John Rush, The ‘Human Ipod’, Performs Tuesday, Aug. 24, at UNK

Tim Danube
associate director of the Nebraskan Student Union, 308.865.8523

UNK– John Rush, a multi-talented musician who covers more than 175 bands upon request, performs at the University of Nebraska at Kearney on Tuesday, Aug. 24.

The concert, which is free and open to the public, will begin at 7 p.m. outside near the Cope Fountain.

“He has an amazing repertoire of music that he has memorized, and students can choose from several binders of songs,” said Tim Danube, Nebraska Student Union associate director.

Rush is known as a “Human iPod” for his ability to play a wide range of songs on request. He plays his own music, and also covers the music of more than 175 bands. Rush plays guitar, bass, harmonica, piano and percussion while singing.

He has opened for many popular acts including: Fuel, Eve 6, Edwin McCain, Matt Kearney, Keller Williams and Howie Day. He has also played on stage with the Dixie Chicks and Rob Thomas of Matchbox 20.

Rush has won Campus Activities Magazine Entertainer of the Year and Campus Awards Musician of the Year. He tours year arounds averaging more than 200 dates annually.