Free Blarney concert sees decline of 3,000 attendees from last year

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Students cite the free cost and performers as their reasons for attending.

Kesha, Ludacris and Juicy J ‘Bring the Spring’ at Mullins Center

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Free Saturday afternoon concert at the Mullins Center features enthusiastic audiences and performers.

Police, UMass and town officials report ‘successful’ Blarney Blowout

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As of Saturday evening, police had made just six arrests and reported no serious injuries or property damage.

Ludacris finalized as third performer at ‘Bring the Spring!’ concert

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Rapper will join Kesha and Juicy J at the Mullins Center on Saturday, March 7.

“Summer Jam” a party worth singing about

Jam’n 94.5 FM brought one of the summer’s biggest concert festivals to the Comcast Center in Mansfield, Mass. Headlined by Spring Concert star Ludacris, the show proved to be a memorable one – especially for the ladies.

UPC treats students to a “Ludacris” show

Minds, eardrums and asses were blown at the Mullins Center last night – the University of Massachusetts’ University Programming Council hosted 2010’s spring concert. Headlining the show, Ludacris had the audience in the palm of his hand all night, alternately getting them to clap, wave, light up or shout, all at the drop of a beat.

Battle of the Bands rages on

Wednesday night at Bowker Auditorium, UPC’s annual Battle of the Bands was fought. Seven groups were tossed into the fray – some as big as seven members, others as small as one. The starting lineup included three rock groups, two rap groups, and two solo rappers, who were both accompanied by the house DJ.