Kid Rock to open for Eric Church concert at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium


GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – General admissions for Carolina Kickoff go on sale Thursday.

Tickets for headliner Eric Church have been on sale for ECU students, faculty, staff, football season ticket holders and Pirate club members.

Kid Rock will kick off the concert.

It’s happening August 20th at Dowdy-Ficklen.

For the general public, tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. at Story 5/17/16: 

Tickets for one of the biggest events to rock the east go on sale Tuesday morning.

At 10 a.m. ECU students can buy their tickets to see award-winning country singer Eric Church.

The general public will have to wait until May 24th to snatch there’s up.

Church is scheduled to perform at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium on August 20th.

Original Story 5/5/16:

Eric Church, multiple Academy of Country Music Awards winner, is headed to Greenville in August.

He’ll headline the Carolina Kickoff at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium on August 20.

“We are excited to welcome Eric Church to our stadium for this unique event,” East Carolina Athletics Director Jeff Compher said. “Born in North Carolina, he titled his sophomore album ‘Carolina’ in 2009. The Carolina Kickoff is a homecoming of sorts for this talented artist. It is with great enthusiasm that we look forward to having him in Greenville and Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium, especially to precede our season opener.”

Church just released his fifth album, Mr. Misunderstood, in November of 2015 and was named one of the “50 Greatest Live Acts Right Now,” by Rolling Stone. 

Tickets for the event will go on sale at 10 a.m. on May 17 to ECU students and football season ticket holders before being available to the general public on May 24.

Additional information, including other performing acts and ticket prices, will be announced in the coming weeks. Visit or for more information.

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