Eaglepalooza

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Eaglepalooza is the name of similar but unrelated events held at the University of Southern Mississippi and Florida Gulf Coast University. The name is a play on the concert festival Lalapalooza.

University of Southern Mississippi[edit]

Eaglepalooza at USM is put on by the Southern Miss Student Government Association every year in association with local businesses and other campus organizations. The event has become a staple at Southern Miss and is used to bring together the local community and the students of USM. Eaglepalooza brings nationally known musical acts to the campus such as Dashboard Confessional, Gavin DeGraw, Sister Hazel, Train, Better Than Ezra, Mýa, Pat Green, and most recently American Idol Season 11 Winner Phillip Phillips.

2004[edit]

The 2004 performance featured Gavin DeGraw.

2005[edit]

The 2005 performance featured Dashboard Confessional.

2006[edit]

The 2006 performance was originally slated to feature Sister Hazel and Chingy. Chingy cancelled the engagement mere months before it was to take place. Mýa was chosen as his replacement.

2007[edit]

The 2007 Eaglepalooza featured R&B artist Eve and Robert Randolph and the Family Band.

2008[edit]

In 2008 the festival featured Mutemath and David Barnes, among others.

2009[edit]

The 2009 lineup included Grupo Fantasma, the Foulon Brothers, SMAASH, and Girl Talk.

2010[edit]

The 2010 version of the event included We The Kings

2011[edit]

The 2011 event featured performances by Melanie Fiona and SMAASH.

2013 (Spring)[edit]

The event was moved to the spring semester of the 2012-2013 school year and featured Churchill (band) and Elle Varner with Phillip Phillips.

2013 (Fall)[edit]

The 10th Annual event has been moved back to the fall semester and will be held on Friday November 15th at 6:00pm. The lineup will feature Needtobreathe with Rosco Bandana, the Adam Doleac Band, Mack Wilds, and DJ Bonics.

Florida Gulf Coast University[edit]

Eaglepalooza at FGCU is put on by the Campus Recreation department and features a musical concert, giveaways, food, and activities such as inflatable games.

2007[edit]

In 2007 Eaglepalooza featured musical acts by Young Joc, FGCU student performer S-jayy and the group Blacc Wolf Cartel. The event also included the championship flag football game, a basketball challenge, a rock-climbing wall and food vendors.

2008[edit]

Busta Rhymes was the headline performer in 2008. [1]

2009[edit]

The 2009 event was on Friday, November 20 and featured live performances by Sean Paul and MIMS and also featured comedians Aries Spears and Roy Wood Jr.

2010[edit]

The 2010 event was on Saturday, November 20. Far East Movement and LMFAO are scheduled to perform.

2011[edit]

The 2011 event was on Thursday, November 17 and featured performances by Pitbull and Travis Porter.

References[edit]

http://www.fgcu.edu/campusrec/Eaglepalooza.html
http://www.naplesnews.com/news/2007/nov/05/eaglepalooza_brings_games_and_more_fgcu/ http://www.usm.edu/pr/cms/index2.php?option=com_content&do_pdf=1&id=1078
http://media.www.studentprintz.com/media/storage/paper974/news/2006/11/21/News/Eaglepalooza.Rocks.Hub.City-2505046.shtml
http://www.myhattiesburg.com/forums/showthread.php?t=35162
http://www.jambase.com/Shows/Shows.aspx?VenueID=46379
http://media.www.studentprintz.com/media/storage/paper974/news/2006/11/21/News/Eaglepalooza.Rocks.Hub.City-2505046.shtml
Eaglepalooza Documentary
http://www.robertscreative.net/eaglepalooza/Eaglepalooza.mov