Highlighting a weeklong series of events this fall, Marquette University will host headliners Rachel Platten and American Authors for its on-campus Homecoming 2016 concert on Saturday, Oct. 8, in Central Mall.
Platten, who is known for hit songs Fight Song and Stand by You, has performed on the NBC Today Show, Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and at Milwaukee’s Summerfest. The concert will open with American Authors, known for hit songs Best Day of My Life and What We Live for.
The private concert is free and open to Marquette students, alumni, faculty and staff who can register at mu.edu/homecoming starting Tuesday, August 30, at noon CDT. Please note, tickets will be limited. Gates will open at 5 p.m. and the concert will begin at 7 p.m.
“We have such an incredibly passionate Marquette community, including 110,000 alumni across the world. Homecoming offers the perfect opportunity to celebrate our Marquette roots,” said President Michael R. Lovell.
The Marquette community is invited to Homecoming events throughout the week. Presenting sponsor, Pepsi, and several additional sponsors are contributing to the weeklong series of events.