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ASUN presents first music festival “WolfStock”


Rebelution is headlining the University of Nevada, Reno's music festival, WolfStock, on May 5.

Rebelution, Murs, student and local music artists to perform at day-long festival

The Associated Students of the University of Nevada (ASUN) is hosting WolfStock, a music festival featuring 15 different artists from noon until 10 p.m. on May 5 at the University of Nevada, Reno John Sala Intramural Fields. Pre-sale tickets to the festival are $8 with a University of Nevada, Reno student I.D. and $30 for general admission.

Flipside Productions, a department within ASUN that produces events and programs for undergraduate students, is primarily responsible for the creation of WolfStock. Director of Flipside, Huili Weinstock, and Flipside Concerts Chair, Jeremy Comba, designed WolfStock based on popular music festivals such as Coachella, Sasquatch, Outside Lands and Heat.

“The purpose of WolfStock is to create a fun and relaxing environment for students to enjoy before the end of the semester,” Comba said. “Moreover, it will be a great way to bring the entire Wolf Pack community together.”

Headlining WolfStock will be the reggae group Rebelution and rap artist Murs. Thirteen other student and local bands and musicians were selected by Flipside through an open submission process to perform at WolfStock. Local and student performers selected to perform include Jimmy Dukes, The Rigorous Proof, New Car Smell, Gremlin, The Letdowns, Kronyak, Daily Dose, Subdocta, The Kanes, Yukon and the Territories, DJ Phaidon, UVR and Wombatcombat.

Comba hopes offering a mix of different musical genres will bring a variety of show-goers to the event.

“We feel that having students perform at WolfStock will help encourage their fellow student body to come out for the event,” Comba said. “Plus, it gives University students a great opportunity to showcase their work.”

WolfStock tickets go on sale April 23-27 and April 30-May 4 on the Third Floor Box Office of the University’s Joe Crowley Student Union. Tickets can also be purchased at the door on May 5, $10 for University of Nevada students and $30 for general admission.

Updates on the festival can be found by following #WolfStock on Twitter or at http://www.facebook.com/events/347605505276906/.

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