The Pittsburgh-based rapper, Mac Miller, known for his throwback style, will perform at Eastern Illinois University next month.
Ticket sales ($24) will be open to the general public on Wednesday, March 18. EIU students with a Panther Card ID may purchase tickets for $21. The 2015 Spring Concert is set to begin at 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 25 in Lantz Arena with the doors opening at 7 p.m.
Tickets may be purchased at the Martin Luther King University Jr. Union Ticket Office (581-5122) between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Miller released his debut album, “Blue Side Park,” in 2011, which landed number one on the Billboard 200.
More recently, Miller released an experimental album, “Watching Movies with the Sound Off,” in 2013, with hip-hop names such as Action Bronson, Earl Sweatshirt and Flying Lotus.
Born Malcolm McCormick, Miller first used the alias "Easy Mac," a name referenced on his debut mixtape, 2007's “But My Mackin’ Ain’t Easy.”
Miller’s breakthrough came with his release of the K.I.D.S. mixtape in August 2010; earning plenty of attention from hip-hop blogs and landing Miller a recording contract with Rostrum Records.
The concert is sponsored by EIU’s University Board.