University Union

September 23, 2016 - 10:39am
Haven't heard of every artist who's performing in our backyard on Sunday? Look no further; here's an introductory course on all the amazing sounds that'll be heard in a couple days.

Before classes even began, new and returning students alike were counting down the days until Juice Jam 2016. With buses starting to take students to Skytop Field at 11 a.m. on Sunday, the day has finally come. Headliner Fetty Wap, a New Jersey rapper best known for his hit single “Trap Queen,” will take the stage with Monty alongside other performers including pop artist Tove Lo, DJ and producer Marshmello, rapper D.R.A.M., indie electronic artist Stephen, and rock artist LOLO.

September 18, 2016 - 3:46pm
The actor spoke to a sold-out crowd about his acting career, heroes and pitfalls during Orange Central's "An Evening With James Franco."

While students welcomed James Franco's on-set anecdotes, it was the actor and filmmaker's advice to young creatives that was deemed most valuable. Speaking to a sold-out crowd in Goldstein Auditorium Saturday night, Franco said the best way to sharpen creative talent is to carve out a little time every day to work on it.

“Just do it,” Franco said. “If you want to be good at something, why not do it obsessively?”

September 9, 2016 - 8:28pm
UPDATE: Fetty Wap, Tove Lo and four more acts will take over Skytop Field for sold-out Juice Jam on Sept. 25.

University Union finally revealed this year's Juice Jam Music Festival acts with a video announcement on its social media channels on Sept. 9.

August 28, 2016 - 7:17pm
The actor and filmmaker will speak in Goldstein Auditorium during Orange Central homecoming weekend.

Occasional serious actor, comedian and sometimes college instructor James Franco will make an appearance at Syracuse University this September.

April 3, 2016 - 8:39pm
Alternative musician Jon Bellion will open the annual concert, which takes place in the Carrier Dome.

Chicago hip-hop artist Chance the Rapper and DJ/producer duo The Chainsmokers will be performing at Block Party 2016, University Union announced in a press release Sunday night. The concert, which will be opened by alternative artist Jon Bellion, takes place on April 29.

March 20, 2016 - 11:27pm
The 'Broad City' and 'Eric André Show' star will headline University Union's first comedy show of the semester.

Comedian Hannibal Buress has been showing up in some of comedy’s biggest TV shows during the past few years, and his next stop is Syracuse University.

University Union announced “An Evening with Hannibal Buress,” a comedy performance scheduled for 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 31, at Goldstein Auditorium.

March 10, 2016 - 5:24pm
The Canadian alternative act was joined by Prelow and Syracuse's Pizza Party for the Bandersnatch show.

University Union opened its spring concert schedule Wednesday night with Coleman Hell, an emerging Canadian singer best known for his debut single "2 Heads."

The Schine Underground show opened with Syracuse's own Pizza Party and New York duo Prelow.

November 5, 2015 - 11:19am
University Union’s indie concert series brings artists wise beyond their years.

Sitting cross-legged on the ground wearing the skinniest of skinnies, cowboy-esque boots and a silk baseball jacket, 19-year-old Raury awaits his grand entrance. Three bars in he bolts on stage, snags the microphone and the crowd erupts. He meets the roar with the opening lines of “Forbidden Knowledge” from his recently dropped album All We Need.

October 8, 2015 - 11:43am
University Union kicked off its Bandersnatch concert series with alternative rock bands Tribe Society and X Ambassadors on Oct. 7.

On Wednesday, Oct. 7 at 7:30 p.m., a small but mighty crowd waited to enter Schine Underground for the first Bandersnatch concert of the year. University Union kicked off this series with X Ambassadors and their opening act, Tribe Society.

October 8, 2015 - 7:55am
Bandersnatch headliners talk influences, dream collaborations and returning to Upstate New York.

Tribe Society

The NewsHouse: You guys formed out of the band Gentlemen Hall. Is Tribe Society a reimagining of it, or are you focusing on more of a different style?

Brad: This is a big turning point for Gentlemen Hall. We used to have another singer, but he left, and then we moved to New York, and just kind of started over, started fresh. It’s a little different in sound because we’re always exploring and stuff, so it kind of became its own thing with the five of us instead of the six people in Gentlemen Hall.