State College offers a wide variety of entertainment options, from 18 bars and clubs in the downtown area to a number of music and performance venues, including the Bryce Jordan Center and The State Theatre. Happy Valley has hosted such performing greats as Jay-Z, Bruce Springsteen, Cirque du Soleil and Lewis Black. Student groups like SOMA and SPA also provide both national acts and student art and entertainment on campus and the community is home to an up-and-coming local music scene.
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X Ambassadors delivered a high-energy performance to a rain-soaked crowd as Movin’ On’s fourth act.
This years winner of the battle of the bands, Cecil Blutcher, will be opening for Movin’ On 2016.
Here’s everything you need to know about Penn State’s free music festival. Headlined by Walk the Moon and including performances by Nelly, Misterwives, X Ambassadors, Sammy Adams, and Cecil Blutcher, the concert will take over the IM Fields tonight starting at 3:30 p.m.
Think Christian Hackenberg will be the first Nittany Lion off the board? Guess again. Hingle McCringleberry sat down with ESPN’s Trey Wingo to talk NFL Draft.
Even though the semester is coming to a close, performance groups across campus are just beginning to debut the acts they’ve worked on all year. The Penn State Performing Arts Council will present their first ever end-of-the-year showcase later this week in Schwab Auditorium.
World-renowned naturalist/conservationist Jeff Corwin visited Alumni Hall Friday night as SPA’s last Distinguished Speaker of the semester.
Julie Bouchard is a name that is known all across campus, primarily because she has performed all around it. Whether it be at Cafe, Schwab or the Bryce Jordan Center Bouchard is a singer/songwriter that has left her mark on Penn State.
Penn State might not be Hogwarts, but alumnus Evan Onuskanych worked the HUB, East Halls, and other Penn State buildings into a ‘Marauder’s Map’ he created to propose to his girlfriend.
The PSCC’s car show will begin from 10 a.m. and will conclude at 4 p.m. in the Stadium West parking lot across from the Bryce Jordan Center. Those planning to attend the Monster Truck Nationals at the BJC that night are invited and encouraged to come out early to visit the car show.
Are you a fan of animals and/or wine? How about running? Maybe even all three? If yes, then you’re in luck.
A documentary titled ‘We Are,’ which highlights the creation of the 2013 class gift sculpture, premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival on Sunday. The short film will premier in State College on May 13 at the Friends of the Palmer Museum of Art Gala.
BlueWhiteTV will launch August 1 and plans to bring Penn Staters the Penn State content they need from anywhere across the country, not just Happy Valley.
Penn State’s most notable cover band Go Go Gadjet put on a free concert at the HUB lawn Thursday night courtesy of the Blue & White Society. The show was a celebration of the club’s annual PS I (heart) U event coming to an end.
Penn State’s oldest dance company, Orchesis, fuels long hours of committed practice with their pure love of the art.
The Willard Preacher wrote a book, and it lives up to expectations, with chapters covering just about everything from condom use to feminism.
If it’s one thing Penn State has in abundance, it is A Capella groups. Two of them, the Pennharmonics and the Coda Conduct, are releasing albums on April 16. A Capella fans, prepare for your ears to sing.
To celebrate Penn State pride, the Blue and White Society will host the third annual PS i(heart)U week, which includes events such as performances from My Zero Hero and Go Go Gadget, and a showing of the new Star Wars movie on the HUB lawn.