Millikin University welcomes Photo Finish Records recording artist 3OH!3 to the Kirkland Fine Arts Center on Friday, March 21, at 8 p.m. for the annual University Center Board (UCB) Big Event.
An American electropop duo from Boulder, Colo., 3OH!3 consists of members Nathaniel Motte and Sean Foreman. Motte and Foreman started the group in 2004 and named it after the 303 area code of Boulder. The group released their self-titled album "3OH!3" in 2007 and it produced the hit single "Electroshock." The group then signed to Photo Finish Records.
3OH!3's second album "Want" was released on July 8, 2008, and it produced the single "Don't Trust Me" which reached number seven on the Billboard Hot 100. Their second single from the album, a remix of the song "Starstrukk" featuring Katy Perry, was a top ten hit in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Finland, Poland, and Australia. The album charted on the Billboard 200 and reached a peak position of number 44.
The group's third studio album "Streets of Gold" was released on June 29, 2010, which included the first single "My First Kiss" featuring Kesha. The album debuted at number seven on the Billboard 200 with 41,000 copies sold in its first week. The duo released their fourth studio album "Omens" on June 18, 2013, debuting at number 81 on the Billboard 200. The group has had 15 million single downloads worldwide throughout their career.
For more information on 3OH!3, visit www.3oh3music.com.
The UCB is Millikin University's student-run programming board, comprised of 12 student executive board members and staff advisors with the responsibility to plan, promote, execute, and evaluate student events and activities. UCB plans a variety of annual events for students to enjoy including Fall Family Weekend, the Pancake Breakfast, Millipalooza, and Springfest. In addition, the UCB brings a nationally recognized band to campus each spring to entertain the community. Past artists have included Motion City Soundtrack, All Time Low, Sara Bareilles, OneRepublic, The Roots, O.A.R., and Jason Mraz.
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In order to maintain appropriate decorum and an atmosphere that encourages respect, Kirkland Fine Arts Center asks patrons to honor the following requests:
'¢ All bags are subject to search
'¢ No photography, audio taping, or videography
'¢ No alcohol, drugs, tobacco products, or smoking of any kind
'¢ No re-admittance once inside the theater
Patrons who do not follow the above requests or those who display inappropriate or illegal behavior will be ejected from the facility.
Tickets for the event are $20 for the general public and $15 for Millikin University faculty & staff. Millikin University students will receive one free ticket and can purchase five additional tickets for $15 each. Tickets may be purchased at the Kirkland Fine Arts Center Box Office, by phone at 217.424.6318 or online at www.kirklandfinearts.com. A $2.50 fee will be charged for credit card purchases. This is a per transaction fee, not per ticket, and applies to online and Box Office orders. Kirkland Box Office hours are Monday ' Friday from 10 a.m. ' 5 p.m.
Beginning Monday, Feb. 17, Millikin University students can pick up their free ticket. Starting Monday, Feb. 24, Millikin University faculty & staff can purchase their $15 ticket. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, March 3.
For more information on Kirkland Fine Arts Center, please visit www.kirklandfinearts.com. Events at the Kirkland Fine Arts Center are partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency, and the Midwest Arts Council.