Grammy-nominated hip-hop group The Black Eyed Peas to perform at UNI-Dome

September 23, 2004

Mike Bobeldyk, program coordinator, Student Involvement and Activities Center, (319) 273-5888
Gwenne Culpepper, University Marketing & Public Relations, (319) 273-6728


CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Hip-hop group The Black Eyed Peas will perform at the UNI-Dome at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 5.

The Black Eyed Peas' current album 'Elephunk,' is certified platinum, and has produced three Top 10 hits, including 'Hey Mama,' 'Let's Get it Started,' and their No. 1 hit with Justin Timberlake, 'Where is the Love?' 'Let's Get it Started' was featured as the theme for the 2004 NBA Playoffs. In February 2004, the group was nominated for two Grammys, including Record of the Year.

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m., Friday, Oct. 1, at all UNI ticket outlets: UNI-Dome, Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center and Maucker Union. They also are available via the Web at or or by calling (877) 216-DOME (3663). Tickets are $18 for UNI students and $26 for the public. All seats are general admission.

The performance is presented by Panther Productions, UNI's student concert committee. Founded in 1999, the group has organized concerts, including those featuring Nine Days, Nelly, Smashmouth, George Clinton, Hoobastank, Ja Rule, Jason Mraz and Lucky Boys Confusion.