Blake Shelton to headline Happy Valley Jam at Beaver Stadium, July 8, 2017

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Country music and "The Voice" superstar Blake Shelton will headline the Happy Valley Jam, held in Penn State’s Beaver Stadium on Saturday, July 8, 2017. The concert, a historic first at Beaver Stadium, will feature a superstar lineup, with Chris Young and Big & Rich also slated to take the stage.

Tickets will go on sale to the general public starting Nov. 16 at

The inaugural concert was announced Saturday night during the Penn State-Iowa clash in Beaver Stadium, including a video message from Shelton. The concert and date were initially announced on Oct. 22 during the Nittany Lions’ gridiron victory over No. 2 Ohio State.

The Happy Valley Jam is presented by Penn State Intercollegiate Athletics and Basis Entertainment, one of the nation’s premier live entertainment companies.

“We are elated to welcome Blake Shelton and a tremendous lineup to the first-ever concert in Beaver Stadium,” said Sandy Barbour, Penn State Director of Athletics. “We have been resolute in our efforts to make our first stadium event unique. The Happy Valley Jam will be an historic day for Central Pennsylvania and we can’t wait!”

“We are thrilled to be the first to organize a concert at Beaver Stadium,” said Gary DeWaard, president and CEO of Basis Entertainment. “We have confirmed our stellar line up to create a historic moment for Penn State.”

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Last Updated November 07, 2016