It’s finally spring here at Vanderbilt. The air is brimming with pollen, day parties have commenced, and everyone’s excited for Vanderbilt’s annual spring music festival. This year’s lineup is incredibly diverse: from electronic beat-maker Porter Robinson to comedic rapper Lil Dicky, there’s bound to be an artist for everyone’s tastes this year. With Rites of Spring just around the corner, it’s always a good idea to get to know the artists a bit in advance. So, check out the synopsis of this year’s lineup below.
WRVU, Bonnaroo, and You: Three great things that are coming together for one big contest. Starting March 21 you will have the chance to win two tickets to the Bonnaroo Music Festival taking place June 9-12 in Manchester, Tennessee.
The contest will be divided into two parts. First, Bonnaroo week on WRVU from March 21-25 will feature an artist of the day directly from the festival lineup. Listen to WRVU each day to collect the artist’s name and by the end of the week, submit those 5 names to email@example.com.
For people who get the correct names, they automatically advance to stage 2. You will get the chance to show your Bonnaroo spirit from March 28 to April 8 through a social-media centered photo contest. We will post your creative photos about why you should be the WRVU listener to win the tickets onto our Facebook page. The winner will be determined based on their creativity and breadth of social media interaction.
Check our Facebook page and Twitter (@WRVUNashville) for more details. Good luck!
WRVU is hosting its first big festival giveaway to the Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival in Florida taking place from March 4-6. What better way to start your spring break? Artists include Kendrick Lamar, Bassnectar, Mumford & Sons, Odesza and many more.
The giveaway will start this Monday, February 8 and the winner will receive two tickets to the Okeechobee festival. From Monday through Friday (February 8-12) there will be an artist of the day who will be featured directly from the festival lineup. Listen to WRVU each day to collect the artist’s name and by the end of the week, submit the names of the 5 artists to firstname.lastname@example.org. It’s as easy as listening and sending an email for your chance to win!
Check out wrvu.org, our Facebook page, and twitter page for more contest details and hints on the artists of the day. Good luck!
Spring has sprung and that means Rites of Spring is upon us here at Vanderbilt. This two-day festival is the most anticipated music event of the school year. The hype got me thinking, while this may be one of the most exciting occasions in the Nashville area: what are the most interesting and unique festivals around the world? I began the search for the festivals that sounded too good to be true, exceeded expectations, and attracted people from all the around the world. While I am sure I missed many worthy names, the following list are a few of the events that really caught my eye. [Read more…]