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Grammy-winning R&B/rap artist Nelly headed to Christoval for early fall concert

Despite the current temps, it won't officially be "hot in here" until October.
Rapper Nelly performs during the kickoff of The Main Event tour at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas on May 1, 2015.

CHRISTOVAL, Texas — Nelly, the multi-platinum, three-time Grammy winning artist announced new fall concert dates last weekend, including an early October stop at Cooper's Bar-B-Que in Christoval. 

Nelly will be traveling with a full, live band as well as a "multi-million dollar production package along with some of country music's biggest rising stars" supporting his show, according to an RNC Entertainment press release. 

The tour is to celebrate the 20th anniversary of his diamond-certified album "Country Grammar," and promote his new country-inspired EP, "Heartland."

The concert will take place Friday, Oct. 8, at Cooper's Bar-B-Que. Tickets go on sale 10 a.m. Friday at etix.com. A limited number of VIP packages, including preferred seating, exclusive merchandise and meet-and-greet opportunities will be available.