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Celebrate with classmates, graduating seniors, and families as part of Wesleyan University's Reunion and Commencement Weekend - all are welcome! Hear the best pop, rock, and soul music from the ‘70s, '80s, and '90s in one night under the tent on Andrus Field with a ten-piece all-star band featuring members from both "The Future Heavies" and "The Usual Lebowskis.” The group is led by drummer Andrew Chatfield MALS '19 and includes lead vocalists Alice-Anne, Wendy Berry, and Sarah LeMieux, saxophonist and guitarist Dustin Kreidler, bassist Derek Monahan, lead guitarist Aaron Read, keyboard player David Lovelace, percussionist Brendan LeMieux, and Chris Barrett on trumpet and percussion.
The performance will be followed by DJ set by Mario Torres. A cash bar will be available (cash or Venmo).
For more information about Wesleyan University's Reunion and Commencement Weekend please visit https://www.wesleyan.edu/rc.
A seven-piece all-star band featuring members of "The Future Heavies" and "The Usual Lebowskis" previously performed the best pop and rock music from both the '80s and '90s at the All-Campus Tent Party in May 2022. Watch videos from that performance on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLWzK1ZZYEYrBmJ0I1UzJdwc6IGVQBqRhu
Since 2007, the All-Campus Tent Party has featured performances by Kinky Spigot and the Welders, The Famous, mamarazzi, The Rooks, and Illegalize; as well as sets by DJ Smokey, DJ Russian Bear, and DJ Van Vader.