Pat Green to visit BLUU for grand opening

The university will mark the grand finale of the Brown-Lupton University Union Grand Opening Week today with a performance by country singer and Texas native Pat Green.

Programming Council chair Kristen Chapman said the Student Government Association landed Pat Green back in January.

“I am very excited,” Chapman said. “We have been looking forward to having Pat Green here for a long time.”

Green, born in San Antonio and raised in Waco, attended Texas Tech University, according to In college, he began his music career by playing in clubs and opening for other bands. Today, he has had more than 10 songs on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs list. His most popular hit is called “Wave on Wave,” according to

The event is open exclusively to students, faculty and alumni. Students and faculty are allowed to bring one non-TCU guest as long as they show their ID card at the entrance of the Commons, SGA adviser Brad Thompson said.

Admission is free. Students and faculty will be allowed into the concert by showing their ID cards. Alumni can obtain tickets at the DJ Kelly Alumni Center.

Thompson said no alcohol will be allowed at the event to ensure everyone’s safety. Refreshments will be offered at the concert, but concert attendants will not be allowed to bring any of their own. Thompson said TCU police will provide security at the event.

Micky and the Motorcars will open the concert.