Otto-Tune

August 11, 2013 - 9:06pm
Kendrick Lamar, Nicky Romero, The Neighbourhood, Robert DeLong, Ab-Soul and Smallpools will perform at the first-ever Juice Jam Festival.

Two stages, six acts and a whole lot of party.

University Union announced the lineup for Juice Jam 2013 at 10 tonight. For the first time, the annual concert will be in festival format, offering even more musical acts than ever.

August 9, 2013 - 4:05pm
University Union will announce the Sept. 8 music fest's lineup Sunday, but a little research turns up three almost certain acts.

Update: Alternative rock band The Neighbourhood has announced a stop on their fall tour at Skytop Field on Sept. 8.

University Union has been busy teasing us with hints about Juice Jam, which will take place on Sept. 8 at Skytop Field. An Aug. 1 Facebook post revealed that the concert is now in festival format with multiple stages:

June 24, 2013 - 12:59pm
University Union announced via Twitter Monday afternoon that Macklemore and Ryan Lewis will be headlining Carrier Dome concert on Nov. 11.

After weeks of hinting at the official announcement of a new fall concert, University Union finally revealed Monday the artist headlining Syracuse University's Dome Show concert.

It's time to hit up the thrift shops, SU students: Macklemore and Ryan Lewis are performing at the Carrier Dome.

Opening acts are Big K.R.I.T. and Talib Kewli.

The concert, which is set for Monday, Nov. 11, starts at 7:30 p.m.

May 7, 2013 - 1:18pm
NewsHouse staffers pick their favorite songs for finals and the end of the semester.

As a final Otto-Tune hurrah, the outgoing NewsHouse staff chose a few tracks as the soundtrack to the semester's end. Some silly and some serious, we hope these songs will get you through the last week of finals.

  1. Melanie Deziel, assistant executive producer: "The Final Countdown," Europe

  2. Meera Jagannathan, lead producer: "Faded," Soul Decision
April 20, 2013 - 10:30am
Hunter Hunted will open for the indie pop band, which is touring in support of its sophomore album.

After four years on the rise since their debut full length Pickin' Up The Pieces, indie pop band Fitz and the Tantrums have been touring in support of their upcoming sophomore release More Than Just A Dream.

The band has been gracing venues across the nation with their lively blend of indie funk without rest. Their Syracuse show at The Westcott Theater is sure to provide fans with a dose of energy they need to get them pumped for the summer.

April 19, 2013 - 11:29am
Music connoisseur Elizabeth Kahn ventures from her Syracuse college turf to experience once again her favorite California festival.

1. WHAT WILL DAFT PUNK DO NEXT?
The godfathers of electronic dance music are sure to surprise Coachella Weekend 2 attendees with another sneak peak at their highly anticipated album Random Access Memories. In case you missed it, last weekend the duo showed a trailer of “Get Lucky featuring Pharrell Williams & Nile Rodgers.

April 16, 2013 - 11:01am
UPDATE: Trey Songz and Drop City Yacht Club added to the lineup for the April 26 concert in the Carrier Dome with the auto-tuned pop star.

Is Syracuse University ready to get sleazy? Let's sure hope so.

Glitter-infused popstar Ke$ha will headline Syracuse University's annual year-end concert Block Party, joined by singer Trey Songz, the campus programming board University Union announced Tuesday.

April 3, 2013 - 7:44am
Central and Western New York colleges will welcome a slew of musicians to the region over the next month. Which college's programming board got it right?

University Union announced Sunday via Twitter that Ke$ha would headline this year's Block Party on April 26. They retweeted a number of SU students who were ecstatic about the news, but there were many who were unhappy with the announcement as the hashtag #ThingsIdRatherDoThanGoToBlockParty resurfaced on Twitter.

March 25, 2013 - 10:19am
The rapper performed Friday, March 22nd in the Schine Underground as part of the Save The Horn Benefit Concert organized by the Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity and Habitat for Humanity.

Oh God! Rapper Big Sean returned to Syracuse University's Schine Underground Friday in front of a sold-out crowd. 

The brothers of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Theta Xi Chapter along with Habitat for Humanity brought Big Sean to Syracuse as part of the Second Annual Save the Horn Benefit Concert to benefit the Horn of Africa.

Big Sean, a member of Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Music group, hit the stage around 8:40 p.m. and performed for over an hour.

March 19, 2013 - 7:06am
Vocalist/pianist Ben Thornewill talked to The NewsHouse in February about Czech bakeries, touring and new music.

Ben Thornewill is standing on the sidewalk outside Czech bakery-gas station hybrid in the middle of Texas in February, on his way to a show in Dallas.

“We always stop here on tour,” Thornewill says. “It’s just so doughy and good.”