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

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

The Daily Northwestern

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A&O Productions announces Orion Sun as Philfest headliner

May 26, 2022

A&O Productions announced R&B and soul artist Orion Sun as the headliner for its annual Philfest on Thursday. Orion Sun, also known as Tiffany Majette, released her debut album “Hold Space...

Students watch Amen Dunes perform at Philfest. Philfest is an annual outdoor benefit concert held in honor of Phil Semmer, a former SEED member who died in 2000.

Amen Dunes, Lisa/Liza perform at Philfest

May 28, 2018

Philfest, an annual outdoor benefit concert on campus, featured folk artists Amen Dunes and Lisa/Liza on Monday. The event, co-produced by A&O Productions and SEED, is held in honor of former SEED...

The Deadly Gentlemen perform at Philfest in 2014. This year’s concert, hosted by A&O Productions and SEED, will feature folk artists Amen Dunes and Lisa/Liza.

Folk artists Amen Dunes, Lisa/Liza to perform at Philfest on Monday

May 25, 2018

Amen Dunes — the folk-rock project of artist Damon McMahon — will be the headliner for this year’s Philfest, A&O Productions announced Friday. McMahon originally began the project as a collection...

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...

Margaret Glaspy

Indie-folk singer-songwriter Margaret Glaspy to headline Philfest

May 1, 2017

Indie-folk singer-songwriter Margaret Glaspy will headline Philfest on May 6, A&O Productions and SEED announced Monday. Glaspy grew up in California but now lives in New York. The singer-songwriter...

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