Whethan to headline Mayfest 2019

Whethan to headline Mayfest 2019

Rapper Saba and singer-songwriter Adult Mom will also take the stage at the year-end festival
Published: April 16, 2019
Whethan to perform at Mayfest 2019
Whethan, a 19-year-old electronic artist and producer, is the main event at this year's Mayfest concert on Friday, April 26th, in Walnut Park.

Breakout electronic artist and producer Whethan will perform at Mayfest on April 26th after opening acts Saba and Adult Mom, University Union announced on Tuesday. Behind Whethan’s chart-topping stage name is 19-year-old Ethan Snorek, who took over SoundCloud in 2016 and has since toured with The Chainsmokers, Louis The Child, and performed at Coachella. Some of his best releases include “High“, a collaboration a with Dua Lipa off the “Fifty Shades Freed” soundtrack, “Good Nights” (ft. Mascolo), and “Savage” (feat. Flux Pavilion & MAX).

 

 

 

 

Most people first met Chicago rapper Saba through his frequent collaborations with Chance the Rapper, like on the song “Angels“. Last year, Saba released the powerful album “CARE FOR ME”, named Best New Music by Pitchfork. Listen to notable tracks “BUSY” and “LIFE”. On a different note, expect the softer sounds of bedroom pop from singer-songwriter Adult Mom. Otherwise known as Stephanie Knipe, Adult Mom’s songs like “Be Your Own 3 am” and “Survival offer raw glimpses into her journey navigating through life and heartache.

 

Ticket Info 

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SU and SUNY-ESF graduate students, SU College of Law students and guests must pre-purchase a ticket for Mayfest 2019 and provide valid college or military ID. Tickets are available for $24 at Schine Box Office, beginning Wednesday at 9 a.m. 

Gates for Mayfest will open at 1 pm on Friday, April 26th in Walnut Park. Please note that backpacks, bags, selfie sticks and camelbacks will not be permitted. Other answers to FAQs can be found on the Mayfest Website.

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