Chris Young to play NIU Convo in November

DeKALB – Chris Young will perform at the Northern Illinois University Convocation Center on Saturday, Nov. 20, as part of his Famous Friends Tour with special guests Mitchell Tenpenny and Callista Clark. The concert is presented by Outback Concerts and Pepper Entertainment.

Tickets can be purchased online on, by phone or at the NIU Convocation Center box office. Ticket prices start at $29.75, limit eight.

Multi-platinum RCA Records Nashville entertainer Chris Young has accumulated an impressive list of accomplishments, including membership in the iconic Grand Ole Opry, 2 billion on-demand streams, 12 million singles sold, 11 career No. 1 singles, 17 R.I.A.A. Gold/Platinum/Multi-Platinum certified projects, two Grammy nominations, three Country Music Association nominations and four Academy of Country Music nominations.

Mitchell Tenpenny’s song “Drunk Me,” from his debut album “Telling All My Secrets” is a Double Platinum-certified No. 1 hit. The 11-song project earned him 2018′s best first-week showing for a major label country debut album. The song was featured in multiple Amazon Music “Most Played” and “Best Of” year-end lists.

The Famous Friends Tour also features 17-year-old Callista Clark of Zebulon, Georgia. Her forthcoming debut collection “Real to Me” will be available via Big Machine Records.

Concessions will be available in all lobbies during the concert. Guests may bring in one sealed 20-ounce or smaller water bottle.

Parking costs $10 and can be purchased in advance at or paid day of. Parking may be found in the lots surrounding the stadium and at the Convocation Center. Spaces are first come, first park.

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