Switchfoot Headlines Centennial Concert in Bardo Gym
– Photos by Marc T. Kaylor, student photographer
... the crew makes sure all is in order.
An artful tech crew plies its craft.
T-shirts commemorate the featured act's fledgling "Fading West" tour.
Anticipation mounts during the late-afternoon queue.
Testing the calm preshow waters ...
In "Event Staff" attire, members of the campus community keep everything running smoothly.
Tour trappings, by the crateful
Taking home a few souvenirs
Posters advertise the opening act.
Dining Services' Jason K. Eisensehr and Rick D. Wyland accent the show's energy with snacky sustenance.
Excited about the show, students ascend the gym's stairway.
Checking out the band's wares at the "merch" table
Colorful stage lights bathe the Kopecky Family Band.
Free student tickets add to the celebratory air.
A dash of horns spices the Kopeckys' indie-pop intro.
The Kopecky Family Band offers a prelude ...
... serving up its unique Nashville sound.
Satisfaction, by the numbers
A centennial success
The Kopecky Family Band opens the show.
Settling in for the show
Rockers gather for an evening's entertainment.
Switchfoot entertains gymnasium audience.
Crimson theatrics drench the house.
Attendees crowd the Bardo floor for one of the college's first major concerts in years.
Million-selling musicians please the crowd.
Capturing a memory
A visual shout-out to the tech crew, whose lighting design enhanced the performance
Jason K. Eisensehr, a Dining Services manager, and Allison A. Bressler, assistant director of Student Activities for programming and Greek life, staff a Bardo hallway.
Students gain access to Grammy winners during a "meet and greet" event.
Visible at right, the evening's guiding light (Sara Hillis Ousby, associate director of student activities) facilitates fans' enjoyment.
"Meet and greet" gives more students access to be envied.