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Police: Dillo Day citations down due to weather, cancelation

Tori Latham, City Editor

June 6, 2015


Filed under City, Crime, Dillo Day 2015, Latest Stories, Local

Police handed out 19 citations on Dillo Day, a number lower than in previous years, officials said. No one was arrested for the second year in a row, police said. Evanston and University police gave out tickets for offenses including public urination, possession of open alcohol in public, possession...

Captured: Dillo Day 2015

Captured: Dillo Day 2015

May 30, 2015


Filed under Campus, Captured: Photo Blog, Dillo Day 2015, Events, Multimedia, Student Groups, Top Stories

Welcome to The Daily's photo blog: Captured. This is a space to share photos by The Daily's staff as well as photos from members of our community. Students can submit entries to be considered from their classes, vacation or just from around NU by emailing photo@dailynorthwestern.com.   Dill...

Dillo Day canceled due to bad weather

Dillo Day canceled due to bad weather

Tyler Pager, Campus Editor

May 30, 2015


Filed under Campus, Dillo Day 2015, Events, Latest Stories, Student Groups

Dillo Day was canceled Saturday due to high winds. The annual musical festival on the Lakefill was shut down because of bad weather before any main stage artists were able to perform. The 30 mph winds surpassed the wind tolerance level for the main stage, University Police Deputy Chief Dan...

Mayfest, WNUR announce Dillo Day’s second stage lineup

Mayfest, WNUR announce Dillo Day’s second stage lineup

Emily Chin, Reporter

May 27, 2015


Filed under Campus, Dillo Day 2015, Events, Latest Stories, Student Groups

WNUR and Mayfest unveiled Wednesday the five acts that will perform on Dillo Day’s second stage. Hip-hop artist K Rizz, rock band Archie Powell & The Exports, DJ Ben Aqua, rapper Cakes Da Killa and hip-hop duo Sicko Mobb will be performing, in that order. The WNUR stage aims to introduce...

Dillo Day main stage moved to Lakeside Field

Tyler Pager, Campus Editor

May 27, 2015


Filed under Campus, Dillo Day 2015, Events, Latest Stories, Student Groups

Dillo Day’s main stage will be moved to Lakeside Field because the usual stage location is unusable due to inclement weather and construction. Mayfest and University officials surveyed the area Wednesday morning and determined the stage needed to be relocated due to recent rainstorms, severe weather...

Saint Motel announced as final main stage performer for Dillo Day

Saint Motel announced as final main stage performer for Dillo Day

Emily Chin, Reporter

May 24, 2015


Filed under Campus, Dillo Day 2015, Events, Latest Stories, Student Groups

Indie pop band Saint Motel will perform at Dillo Day as the daytime headliner, Mayfest and Residence Hall Association announced Sunday night. RHA and Mayfest hosted Dillo Day listening parties in Bobb Hall and Allison Hall. Organizers played Saint Motel’s music, and Weinberg freshman Ali Movassaghi...

Rapper A$AP Ferg announced as fourth act for Dillo Day

Rapper A$AP Ferg announced as fourth act for Dillo Day

Shane McKeon, Assistant Campus Editor

May 21, 2015


Filed under Campus, Dillo Day 2015, Events, Latest Stories

Rapper A$AP Ferg will perform at Dillo Day, Mayfest announced Thursday. The rapper, a New York native, is scheduled to perform at 3 p.m. and is the fourth act to be announced, following Charli XCX, Odesza and Miguel. “The energy that he provides and type of music he plays is a missing link in...

Miguel confirmed as Dillo Day headliner

Miguel confirmed as Dillo Day headliner

Emily Chin, Reporter

May 12, 2015


Filed under Campus, Dillo Day 2015, Events, Latest Stories, Student Groups

Miguel will headline Dillo Day this year, Mayfest confirmed Tuesday night. Mayfest teased the opening frame of the video for the artist’s Grammy Award-winning song “Adorn” and lyrics to his 2012 song “Do You…” on its website Monday night. Mayfest co-chair Ian Robinson, a Medill senior,...

Mayfest teases singer-songwriter Miguel for Dillo Day

Mariana Alfaro, Assistant Campus Editor

May 11, 2015


Filed under Campus, Dillo Day 2015, Events, Latest Stories, Student Groups

Mayfest hinted Monday at singer-songwriter Miguel as a potential Dillo Day performer. Mayfest — the student group that organizes Dillo Day — displayed the opening frame of the video for the artist’s Grammy Award-winning song “Adorn” and lyrics to his 2012 song “Do You...” on its website. Miguel,...

Mayfest announces Dillo Day noise fixes

Mayfest announces Dillo Day noise fixes

Julia Jacobs, Assistant City Editor

May 6, 2015


Filed under City, Dillo Day 2015, Latest Stories, Local

Mayfest representatives introduced their solutions to last year’s Dillo Day noise complaints at a community meeting Tuesday, including reorienting the stage to face east toward Lake Michigan and new speaker technology that prevents music from leaking past festival boundaries. The meeting, held at...

Odesza to perform at Dillo Day 2015

Odesza to perform at Dillo Day 2015

Emily Chin, Reporter

May 4, 2015


Filed under Campus, Dillo Day 2015, Events, Latest Stories, Student Entertainment

Mayfest confirmed Monday that Odesza will perform at Dillo Day. Mayfest teased the group’s performance Sunday night, with the front page of the Dillo Day website matching a logo from Odesza’s 2014 album “In Return.” An electronic music duo, Harrison Mills and Clayton Knight gained popularity...

Odesza teased as potential Dillo Day performer

Emily Chin, Reporter

May 4, 2015


Filed under Campus, Dillo Day 2015, Student Entertainment, Student Groups

Mayfest hinted at Odesza on Monday night as a potential performer at Dillo Day. The front page of the Dillo Day website showed a logo matching an image on Odesza’s 2014 album “In Return.” An electronic music duo, Harrison Mills and Clayton Knight gained popularity with their first album,...