Grammy nominated Detroit MC Big Sean is headed to Penn State Behrend for a May 1 concert in the Junker Center.
Sean’s debut, “Finally Famous” included guest work by Kanye West, Nicki Minaj and Chris Brown, and produced hits with “My List,” “Marvin & Chardonnay” and “Dance A$$ (Remix”).
That album also won three top honors at the BET Hip Hop Awards. Big Sean also appeared on the 2012 hit “Mercy” with Kanye West and Pusha T.
Opening for Big Sean will be Chevy Woods, who is part of the Wiz Khalifa’s crew.
Tickets are $30. They go on sale March 31 at www.estore.psu.edu and 898-6171. Tickets are $20 for Behrend students.
The Backstreet Boys and Avril Lavigne will team up June 14 at First Niagara Pavilion near Pittsburgh and June 18 at Darien Lake Performing Arts Center in Darien Center, N.Y. Tickets go on sale March 21 at Ticketmaster.
It’s St. Patty’s Day weekend. With the big day falling on a Monday, that means double the partying. Lots of places feature Irish music on both Saturday and Monday. Saturday also features the parade at 2 p.m., kicking off at 11th and State streets.
Sherlock’s welcomes Jackson Station (2 p.m.), Paddy Whacked (6:30 p.m.) and I-90s on Saturday. On Monday, look for Jackson Station (10 a.m.), Geek Army (2 pm.), Paddy Whacked (6:30 p.m.) and I-90s (10 p.m.)
Brewerie features the Mulligans on Friday at 9 p.m., Brokenstraw on Saturday, and, on Monday, Mulligans (7 a.m.), Brokenstraw (3 p.m.) and the Bangerzz (5 p.m.)
Mulligans also play Saturday before and after the parade at U Pick Six Taphouse, as well as at 8 p.m. that ight at Lavery Brewing Co. They play at 11 p.m. on Saturday after This American Song. On Monday, Mulligans also play at the Public House at 5 p.m.
Blarney Rubble plays after the parade on Saturday at Pufferbelly, and at the same venue on Monday at 4 p.m.
Crooked I on Monday welcomes the Tradesemen and Human Animal.
Lest we forget Town Pants also play tonight at 8 p.m. at the Jamestown Savings Bank Arena’s Celtic party in Jamestown, N.Y. Call (716) 484-2624.