IU East presents B.o.B in concert on April 12

IU East presents B.o.B in concert on April 12

B.o.B will be in concert at Indiana University East on Friday, April 12, in the Student Events Center. Doors will open at 7 p.m. followed by the concert at 8 p.m.

The IU East Office of Campus Life and the Student Activity Advisory Team announced the spring concert artist during the Unveiling Party on February 25.

The spring concert is sponsored by G101.3.

Pre-sale tickets cost $25 for the general public. IU East students may purchase one ticket for $20 at the Office of the Bursar. Students must present their CrimsonCard.

If available, the day of the concert tickets will cost $30 for general admission.

Tickets may be purchased online at iue.edu/concert or on campus at the Office of the Bursar, located in Whitewater Hall room 102. The bursar’s office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

To purchase a ticket, you must be 18 years old. Minors attending the concert must be accompanied by an adult.

Rebeckah Hester, director of Campus Life, said students select the artists for the concert.

“Campus Life and the Student Activity Advisory Team are excited to bring B.o.B to IU East in April,” Hester said.

B.o.B continues to push the envelope musically by expanding the depths of his talent, and though he’s always been a skilled musician, playing the guitar for years, B.o.B has started producing music more frequently for both himself and his artists under his independent label No Genre.

The last half-decade has seen B.o.B devoted to one mission, to erase genre boundaries while simultaneously expanding the breath and scope of a distinctive creative vision and he doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon.

B.o.B. is from Atlanta, Georgia. He released his first mixtape, Cloud Nine, in 2006. The rapper/songwriter has received six Grammy nominations. He has recorded his second album, Strange Clouds, featuring songs “Bombs Away,” “Where Are You (B.o.B vs. Bobby Ray),” “Stan” and “Hard To Breathe.” His duet with Lil’ Wayne was No. 1 on iTunes. He has also recorded with Taylor Swift on “Both of Us.”

He’s known for his songs including “Airplanes” featuring Haley Williams of Paramore, and “Nothing on You” featuring Bruno Mars.

In addition to the Grammy’s, B.o.B has been recognized by The American Music Awards, BET Awards, MTV Awards and NAACP Image Awards.

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


IU East, Indiana University or its sponsors do not endorse the views of any entertainer or presenter visiting campus. The campus is supportive of free speech; find out more at: https://freespeech.iu.edu/. IU East is an inclusive and welcoming campus that recognizes, celebrates and embraces differences and commonalities. More information about IU East’s Diversity Statement is available at https://www.iue.edu/diversity.


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