By Paul Gattis, The Huntsville Times Published: Tuesday, June 28, 2011
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- It's official. Committed, the Oakwood University-based singing group who won NBC's "The Sing-Off" last December, today announced plans for a concert in their hometown.
The event -- termed "Big Event" in an email from the group -- will be July 14 at Club OD at 2322 South Memorial Parkway at 8 p.m.
Tickets will be $15 and $25 for a VIP ticket. Committed will also have merchandise available for purchase, including the group's new single "Break Free" as well as t-shirts and posters. Fans can also order the group's first album, which will be released Aug. 30.
In an interview last week with The Times, Committed member Maurice Staple said Huntsville fans basically insisted on a concert locally. Committed has been touring in recent weeks throughout the midwest.
"We had a lot of people hit us up on Twitter and Facebook and saying 'I know you guys are all over. When are you going to do a concert in your hometown?'" Staple said.
Committed members are Therry Thomas, Alain Gervais, Robert Pressley Jr., Dennis Baptiste Jr., Geston Pierre and Staple.
The concert announcement also a request for Committed's fans: "Come dressed to impress."Tickets will be available at Hot 103.5 FM at 2084 Washington Avenue.
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