MSU Black Alumni Weekend concert to feature Eric Roberson

Contact: Sasha Steinberg

MSU Music Maker Productions and the Alumni Association are featuring Eric Roberson in concert March 4 at historic Lee Hall’s Bettersworth Auditorium. The event is among those scheduled for the first formally organized MSU Black Alumni Weekend [March 3-6]. (Photo submitted)

STARKVILLE, Miss.—Grammy-nominated rhythm and blues and soul musician Eric Roberson will perform March 4 at Mississippi State.

The 7:30 p.m. concert will be held at Bettersworth Auditorium in historic Lee Hall. Sponsored by the university’s student-staffed Music Maker Productions and the Alumni Association, the event is one of many scheduled for the first formally organized MSU Black Alumni Weekend [March 3-6]. For more, visit

General admission tickets are $20 and advance purchases may be made at, by telephoning 662-325-2930 or visiting the campus Center for Student Activities in Suite 314, Colvard Student Union.

A native of Rahway, New Jersey, Roberson has written and performed with such musical acts as DJ Jazzy Jeff, Jill Scott and Cam’ron. Under the pseudonym Erro, he founded his own record label, Blue Erro Soul.

Robinson’s March performance at MSU will be in support of his 2014 album “The Box,” which peaked at No. 19 on the U.S. Billboard Top R & B/Hip-Hop Albums list.

Additionally, he has been nominated for two Grammys in the Best Urban/Alternative Performance category. For more biographical information, visit

A part of the Division of Student Affairs, Music Maker Productions works to provide quality, contemporary entertainment for MSU and area communities. Additional information about the organization is found at the above-listed website, as well as on and

Alex Coats, MMP’s publicity chair, also may be contacted at

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