OneRepublic headlines Slagle Auditorium performance at USD

VERMILLION, S.D. -- The University of South Dakota is hosting popular rock band OneRepublic for a one-night only performance at 8 p.m. on Friday, March 18 at Robert L. Slagle Hall Auditorium.

The Grammy® nominated OneRepublic, a five-member group from Colorado Springs, Colo., is currently touring several North American and European cities, including shows in Honolulu, Hawaii, Moscow, Russia, Vienna Austria and Warsaw, Poland. Best known for their hit singles “Apologize” and “All the Right Moves,” OneRepublic’s first album “Dreaming Out Loud” (2007) was certified gold while the band’s most recent album, “Waking Up,” was released in the fall of 2009.

Presented by the USD Student Government Association (SGA) and the Campus Activities Board (CAB), the March 18 concert is the first event at Slagle Hall Auditorium following a renovation that began in 2008. The restoration of the 38,000 square foot auditorium features several state-of-the-art facility upgrades, including improved acoustics, accessible seating, new stage flooring and improved sightlines. Doors will open at 7 p.m. with opening act, The Daylights, scheduled to take the stage at 8 p.m. OneRepublic will perform at around 9 p.m.

Concert tickets are available for USD students beginning Tuesday, Feb. 22 at the Muenster University Center. Cost is $10 (with student ID). USD students purchasing more than one ticket will pay full price ($20) for each additional ticket. Non-students can purchase tickets at $20 starting Wednesday, March 2 at the Muenster University Center.

Download a photo of the band.