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Oct. 7: Rap Artist T-Pain to Perform

Concert is SOLD OUT.

2016-10-10
Minnesota State University, Mankato Media Relations Office News Release, 9-20-2016

Mankato, Minn. – American rapper T-Pain will perform during Minnesota State University, Mankato’s Homecoming week at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7 in Myers Field House.

The concert is NOW SOLD OUT. For more information, call 507-389-6076.

Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. on concert night, and parking for this event will be available in Lot 20. No outside food, beverages, backpacks or flash photography will be allowed. Minnesota State Mankato is an alcohol, drug, and tobacco free campus. Use of substances will result in removal from the concert.

T-Pain’s second album, “Epiphany,” reached number one on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart, and he has had a string of popular hit singles. His popularity and distinct voice has earned him two Grammy Awards.

The concert is presented by Minnesota State Mankato’s Student Events Team and radio station Hot 96.7. Four limited-edition posters will be disbursed throughout the Mankato community during the event. Hot 96.7 will be hosting a “T-Pain yourself” contest where the public can have their voices recorded, and then re-broadcast with a T-Pain-like auto tune voice live on Hot 96.7.

All Homecoming events are planned by a student-led organization known as the Student Events Team. This student-led organization produces fun, interactive and educational events for students to create lifelong memories and celebrate their Maverick pride. Students interested in joining, or volunteering during Homecoming week, are welcome to meet with the Student Events Team every Tuesday at 4 p.m. in Centennial Student Union 245.

Minnesota State Mankato, a comprehensive university with 15,193 students, is part of the Minnesota State system, which comprises 31 state institutions.

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