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Posted on Mon, Sep 17, 2012 : 12:25 p.m.

The Killers to play EMU Convocation Center; tickets on sale Friday

By Bob Needham

Rock band The Killers will play Eastern Michigan University's Convocation Center on Dec. 20, according to a post today on the venue's Facebook page. Tickets go on sale Friday.

Tickets will be available via Ticket prices have not yet been announced.

Tegan and Sara will open the show.

The Killers have a substantial, dedicated fan base and have won critical acclaim for their smart yet accessible indie rock. Rolling Stone readers voted the band's 2008 release, "Day & Age," the Album of the Year.

Formed in 2001, the band has released three studio albums. Its fourth, "Battle Born," featuring the single "Runaways," is scheduled for U.S. release on Tuesday.

Bob Needham is director of entertainment content for Reach him at or 734-623-2541, and follow him on Twitter @bobneedham.



Mon, Sep 24, 2012 : 12:36 p.m.

EMU keeps getting these amazing shows!! Great job EMU! UofM would be smart to scoop up the person who does this!! Who is responsible for all these great shows?? anyone know who does the booking at EMU?

Bob Needham

Mon, Sep 24, 2012 : 2:05 p.m.

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