posted August 23, 2007

Sleeping at Last and Paper Route to Perform Sept. 1

Sleeping at Last and Paper Route will perform through the Hope College Concert Series on Saturday, Sept. 1, at 8 p.m. at the Knickerbocker Theatre in downtown Holland.

Tickets are $10 for the general public and free with a Hope College ID, and are available at the ticket office in the main lobby of the DeVos Fieldhouse.

Sleeping at Last is an alternative rock trio based in Wheaton, Ill. The group's albums include "Ghost" (2003) and "Keep No Score" (2006). ChristianMusicToday.com ranked "Ghosts" fourth on its listing of the 12 Best Christian Albums of 2003; a track from "Keep No Score," titled "Quicksand," was featured on the season three premiere of ABC's "Grey's Anatomy."

Nashville, Tenn.-based "Paper Route" released its self-titled debut EP in 2006. The band was formed by former members of For All of the Drifters, and cites influences ranging from Bjork, to the pre-1976 Elton John, Tears for Fears, Emmylou Harris and Rufus Wainwright.

The ticket office is open weekdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and will also be open on Saturday, Sept. 1, during the same hours, and can be called at (616) 395-7890.

The DeVos Fieldhouse is located at 222 Fairbanks Avenue, between Ninth and 11th streets. The Knickerbocker Theatre is located at 86 E. Eighth St.

The doors will open at 7:30 p.m. the night of the concert.