Dogs of PLUza ’15

Humans are cool and all, but let’s be real: On a beautiful day with great music, we want to share our time with our favorite outdoor companions. That’s right, I mean man’s best friend. Below are three of the most-beloved dogs spotted at LollaPLUza 2015. Cedar Greens, a Pitbull mix, smiles with owner Lauren. Cedar defied…

Rock out and Rock this: Fanny Packs

The common theme of fashion this year seems to be this: If you wore it in the late 80s/early 90s, hated it in the early 2000s, you should be wearing it sorta-ironically now. You want to rock some badass style for Lolla, but you’re a college student. You don’t have the resources (or courage) to…

2015: Vroom, vroom: The trucks are coming

Music is certainly the most important part of any music festival. But let’s be honest, one of the best parts – of concerts and life – is food. LollaPLUza 2015 will not be lacking in a selection of taste-bud-satisfying, stomach-pleasing and life-completing food. Even better –– the food is coming out of trucks. Food is…

2015: Homeless Man

No, ASPLU did not invite someone from the streets. Homeless Man is a Silverdale band that plays jazz-influenced fold rock music. They have released multiple EPs available on their Bandcamp page.

2015: Dude York

Dude York is a “bratty, batty blend of pop and punk,” according to The Seattle Met. The Seattle indie trio’s most-recent full length release is “Dehumanize,” which was released in January 2014. The group also just released a new demo, “Something,” on their website  at the beginning of this year. Check out a full, in studio session…

2015: The Fame Riot

Described by KEXP as a “super glitzy duo” whose aesthetic is like an early 2000s fantasy strongly inspired by Iggy Pop, David Bowie and Freddie Mercury. In their words to KEXP’s blog, “even if you’re deaf you can dance to [our] music – you don’t even hear, you can feel [the beat].” If you really…

2015: J-Sherri

J-Sherri is a Montana-based band with a unique mix of electronica, R&B and pop. The Missoula Insider said their live show “tries to bring a club-banger-inspired sexuality combined with an electronica-noise-punk sound,” with a strong desire to get people dancing. The groups newest album, “j,” is available for free on Bandcamp.

2015: Lemolo

The Student Media Board has sponsored Lemolo, a PLU favorite, to make an appearance at LollaPLUza 2015. Lemolo is a celebrated Seattle-based band known for talented leading woman and songwriter Meagan Grandall. The band is releasing a new album at an undisclosed time this year. More information is available here. Check out a full, in-studio session…

2015: ‘Battle’ brings student artists to LollaPLUza

By Brooke Thames Sharing the stage with LollaPLUza’s array of class acts will be some of Pacific Lutheran University’s own finest musicians. Lutes gathered last week to watch student artists go head-to-head for the chance to perform at PLU’s annual music festival. Students met in the Cave April 9 to cast their votes to determine…

Announcing LollaPLUza 2015

LollaPLUza is back and better than ever with a new location, a brand new lineup and plans to exceed expectations. LollaPLUza is going to be held May 9 on Pacific Lutheran University’s lower campus behind Tahoma Bakery on the former PLU golf course. Senior Morgan Woods, LollaPLUza event planner and ASPLU Traditional Events Programmer, said…