GREENVILLE, NC (WNCT) – East Carolina University announced Blake Shelton will be the headliner for the 2017 Carolina Kickoff.

The country singer will be coming to ECU on Saturday, August 19th 2017 for the big event.

This year, Dowdy Ficklen Stadium turned into a concert venue for Kid Rock and Eric Church.

Tickets are already on sale for Shelton’s 2017 performance. To take part in the early bird special, click here.