Jesse McCartney in Concert
Date: May 7, 2017
Location: The District, 4521 W Empire Place, Sioux Falls
Ticket Info: General Admission Tickets: $20 for students (plus fees) | $30 for the general public (plus fees)
Augustana hosted a concert by pop star and actor Jesse McCartney – whose 2014 album In Technicolor debuted at No. 35 on the Billboard 200 and No. 7 on the Independent Albums chart – on Sunday, May 7, at The District, 4521 W. Empire Pl., Sioux Falls.
About Jesse McCartney
An actor, voice actor, singer, and songwriter, Jesse McCartney achieved fame in the late 1990s on the daytime drama All My Children as JR Chandler. He later joined the boy band Dream Street, and eventually branched out into a solo musical career. Additionally, McCartney has appeared on shows such as Law & Order: SVU, Summerland, and Greek. McCartney also is known for lending his voice as Theodore in Alvin and the Chipmunks and its sequels, as well as voicing Robin/Nightwing in Young Justice and Roxas and Ventus in the video game series Kingdom Hearts developed by Square Enix.
McCartney released his first solo EP in July 2003. The album featured three songs: “Beautiful Soul,” “Don’t You,” and “Why Don’t You Kiss Her.” In 2004, he performed a duet with Anne Hathaway, “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart,” which is featured on the Ella Enchanted soundtrack.
About UBG Big Events
The Augustana Big Event planning committee works each year to bring a big-name musical artist to Augustana’s campus. Past Big Event artists include: Ben Folds, O.A.R., Widespread Panic, Third Day, Raining Jane, Goo Goo Dolls, Sara Bareilles, Phillip Phillips, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Plain White T's and Parachute, Nico & Vinz and Daya.
The successes of these events stem from the high attendance of both Augustana students and the Sioux Falls community. Big Event strives to uphold Augustana’s mission of fostering community by connecting Augustana students with other students and community members in the greater Sioux Falls area.