PB to host Maroon 5 concert Nov. 13

Courtesy of Maroon 5

Grammy-winning pop group Maroon 5 will perform at the Smith Center on Nov. 13 as part of the group’s Back to School Tour, Program Board announced Sunday afternoon.

Hip hop artist K’Naan will also perform, said PB Executive Vice Chair Wesley Callahan. Student tickets will cost $30 and go on sale Friday, Sept. 25 at 10 a.m. at the Marvin Center Ticketmaster Office. Tickets must be purchased in person with a valid GWorld card, and are limited to six tickets per student.

The group is best known for their songs “This Love,” “She Will Be Loved,” and “Sunday Morning” and have sold more than 10 million albums in the U.S.

“A mix of polished pop, rock and neo-soul appeal made Maroon 5 one of the most popular bands of this decade,” according to PB’s news release.

Maroon 5 will visit 11 universities on their tour, including Cornell University, Virginia Tech and the University of Delaware, according to the band’s Web site.

Last year, PB hosted a well-attended spring concert with Jason Mraz and Ben Folds.

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