Brad Paisley performs free show at Virginia Tech

35,000 people rocked out at a free Brad Paisley concert last night at Virginia Tech.

Students and staff gathered with people who drove hours to see the show on a cool and crisp Blacksburg, VA night.

The show is a part of a weekend full of activities leading up to the big football game tonight, Virginia Tech hosts national champs Ohio State.

The concert is also the first of Paisley's Country Nation College Tour.