Thursday, January 26, 2023

Music

Photo Gallery: Flo Rida Fall Concert

This year's fall concert headliner Flo Rida took the stage with opening act DJ Amaze on Nov. 17. The concert, hosted by The Crew, took place at the Bob Carpenter Center at 8 p.m. Photographers Audrey Tong and Larissa Heather document the event. 

Senegalese griot and accompanists visit the university

Boubacar Ndiaye, a traveling griot, came to the university with his musical accompanists to perform “Voyage without a Visa,” a concert that blends stories of childhood in Senegal with the hope and disillusion of migration to Europe.

From parents’ garages to main stages: How to create a successful band

Musicians, such as The Head and The Heart and The Brook & The Bluff, talk inspiration and share their views on their rise to fame. Between finding the perfect band name to developing a unique style, the advice they give encapsulates how to become a musician.

Commentary: Firefly Music Festival showcases the musical diversity of the indie genre

The Firefly Music Festival brought a number of indie artists together, each with their own unique approach to the genre. The 502s, The Head And The Heart, Matt Maeson, The Brook & The Bluff and Dayglow came to Firefly to perform their most-loved tunes and share what makes their style of music special to them.

Firefly in Photos

Staff reporters Tabitha Reeves and Risha Inaganti captured photos at the Firefly Music Festival in Dover, DE, this past weekend. The festival entertained concert-goers, from live music performances to food stands and chill hangout spots.

A Day in the Life of Dayglow

Indie artist Dayglow speaks about his upcoming music and reveals what his ideal day looks like. His performance at Firefly Music Festival in Dover, Delaware embodied his personality, leaving the audience with a cheerful impression of who Dayglow is. When not on tour or at events, Dayglow spends time doing what he loves most.

Blue Hens take on Firefly

University students speak about their time at the Firefly Festival in Dover, DE. From campground adventures to favorite performances, the experience was nothing short of a good time.

Tuning in: Learning about students’ music tastes 

What is on UD students' playlists? Staff Reporter Zoe Lipkin answers this question by talking to students and seeing what they're streaming.

The university’s a cappella groups compete in this year’s ICCAs

The university has over 10 a cappella groups, all of which have annual concerts and three of which are taking their shot to compete on an international level. 

Commentary: Emile Milgram’s recent exhibition pushes past traditional artistic boundaries

From March 21 to March 25, Recitation Hall Gallery hosted a new exhibition by Miami-based artist Emile Milgram called “Catch and Release: Collections for the 181 by Emile Milgrim” which was a collection of pieces from other lesser-known Miami artists.

“We’re all coming together tonight to celebrate women:” College Music Society holds annual Women in Music Concert

This event solely featured pieces by female composers to honor them and promote diversity in the orchestral industry.

Commentary: Why The Crew’s DJ Showcase was so poorly attended

While the low turnout was surely disappointing for The Crew, the issue may be something simply out of their control.

University Wind Ensemble to travel to Prague this summer

The Wind Ensemble has been invited to perform at the World Association for Symphonic Bands and Ensembles (WASBE) Conference in Prague, Czech Republic, this summer.

The D Sharps, the university’s premier all female-identifying acapella group, to open for the Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall

On Dec. 20 the D Sharps will be opening for the Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall in New York City as a part of the “Sounds of Christmas” program.