Post Classifieds

Dan + Shay honor Las Vegas victims

By Gregory Choate
On October 10, 2017

DAN SMYERS- The band member took time to acknowledge the power of the country music community after the Las Vegas shooting.
Photo by Marcelo Gonzales

Members of SOLO concert headliner Dan + Shay took a moment during the show to remember the victims of the Las Vegas shooting.

The band performed on Oct. 3 at Tech’s Hooper Eblen Center. Between songs, Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney talked about the shooting and the victims.

“It’s such a tragedy, country music is such a community, you know we’re proud to be part of the community, so it’s a huge loss for not only country music but America,” Smyers said.

This came two days after a gunman, Stephen Paddock, fired into a crowd of people watching a country music show in Las Vegas. More than 50 people died and more than 500 suffered injuries as a result.

During the show Smyers said it was an emotional 48 hours and they would mourn the losses and carry on from the incident.

Smyers said everyone needs to fight hate in the world with love, and music is a great way to do that.

“It’s a great outlet and I’m glad to be a part of country music,” Smyers said.


Get Top Stories Delivered Weekly

More tntechoracle News Articles

Recent tntechoracle News Articles

Discuss This Article



Tenessee Tech's pre-medicine program prepares undergraduate students for medical schools across the country, where TTU students become leading Chicago ophthalmologists, LASIK Nashville doctors and so many other top medical professionals.


Log In

or Create an account

Employers & Housing Providers

Employers can list job opportunities for students

Post a Job

Housing Providers can list available housing

Post Housing

Log In

Forgot your password?

Your new password has been sent to your email!

Logout Successful!

You just missed it! This listing has been filled.

Post your own housing listing on Uloop and have students reach out to you!

Upload An Image

Please select an image to upload
Note: must be in .png, .gif or .jpg format
Provide URL where image can be downloaded
Note: must be in .png, .gif or .jpg format