Jesse McCartney, known for his hit single “Beautiful Soul,” will be performing at SIU’s Shryock Auditorium on Oct. 13, the Student Programming Council announced during a new student pep rally Friday night.
McCartney later posted a video of the announcement on his Facebook page.
Last semester, the university hosted Ice Cube and Skillet.
President William Howard Taft gave a public lecture at Shryock Auditorium in 1918, Vice President Richard Nixon held an event at the venue in 1956 and Stevie Ray Vaughan and the blues-rock band Double Trouble held a concert in 1984.
McCartney will take the stage on Oct. 13 at 7:30 p.m. in Shryock Auditorium. Tickets are $10 for SIU students and $20 for the public. VIP, Pit, and Meet and Greet options are also available.
Tickets go on sale Monday morning at 9 a.m. at www.siusalukis.com.
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