Eaglepalooza, the annual free concert in historic downtown Hattiesburg presented by The University of Southern Mississippi Student Government Association, is set for Friday, Nov. 15 from 6-11:30 p.m. The event, sponsored by Sim-Tex, will be held at the corner of Batson and Main Streets.
Click Boutique and Gallery and the Southern Miss Activities Council are also among the event’s supporters.
The concert will feature Needtobreathe as its headline performer. Needtobreathe has had multiple top billboard hits with their most recent album “The Reckoning,” reaching No. 6 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart. In 2011 and throughout 2012, Needtobreathe opened for Taylor Swift before starting their own tour "The Stomping Ground" later in 2013. Learn more about Needtobreathe at http://needtobreathe.net.
Other scheduled Eaglepalooza performers include:
*Rosco Bandana was featured as an up and coming Indie Folk/Rock band in BillBoard Magazine in 2012 and is currently touring with FUN. Learn more about the band at http://www.roscobandana.com.
*Up and coming R&B artist Mack Wilds released his debut EP song "Remember Remember" in 2011 and then in 2013 he released his debut album titled "New York: A Love Story." Learn more about Wilds at http://mackwilds.com.
*DJ Bionic has toured with numerous big names like Jay-Z, Trey Songs, and Wiz Khalifia. He has also been featured on MTV, BET, and at Bonnaroo Music Festival.
Learn more about DJ Bionic at http://www.djbonics.com
*The Adam Doleac Band. Their new CD, “Something About Nothing” was recently released and includes the powerful new single “One Day.”
Eaglepalooza is open to the student body at Southern Miss and the general public. For more information on Eaglepalooza or other events sponsored by Student Government Association, visit www.usm.edu/sga or call 601.266.4407.