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Mason Ramsey Wows And Woos Bryce Jordan Center

After three days’ worth of rumors and more than 30 minutes of anxious build-up, twelve-year-old yodeling sensation Mason Ramsey made a surprise appearance at THON on Saturday afternoon. He performed a mix of his own songs and plenty of country classics by artists like Johnny Cash and Hank Williams.

Ramsey entered State College’s third Walmart the Bryce Jordan Center to a thunderous roar of applause from a crowd filled with people ten years older than him. He opened his set by singing “The Way I See It” before having the entire arena sing Happy Birthday to Jeremy, a member of his band.

Playing a jet-black guitar, Ramsey was accompanied by a guitarist and drummer. His setlist featured “Jambalaya” and “I Saw The Light,” before he transitioned into “Lovesick Blues,” the song that made him famous last spring while performing in an Illinois Walmart.

Lil Hank swooned every woman within ten miles of the BJC when he proclaimed “this one’s for all the ladies” and broke into singing “Hey, Good Lookin'”. As if he had anything else to do to win over the hearts of everyone in attendance, when someone yelled out “I love you,” the blonde-haired soprano responded “I love y’all too!”

Needless to say, as a 20-year-old guy with a deep voice and no singing ability whatsoever, I felt a little jealous after watching Ramsey’s charisma. Luckily, my girlfriend was on a sleep shift during his performance.

Ramsey finished his impromptu concert with his hit “Famous,” which was a top-five country song in 2018 and topped out at No 62 on the US Top 100.

Before leaving the stage, Ramsey retired like any great country artist would.

“If the good Lord’s willing and the crick don’t rise, see y’all again next time!” he said…with the pitch of a 12-year-old cherub, of course.

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Anthony Colucci

Anthony Colucci is Onward State’s news editor, a preferred walk-on honors student, and a junior majoring in psychology and public relations. Despite being from the make-believe land of Central Jersey, he was never a Rutgers fan. If you ever want to know how good Saquon Barkley's ball security is, ask Anthony what happened when he tried to force a fumble at the Mifflin Streak. If you want to hear the story or are bored and want to share prequel memes, follow @_anthonycolucci on Twitter or email him at [email protected] All other requests and complaints should be directed to Onward State media contact Steve Connelly.


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