Chris Young at the Effingham Performance Center

October 16, 2014

Grammy nominated recording artist, Chris Young, will be melting hearts and bringing the good time to the stage at the Effingham Performance Center on Thursday, October 23rd, at7:30 p.m. A limited number of seats are available, and tickets may be purchased online at , by phone at 800-745-3000, at Ticketmaster outlets or at the Effingham Performance Center, 1325 Outer Belt West, Effingham, IL, during newly extended box office hours, Monday-Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. extended Wednesdays until 6 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Ticket prices are $48.

With six #1 hits this dynamic performer and artist is making his ripple in the country music scene. Chris’s career took off in 2006 when he won the television show Nashville Star. After winning, he was signed to RCA Records Nashville, releasing his self-titled debut album that same year. It produced two singles on Hot Country Songs: “Drinkin’ Me Lonely” and “You’re Gonna Love Me”. A second album, The Man I Want to Be, was released September 1, 2009. It included the singles “Voices”, “Gettin’ You Home (The Black Dress Song)”, and the title track, which all went to number 1. Young’s third album, Neon, produced two more number ones in “Tomorrow” and “You” in 2011, as well as the Top 20 hit “I Can Take It from There” in 2012. Its follow-up, 2013’s A.M., produced the Top 5 single “Aw Naw” and his sixth #1 hit “Who I Am with You”. Young’s third single on the album “Lonely Eyes” hit the country music airwaves in August 2014.
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This presentation is sponsored by Willow Ridge Vineyards & Winery in rural Westervelt, IL with media support is provided by Country US 105.9 and 95.7 WCRC. The presentation is part of the 2014-2015 Effingham Performance Center season sponsored by Heartland Dental Care. All events are presented in the Midland States Bank auditorium.

Effingham Performance Center is operated by Arts Connection of Central Illinois, a not-for-profit organization, that has been established for the citizens of Effingham County and beyond to showcase arts and entertainment, to encourage interaction with and appreciation of live performance, to endorse the educational process and to enhance the quality of life and cultural vitality of the region.

Conveniently located at the cross-section of Interstates 57 and 70, Exit 160, Effingham Performance Center presents events that appeal to all genres and generations. More information about the Center and Arts Connection of Illinois may be found at or by phone at (217) 540-2788.