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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

Video: Philfest brings music, arts and crafts to Lakefill

May 9, 2017

In memory of Phil Semmer, an NU student who died in 2000, SEED and A&O Productions puts on a yearly concert called Philfest. The Daily's video desk takes a closer look at Saturday's event. Video by...

Spring weather, bluegrass concert and activities combine in annual Philfest

Spring weather, bluegrass concert and activities combine in annual Philfest

May 5, 2014

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. All students can submit entries to be considered from...

The Deadly Gentlemen perform Saturday at Philfest. The event, organized by A&O Productions and SEED, is held annually in memory of Phil Semmer, a former SEED member who died in a 2000 car accident.

A&O, SEED organize Philfest concert

May 4, 2014

Members of the Northwestern community gathered together Saturday to listen to bluegrass and folk music on Norris University Center's East Lawn, taking advantage of the nice weather for the annual Philfest...

Todd Kessler

A&O, SEED announce Philfest artists

April 28, 2014

Updated, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday: The Deadly Gentleman will headline Philfest on Saturday, A&O Productions and SEED announcedWednesday. The Boston-based quintet features an acoustic guitar, banjo,...

Student band Kite and Swans performs Saturday afternoon during Philfest at Norris University Center. The event, sponsored by A&O and SEED, was initially scheduled to be on the Norris East Lawn, but was moved indoors to accommodate the weather.

A&O partners with environmental groups for indoor Philfest concert

May 12, 2013

Northwestern students took Philfest's easygoing atmosphere inside Norris University Center after cold weather prompted a change of venue for the annual concert Saturday. The bluegrass festival, organized...

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