Nashville rising star Megan Conner to perform at Washburn University Nov. 6

Washburn University

TOPEKA – A fresh face in the Nashville scene, Megan Conner, named one of the top four finalists on “The Next Great American Country (GAC) Star,” will perform at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, in the Washburn Room, Memorial Union, Washburn University. Doors open at 8 p.m. and the event is free and open to the public.

Conner was born in Greensboro, N.C. and raised in Granbury, Texas giving her, her country roots. As a teen, she indulged in riding horses, oversized belt buckles, spurs and country music. Post-graduation from Baylor University, Conner moved to New York City to pursue her dreams of becoming a singer. Once there, she found success in the fitness industry and became a nationally recognized fitness instructor. After only a few months in the city, Conner was discovered by songwriter and producer Paul Vance (“Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka Dot Bikini” and “Catch a Falling Star”), who helped her rekindle her love for country music. She moved to Nashville to continue her career as an artist and songwriter.

Campus Activities Board, International Business Club, Phi Beta Lambda, Washburn Sales and Marketing Executives, Washburn School of Business, Washburn Student Government Association, 94 Country, and WIBW-TV are sponsoring the event.

For more information about the event, contact the Campus Activities Board at (785) 670-1222.