this weekend in the union!

Alberta Cross + The Championship

Wednesday, April 14th 8pm

It’s an off night show, but one to come out for.

Alberta Cross, a blues rock band from London, England, recently got off a tour with Black Rebel Motorcycle Club and are touring this summer with Ben Harper and the Relentless7 and Dave Mattews Band.  They have received positive reviews from Rolling Stone to NPR, and have appeared at Bonnarroo, Coachella, All Points West, and other huge European festivals.

Myspace- http://www.myspace.com/albertacross

Milwaukee’s The Championship will be opening- myspace.com/thechampionshipmusic

Hey Champ + Patrick Awesome at the Rathskeller

Friday, April 16 9:30

This trio from Rockford, IL is known for their pop savvy and production expertise.  Come ready to dance.

myspace: http://www.myspace.com/heychamp

Bonnaroo College Comedy Tour

Friday, April 16th 7:00

Great Hall in the Union

As a natural extension of the Comedy Tent, for the first time ever, in partnership with U.S. Cellular, we have created the Bonnaroo College Comedy Tour! The tour will feature Bonnaroo alumni acts including Amy Schumer, Pete Holmes and Kumail Nanjiani, and is set to hit college campuses in April and May.

Come down to the Great Hall in the Memorial Union on Friday April 16 for a night of FREE side splitting comedy.

Featuring sets by:

PETE HOLMES is a nationall touring standup comedian, actor, improviser, writer and cartoonist. He has appeared on VH1’s “Best Week Ever”, Comedy Central’s “Premium Blend” and the Motherload “Honesty” series.

AMY SCHUMER is one of the fastest rising comics on the scene. You’ve seen her on NBC’s “30 Rock” as well as “Cupid” on ABC.

KUMAIL NANJIANI is a tireless New York-based writer and performer who is leading the latest Chicago invasion of comedians in NYC.

In addition, there will be giveaways including a chance to win FREE VIP tickets to the 2010 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in beautiful Manchester, TN.

So there it is- go and catch some awesome shows this weekend!

amanda

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