You may recognize Matt from the hit NBC television show, America’s Got Talent, or as the opening act for Dave Matthews Band. Now come hear him perform live in the Mohr Student Center. Stay after his performance for an encore by singer Casey Weston, from NBC’s, The Voice.
Casey Weston is a singer-songwriter from Naples, Florida now living in Nashville. On the national concert circuit Casey has opened for Top 40 and Country acts such as James Otto, John Anderson, Craig Morgan and Justin Moore. Casey was one of the 8 finalists in the inaugural season for TV show sensation, The Voice and stays in touch with her friend and coach Adam Levine, front man for Maroon 5.
Kick off the start of Friday Late Nights with Comedian Jay Black! He has headlined at close to 300 colleges, scoring three nominations and one win as the nation’s top college comedian. He has appeared as a comic on Showtime, A&E, Fox, the CBC, and NBC. Jay has also performed at some of the most prestigious clubs in the country, from the Comedy Stop at the Tropicana in Atlantic City to the world famous Los Angeles Improv. Following this show, Jay will begin a month long gig at the famous Zanie’s Comedy Club in Chicago.
Landry is best recognized for his likable hair, sprouting from charismatic follicles. Taking in inspiration from personal life experiences, Landry’s writing style carries a unique and passionate tone. His conversational comedy style appeals to people from all walks of life, age groups and ethnic backgrounds. Originally from Canada, Landry relocated to Atlanta in 2007 to pursue his career in the entertainment industry. After sharing a few laughs in front of a small audience, he realized he had found his calling in comedy. Since then, he has performed at comedy clubs all over the continent, as well as colleges, cruise ships and international corporate functions.
Volunteer your time and talent by helping elementary school students in North Chicago. Head to one of the schools and participate in the after-school program, tutoring K-5 students in the areas of math, science and language arts. After the tutoring, assist with an enrichment activity including arts and crafts, music, dance or sports.