Happy Monday folks!  An early morning press release from CCSC gives us our first official announcement about the Columbia Music Festival (swanky website here), a week(ish) long collaboration between CCSC, Live at Lerner, WBAR, WKCR, Bacchanal, and Postcrypt.

The first event of the week is CCSC’s Synaesthesia Kickoff Concert on Tuesday, April 9, where Hoodie Allen will be performing.  Glass House Rocks Battle of the Bands winners Lubeen and Standard Delivery will be opening for him.  The concert will be in Roone Arledge Auditorium–doors open at 7 pm, first come first serve.

Also of note: the fest worked out an agreement with the Office of Res Programs to get food trucks on campus for the week. Get pumped!

NEW YORK—Hoodie Allen, a hip-hop artist and singer, will be performing a CUID-only show for CCSC’s Kickoff Concert at Columbia Music Festival 2013: Synaesthesia with Columbia openers Standard Delivery and Lubeen. The concert will be in Roone Arledge Auditorium, with doors at 7pm. The festival is scheduled to last from Tuesday, April 9, 2013 to Sunday, April 14, 2013.

This is the first lineup to be released in the coming weeks for Columbia Music Festival 2013, this year themed “Synaesthesia.” In addition to the CCSC, the week will have shows hosted by Live at Lerner, WKCR, WBAR, Bacchanal, and Postcrypt,whose lineups will be announced in the weeks to come on our website, columbiamusicfestival.com, and the Columbia Music Festival Facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/ColumbiaMusicFestival).

Columbia Music Festival is also pleased to announce a partnership with Community Advisers from the Office of Residential Programs to bring food trucks on campus during the festival. More announcements on this will also come through our website and Facebook page.


The Columbia Music Festival is the brainchild of several music-loving communities and Columbia College Campus Life at Columbia University in the City of New York. After many years of separate (and awesome) day-long festivals (such as Bacchanal’s spring concert, Postcrypt’s Folk Fest, Live at Lerner’s Symposium, WBAR’s WBAR-BQ), we’ve decided to bring it all together for one awesome, week-long event exclusively for Columbia University students and affiliates.

Through this festival, we hope to show off the diversity of tastes and culture that Columbia—and New York City—have to offer.