Grammy and Dove Award-winning Christian rock band, Casting Crowns, will bring their Thrive Tour to the “City of the Crosses” at NMSU’s Pan American Center on Thursday, Sept. 18, at 7 p.m. With multiple #1 hits to their name, concert goers can expect an incredibly uplifting evening of great music and encouraging words to live by. Joining Casting Crowns will be former “American Idol” finalist, Mandisa, and Dove Best New Artist Award winner, Sidewalk Prophets. Reserved seats are available for $20, $30, $40, and $50. Groups of 20 or more can take advantage of a special $2 discount per $20 or $30 ticket. Fees may apply. Tickets will be available beginning at 10 a.m. on Friday, July 18, at the Pan Am Ticket Office, all Ticketmaster Outlets, charge by phone at 800-745-3000, or Ticketmaster.com. The Casting Crowns Thrive Tour with special guests Mandisa & Sidewalk Prophets is presented by the NMSU Office of Special Events and ACTS. Please call 575-646-1420 or visit http://panam.nmsu.edu/acts/ for more information.