The Lied Center for Performing Arts is providing more than 4,000 free tickets to University of Nebraska–Lincoln students to see alternative rock band The Plain White T’s for the annual Big Red Lied Experience. The band will perform at 7 and 10 p.m. Sept. 21 at the Lied.
Tickets are available to students on a first-come, first-served basis and can be reserved through the Lied Center’s Arts for All program via UNL Marketplace. Tickets can be picked up by students at the Lied Center box office, 301 N. 12th St.
A limited number of tickets will be available to the public beginning at 11 a.m. Aug. 24 for $25. Tickets may be purchased here, by phone at 402-472-4747 or at the Lied Center box office.
The Plain White T’s are a popular band from Lombard, Illinois, consisting of Tom Higgenson (vocals), Tim Lopez (lead guitar, vocals), Dave Tirio (rhythm guitar), Mike Retondo (bass) and De’Mar Hamilton (drums). The band is best known for its hit song “Hey There Deliliah,” which topped the Billboard Hot 100, earned two Grammy nominations and went quadruple-platinum. The singles “1234” and “Rhythm of Love” were also certified platinum. The group has performed in front of sold-out crowds around the world. The band’s latest album, “Parallel Universe,” will be released Aug. 24.
Free Arts for All tickets are available to students paying the Fund A Activity fee. The majority of free tickets are released on the first day of classes in the fall and spring. Additional tickets are released throughout the semester as they become available. For more information, visit UNL Marketplace.
The Big Red Lied Experience is supported by the Association of Students of the University of Nebraska and the Pace Woods Foundation.