Saturday, September 08, 2007

John Mayer Joins Dave Matthews Band,Nas and Phil Vassar at Virginia Tech in Uplifting Hokie Spirit with Music and Presence on Campus


Image Source-John Mayer performs donning a "Hokies United" Tee Shirt in a show of unity and support for the Virginia Tech community

Image Source-Dave Matthews performing at Thursday's Concert


Image Source-John Mayer pictured above cheering along with Virginia Tech audience during concert performance minutes before leaving the stage


John Mayer joined Dave Matthews Band,Nas and Phil Vassar on Thursday night in a concert event aimed at healing and lifting the spirits of the Virginia Tech community while also celebrating their resiliency and strength in bouncing back from the April 16 tragedy,which claimed the lives of 33 members of the Virginia Tech faculty, staff and student body. A crowd of 50,000 estimated to have attended the concert.

Thursday night's concert was an event to remember as each performance included fan favorites as well as upbeat and/or inspiring songs by John Mayer,Dave Matthews,Nas and Phil Vassar. There were even some exciting cross collaborations which occurred on stage that night as Dave Matthews horn player Leroi Moor joined John Mayer on his band's performance of the bluesy gospel-esque Mayer tune"Gravity" with a smooth and sultry solo.

John and Dave were also spotted at the stadium hours before the concert during sound check and John Mayer at other places around campus ,most notably at the Virginia Tech Inn where he lodged during his stay there.

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