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J. Cole talks about touring with full band, Campus Consciousness Tour

By Lindsey Diehl | April 15, 2012

It doesn’t seem to be “A Sideline Story” for this heavy hitter, anymore. Grammy-nominated artist J. Cole is gearing up for his tour stop Wednesday night at the NIU Convocation Center. The “Work Out” and “Can’t Get Enough” rapper is headlining...

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J. Cole to play Convo

By Alex Fiore | February 12, 2012

A third spring semester concert is coming to the Convocation Center. Rapper J. Cole will perform at 7:30 p.m. April 18 at the Convocation Center as part of the Campus Consciousness Tour. North Carolina native Jeremy Cole earned recognition during last...

Black and Yellow meets black and red

‘Black and Yellow’ meets black and red

By Takia Simpson | April 14, 2011

The green carpet was rolled out as Wiz Khalifa performed Wednesday night in the Convocaton Center. Mac Miller, one of Khalifa's artists and a member of his team Taylor Gang, opened the show. Miller, like Khalifa, had no problem with crowd appeal as he...

K. Flay will open for Passion Pit at the NIU Convocation Center on Oct. 21. The indie hip-hop Chicago native K. Flay has performed and opened for many other acts in her young career as a musician.

Indie hip-hop Chicagoan to open for Passion Pit, shares thoughts on influences

By Jerene-Elise Nall | October 17, 2010

The Campus Consciousness Tour, which aims to raise awareness throughout colleges nationwide about the importance of respecting the environment, is coming to NIU's Convocation Center on Oct. 21. While current buzz band Passion Pit will be headlining, the...

Passion Pit will perform Oct. 21 at the Convocation Center.

Passion Pit BOGO sale

By Connor Rice | October 14, 2010

The Convocation Center has announced a special weekend deal for its upcoming Passion Pit concert. Starting today at 10 a.m., those who buy their tickets online through Ticketmaster will be able to purchase them at a special buy one, get one free rate....

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