Student band 8 Dollars Off returns to the WUStock stage

If you’ve been paying any attention to the campus music scene lately, you might have started seeing one band around quite a lot. This four-person tour-de-force has been making its way around campus: deafening the Co-op, entertaining Ursa’s patrons and rocking the small music practice room in Park House.

| Music Editor

5 songs MKTO should cover at WUStock

When MKTO takes the stage Saturday, it will bring only one album’s worth of original material. As with many young bands, MKTO will likely perform a cover or two to round out its set.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

MKTO announced for WUStock

At midnight Monday, the Congress of the South 40 revealed MKTO as the artist chosen to perform at this year’s WUStock concert. The band is most well known for its single “Classic” that debuted in 2013.

| News Editor

Where’s Waka Flocka? Cadenza reacts to MKTO at WUStock

So, now that the flames from the WUStock reveal have died down, it’s time to consider what we have left in the ashes. Our artist is MKTO, and if you (like a large part of the student body) are scratching your head in confusion, then just pull up YouTube and search its most famous single, “Classic.” If you’re going to know anything by the pop/hip-hop duo of Malcolm Kelley and Tony Oller, that song is the one.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

Cadenza picks the best from WUStock Survey

Now, the survey for the spring 2015 WUStock is out, and there’s a little something for everyone on it, from pure bubblegum pop to indie rock or rap. If you’re feeling a little confused, the Cadenza staff has picked five of the best bets from the list to put on the top of your artist survey.

WUStock could scare off prospective students

As many of us know, this past weekend was WUStock, with Walk the Moon playing as the headlining band. I enjoyed my time there—it seemed like everyone around me enjoyed it. Overall, I would call it a successful Saturday. For the students. But what about for the school?

Robert Brachman | Contributing writer

WUStock to feature Bon Appetit catering, student band openers

WUStock is making a return to the South 40’s Swamp after spending last year trapped inside the Pageant with Macklemore. In addition to Walk the Moon and COIN, two student bands are also booked for the venue. Rock band The Captives will perform at the show alongside the funky Battle of the Bands victor, Jammin’ with Phil.

Dylan Basset | Staff Reporter

Walk the Moon to headline WUStock, CS40 exec pics indicate

Using an anagram made up of executive board members’ Facebook profile pictures, CS40 unofficially announced late Sunday night that Walk the Moon would headline WUStock 2014, which will be held on Saturday, April 5. Walk the Moon is a Cincinnati-based indie pop band most famous for the singles “Anna Sun” and “Tightrope” off the band’s 2012 self-titled album.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

Walk the Moon to headline WUStock, CS40 indicates but does not confirm

Using an anagram made up of members’ Facebook profile pictures, Congress of the South 40 unofficially announced late Sunday night that Walk the Moon will headline WUStock 2014. CS40 plans to formally announce the headliner for its annual concert—which will be held on Saturday, March 29—early this week.


Allen Q and Jammin’ with Phil to open WUStock

After winning Battle of the Bands and nabbing an opening spot at WUStock for the second year in a row, Allen Q and Jammin’ with Phil promise a performance full of surprises. Last year, the group opened for Macklemore, the WUStock artist for 2013.

Mia Kweskin | Staff Reporter