Planned Matt McGee Tour Outreach to Colleges

( [email protected] ) May 05, 2004 04:19 PM EDT

Franklin, TN - Matt McGee along with Downhere will band together in a music tour -- the Hope to a Generation: the 2004 S.E.C. U-Tour. The planned event is aiming to hit 12 college campuses from October 19-December 2, 2004, and will be sponsored by FedEx and others.

The schedule of the tour will have artist appearances of McGee and Downhere along with various artists and speakers treating the student health hazards of depression and suicides on campuses.

"I am so thankful to be a part of an event of this scope. Working together with the individual ministries at each of these schools is going to open amazing doors to reach these college students," says McGee. This is an amazing opportunity for everyone involved.

Meanwhile, a tour schedule and campuses to be visited are beind decided for a late summer conference in Atlanta. Participating schools are University of Alabama, Auburn, University of South Carolina, University of Georgia, University of Tennessee, University of Florida, University of Kentucky, Mississippi State, Louisiana State, Vanderbilt, University of Mississippi and University of Arkansas.

"A few months ago, John Paone of U-Night 17 approached me about helping him achieve his vision for bringing a night of hope to college students. He has a huge heart for kids and has the drive to actually make that vision happen,"states Pam Kistler of Street Level Artist Agency, who is spearheading the event with John. Negotiations are finishing up with several other large corporate sponsors, all of which will astonish you. We have huge expectations with these events and are amazed that we have been put in a place to facilitate it." says McGee.