Quinn XCII, YBN Nahmir, Orange Calderón to perform at Mayfest 2018

Quinn XCII, YBN Nahmir, Orange Calderón set for Mayfest

The lineup includes a singer-songwriter, a breakout video star and an EDM DJ.
Published: April 14, 2018
Mayfest 2018: Rapper YBN Nahmir, DJ-producer Orange Calderón and singer-songwriter Quinn XCII
Mayfest 2018 will feature Rapper YBN Nahmir, DJ-producer Orange Calderón and singer-songwriter Quinn XCII.

On Friday, University Union announced the lineup for Mayfest 2018. The entertainment for this year’s event include singer-songwriter Quinn XCII, rapper YBN Nahmir and DJ-producer Orange Calderón.

Gates for the event will open at 1 p.m. on Friday, April 27 in Walnut Park. In addition to the performers, Mayfest will feature student art, airbrush tattoo, henna, inflatable obstacle courses and a Silent Disco. The event will be preceded by Block Party.

Entrance to Mayfest is free for all SU/ESF students with a valid student ID. Pre-purchased tickets are required for SU/ESF graduate students, College of Law students and guests of undergraduate students. Tickets are not available in Walnut Park and must be purchased at the Schine Box Office beginning Tuesday, April 17 at 9 a.m for $23.50.

Quinn XCII is a breakout singer-songwriter from Detroit. By blending genres such as pop, electric and soul, he has made an unique sound in music. In 2016 alone, he performed over 70 shows, and in 2017, he went on his first sold-out headline tour. His music can be found on Soundcloud and Spotify, and some of his most popular hits include “Straightjacket.”

Quinn XCII is joined by video star YBN Nahmir. After uploading his song “Rubbin Off The Paint” to YouTube in September 2017, the video went viral. The song had over 10 million streams on Spotify and reached 79 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Orange Calderón began her career as a DJ in 2014. During her career she has opened for artists such as Skrillex and Outkast. In 2016 she became the first woman to win the McDonald’s x Complex’s Annual ‘Flavor Battle’ DJ Tournament. She has also been recognized by Sean “Diddy” Combs as part of the “DeLeón 100.”

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