The Appalachian Popular Programming Society (APPS) is a university funded student organization that consists of seven (7) different councils (committees) that work together to select, plan, promote, and present a diverse variety of popular entertainment programs and films which enhance the social and cultural life for Appalachian students.

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Corey Smith

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Corey Smith was named one of country music hottest new artists by Country Weekly and Music Row Magazine and was featured on the cover of Pollstar as a Hotstar Top Artist. He has hundreds of sold-out performances under his belt and a growing, dedicated fan-base whose passion for Corey’s music has led to some of the music industry’s leading professionals shaking their heads in astonishment at his rise as a touring sensation. Corey has the ability to relate to crowds like few other modern-day live acts - in one moment singing frankly of wild days spent partying, followed by showcasing his wisdom with songs that touch on much deeper issues of life.

Date: Thursday, October 20
Time: Doors open at 9:00pm, show at 9:30pm
Location: Legends
Tickets: ASU students in advance $15      Non-students & students at door $20
Online tickets for non-students  CLICK HERE
BYOB 6-pack limit with ID

Affrilachian Poets

The term "Affrilachia" was originally coined by Frank X Walker. In reference to the region of Appalachia, a mountain range stretching over thirteen states along the East Coast of the U.S., Affrilachia is an ever-evolving cultural landscape poised to render the invisible visible.

Poets performing at this event include Frank X Walker, Ricardo Nazario Colon, Bianca Spriggs, and Crystal Good.

Date: Thursday, October 27
Time: Doors open at 7:00pm, show at 7:30pm
Location: Legends


Sponsored by:

Sociology Department 
English Department 
Culture/Gender/Global Studies Department 
Center for Appalachian Studies 
Judaic Holocaust & Peace Center 
Sustain Office 
Chi Upsilon Sigma National Latin Sorority 
Interdisciplinary Studies Department

Rumours - A Tribute to Fleetwood Mac

Date: Thursday, November 10th
Time: Doors open at 9:00pm, show at 9:45pm
Location: Legends
Tickets: ASU students in advance $10      Non-students & students at door $12
Tickets on Sale Sept. 14th at 10 am
Online tickets CLICK HERE
BYOB 6-pack limit with ID

Luke Combs

Date: Thursday, November 16th
Time: Doors open at 9:00pm, show at 9:30pm
Location: Legends
Tickets: ASU students in advance $8      Non-students & students at door $10

**Student tickets are available ONLY at the PSU Ticket Desk**
Online tickets CLICK HERE
BYOB 6-pack limit with ID

The 1975

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The 1975 is an English alternative rock band formed in Wilmslow, Cheshire. The group consists of Matthew Healy (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Adam Hann (lead guitar), Ross MacDonald (bass), and George Daniel (drums). Join them on their North American Tour this Fall!

Date: November 18th, 2016
Time: Doors open at 7:00 pm; show at 8:00 pm
Location: Holmes Convocation Center
Tickets: Available online HERE

ASU Students - General Admission/Pit - $30
ASU Students - Reserved Seats - $25
Non-Students - General Admission/Pit - $35
Non-Students - Reserved Seats - $30

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