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X Ambassadors Deliver an A-Plus Show

X Ambassadors Deliver an A-Plus Show

Photos by Maddie Schroeder Hundreds of fans gathered in the Templeton-Blackburn Memorial Auditorium on Monday night to see alternative rock band X Ambassadors. The group gained popularity with their single “Renegades” in late 2015, and “Unsteady” is currently on the Top 40 charts. Rock group Northern Faces was successful at getting a seated crowd off

Dustin Lynch gives Athens “One Hell of a Night”

Photos by Maddie Schroeder Despite the bleak weather outside, country fans flocked to campus Friday night to see country artist Dustin Lynch perform. The show started off with a bang and didn’t falter for a second. The lively music was accompanied by spectacular special effects involving strobe lights and fog. Opening for Lynch was Tyler

Migos to headline #15 Fest

Photo provided by Billboard   After the #Fest lineup was announced a few weeks ago, the grayed-out box on the lineup graphic left attendees wondering who the mystery headliner would be. The headlining artist on the ticket this year is Migos, infamous for its No. 1 song in the country, “Bad and Boujee” (“Raindrop. Drop top…”

Elle King Takes the Stage at Ohio University

Photos by Maddie Schroeder The Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium was abuzz Tuesday night with excitement and anticipation as concertgoers waited for Elle King to take the stage. Country singer Paul Cauthen opened for King with a selection of songs primarily from his album My Gospel. He greeted the crowd with a charming, “How y’all doin’,”

Daya and PUBLIC Don’t Let Athens Crowd Down at Concert

Photos by Maddie Schroeder The Temple-Blackburn Memorial Auditorium was full of excitement Thursday night when pop star Daya came to town. Before Daya took the stage, and before the opening band PUBLIC began its set, the auditorium buzzed with energy. Cincinnati-based band PUBLIC, which opened for Daya, quickly got the crowd on their feet. Band members

Developing a Focus

  Photo provided by Rob Berry After two and a half years spent studying the ins and outs of business and countless hours sitting through accounting and economics classes, something unexpected happened to Rob Berry while he was studying abroad in Barcelona, Spain, last year — he developed a passion for photography that began to

BonjOUr, Marching 110

Photo by Maddie Schroeder Dr. Richard Suk, director of the Marching 110, stands at the bottom of a filling lecture hall in Schoonover Center. Around him, members of the band take their seats, chatting as they remove their band jackets and set their instruments aside. Dr. Suk taps the microphone clipped to his shirt, and

Metro Station Had Students Re-living Their Middle School Days at TBT Concert

Photo by Gabby Hollowell It’s been nearly a decade since Metro Station shook up the airwaves with their hit single “Shake It.” The band rolled into Athens Thursday with new tracks as part of Ohio University’s third annual Throwback Thursday (TBT) concert. TBT, put on by University Program Council (UPC) and the Black Student Cultural Programming Board (BSCPB), is

14 Fest Preview

Photo by Rich Polk/Getty Images for iHeartRadio / Turner) It’s a groundbreaking year in #Fest history. Featuring a brand new two-day event with overnight camping passes available, the #14Fest stage will become a platform for more artists than ever before. Outside of the main acts, #14Fest features Niykee Heaton, Slander, Nghtmre, and many more. #14Fest