PSU news by
Penn State's student blog

Topics

About

Public Domain Keeps THON Singing Along

Popular local band Public Domain took the stage for a middle of the night performance that had everyone in the BJC jamming out to their classic setlist that has won over the hearts of many in the State College bar band circuit.

The band, including Penn State drum major Ian Kenney, kicked off with Real World from Matchbox 20 and transitioned into great singalong songs like Sister Hazel’s “All for You,” Del Amitri’s “Roll To Me,” and Oasis’ “Wonderwall.” It was just the interaction that the crowd needed at this time of THON, and the high-energy, relatable band did not disappoint.

Public Domain is one of those special bands that you don’t need to look up a single song to see who originally performed it. From Barenaked Ladies’ “One Week” to “I Will Wait” by Mumford & Sons, every song was former hit that everyone could sing along with.

The band seemed to be able to hit the harmony of any song, with the though notes from Mumford to “Chicken Fried. It was the perfect setlist for THON and a stellar performance for eyes that may just be starting to get weary.

Indeed, if every bar band had the talent and setlist of Public Domain, I’d be paying a lot more cover fees.

DSC_1128

Photo by: Dave Cole

About the Author

Kevin Horne

Kevin Horne was the editor of Onward State from 2012-2014 and currently holds the position of Managing Editor Emeritus, which is a fake title he made up. He graduated from Penn State with degrees journalism and political science in 2014 and is currently seeking his J.D. at the Penn State Dickinson School of Law. A third generation Penn Stater from Williamsport, Pa., Kevin is also the president of the graduate student government. Email: [email protected]

Comments

More by Kevin

Hometown Brewery Releases Beer Honoring Evan Pugh

Penn State’s first president Evan Pugh was born in 1828 at Jordan Bank Farm, three miles south of the city center of Oxford, Pennsylvania, an hour west of Philadelphia in Chester County. One-hundred eighty-nine years later, an Oxford brewery is honoring one of the preeminent champions of “liberal and practical” higher education in the form of a delicious Porter.

Penn State Basketball Downs Colgate 72-59 In Front of Thanksgiving Eve Crowd

Why Honoring Paterno Still Matters

Athletics

Penn State Hockey Releases 2018-19 Roster

Brett Murray is no longer on the team after an uneventful tenure in Happy Valley that saw him score just one goal in 33 games.

Penn State Women’s Soccer Sophomores Start Season Strong

Penn State Women’s Soccer Beats Duquesne 6-0

Shea Moyer Lifts Penn State Women’s Soccer Past West Virginia 1-0

Penn State Women’s Soccer Poised For Strong 2018 Season

Student Life

Freshman 101: Helpful Links

Canvas, LionPATH, and eLiving are just a few of the websites you’ll need to figure out this great big world called Penn State.

Nominations Now Open For Gender-Neutral Homecoming Court

Your Fall 2018 Sylly Week Playlist

Plans Submitted For New KFC In State College

Developers have submitted preliminary land development plans to build a new KFC restaurant at 1780 S. Atherton St. in State College.

Mayor Don Hahn Plans To Veto Overnight Parking Restrictions In Highlands Neighborhood

Those in favor of the ordinance plan to consider overturning the veto at a special meeting next Monday.

While You Were Gone…

Here’s a roundup of what went on around Penn State during summer break.

Be the first to know

  • Top posts and the best Penn State stories

Thank you for subscribing.

Something went wrong.

What Changed In State College While You Were Away

With another summer in the books, here are all the changes to State College that happened while you were gone.

Send this to a friend