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CONTACT: Suzanne C. Miller
Assistant Director of Public Relations
Office: (717) 691-6027 ext. 1
E-mail: scmiller@messiah.edu

Roper to perform in concert at Messiah College

GRANTHAM, Pa. (September 30, 2004) — Messiah College’s Student Activities Board will present a concert featuring Roper on Monday, Oct. 18, at 9 p.m. in the Larsen Student Union, located on the college’s Grantham campus. Admission is free. For more information, call the Messiah College ticket office at (717) 691-6036.

After the breakup of the Christian ska band Five Iron Frenzy at the end of 2003, lead singer Reese Roper decided to form another band, Roper. The new band is comprised of Reese Roper (vocals), Jonathan Byrnside (lead guitar), Jonathan Till (bass guitar), Stephen Till (rhythm guitar) and Nick White (drums). The band’s first album will be released on Oct. 19 and they are currently touring in support of their upcoming album. For further information on the band, visit their website at www.roperisdumb.com.

Messiah College , a private Christian college of the liberal and applied arts and sciences, enrolls more than 2,900 undergraduate students in 60 majors. Established in 1909, the primary campus is located in Grantham , Pa. , near the state capital of Harrisburg . A satellite campus affiliated with Temple University is located in Philadelphia .

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ARTICLE DATE: THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2004
ARTICLE NUMBER: MC-124-04


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