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Friday Night Live

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CHECK OUT OUR SPRING 2016 FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE LINE-UP!

Click on each performer’s picture for a link to a video and on their name for a link to their website. 

 


Hotel Transylvania 2, movie night

Friday, January 15th at 8:00 pm in The Cove

— Dracula and his friends try to bring out the monster in his half human, half vampire grandson in order to keep Mavis from leaving the hotel

— Free popcorn and other snacks to go along with the movie

 

 

Nelly’s Echo, R&B/pop singer

Friday, January 22nd at 10:00 pm in The Cove

— Competed on Season 3 of NBC’s The Voice in 2012

— Music is inspired by soul and singer/songwriters, like Jason Mraz

— Has released three albums

— From Baltimore, MD

 

 

Dave and Ethan, comedians and YouTube stars

Friday, January 29th at 8:00 pm in The Cove 

— Have been featured on the Tonight Show, The Colbert Report, Bravo’s The Millionnaire Matchmaker, ComedyCentral.com, truTV, and in The Onion, Time Out New York, and Revolt magazines.

— Comedicvideos and performances on dating advice and dating horror stories

— Have over 80,000 subscribers on YouTube

 

ACRODUNK, slam dunk team

Friday, February 5th at 9:30 pm in Robertson Gym 

— Semi-finalists on America’s Got Talent

— The team and its members hold several Guinness World Records

— Have performed for 14 straight years as part of the NBA All Star Jam Session/Game

— From Houston, TX

 

Emily Bell, indie rock band

Friday, February 12th at 8:00 pm in The Cove 

— Semi-finalist on NBC’s The Voice, named by Austin Monthly as one of “10 bands to watch”, has performed at SXSW

— Music influenced by rock and soul

— Releasing new music in spring 2016

— “It plays like the link between Amy Winehouse and Adele but is wholly original in its own right - and boasts a decidedly Texas flair.”- Houston Chronicle

 

Taylor Tomlinson, stand-up comedian

Friday, February 19th at 10:00 pm in The Cove 

— Competed on the 2015 season of NBC’s Last Comic Standing

— Featured in her own weekly segment (“Young as Hell”) on Laughs on Fox

— Started doing stand-up comedy when she was 16

 

 

Nash Fung, magician

Friday, February 26th at 9:00 pm in The Cove 

— Appeared on shows on the CW and NBC, as well as Penn and Teller’s Fool Us and CAMs 2016 Hottest Acts

— 19 years of experience as a magician

— From Seattle, WA

 

  

SU Showcase, student performers

Friday, March 4th at 8:00 pm in The Cove 

— Come cheer on your friends as they perform!  

— Check back soon for a list of students who will be featured in this semester’s Showcase

 

G Yamazawa, spoken word artist

Friday, April 8th at 8:00 pm in The Cove 

— Youngest poet to become a National Poetry Slam Champion, Individual World Poetry Slam Finalist, and Southern Fried Champion 

— Toured in over 40 American cities and 5 European countries

— Has been featured at the Sundance Film Festival, Bonnaroo Music Festival, TV One’s Season 3 of Verses and Flow, the Pentagon, and the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

 

  

Retro Game Night, a campus tradition

Friday, April 15th at 7:00 pm in Bishops Lounge 

— Co-sponsored by the Computer Science Club

— Play a variety of video games, including old favorites such as Atari, Pac-Man, and Nintendo, and the latest and greatest such as Super Smash Brothers. Or join your friends for a board game.

— Snacks will be served

 

chrisjones, hypnotist

Friday, April 22nd at 8:00 pm in The Cove 

— Featured on NBC’s America’s Got Talent

— Shows are a balance of conjuring, psychology, comedy and suggestion

— Other songs have hit the top 20 on the iTunes charts

— From Chicago, IL