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38 Special to Perform Live at the BPAC on April 25

38 Special will perform live in concert Thursday, April 25 at 7:30 p.m. at the Bologna Performing Arts Center (BPAC) at Delta State University. The concert is locally sponsored by Needle Specialty. Tickets start at $40 and are on sale at the BPAC Ticket Office, by phone 662-846-4626, or online.

After more than four decades together, 38 SPECIAL continues to bring a signature blast of Southern rock to more than 100 cities a year. And at each and every show, thousands of audience members are amazed by the explosive power of the band’s performance.

Their many gold and platinum album awards stand in testament to the endurance of a legendary powerhouse. With sales in excess of 20 million, the band boasts arena-rock pop smashes, “Hold On Loosely,” “Rockin’ into the Night,” “Caught up in You,” “Fantasy Girl,” “If I’d Been the One,” “Back Where You Belong,” “Chain Lightnin’,” “Second Chance,” and more—timeless hits that remain a staple at radio, immediately recognizable from the first opening chord, and paving the way to their present-day touring regimen.

Since 1976, the band has released more than 15 albums. And from the start, they’ve toured relentlessly, bringing their signature brand of “muscle and melody” to fans worldwide. It is that steely determination that lives on in the hearts of these “Wild-Eyed Southern Boys.”

Guitarist/vocalist Don Barnes says it’s all about maintaining that intensity in their live shows. “We never wanted to be one of those bands that had maybe gotten a little soft or complacent over the years. We’re a team, and it’s always been kind of an unspoken rule that we don’t slack up, we stack up. We go out there every night to win.”

Completing the team is bassist Barry Dunaway, drummer Gary Moffatt, and keyboardist/vocalist Bobby Capps. The most recent addition to the band is legendary virtuoso guitarist and vocalist, Jerry Riggs. For 38 Special onstage, it is a celebration of camaraderie and brotherhood, a precision unit bringing the dedication and honesty to a long history of classic songs, as well as surprisingly fresh new material.

Tickets to see 38 Special are now on sale at or at the BPAC Ticket Office at 662.846.4626.