Vatterott College Summer Concert Series Continues on June 5

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Popular complimentary concert series progresses this summer.

The Vatterott College Summer Concert Series continues this month with a string of performances beginning in Kansas City on Thursday, June 5. All concerts are complimentary and open to the public.

The ongoing series will make stops at several other Vatterott College trade school campuses as part of their complimentary open houses. This month’s performances include stops in cities such as Memphis, Cleveland and Oklahoma City. All locations, confirmed artists, dates and times are as follows:

  •     Kansas City—June 5, 12 to 3 p.m. – Tef Poe, Doughboy, Saint Orleans, Doorway
  •     Memphis-Dividend—June 12, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. – Tef Poe, Saint Orleans, Doorway
  •     Cleveland—June 19, 6 to 9 p.m. – Tef Poe, Doorway
  •     Oklahoma City—June 25, 6 to 9 p.m. – Tef Poe, Doorway, Mai Lee
  •     Joplin—June 26, 12 to 3 p.m. – Tef Poe, Doorway, Mai Lee

“Our students work hard and this concert series is a way for us to show them our appreciation,” said Pam Bell, CEO and President of Vatterott Educational Centers Inc. “To have such impressive talent headline these concerts is an honor, and we are excited to offer so many of our students the opportunity to experience great performances.”

The lineup for each concert will vary and features a diverse group of performing artists representing music genres such as rap, R&B and pop.

Artist Tef Poe has opened for Lupe Fiasco, Talib Kweli and Big Boi, and has performed alongside Common. This progressive hip-hop artist, who has performed at Loufest, has been described as “a Midwestern Nas with a pinch of Kanye, Eminem, 2pac and Ice Cube,” in XXL Magazine.

Mai Lee is a pop, R&B and soul singer/songwriter. She released a mixtape in 2013 that included a sultry mix of house, pop and R&B tracks incorporating her own work in collaboration with some of the music industry’s powerhouse producers.

Yak Boy Fresh, is known for escaping the confines of genre by offering a wide range of entertainment spanning from hip-hop, pop, country, rock and pretty much any other category his fans could imagine. He has opened for acts such as Tech 9, Bone Thugs, Machine Gun Kelly, Twista, Caskym Sno Tha Product and many others.

Top level lyricism, gritty street influence themes, killer creative hooks, an image that matches his story and tier-1 production skills have made T-Dubb-O a well-known rapper in the underground and battle scene. With over 1,000 performances under his belt, it is safe to say this young M.C. is far from a rookie.

Other artists (subject to change) set to perform include SMS, an ex'treme Institute graduate, R&B artist Mookie Tolliver and rap artists Bo Dean, Indiana Rome, Door Way, MC Keem, Legend Camp and Rockwell Knuckles..

About Vatterott College
Vatterott College has been dedicated to providing quality career training to students seeking the skills to advance in their field since 1969. Vatterott, with its headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri, has campuses across the Midwest. Diploma, associate and bachelor degrees are offered in trade industries and computer technology, with 23 locations, as well as online programs, across nine states. To learn more, please visit

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