Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2008-10-17

Singer/songwriter Kate Campbell will perform from her latest album, Save the Day, at Samford University Sunday, Oct. 26.

The concert will be at 6 p.m. in Brock Recital Hall. Tickets are $20 and will be available at the door or in advance at For information, call (205) 726-2807.

The performance is the concluding event of Samford's 2008 Homecoming weekend. Campbell, an acclaimed folk artist whose songwriting is strongly influenced by her southern roots, is a 1983 Samford graduate.

Her 11 recordings include the all-acoustic Sing Me Out and Twang on a Wire, as well as the gospel CDs Wandering Strange and For the Living of These Days. 

About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.