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Country music superstar Brad Paisley to play Convo Center

Brad Paisley
Country music superstar Brad Paisley’s extension of his Country Nation World Tour will include a show Thursday, Feb. 5, at the NIU Convocation Center. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 21. Special guests on the tour will be Stoney Creek Records family band Parmalee and Arista Nashville recording duo The Swon Brothers. Presented by KRAFT…

NIU Philharmonic to hold season-end concert Nov. 24

Margaret Cornils Luke
The NIU Philharmonic, under the direction of Lucia Matos, will perform its final concert of the fall semester at 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 24, in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall in the Music Building. The concert is free and open to the public, and the auditorium is accessible to all. Performing “Polonaise” from “Eugene Onegin” by Tchaikovsky and…

Avalon String Quartet to perform Nov. 21

Avalon Quartet
NIU’s Avalon String Quartet will continue its fall season at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21, in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall. The program includes Brahms’ String Quartet No. 3 Op. 67 in Bb Major, the Debussy String Quartet Op. 10 in G Minor and the Garrop String Quartet No. 4, “Illuminations.” The concert is free and open…

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