High energy and deafening cheers filled the Centrum at Battle of the Bands on Saturday, March 18. Each of the four student bands—Cobber Nation, Everybody’s Favorite Band, F.R.E.N.D.Z., and North 40—only had 12 minutes to win over the crowd and receive the contested prize of playing at Cornstock. At the
The Ready Set. Chiddy Bang. Last Weekend. Break from studying. Friends. Summer weather. Hearts pumping. Insides vibrating. Screaming. Laughing. Singing. Parties. Memories. Last times. Let loose. Cornstock 2015. Also, drinks. Cornstock, a CEC-sponsored concert held every year the last weekend before finals, is meant for students to enjoy their last
What does it take? Two years ago, a large crowd of students gathered in the atrium awaiting an announcement. Campus Entertainment Commission members stood above the students and unfurled a banner revealing the headliner of Cornstock. When students saw Karmin would be the headliner of Cornstock 2013, there was clapping,
Pop-rock musician Ben Rector will be performing at this year’s Cornstock event with headliner Hoodie Allen. Since 2006, Rector has released five full-length albums and three EPs, touring frequently in between. Rector began releasing music while he was still an undergrad at the University of Arkansas, where he studied marketing.
Members of the Campus Entertainment Commission, CEC, are preparing to announce this year’s Cornstock line-up. The announcement that will happen on February 14 is the culmination of a process that began months ago. Picking the Headliner One of the first steps in preparing for Cornstock is picking a headlining band.