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Rapper/songwriter B.o.B to headline University of Minnesota homecoming concert

What: Homecoming 2012 Concert Featuring B.o.B with Timeflies
When:  Friday, Oct. 12, 8:30 p.m. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.
Where: TCF Bank Stadium, University of Minnesota, 2009 University Ave., S.E., Minneapolis

Contacts: Karly Wallack, Student Unions & Activities, walla363@umn.edu,  612-626-6775
Patty Mattern, University News Service, mattern@umn.edu, 612-624-5551

MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL (09/13/2012) —Six-time Grammy nominated rapper/songwriter B.o.B will headline the homecoming concert at the University of Minnesota, Friday, Oct. 12 at TCF Bank Stadium. Homecoming 2012 and Student Unions & Activities present the concert.

B.o.B., who became known for his 2006 mixtape Cloud 9 and recently released his album Strange Clouds, is scheduled to take the stage at 9:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12. Mash-up kings Timeflies will kick off the night at 8:30 p.m. with their expressive "electro hip pop dub-something" music. The group released their latest mixtape Under the Influence, in July 2012 and is currently working on their second all original album that will be released in the fall.

The concert follows the U of M's Homecoming Parade, which begins at 7 p.m.

Tickets are on sale at MyGopherSports.com. The concert is open to all ages and is general admission. Ticket prices for University of Minnesota, Twin Cities' students are $15 (including service fees) and $35 (including service fees) for general public. All University of Minnesota, Twin Cities' student ticket purchasers must present a valid U Card upon entry or they will be required to pay for a general public ticket.

Since 1914, the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, has celebrated Homecoming, a week dedicated to honoring the spirit of the maroon and gold. This celebration brings the campus community together with events such as the cheer and lip sync competitions, sports competitions, community service events, and of course the Homecoming parade and football game.

For more information and a full events listing, please visit homecoming.umn.edu.

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