Hip-hop artist Flo Rida brings his “Good Feeling” to The University of Texas
at Arlington when he performs a concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, 2012 at
College Park Center.
TICKET INFORMATION: 817-272-9595
MEDIA INQUIRIES ONLY: Bridget Lewis, 817-272-3317
tickets will be available to UT Arlington students, faculty and staff only beginning
at 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6 only through the College Park Center website, www.utacollegepark.com. The public will be able to purchase any remaining
tickets beginning at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 20 either online at www.utacollegepark.com or at the College Park Center Box Office, 601 S.
Pecan St. A total of 6,200 tickets will be available. There is a four-ticket
limit per person.
UT Arlington Division of Student Affairs traditionally brings an annual concert
to campus at a discount to students. The Flo Rida concert serves as this year’s
Rida, 32, whose real name is Tramar Dillard, was born in Carol City, Fla. The
rapper and singer-songwriter’s debut single “Low” featuring T-Pain was a No. 1 U.S.
hit for 10 weeks in early 2008.
His latest chart-topper, “Whistle,” currently sits
atop the iTunes and Billboard Hot 100
singles charts, with global digital sales north of 4 million.
Feeling,” the first single from his fourth album, Wild Ones, was released in fall 2011. It became a huge
party-friendly anthem, with its upbeat and driving twist uniting millions of
fans of pop, hip-hop and club music around the world and establishing Flo Rida
as an international, genre-busting superstar in the process.
song has been listed on 20 different charts, including the France Singles Top 100, Sweden Singles Top 60, Germany
Singles Top 100, Austria Singles Top 75, Ireland Singles Top 50, UK Singles Top
75 and U.S. Airplay Top 100.
two-time Grammy nominated artist also has appeared on several movie soundtracks.
Currently, he can be heard performing with Jennifer Lopez on the song, “Goin’
In,” which is featured on the soundtrack of the film, “Step Up: Revolution” in
for his embrace of electronic and dance music, Flo Rida said he grew up
listening to all kinds of music, including the church songs his seven sisters
sang in a local gospel group. “I like to take music from everywhere and put it
in my style and let it be accepted,” he told MTV.com.
College Park Center
• Doors open at 6:30
p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, 2012. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m.
• Tickets go on sale to
UT Arlington students, faculty and staff at 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012 at www.utacollegepark.com only. Remaining tickets go on sale to
the general public at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 20 through www.utacollegepark.com or at the College Park Center Box Office, 601 S. Pecan St.; or by calling
• There is a four-ticket limit per person, including one
ticket at discounted rate for UT Arlington students, faculty and staff only.
• Ticket prices are $35,
$45, $55 and $80. A $7 service fee will be added to each ticket. The Box Office
accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover.
• UT Arlington students,
faculty and staff are advised to set up a ticket-buying account prior to the
sale date. Those who already have an account are advised to test their login
prior to the sale date.
• Students, faculty and
staff must use their UT Arlington NetID to purchase tickets. Contact the Office
of Information Technology Helpdesk at 817-272-2208 for questions about NetIDs.
About College Park
UT Arlington’s 7,000-seat
special events venue opened Feb. 1 and is the new home court for UT Arlington
basketball and volleyball, commencement exercises, concerts and other major
events. College Park Center was designed by HKS Inc. and has been recognized
for its sustainable and energy-efficient features. The Center anchors the College
Park District, a residential and retail development just blocks from downtown
Visit www.utacollegepark.com to learn more.
About The University of
Texas at Arlington
The University of Texas
at Arlington is a comprehensive research institution of nearly 33,500 students
in the heart of North Texas. Visit www.uta.edu to learn more.