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. 

Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. Samford enrolls 5,791 students from 49 states, Puerto Rico and 16 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference and ranks 6th nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.