New concert announcement: Neon Trees
August 18, 2014
Neon Trees ‘First Things First Tour’ will make stop at Purdue in November
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Neon Trees and Fictionist will perform at Elliott Hall of Music at 8 p.m. on Nov. 7. This performance is presented by the Purdue Student Concert Committee with support from the Student Fee Activities Board.
The multi-platinum group is touring in support of its new album, “Pop Psychology,” which debuted at No. 6 on the Billboard 200, at No. 1 on the iTunes Alternative Album Chart and in the top 5 of the Overall iTunes Album Chart.
“Sleeping With A Friend,” the first single from “Pop Psychology,” has been certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America. USA Today named it “Song of the Week.”
Neon Trees – comprising Tyler Glenn (lead vocals, keys), Chris Allen (guitars), Branden Campbell (bass), and Elaine Bradley (drums, vocals) – recorded “Pop Psychology” in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico; Los Angeles; and their hometown of Provo, Utah, with longtime collaborator Tim Pagnotta. The album is the follow up to 2012’s “Picture Show,” which featured the RIAA double platinum single “Everybody Talks.” The single was in the top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100. Neon Trees’ debut album, “Habits,” was released in 2010 and featured the double platinum smash single “Animal.”
The band has toured with Taylor Swift, The Killers, Maroon 5, Duran Duran, Flaming Lips, and My Chemical Romance.
Tickets are $30 for students and $35 for the general public (limit of six tickets per person).
Purdue students will receive an email with instructions how to purchase tickets online through convocations.org/tickets at 10 a.m. Sept. 16. Tickets go on sale to Purdue and Ivy Tech Lafayette students, and Purdue faculty, staff and retirees with a current identification card at 10 a.m. Sept. 16 at the Stewart Center box office or at 765-494-3933. Tickets for the general public go on sale at 10 a.m. Sept. 17 through ticketmaster.com, convocations.org or at 800-914-SHOW.
Photo: A publication-quality photograph of Neon Trees is available at https://news.uns.purdue.edu/images/2014/convos-neon.jpg