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SpringFest 2019

SpringFest 2019

Jack Eccleston, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019

The line spread all the way down Main street as thousands of excited festival goers flocked to catch some of the east coast’s finest rappers perform at UVM. SpringFest 2019, a block party hosted by the UVM Program Board, was held on April 27 in the Jeffords Parking Lot. Although it threatened t...

UPB secures rap collective Beast Coast for SpringFest

UPB secures rap collective Beast Coast for SpringFest

Cyrus Oswald, Staff Writer

April 13, 2019

This year’s SpringFest will put the emphasis in “fest.” Multiple headliners will bring a festival vibe, said sophomore Sean Brewer, a member of the UVM Program Board’s concert commitee.   SpringFest 2019 will be headlined by rap collective Beast Coast. The group is comprised of Joey Bada$$,...

Hip-hop supergroup Beast Coast to headline SpringFest

Hip-hop supergroup Beast Coast to headline SpringFest

Allie O'Connor, Assistant Culture Editor

April 2, 2019

The UVM Program Board announced the headlining performers for SpringFest 2019 across their social media pages, April 2. The outdoor concert will feature Beast Coast, a rap collective that includes Joey Bada$$, Flatbush Zombies, The Underachievers, Kirk Knight, Nyck Caution, Powers Pleasant and CJ Fly. Rapper Rico...

Rain doesn’t dampen SpringFest fun

Senior Derek Dykstra, saxophonist for the band Adventure Dog, opens for rapper Playboy Carti at UVM Program Board ’s annual SpringFest April 28.

Eleanor Webster, Staff Writer

May 1, 2018

Glitter-covered UVM Program Board members scanned tickets as the crowd filed in to Jeffords parking lot. SpringFest 2018 started at 2 p.m. April 28. It was sixty-five degrees and sunny as a sea of students milled around the stage.   They waited in anticipation for Adventure Dog, UPB’s ...

Adventure Dog to open for SpringFest

Winner of UVM Program Board’s Battle of the Bands, Adventure Dog performed March 24 at Nectars on Main Street. The band will open for Playboy Carti at this year’s SpringFest April 28.

Eleanor Webster, Staff Writer

April 24, 2018

Wires snaked around the feet of the band as they walked into their rehearsal space, a chaotic basement littered with craft beer cans, amps and drum kits. Amps were pulled up to sit on as senior Andrew Tonra, guitarist and vocalist of Adventure Dog, began to speak. Adventure Dog won UVM Program Bo...

UPB announces SpringFest headliner

Staff Report

March 29, 2017

This year’s SpringFest will feature exclusively international artists, with the exception of one local band. UVM Program Board announced the headliner for this year’s SpringFest, Irish indie-rock band Two Door Cinema Club, at Nectar’s March 25. German R&B singer-songwriter Bibi Bour...

Fun in the sun

Fun in the sun

Bettina Cataldi

May 4, 2016

Saturday was a sunny day filled with an abundance of body tie-dye, truffle fries, friends being escorted to the drunk tank and the highly-anticipated main musical acts Bison, Madalia and The Head and the Heart.  UPB hosted its annual SpringFest March 31 in the Jeffords parking lot. This was the first y...

SpringFest receives a change in venue

Bryan O'Keefe

April 20, 2016

Construction has forced SpringFest to relocate to a more concrete area of campus.   This year’s artist of choice, The Head and the Heart, will perform in the Jeffords Hall parking lot April 30. In years past, the concert has been held on the green outside the recently demolished Chittenden/...

Students voice opinions on Springfest performers

Eileen Parks

March 24, 2015

The 2015 SpringFest performers have been announced. The Disco Biscuits are a jam band from Philadelphia and AlunaGeorge are an electronic music duo from London, according to their respective websites. “I’m very disappointed,” sophomore Kaeli Mace said. The Disco Biscuits are a jam band from Phi...

Disco Biscuits serve fresh jams

Disco Biscuits serve fresh jams

March 18, 2015

The Springfest artists have been announced and the Disco Biscuits and AlunaGeorge will grace the stage on the Chittenden Buckham and Wills green next month.UPB revealed the news by unveiling the Springfest 2015 banner at the conclusion of the Battle of the Bands finale March 13.“I am quite excited ...

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