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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

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With Special Guest Jay Sean

With Special Guest Jay Sean

2017-09-20

Homecoming Concert: All MNSU Student, Guest, and VIP Tickets are Sold Out. Students and public can purchase a public ticket ($25).

 

Multi-Platinum artist, B.o.B to perform for Minnesota State University, Mankato.

MANKATO, Minn. – B.o.B, singer and producer, of hits such as “Nothin’ on You,” “Airplanes,” “HeadBand”, and “So Good,” will perform on the Summit and Jacob Heights stage for Minnesota State University, Mankato on Friday, October 6 2017, in Myers Field House. Jay Sean will open the show for B.o.B Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Presented by the Student Events Team and Hot 96.7, the first performer will take place at 7 p.m. Friday, October 6 in Myers Field House. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

B.o.B, whose song “Strange Clouds” in 2011, went platinum and debuting at number seven on the Billboard Hot 100. He also became, the thirteenth male solo artist, to have a debut album be at number one on the US Billboard 200.

B.o.B has collaborations with Bruno Mars, “Nothin’ on You”, 2 Chainz in “HeadBand” and “Airplanes,” with Hayley Williams. He was nominated for five Grammys in 2011 for Record of the Year, Best Rap Song, Best Rap Album, Best Rap/Sung Collaborations and Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals. Has m

Jay Sean, R&B singer will be opening up the show for B.o.B. Jay Sean is known for his singles, “Down” featuring Lil Wayne, “Do You Remember” featuring Sean Paul and Lil Jon, “2012 (It Ain’t the End) featuring Nicki Minaj.

 “Buy your tickets early,” said Bill Tourville, Assistant Director, Campus Programs, “All of the student tickets were distributed in six hours last year!”

Tickets for the concert are on sale 10 a.m. Tuesday, August 22. The first 1400 Minnesota State Mankato students to reserve a ticket will receive free admission. After those student tickets are distributed, Minnesota State Students will have to purchase a ticket. They may purchase Student guest ticket for $20, limit one per student. Public tickets are $25. VIP tickets are $40. All tickets are general admission.

Homecoming VIP pre-party tickets are $40 for students and public. The pre-party begins at 5:30 p.m from the exclusive party perch overlooking Myers Fieldhouse. The party package includes: free food, beverages, signed merchandise, exclusive seating and front row access. This party is sponsored by Summit and Jacob Heights.

If you are alumni of Student Events Team, IMPACT and University Programs Alumni, there will be a special reception with free tickets to the concert. For more information on this reception, contact Bill Tourville by email at William.tourville@mnsu.edu or by phone at 507-380-6076.

Tickets will be available starting August 22 online at www.mnsuevents.com or at the Student Activities front desk, CSU 173. The concert is for all ages. Parking in Lot 20 will be available for this event.

No outside food or beverage, backpacks, or flash photography will be allowed. Cell phones will not be confiscated. MNSU bans weapons on campus. There will be no reentry to the concert once patron leaves. Minnesota State University, Mankato is an alcohol, drug, and tobacco free campus. Use of substances will result in removal from the concert.

Student Events Team is a student-led organization that produces fun, interactive, educational events where students make lifelong memories and celebrate their Maverick pride. If students are interested in joining the team or helping to plan or volunteer during the week of Homecoming, Student Events Team meets every Tuesday at 4pm, in CSU 245.

Minnesota State Mankato, a comprehensive university with 15,409 students, is part of the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities system, which comprises 31 state institutions.

 

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