May25

All-Campus Tent Party with "The Usual Lebowskis"

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Andrus Field, 55 Wyllys Avenue, Middletown, Connecticut

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 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 group will be joined by guest vocalist Randy Frisch '84 for a pair of tunes from the '60s.

The performance will be followed by a DJ set by Mario Torres. A cash bar will be available (cash or Venmo). Bring a photo ID. No outside alcohol permitted.

For more information about Wesleyan University's Reunion and Commencement Weekend please visit https://www.wesleyan.edu/rc.

In both 2022 and 2023, an all-star band featuring members from both "The Future Heavies" and "The Usual Lebowskis" headlined the All-Campus Tent Party. Watch videos from the 2022 performance featuring a seven-piece band 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, DJ Van Vader, and Mario Torres.