Student Activities

Scotty McCreery headlines April 10 concert at UNK

scotty_mccreery1One of country music's hottest stars is making a tour stop this spring at the University of Nebraska – Kearney. Scotty McCreery brings his headline tour "See You Tonight" to Kearney for an 7:00 p.m. show on Thursday, April 10, 2014 at UNK's Health and Sports Center.  

Tickets are $15 for UNK students and $25 for the public. All tickets are general admission and may be purchased online through this webpage or in person at the UNK Student Union Welcome Desk and the Hastings Entertainment store, located at 9 West 39th Street, Kearney, NE – phone: (308) 234-1130.

Tickets will be for sale at the door starting at 5:30 pm! Cash and check are the only forms of payment that will be accepted. Doors open at 6:00 pm and concert starts at 7:00 pm. See you tonight!

NOTICE: If you purchased tickets online, you can pick them up at the ‘Will Call’ table – located at the west entrance of the UNK Health and Sports Center starting at 5:30 pm.

The concert is organized by the Loper Programming & Activities Council (LPAC). McCreery was named 2013 American Country Awards Breakthrough Artist of the Year. In 2011, he was named ACA New Artist of the Year and Best New Artist by the Academy of Country Music Awards. The winner of "American Idol" in 2011, McCreery released his first album "Clear as Day" that same year. It debuted at No. 1 on Billboard's Top 200 chart and was certified platinum for sales of one million in just 13 weeks. The album included the hit singles "The Trouble with Girls," "Water Tower Town," and "I Love You This Big.

McCreery released his second studio album “See You Tonight” in October. The album peaked at No. 1 on Billboard’s Country Albums chart, and the title track is currently on Billboard’s Hot 100 list and getting strong radio airplay. Known for his deep baritone voice and blend of contemporary and traditional country, McCreery’s album sales are approaching 2 million in less than two years. Check out McCreery's website at:

Source: Tim Danube, (308) 865-8523
Writer: Todd Gottula, (308) 865-8454
For additional information: Leigh Parr, UMG Nashville, (615) 524-7516