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Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex Events


Friday, October 27, 2017

Jim Brickman

Toretti Auditorium - KCAC

Jim Brickman’s distinctive piano style and captivating live performances have revolutionized the popularity of instrumental music, making him a driving force behind modern American music. The hit-making songwriter is the best-selling solo pianist of our time, earning 21 #1 albums and 32 Top 20 Radio Singles in Billboard Magazine. Jim Brickman’s Pure Piano plays the Torretti Auditorium Friday, October 27, 2017.

Tickets on sale Thursday, October 5 at 10am

For groups of 10+, call Kristen at 724.357.5205

This is the third show in the Live on Pratt Series presented by Indiana First Bank!

Friday, November 03, 2017

Rodney Carrington

Ed Fry Arena - KCAC

Rodney Carrington is a multi-talented comedian, actor, singer and writer who recorded eight major record label comedy albums, which have sold millions of copies. Rodney will take the stage at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex on Friday, November 3rd at 8:00 pm.

According to Pollstar, Rodney has been one of the top ten highest grossing touring comedians for the last ten years and among the top 5 the last several years. Rodney is on track to be in the top 5 again this year as he regularly performs to sold out crowds across the US, Canada, and Australia.

He starred in his own TV sitcom Rodney, which ran for two seasons on ABC. He also co-wrote and co-starred with Toby Keith in the feature film Beer for My Horses which won the Tex Ritter Award from the ACM. Rodney added “author” to his list of accomplishments with the release of his first hardcover book entitled Rodney Carrington, Coming Clean published by Hatchette Books. Another of Rodney’s projects of which he is very proud is the Rodney Carrington Foundation, a 501c(3) which he founded that benefits charities who need a helping hand. Rodney’s popularity derives, in large part, from his connection with his audience, both at his live shows and through social media.

Saturday, November 04, 2017

Strictly Sinatra

Toretti Auditorium - KCAC

Frank Sinatra’s finest interpreters, Michael Dutra will bring his Strictly Sinatra Tribute to the Toretti Auditorium on Saturday, November 4, 2017. Since 2002 he has been performing his tribute show all over the United States. Wearing Sinatra’s signature fedora, bathed in expressive stage lighting, and singing his heart out at a vintage microphone, Dutra brings a luxurious supper-club elegance to Indiana for one night.

Tickets on sale Thursday, October 12 at 10 am!

For groups of 10+, call Kristen at 724.357.5205

This is the fourth show in the Live on Pratt Series presented by Indiana First Bank!

Monday, November 06, 2017


Ed Fry Arena -KCAC

Christian music artist, Crowder is set to bring his American Prodigal Tour to the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex on Monday, November 6th at 7:00 pm.

David Crowder, known by his mononymous stage name “Crowder,” is an American Christian folktronica musician. He was the lead singer in the now defunct David Crowder Band. In 2012; Crowder decided to make a solo career for himself with sixstepsrecords and Sparrow Records labels.  His latest solo album, American Prodigal, was released in September 2016, and has delivered three singles so far, including “Run Devil Run,” “My Victory,” and “Forgiven.”

IUP faculty, students and staff can save $5 on select seats with their I-Card at the KCAC Box Office

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

Aaron Lewis and Blackberry Smoke

Ed Fry Arena - KCAC

Aaron Lewis and Blackberry Smoke will team up for the “Sinners and Sanctified Tour” this fall. Get ready for a night of rock and country! Country cross over artist, Aarron Lewis and rock band, Blackberry Smoke and are set to co headline a performance at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex on Wednesday, November 8th at 8pm.

Aaron Lewis is an American musician and songwriter, who is the lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist, and founding member of the rock band Staind. In 2006, Lewis ranked in the Top 50 Heavy Metal Vocalists.  He has since ventured into country music with his debut solo EP Town Line. In September 2016, Aaron Lewis released is second solo album Sinner, with the lead single, “That Ain’t Country”.


Blackbery Smoke is an authentic American rock band that has become an accomplished group of musicians. Blackberry Smoke has never been a band that stands still. Whether pursuing the dream by logging hundreds of thousands of miles on America’s highways and abroad or relentlessly exploring the many facets of its most unique art form, the Atlanta quintet is always on the move. Like An Arrow, the bands lasts album, continues the trend of sonic exploration established on the Blackberry Smoke’s previous two releases, 2012’s The Whippoorwill and 2015’s chart-topping Holding All the Roses.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

The Beach Boys

Ed Fry Arena - KCAC

As The Beach Boys mark more than a half century of making music, the group continues to ride the crest of a wave unequalled in America’s musical history.  The Beach Boys have become synonymous with the California lifestyle and have become an American icon to fans around the world. The Beach Boys will pull into town to perform on Thursday, November 16 at The Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex in Indiana, PA.  

Since lead-singer man Mike Love penned the lyrics to The Beach Boys’ first hit, “Surfin’” (1961), dozens of the bands chart toppers have become eternal anthems of American youth:  “Surfin’ USA,” “Surfer Girl,” “Fun, Fun, Fun,” “I Get Around,” “California Girls,” “Help Me Rhonda,” “Barbara Ann,” “Good Vibrations,” “Wouldn’t It Be Nice,” “Rock and Roll Music” and “Kokomo.”         

                                                    The Beach Boys have sold over 100 million records worldwide and have received more than 33 RIAA Platinum and Gold record awards.  The Rock And Roll Hall of Famers where also honored at the 2001 Grammy Awards with the Lifetime Achievement Award. With more than five decades of touring under their belts, The Beach Boys have performed more concerts than any major rock band in history.

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Christmas Wonderland

Ed Fry Arena - KCAC

Christmas Wonderland, a holiday spectacular, is coming to The Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex on Sunday, December 10 at 3pm!  Tickets go on sale September 22 to what is quite simply one of the most delightful and enchanting Christmas shows ever.  CHRISTMAS WONDERLAND features glittering costumes, a dazzling cast and the highest kicking chorus girls this side of the North Pole.

Your entire family can start Christmas in style as Santa and his merry helpers take them on an unforgettable nostalgic journey. Holiday favorite songs include: ‘White Christmas,’ ‘Winter Wonderland,’ ‘Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas,’ ‘Chestnuts Roasting By An Open Fire,’ ‘Jingle Bells,’ ‘’Away in a Manger,’ ‘O Come All Ye Faithful,’ ‘Let it Snow,’ ‘Silent Night,’ ‘Hark the Herald Angels Sing,’ ‘Deck The Halls,’ ‘Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree,’ ‘O Holy Night,’ and many more Christmas standards.

  Be amazed as a cast of 24 singers and dancers who are hand selected from London, New York, Las Vegas Los Angeles transform the stage into pure winter wonderland magic.   With over a thousand glittering costumes, and spectacular sets and scenery the show parades its way through the wonder of Christmas and the excitement of the holiday season.  

Monday, February 05, 2018

Dublin Irish Dance

Toretti Auditorium - KCAC

Dublin Irish Dance is a dance troupe of world champion Irish step dancers together with a sensational eight-member traditional Irish band and vocalist. Dublin Irish Dance is an exhilarating company whose members have performed throughout the world with Riverdance, Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance and Celtic Woman. Experience the all-star cast on Monday, February 5, 2018.

Tickets on sale January 15th, 2018!

For groups of 10+, call Kristen at 724.357.5205

This is the sixth show in the Live on Pratt Series presented by Indiana First Bank!

Saturday, February 10, 2018

100 Years of Broadway

Toretti Auditorium - KCAC

Neil Berg’s widely acclaimed 100 Years of Broadway, a musical revue of Broadway’s most celebrated shows, features a dazzling cast of Broadway stars accompanied by an all-star New York band. 100 Years of Broadways recreates the greatest moments from the finest shows of the century, featuring the actual stars of shows such as The Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables, CATS, Jesus Christ Superstar and Jekyll & Hyde. The Broadway classics will come to life on Saturday, February 10, 2018.

Tickets go on sale January 18, 2018 at 10am!

For groups of 10+, call Kristen at 724.357.5205

This is the seventh show in the Live on Pratt Series presented by Indiana First Bank!