Rapper A$AP Ferg will perform a free concert at U.Va during Welcome Week festivities, University Programs Council announced in an email from fourth-year Commerce student and UPC Chair Kyle Nguyen to the student body Tuesday.
Zeds Dead will headline the 2019 Welcomefest concert taking place Saturday, Aug. 24, on the Business Field. MadeinTYO, Souly Had, Half the Animal, and local artists Low Hanging Fruit and Yoko are also slated to perform. The annual Welcomefest concert is part of Fall Welcome and is sponsored by Program Council, which this year partnered with Find Your Grind University to bring the concert to campus. The show starts at 5 p.m.
WHAT: FallFest, West Virginia University’s 25th annual free, welcome back concert for students
Additional information is available at https://www.events.wvu.edu/fallfest-2019
WHEN: Gates will open Tuesday, Aug. 20, at 4 p.m. with FallFest set to begin at 5 p.m. FallFest is expected to conclude at 9:30 p.m. Both events are rain or shine.
WHO: Performances by Jon Bellion (5 p.m.), Gucci Mane (6:30 p.m.) and Louis the Child (8 p.m.)
Get additional information about the performers and FallFest 2019.
WHERE: Evansdale Rec Fields adjacent to the Student Rec Center
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Commdore Quake, Vanderbilt's annual homecoming concert, has a well established reputation as one of the most impressive homecoming events in the nation. The 2019 edition looks to keep that reputation intact, with the announcement of Megan Thee Stallion as the premiere act, directly supported by up and comer Bren.
COMMUNITY'S JOEL MCHALE TO PERFORM AT PENN STATE
Joel McHale, perhaps known best for his role on the hit comedy Community, E's The Soup, and The Joel McHale Show With Joel McHale show on Netflix, has long been a familiar face in the world of campus comedy. And as the kick off to their 19-20 programming season, Penn State's Student Programming Association has announced that Joel McHale will bring his unique perspective to the Eisenhower Auditorium on Friday, August 30, 2019. J.F. Harris will open the show.
Tickets for the general public will be available day of the show.
Drake Bell will be performing at the 40th Cranberry Fest at Rider University.
From The News at Rider University:
The welcome-back celebration on Sept. 14 will also feature a food festival, interactive games, including inflatable jousting and a bungee trampoline, a beer garden for Broncs 21 years and older, and — every Broncs' favorite — free "I Bleed Cranberry" T-shirts.
Comedian and Actor Marlon Wayans will be performing at Shawnee State University’s Fallfest at 9 p.m. on Thursday, September 5 at the Vern Riffe Center for the Arts
Diplo's Super Mega Ultra Giant Mad Decent Block Party Festival at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts, an hour outside Boston, has been cancelled.
Tickets are now on sale for the rock band American Authors, headlining the return of the Cowboy Kickoff Concert Friday, Sept. 13, in the University of Wyoming’s Arena-Auditorium.
General admission tickets purchased in advance for the seating bowl cost $30 for adults; $20 for UW students with UW student IDs; and $10 for children 12 years of age and under. Standing room only floor tickets are $45 for adults and $35 for students. All tickets purchased the day of the concert will cost $10 more per ticket.
Bentley University has announced that the Spring Day 2019 will be headlined by Khalid! The show will feature a special guest performance from Prty Foul.
The show will take place on April 27, 2019 at Lower, staring at 4 p.m.
DePaul University FEST has announced that Lil Yachty and 3OH!3 will be headline this year's concert. The event will take place on May 24 in the Quad. From the DePaulia:
This year’s annual FEST will take place on May 24 in the Quad with throwback artist 3OH!3 as the opener and rapper Lil Yachty as the headliner. Students gathered in lines for ice cream and giveaway contests at the Student Center on May 2 as they awaited the announcement of this year’s FEST concert performers, and expressed mixed feelings after the reveal.
FEST is DePaul’s end-of-the year concert event that brings in two artists to perform at an affordable price for students. Artists from the past few FEST events include Jesse McCartney, Logic, ASAP Ferg and BJ The Chicago Kid.
The concert will be open to students and their guests, an uncommon move for DePaul.
Pennsylvanians are “suckers” for the Jonas Brothers. The trio, who recently reunited after years of hiatus, announced a new stop near State College on their Happiness tour. The group will be performing at the Bryce Jordan Center in University Park at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 4.
The new concert announcement brings the total Pennsylvania stops on the tour to four. The Jonas Brothers will also be performing at Philadelphia’s Wells Fargo Center on Aug. 18, Hershey’s Hersheypark Stadium on Aug. 31 and Pittsburgh’s PPG Paints Arena on Sept. 3. Joining the group on the tour is Bebe Rexha and Jordan McGraw...
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Bazzi and Kiiara will headline this year’s Yardfest, the College’s annual outdoor music festival, the College Events Board announced Wednesday night.
Student groups Extra Extra and Maybe There's Life will open for Bazzi and Kiiara at the festival on April 7 in Tercentenary Theater. The students artists were chosen after they competed in CEB's annual Battle for Yardfest and were selected by event attendees.
Bazzi, a Michigan native, is known for songs like “Mine” and “Beautiful,” both of which peaked on the Billboard Hot 100. In April 2018, he released his debut album “Cosmic,” which has been listed on several international charts. Kiiara hails from Illinois and is known for songs like her 2015 debut single “Gold” and “Heavy,” on which she collaborated with Linkin Park.
Lil’ Yachty and Wale drew hundreds of crowds of undergraduate students to Tercentenary Theatre for last year’s Yardfest. Recent headliners include DJ Tiesto, DJ Steve Aoki, and Jessie J... READ MORE ON THE HARVARD CRIMSON
Mark your calendars ASAP, because this year’s Purple Fest is about to get rocky.
American rapper A$AP Rocky will be performing as the headliner the same weekend as Western University’s fourth annual “fake Homecoming.”
The Harlem-based hip-hop artist will be performing on Saturday, Sept. 28 sometime between 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., according to a Facebook event page created by the University Students’ Council. The event will be held on campus, though the location is to be determined.
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