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Quietdrive, Gloriana, Randy Montana to Perform in Concert at Juniata

(Posted April 12, 2010)

Randy Montana, singer-songwriter

HUNTINGDON, Pa. -- A concert featuring the soaring country harmonies of Gloriana, the power pop of Quietdrive and country singer-songwriter Randy Montana will entertain students at Juniata College at 7:30 p.m.. Thursday, April 22 in the Intramural Gym of the Kennedy Sports and Recreation Center on the Juniata campus.

Tickets are $15 for Juniata students and $20 for the general public. Tickets can be purchased online by going to the Web site www.juniata.edu/majorevent or by coming to the Juniata campus and purchasing tickets at the Information Desk in Ellis Hall.

Gloriana is a quartet featuring two guitarists, Tom and Mike Gossin, a mandolinist and vocalist, Cheyenne Kimball, and a vocalist, Rachel Reinert. Gloriana's self-titled debut album features the hit single "Wild at Heart." Other songs on the album, which features intricate four-part harmonies, include "The Way it Goes," "How Far Do You Want to Go?" "Lead Me On" and "All the Things (That Mean the Most)."

Quietdrive has been touring nonstop to support its current power pop album, "Close Your Eyes." Most recently, the band entertained U.S. troops in the Middle East and Japan.

The band is perhaps best known for its hit "Time After Time," from the album "When All That's Left is You." Quietdrive also has released the album "Deliverance" in 2008.

Randy Montana is currently touring to support his self-titled album, featuring the hit single "Ain't Much Left of Loving You." Montana co-wrote most of the songs on his album, including "Last Horse," which features backing vocals by country legend Emmylou Harris.

Other songs on the album include "Reckless" and "The Back of My Heart." Montana is the son of Nashville songwriter Billy Montana who wrote Garth Brooks' "More Than a Memory" and Jo Dee Messina's "Bring on the Rain."

Contact John Wall at wallj@juniata.edu or (814) 641-3132 for more information.