Elliott Yamin set to perform at UCCS Monday, Aug. 25

Singer Elliott Yamin will headline the Concert on the Lawn at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) during the first event of Disorientation Week.

Since his break on season five of American Idol, Yamin has released multiple songs which peaked on the music charts. His self-titled album, Elliott Yamin, topped the Indie music album charts at #1 and his hit single from that album, “Wait for You,” skyrocket to #4 on the US Adult Contemporary chart. Currently, Yamin has been working on new music and in late July released a new song with popular Australian rapper Shane Hubbard titled, “Save Me.”

“We are thrilled to have Elliott Yamin performing at this event, he is tremendously talented and the reaction to him performing at this event has been nothing but positive excitement,” said station manager Brandon Ortega. “Working alongside the Office of Student Activities has been a benefit to both organizations as we can bring the community a bigger and better concert.”

The event will open with a performance by popular YouTube singer/songwriter Hana Pestle. Pestle, has three YouTube video’s which each have reached over a half million views.

The concert is presented by UCCS Radio and the Office of Student Activities. Sponsors for this event include the UCCS Bookstore, Bricks Sports Bar & Grill, and the UCCS Student Government Association. The concert will start at 7 p.m., and is free and open to the public, free parking for the public will be available in lot 224.

About UCCS Radio

UCCS Radio started in 2003 as a project undertaken by the UCCS Chapter of the ACM, the Computer Science Professional Association. The establishment of the radio station was made possible by a generous grant by the UCCS Technology Fee Committee.

In 2005, the UCCS Internet Radio Station became an official organization within the College of Letters, Arts and Sciences. The Internet Radio Station has an associated Student Club which performs many of the activities needed for day-to-day running. For more information, contact Brandon Ortega at bortega@uccs.edu or radio@uccs.edu


Elliott Yamin, is one of the all-time most popular American Idol contestants.
Elliott Yamin, is one of the all-time most popular American Idol contestants.