Bell Biv DeVoe, Scotty McCreery at PEC this weekend

Bell Biv DeVoe is live in concert at the Pioneer Event Center in Lancaster Saturday.

LANCASTER – University of Antelope Valley is bringing some big names in entertainment to its Pioneer Event Center (PEC) this weekend.

On Saturday, R&B legends, Bel Biv DeVoe will be at the PEC. BBD is credited as pioneering the “New Jack Swing” sound of the early 1990s, combining hip-hop, funk, soul, and pop music. BBD’s debut album, Poison, sold over 3 million copies and spawned several single hits, including “Do Me,” “When will I See You Smile Again,” and “I Thought It Was Me”. The album earned the group the 1991 Soul Train Music Awards for Best R&B/Urban Contemporary Album of the Year, Group, Band or Duo.  The BBD concert starts at 9 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 28. General admission tickets are on sale for $25 at

On Sunday, Scotty McCreery comes to the PEC.

On Sunday, Season Ten  American Idol winner Scotty McCreery will be at the PEC to perform songs from his debut album, Clear As Day, including his Top 15 hit, “I Love You This Big”.  Scotty rose to fame when he appeared on American Idol and immediately made a name for himself with his deep and undeniably country voice, strong sense of self, small-town roots, and unwavering integrity and conviction. In May, he won Season Ten of American Idol when a record-breaking 122.4 million votes were cast for the finale and nearly 39 million people tuned in to see the winner’s name announced.  The Scotty McCreery concert starts at 7 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 29. Tickets are on sale now starting at $35 to $75 at

Tickets can also be purchased for both events at the UAV Bookstore, located at 44055 N. Sierra Highway in Lancaster.

The Pioneer Event Center is located at 45000 Valley Central Way in Lancaster.

For more information, call 661-726-1911, or email the PEC Facility Manager at