January 27, 2014 - 11:02pm
The best from 2013 in the world of music were honored and made the mediocre painfully stand out.

The Grammys are weird. Like any other music award show, but multiplied by a billion, there’s this understanding that who wins is actually kind of irrelevant, but somehow we still care so much.

This year, if we pretend the nominees to begin with were the right choices (which they largely weren’t), the Grammy winners aren’t totally, offensively wrong, which is pretty much all any music lover can ask for.

December 7, 2013 - 8:01pm
From Garth Brooks to Mariah Carey, this list has your guilty pleasures covered.

This list is meant to count down some of those wonderful holiday tunes that are awful. Now, I must say before any judgment is passed that I love all of these songs; but they are all hideous in their own unique way.

These are the ones that play in the mall while you’re shopping. You know, the ones that you hum along to before realizing what you’re doing. Then you have to look around to make sure no one noticed.

These aren’t Christmas standards by Bing Crosby or Nat King Cole. And while they are catchy and easy to listen to, “The Christmas Song” they are not.

November 4, 2013 - 10:35pm
The electronic music DJ will perform with Cashmere Cat on Dec. 4 as the last UU-sponsored show of the semester.

The final University Union-sponsored concert of the semester will come from the Bandersnatch Series. Hudson Mohawke and Cashmere Cat will perform at 8 p.m. on Dec. 4 in the Schine Underground. Tickets are $5 for students and staff/faculty only, and they can be purchased at the Schine Box Office.

October 27, 2013 - 5:55pm
The influential musician died today of unknown causes.

Lou Reed, an influential rock musician famous for his time in the Velvet Underground, died today at 71. The official cause of death is still unknown, but the singer had liver surgery in May, according to a Rolling Stone article.

October 4, 2013 - 4:34pm
Q&A: Tyler Joseph and Josh Dun of Twenty One Pilots sat down with The NewsHouse on Thursday before their performance at the Homecoming concert in Goldstein.

NewsHouse: How long have you been on tour?
Josh Dun: Oh man. Since we were born?
Tyler Joseph: It’s nice to say that. It’s nice to joke about that. We always dreamed of touring. So, what? Maybe a couple years now?

September 23, 2013 - 3:02pm
Chicago artist Chance the Rapper will perform in the Schine Underground in November.

Does Syracuse have enough hip-hop yet?

September 6, 2013 - 4:23pm
Along with headliner Kendrick Lamar, the Juice Jam 2013 line up will include Nicky Romero, The Neighbourhood, Robert DeLong, Ab-soul and Smallpools.

The wait is nearly over -- the Juice Jam Music Festival is only two days away.

All week, campus has been abuzz as students picked up their official Juice Jam 2013 tank tops and participated in Juice Jam artist trivia contests hosted by the UU.

September 3, 2013 - 10:22pm
UPDATE: Hip-hop artist and Kanye West mentee Travi$ Scott will open for Twenty One Pilots at their Oct. 3 Homecoming show in the Goldstein Auditorium.

"Good things come in threes."

August 11, 2013 - 10:06pm
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 - 5:05pm
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: