Concerts

September 25, 2014 - 12:11pm
Review: Wilco's Jeff Tweedy brought his new solo project, which includes his son Spencer on drums, to the State Theate of Ithaca on Sept. 24.

It’s impossible to talk about Tweedy without mentioning familial dynamics. Because the band consists of a celebrated folk veteran in front and his son, 18, on drums, it’s easy to study their onstage movements and gestures, hoping for a glimpse of the natural warmth of their relationship.

February 13, 2014 - 7:27pm
The colorful and critically acclaimed rapper to perform in the second installment of the University Union Bandersnatch Music Series on April 2.

Though April 1 is known for it's own fool, the following evening an all too different sort of prankster will be setting up shop in the Schine Underground.

Danny Brown, the charismatic and spirited rapper from Detroit, Michigan, will be performing on April 2.

April 24, 2013 - 7:00pm
Review: Frontman Michael Fitzpatrick announced the band's stop in Syracuse was their favorite stop on tour so far.

When indie rock meets disco, you get a band that always follows through on their promise to make you dance, and boy did Fitz and the Tantrums follow through at The Westcott Theater.

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 17, 2013 - 11:21am
The Brooklyn-based rockers performed with Delicate Steve at the Westcott on Sunday April 14.

The audience was a curious mix of ages Sunday night at the Westcott Theater. Waiting to see the Brooklyn-based Dirty Projectors and opener Delicate Steve were the typical retinue of university students and 20-something locals as well as younger fans driven by, and at times attending with, their parents.

April 6, 2013 - 4:07pm
Review: The founding member of the Wu-Tang Clan rolled out the classics at Westcott Theatre on Friday.

“Keep it loud as f-ck. At least let me get some feedback.”

GZA’s duel over the iron mic with the inept sound engineer was a reoccurring theme throughout the night. The lack of response from the sound booth, though, was compensated with an electric human feedback comprised of a circuitry of hands forming the renowned Wu-symbol, hammering heads and feet pulsating to the rhythms of the hits of the night: Duel of The Iron Mic, 4th Chamber, Protect Ya Neck, and Reunited.

March 20, 2013 - 9:27pm
Review: With openers Io Echo, indie rockers Jukebox the Ghost closed this semester's Bandersnatch shows on Tuesday.

University Union hosted indie rockers Jukebox the Ghost and Io Echo in the Schine Underground on Tuesday night for this semester's final show in the Bandersnatch Music series.

Despite a late start and a smaller crowd than other Bandersnatch shows have attracted, the show was an incredible experience for those who were a part of it.

Before Jukebox The Ghost took the stage, the crowd was warmed up by the grungier sound of IO Echo. 

March 8, 2013 - 10:57am
The Setnor School of Music welcomed percussionist and Wilco drummer Glenn Kotche Thursday night as part of their guest artist series.

Wilco drummer and composer Glenn Kotche powered through one technical difficulty after another to perform an eclectic batch of percussion-based numbers Thursday night in Setnor Auditorium.

February 22, 2013 - 3:15am
The MTV "Jersey Shore" star, supported by Chicago rapper Rockie Fresh, played a DJ set in Goldstein Auditorium Thursday night.

Rockie Fresh and MTV star DJ Pauly D’s dance party distracted students from the snowfall outside Thursday night at Goldstein Auditorium in Schine Student Center.

The event, sponsored by student programming board University Union, began an hour and 15 minutes behind schedule, as Rockie Fresh faced inclement weather on his way to Syracuse.

The first eager group of students in line were friends Molly Quinn, a music industry senior; April Woltersdorf, a music education junior; and Hannah Smith, an illustration...