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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Blonde-haired singer beabadoobee stares directly at the camera dressed in a red tee shirt and colorful necklace.

Indie artist beabadoobee brings mellow acoustic set to Dillo Day 2021

May 23, 2021

Indie artist beabadoobee brought a mellow energy to Dillo Day 2021 this Saturday with a casual, acoustic set. Singer Beatrice Laus, also known by her stage name beabadoobee, kicked off her singing career...

Playboi Carti wearing a black sweatshirt with white text on it while staring out from a stage.

Rapper Playboi Carti performs latest album during Dillo Day 2021 set

May 23, 2021

BET award-winning rapper Playboi Carti brought an energetic performance to screens at this year’s virtual Dillo Day Saturday night.  Carti opened with “Stop Breathing” and closed with “@MEH”...

Omar Apollo singing into a microphone against a dark background. He is wearing a white shirt, and is accented by pale blue stage lights.

Omar Apollo pays homage to Mexican identity in Dillo Day 2021

May 23, 2021

Omar Apollo, Dillo Day’s daytime headliner, performed his most well-known songs in a virtual Saturday performance with a band, backup vocals, lights and effects. From “Kamikaze” to “Stayback,”...

A graphic of the artists performing at Dillo Day 2021 split into four triangular and rectangular sections. From the far left, the first image depicts Playboi Carti wearing a black shirt behind a green background as he stares into the distance. The next upper image is of Omar Apollo wearing a red sleeveless top sitting in a bathtub with his hand on his blonde hair staring up at the camera. Below Apollo is an image of KAYTRANADA looking up behind a background of a blue sky and trees as he wears a white collared print shirt, a black jacket and a gold chain. The final image to the far right is a close up of Beabadoobee staring directly into the camera. She has blonde hair and freckles on her nose.

Mayfest’s executive board seeks to transform Dillo Day, prioritizing diversity and inclusion

May 21, 2021

Although Dillo Day has featured artists of color, this diversity was not always reflected in the executive board of Mayfest Productions, director of booking Amirah Ford said.  When the Medill junior...

Cardboard letters outlined in neon colors and splattered with paint. The letters spell out “Dillo Day.”

Playboi Carti joins Dillo Day 2021 lineup, Mayfest Productions announces

May 20, 2021

Hip hop trailblazer Playboi Carti will join Dillo Day’s 2021 lineup as headliner, Mayfest Productions announced Thursday.  An Atlanta native, Carti has collaborated with notable artists such as Nicki...

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