrone Wells is scheduled to perform over 90 concerts from August 2006 to March 2007, primarily at college campuses across the country. To kick off his East Coast concert tour, Wells is performing live at Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) on Aug. 22, 23 and 24, 2006. Sponsored by the LFCC Student Activities Office, the concerts are free and open to the public.

Detailed information about concert locations and times follows:

  • Tuesday, Aug. 22 and Wednesday, Aug. 23 at 11:45 a.m. in the William H. McCoy Special Events Center located inside the Alson H. Smith Jr. Technology Center on the Middletown Campus, located at 173 Skirmisher Lane in Middletown
  • Thursday, Aug. 24 at 12:30 p.m. in the Loeb Center on the Fauquier Campus, located at 6480 College Street in Warrenton

Wells just released his third independent album, Hold On, with a sold-out release party at the El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles. The new album is a blend of his singer/songwriter roots, soul and rock. His classic and powerful voice has helped him sell over 25,000 of his self-distributed records at live performances throughout the West Coast in venues such as the House of Blues, Galaxy Theatre and the El Rey Theatre. His performance on the main stage at the 2006 National Association of Campus Activities convention generated 152 offers from colleges across the country, a record number for the convention.

In 2004, Wells was named the Orange County Music Awards Best Male Artist, as well as the 2004 University of California, Los Angeles Spring Sing Best Overall and Best Solo Artist. Also in 2004, Tyrone had 15 television placements in shows including “One Tree Hill,” “Numb3rs,” “Ghost Whisperer,” “Summerland,” “Rescue Me,” “North Shore,” “The Mountain” and “The Bedford Diaries.”

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Founded in 1970, Lord Fairfax Community College is a multi-campus public institution of higher education. With four locations — Middletown, Warrenton, Luray-Page County and most recently, Vint Hill— the College serves eight localities in the Shenandoah Valley and northern Piedmont regions. The localities are the counties of Clarke, Fauquier, Frederick, Page, Rappahannock, Shenandoah and Warren and the city of Winchester. LFCC offers more than 75 associate degree and certificate programs in a wide variety of disciplines, in addition to providing access to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs offered on site by a four-year institution. LFCC also serves the business community by offering workforce preparation programs for employees and employers. LFCC serves more than 9,000 unduplicated credit students and more than 11,000 individuals in professional development and business and industry courses annually.

Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Lord Fairfax Community College. Lord Fairfax Community College is an equal opportunity institution providing educational and employment opportunities, programs, services, and activities and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, disability, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or other non-merit factors. LFCC also prohibits sexual misconduct including sexual violence or harassment.

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