All posts tagged: concert

Bassnectar concludes tour in SF

Written by Bianca Silva, President Last Saturday, Nov. 8, Bassnectar one of the biggest names in EDM, played a sold-out show as the concluding stop of his latest tour, Noise vs. Beauty, in his hometown of San Francisco, CA. Everyone was so pumped just to be a part of it; Bay Area residents were especially hyped to give Bassnectar the rowdiest of homecomings. A few times during the show, he even stopped and expressed how good it felt for him to close his biggest tour yet at a sold-out show in his hometown. Bassnectar respectively holds one of the most devoted fanbases in all of EDM. No matter what city he is in, he is welcomed by thousands of his fans, which he calls Bass Heads, swarming from all over to experience the speaker-busting bass his shows bring to every town. Over his 2013 tour, 160,000 tickets were sold for his solo dates, some shows even totaling to over 10,000 attendees—that’s a lot of Bass Heads! This tour was no different. Whether at a festival …

Concert review: Drake vs. Lil Wayne

Written by Alejandra Hernandez, Treasurer  On Friday, September 19, in Irvine, two of the greatest rappers joined the stage for an epic battle known as Drake vs. Lil’ Wayne. Opening for the event, rapper iLoveMakkonnen, built up the crowd with his breakout single, “Tuesday.” After his performance, the main entertainment was soon to commence, and the introduction was a narrative with a child playing a video game where two warriors (“Tekken Tag” cartoon forms of Drake and Wayne) were to fight for the title—“the greatest rapper in the world.” Lil’ Wayne immersed through the smoke and opened remarkably with the violin playing to “Blunt Blowing.” Everyone went wild, and people even broke down the gate in the lawn seating and outran the security. It was an amazing energy that even the performers felt. After Lil’ Wayne played a few songs, Drake came on and played songs like, “Started From The Bottom” and “Trophies.” Drake even stood on a stand to fly over the audience as he sang “Marvin’s Room” and gave shout-outs to everyone he could see, especially …