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Ryan Hemsworth announced as opener for 2 Chainz on Dillo Day

Ryan Hemsworth announced as opener for 2 Chainz on Dillo Day

Tyler Pager, Assistant Campus Editor

May 19, 2014


Filed under Campus, Dillo Day 2014, Student Entertainment, Top Stories

Ryan Hemsworth will perform as Dillo Day’s main stage electronic act, Mayfest announced Monday. He will perform in the slot right before headliner 2 Chainz. Hemsworth, a Canadian disc jockey and producer, has sampled a variety of artists including Lorde, Cat Power, Grimes and Tink. He is slated...

Mayfest Battle of the DJs and Battle of the Bands choose student acts for Dillo Day

Mayfest Battle of the DJs and Battle of the Bands choose student acts for Dillo Day

May 19, 2014


Filed under Captured: Photo Blog, Dillo Day 2014, Multimedia

Welcome to The Daily's photo blog: Captured. This will be 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. Mayfest filled their Dillo Day lineup with student acts chosen fr...

Without guest artists, 2 Chainz is the weakest link

Scott Ostrin, Music Columnist

May 14, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns & Reviews, Dillo Day 2014, Music, Reviews, The Current

I was really looking forward to spending the next several weeks yelling "2 CHAINZ!" at people as obnoxiously as possible. I was still naive then, and, while it was only yesterday, it feels like at least days since 2 Chainz could be just a silly joke for me to yell at people. Now, after listening to an...

Evanston, Northwestern representatives talk Dillo Day app, new initiatives at Community Conversations event

Evanston, Northwestern representatives talk Dillo Day app, new initiatives at Community Conversations event

Paige Leskin, Assistant City Editor

May 14, 2014


Filed under City, Dillo Day 2014, Local, Top Stories

Mayfest representatives announced the launch of a smartphone application for Dillo Day at a dialogue on Tuesday night with representatives from the Northwestern and Evanston communities. The application will provide users with a detailed timeline of the events of Dillo Day, as well as the music lin...

2 Chainz confirmed as Dillo Day headliner

2 Chainz confirmed as Dillo Day headliner

Tyler Pager, Assistant Campus Editor

May 13, 2014


Filed under Campus, Dillo Day 2014, Latest Stories, Student Entertainment, Student Groups

2 Chainz has been confirmed as the nighttime headliner for Dillo Day this year, Mayfest announced Tuesday ​evening. Mayfest and Northwestern Ski Trip teased the name Tauheed Epps, 2 Chainz’ legal name, on the Dillo Day website Monday night. 2 Chainz, a rapper who hails from College Park, Georgia,...