IU East presents Neon Trees April 11

March 4th, 2013

Neon Trees will perform in concert Thursday, April 11, announced today by Indiana University East and the Student Activity Advisory Team. The doors will open at 7 p.m. with the concert starting at 8 p.m. and will be held at the Richmond High School Tiernan Center.

Pre-sale tickets cost $15 for students, $25 for the general public. If available, the day of the concert tickets will cost $20 for students and $30 for general admission. You must be 18 years old in order to purchase a ticket. Minors must be accompanied by an adult.

Tickets may be purchased at the Office of Campus Life, located in Springwood Hall room 107. Hours 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday.

Students packed the Graf Center on campus for today’s announcement, unveiled by the IU East Office of Campus Life and hosted by G101.3.

Rebeckah Hester, director of Campus Life, said in 2012 IU East had huge success with its spring concert featuring Mike Posner. This year IU East is expecting an even larger turnout.

“Neon Trees is widely known. I think the community and our student body is completely pumped about the Neon Trees coming to Richmond to perform,” Hester said.

Neon Trees include Tyler Glenn, lead vocal; Branden Campbell, bass; Elaine Bradley, drums; and Chris Aleen, guitars. Their first record, Habits, debuted on Mercury Records and they released their first single “Animal” in 2010.

Neon Trees released its second album in 2012, Picture Show, which includes hit song “Everybody Talks” as well as “Lessons in Love (All Day, All Night),” “Moving in the Dark,” “Mad Love,” and “Trust” among others.

Neon Trees have opened for the Flaming Lips and Panic! At the Disco, 30 Seconds to Mars tour, Summer 2010 Bang the Gong Tour and Lollapalooza. They toured with The Offspring and Dead Sara in fall 2012 and is currently on tour with Maroon 5. They have also performed on late-night shows including Jimmy Kimmel Live!, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Conan, and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. The Neon Trees have also performed in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve 2013.

For more information, call the Office of Campus Life at (765) 973-8240 or visit iue.edu/campuslife.

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