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 Colour of London and Minnesota License Plate updated

Saturday, August 22                         

pop/rock duo Colour of London with opening band Minnesota License Plate 

Opening act, Minnesota License Plate is a psychedelic postmodern grunge funk band that consist of three Winthrop students Caleb Brown (lead vocals), Ethan Snipes (backing vocals/bass), and Justin Smith (backing vocals/guitar). They are the Spring 2015 winner of DSU Battle of the Bands.

Colour of London is a pop/rock duo from Nashville, TN. Forming the band in 2012, members Jimmie Allen and Nate Woodall work together with the common goal of connecting people through music that has strong melody, rhythm, and honest optimism. They spent 2013 recording their debut EP and building a fan base through heavy touring of the east coast. Their momentum is still building as they continue to tour, write, and record new music, have seen their song "Shine Out" reach #1 on Reach Radio Network's Top 40, and have had strong appearances at Red Gorilla Music Festival, SXSW's Universal Music Showcase, Dewey Beach PopFest, and Summerfest. In addition, they have recently worked alongside lifestyle brand, Alex and Ani to play various charity events for organizations such as Tuesday's Children, The Joe Andruzzi Foundation, Project Common Bond, and many more

Where: Byrnes Auditorium 

When: 8:00 PM

Price: Free w/Welcome Week Pass, $5 w/Winthrop ID, $10 Public

 
 



 Headphone Disco

Sunday, August 23                           

Headphone Disco 

Be prepared for the ultimate disco experience! Headphone Disco are the inventors of the ‘silent dance party’ format and have been touring the world for the past 7 years. DJs will spin 2 different styles of music side by side over 2 different wireless channels. Students can select which DJ they want to listen to using the switch on their headphones then get down on the dancefloor.
PLEASE NOTE: A Winthrop ID is required for entry.

Where: Richardson Ballroom

When: 8:00 PM

Price: Free w/Welcome Week Pass, $5 w/Winthrop ID, $10 Public

 

 
 
 


Convocation Picnic 2015

Monday, August 24                    Free Button small

Convocation Picnic w/singer/songwriter Dan Henig, Magician Ran'd Shine and novelties 

 Churches, civic organizations and student groups will provide information on opportunities to get involved on campus and in the Rock Hill community, along with a great picnic supper.

Dan Henig singer/song writer is known for his acoustic rap covers. His video Get Low went VIRAL overnight and from that Dan has been featured on many websites including College Humor and Funny or Die.com.

Roving magician Ran’d Shine considers magic as much more than just entertainment. He wants to expand your mind . . . get you to look at things from a different angle . . . and explore a bit of what the term "diversity" truly means.

Also, come out and create your own subway sign, wallet and enjoy the photo booth. Free with your Welcome Week Pass! Only $1 w/o Welcome Week pass.

Where: Front Lawn (Margaret Nance Hall) Rain Location: West Center 

When: 4:00 PM 

Price: FREE

 

 

 

 
 
 Preferred Parking

Tuesday, August 25 Cultural Event Logo web 

Preferred Parking Comedy Tour 

Preferred Parking members Drew Lynch and Samuel J. Comroe, both whom are diagnosed with disabilities, will put on a hilarious comedic performance that will challenge, inspire and motivate you to think twice about complaining about your life and the stigmas of mental illness. Drew Lynch and Samuel J. Comroe are an amazing comedy show that will sincerely make you laugh and re-think the word “Handy-Capped.”

Where: Tillman Auditorium  

When: 8:00 PM

Price: Free w/Welcome Week Pass, $5 w/Winthrop ID, $10 Public

 
 
 Baliemos

Wednesday, August 26  GLI event logo                 

¡Bailemos! A Night of Latin Dance 

Come out and experience Latin culture! The band Batuque de Terreiro brings the original sounds of Bahia which includes songs and movement that are widely seen and appreciated in Brazil. Movimentos De Samba will perform and teach Brazilian dances, i.e. Samba, Afro Brazilian, Axe, Frevo, Samba Reggae etc. Lastly, Ballet Folklorico Guadalupano will represent Mexican culture and tradition through the art of dance and music.

Where: Byrnes Auditorium 

When: 8:00 PM

Price: Free w/Welcome Week Pass, $5 w/Winthrop ID, $10 PublicHypnotist Chris Jones gives audiences incredible interactive shows that allow students to become the stars! He has won numerous awards including the 2015 “Hypnotist of the Year” and will be featured on season 10 of America’s Got Talent.

 
chrisjones

Thursday, August 27                         

Hypnotist chrisjones

Hypnotist chrisjonesgives audiences incredible interactive shows that allow students to become the stars! He has won numerous awards including the 2015 “Hypnotist of the Year” and will be featured on season 10 of America’s Got Talent.

Where: Byrnes Auditorium

When: 8:00 PM

Price Free w/Welcome Week Pass, $5 w/Winthrop ID, $10 Public

 

 
 
 Welcome Back Bash

Friday, August 28                    Free Button small

Welcome Back Bash

 Welcome Back Winthrop! Come celebrate the start of fall semester and enjoy FREE food, games music and unlimited Fun! You won’t want to miss this opportunity to connect and reunite with friends.

Where: Campus Green

When: 3:00 PM

Price: FREE! 

Co-sponsored by RSA, IFC, CPC & NPHC 

 
 
 Avengers Age of Ultron

Saturday, August 29                            

Avengers: Age of Ultron 

When Tony Stark and Bruce Banner try to jump-start a dormant peacekeeping program called Ultron, things go horribly wrong and it's up to Earth's Mightiest Heroes to stop the villainous Ultron from enacting his terrible plans.

About the Movie
Watch the Trailer 

Where: Dina's Place 

When: 7:00 PM & 10:00 PM

Price:  Free w/Welcome Week Pass, $2 w/Winthrop ID, $5 Public

 
 
 Plastic Musik

Sunday, August 30                    

Plastic Musik 

 Plastic Musik is an unbelievably unique performance group. They utilize traditional percussion techniques infused with a non-traditional blend of all-plastic instruments, while featuring revolutionary new products. This extremely versatile group of musicians/percussionists continue to mesmerize audiences of all ages, demographics and varied interests, both musician and non-musician alike, with their energetically explosive, melodic approach to rhythm.

Where: Byrnes Auditorium 

When: 8:00 PM

Price Free w/Welcome Week Pass, $5 w/Winthrop ID, $10 Public

 
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CONTACT INFORMATION
DiGiorgio Student Union
212 DiGiorgio Center
Rock Hill, SC 29733, USA
803/323-2299
803/323-4514 (fax)
dsu@winthrop.edu
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