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GALLERY: The biggest acts and best munchies at Bunbury 2018

GALLERY: The biggest acts and best munchies at Bunbury 2018

Brooke Smith, Contributor

June 10, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Featured Story, Reviews

The Northerner’s got you covered on the hottest acts, best food and chillest vibes at Cincinnati’s biggest summer alt-music event.

Only 133 attend ‘Norse Rock Rumble’ event at Bank of Kentucky Center

Only 133 attend ‘Norse Rock Rumble’ event at Bank of Kentucky Center

Brittany Smart, Staff Reporter

November 11, 2014


Filed under 2014, A&L Features, Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story

The band ‘Calm the Tides’ secured their spot for first place Saturday night in the Bank of Kentucky Center at ‘Norse Rock Rumble.’ Hosted by the Activities Programming Board and emceed by comedian Melissa Villasenor, the event was free to anyone who wanted to attend, however, the people in the cr...

GALLERY: Little Big Town rock NKU

GALLERY: Little Big Town rock NKU

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

November 10, 2014


Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story

There’s an unexplainable energy that fills a room when a concert begins and the performer comes to the stage, the crowd rises to their feet as they wait for a person larger than life to appear. There’s a static in the air as the chords to a song begin and the crowd roars in the anticipation of finall...

Local musicians forge into “uncharted territory”

Local musicians forge into “uncharted territory”

Marc Kennedy, Video Editor

October 1, 2014


Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life, Campus Arts, Featured Story

Performing at a historic music venue like the Fillmore Theater in San Francisco is a lofty goal for any rock musician, past or present. With an impressive collection of vintage posters from legendary shows of the past, one can’t help but feel as though they are part of music history. And for one gr...

NKU grad student fronts MidPoint Music Fest veterans Saturn Batteries

NKU grad student fronts MidPoint Music Fest veterans Saturn Batteries

Matt Spaulding, Features Editor

September 24, 2014


Filed under 2014, A&L Features, Arts & Life, Featured Story

Thursday night, Sept. 25, on Christian Moerlein’s indoor stage, Brad Gibson and his band Saturn Batteries will make their fourth Midpoint Music Festival appearance. Gibson, the band’s singer and guitar player, is currently a teaching assistant for ENG 101 while studying English in graduate school he...

Bad Veins pump new life Into Victor Fest

Bad Veins pump new life Into Victor Fest

Lizzie Kibler, Staff Reporter

August 18, 2014


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story

By the entrance to the new intramural fields, a stage stood decorated with illuminated mason jars, an old green princess telephone, and a tape recorder named Irene. Freshmen and current students crowded the fields in anticipation of a band that was new to most of them. Benjamin Davis and Jake Bonta too...

2 Chainz heats up icy campus

2 Chainz heats up icy campus

Marc Kennedy, Staff Writer

March 5, 2014


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story

While the icy winds of the winter storm left NKU’s campus in a chill, the jams blaring from the 2 Chainz concert were heating up the “2 Good 2 Be T.R.U.” tour within The Bank of Kentucky Center on March 2. And this concert wasn’t just off the chain - it was off two. The concert kicked off wi...

Two NKU students rap battle for 2 Chainz tickets

Two NKU students rap battle for 2 Chainz tickets

Carrie Crotzer and Courtney Ferguson

February 27, 2014


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story

2 Chainz is set to take over the Bank of Kentucky Center Sunday night and two NKU students battled it out on Wednesday afternoon for a chance to see him in action. The Office of Marketing and Communications created the event to promote the upcoming concert. “We work with BOK  and when we hear about a conce...

Shelton brings country to the BOKC

Shelton brings country to the BOKC

Samantha Hayden, Contributing writer

February 22, 2012


Filed under Arts & Life

At 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 16 the Bank of Kentucky Center welcomed Blake Shelton’s “Well Lit and Amplified Tour” featuring The Voice’s 2011 runner-up Dia Frampton and Justin Moore. Frampton took the stage barefoot and ready to sing. As she gracefully danced about singing hits like “American Girl”...

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