Tickets Available for Smith Steele Concert Benefitting the Daytona State College Foundation

DAYTONA BEACH, FLA. (Jan. 30, 2020) – Critically acclaimed singer/songwriters Anthony Smith and Jeffrey Steele, who have together written more than 100 country music top-10 hits, will perform a concert benefitting the Daytona State College Foundation this Friday, January 31, at the DSC News-Journal Center. image of songwriters Anthony Smith and Jeffrey SteeleA limited number of tickets remain and are being sold at the box office with proceeds helping provide financial support for students attending Daytona State. Tickets for the event are $50 and include a beer and wine reception and heavy hors d’oeurves at 6 p.m. followed by the concert at 7 p.m. Special VIP seats are also available for $75. Tickets can also be purchased through the DSC Foundation at or by calling (386) 506-3407.

Steele, a three-time BMI Songwriter of the Year and winner of CMA’s Triple Play Award, wrote “My Wish” and “What Hurts the Most” by Rascal Flatts, as well as “The Cowboy in Me” by Tim McGraw. Smith’s songs include George Strait’s “Cowboys Like Us” and hits recorded by Blake Shelton, Taylor Swift, Kenny Chesney, Faith Hill and many others. Together they wrote Trace Adkins’ hit, “Chrome.”

The Daytona State College Foundation is a direct support organization of Daytona State College whose mission is to provide financial assistance to students and funding for critical needs that are beyond the scope of the College’s budget.

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MORE: Offering more than 100 certificate, associate and bachelor’s degree programs, Daytona State College is the leader in education and workforce training needs of Volusia and Flagler counties and beyond for more than 60 years. The College enrolls nearly 25,000 students a year at its seven instructional sites, with graduates serving in critical fields including healthcare, emergency services/public safety, business, education, hospitality, engineering, technology, digital media, and more. 

Daytona State has been recognized as a leader in higher education numerous times, consistently by U.S. News & World Report, which ranks the College among the Top Tier Best Online Bachelor’s Programs. The U.S. Department of Education’s College Affordability and Transparency Center has ranked DSC among the top 50 most affordable public four-year institutions in the country, with less than half the tuition of the national average. Community College Week, a leading publication in higher education, annually continues to feature the college in its list of Top 100 Associate Degree Producers. And U.S. News & World Report has ranked DSC among its Top Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans multiple times.

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Chris Thomes,

Marketing & Communications,

A Member of the Florida College System

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