Scotty McCreery to perform sold-out show

American Idol winner Scotty McCreery will perform in the John W. Hart Auditorium at BYU-Idaho on Saturday,  Oct. 15.

There are 3,400 people planning to attend the concert, according to     Center Stage.

“This is going to be a sold-out show,” said Don Sparhawk, the coordinator of Center Stage and Performance Tour.

On Oct. 5, Sparhawk said only 300 bleacher seats were left.

Scotty McCreery became one of country music’s hottest new star at the age of 17, when he won season 10 of American Idol, according to Scotty McCreery’s Official Artist Website.

“We were very impressed with Scotty’s show,” Sparhawk said. “His music is very appropriate for our school.”

Sparhawk said McCreery had a very successful concert at BYU-I in 2014, and many students kept asking when McCreery would come back again.

“It has been more than two years, and we decided that it was time to bring him back,” Sparhawk said.

Sparhawk said he worked with McCreery’s booking agent to have the country singer back to BYU-I, but they needed to wait until he was going to be in the west again.

Currently, McCreery is on a tour that includes stops in Billings, Montana and Wendover, Nevada.

“I think this is going to be a great experience for us and for Scotty McCreery,” said Kate Hall, a sophomore studying horticulture.

Hall said it is her third semester, and Scotty McCreery is one of the biggest celebrities she has seen at BYU-I aside from David Archuleta.

“I like how deep his voice is,” said Samantha Tilleman, a sophomore studying recreation management. “I also like that he is a very humble country boy.”

Tilleman said she has been a fan of Scotty McCreery since she first saw his audition on American Idol in 2011 and instantly fell in love  with him.

“I’m really excited for him to come because he is a really good performer and seems like a really good guy already,” said Cara Boone, a freshman studying special education.

“I think this is a great opportunity to go to Scotty McCreery’s concert, because usually, his concert tickets cost about $50,” said Giomar Garcia, a junior studying business management.

The tickets for the concert on Oct. 15 are between $14-16 for BYU-I students and employees. Remaining bleacher seats are $26 for the public.

'Scotty McCreery to perform sold-out show' have 18 comments

  1. October 12, 2016 @ 10:36 am Lynda Danvers

    Great story. McCreery is one of the best country singers out there. Fine entertainer and fine man. Plus he’s hot!!! Can’t wait for the show!


  2. October 12, 2016 @ 10:42 am Sandy Knight

    Scotty is the hottest man in the country. Sexy sexy sexy. Make mine McCreery always.


  3. October 12, 2016 @ 10:47 am Mary Bromfield

    Scotty is comin!!!! Scotty is comin!!!! Scotty is comin!!!! Cannot wait 4 the show


  4. October 12, 2016 @ 11:19 am Cassie Cain

    ohmygosh – I didnt know scotty was coming here. I have to get tickets!! love me some scotty.


  5. October 12, 2016 @ 11:54 am Nathan Daniels



  6. October 12, 2016 @ 12:07 pm Susan Barr

    I’ve got my tickets!!! Cant’ wait for the show!!


  7. October 12, 2016 @ 2:57 pm Mari McCabe

    Just look at him. There’s a reason why Scotty was named the sexiest man in country music. Va-voom!! He’s hot!


  8. October 13, 2016 @ 9:22 am Martha Roberts

    what a man what a man what a mighty fine man. Mmmmmmmmm McCreery!! Man of my dreams.


  9. October 14, 2016 @ 10:15 am Nathan Daniels



  10. October 14, 2016 @ 10:20 am Karen Beecher

    I love to hear Scotty sing. Cannot wait for this show – 5 More Minutes, C U 2night, Feeling It, watertower Town and more. best voice in country music


  11. October 15, 2016 @ 10:57 am Lia Briggs

    Is Scotty single? I’d definitely like to see him tonight after the show


  12. October 15, 2016 @ 3:08 pm Dawn Granger

    Can’t wait for McCreery’s show tonight. Gonna be awesome!!!!


  13. October 15, 2016 @ 3:13 pm Nathan Daniels


    McCreery is the man. Period!!


  14. October 15, 2016 @ 5:45 pm Nathan Daniels

    It’s almos McCreery time!!!!!!!!!


  15. October 15, 2016 @ 8:24 pm Kara Starr

    This show is awesome so far!!


  16. October 15, 2016 @ 8:33 pm Nathan Daniels


    This show rocks!!!! McCreery is the man!!!!!!!


  17. October 16, 2016 @ 7:34 pm Nathan Daniels


    That was the best show I’ve seen in several years.


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