John Mayer, Dave Matthews Band to play Virginia Tech concert

Major acts will play free show at campus shooting college

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Dave Matthews Band, John Mayer and Nas are among the acts who will play a free concert in September for staff and students of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, VA.

The show is being held “as a gracious gift to the Virginia Tech community” and according to the college’s website is “about a celebration of spirit. It’s about showing the resiliency and strength of our community known throughout the world as Hokie Spirit”

The college was the location of a massacre last year that left 33 people dead after Cho Seung-Hui went on a shooting rampage in the campus dorms and classrooms before turning the gun on himself.

The concert will take place on September 6.

--By our New York staff.
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