LOS ANGELES, May 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Big Noise Live, in partnership with Find Your Grind and UMUSIC Experience, the college, lifestyle and experiential marketing division of Universal Music Group, is pleased to announce the FYG U Music + Tech Festival presented by Prime Student. FYG U is a free, on-campus festival for college students featuring artist performances, esports tournament, panels with music industry experts, career mentors, and activities centered around music and technology that encourage students to celebrate their passions.
Watch FYG U Festival Video Here: https://youtu.be/zBGY-NEeY54
"We are excited to launch a national festival platform that truly connects college students with their passions and interests," states Brian Rucker, SVP Big Noise Live, "while providing a unique opportunity for all of our partners to engage with students in a direct and meaningful way on campus."
"UMUSIC Experience creates opportunities to discover new artists while educating students about our ever-changing industry," said Todd Goodwin, SVP College, Lifestyle and Experiential Marketing, UMG.
Following the excitement from headliners Trippie Redd and Alison Wonderland's performances at Florida State University April 5 and Texas State University April 27, FYG U will visit University of Oregon on May 11, where festival performers will include Lil Yachty, blackbear, Half the Animal and Malachi. Admission is free for students from any college, and Fall dates and lineup will be announced soon.
FYG U's presenting sponsor, Prime Student, will bring multiple experiences centered around music, gaming, tech, and education for students to enjoy throughout the festival. Prime Student offers college students the best of shopping and entertainment from Amazon for 50% off the regular cost of Prime membership. At the festival, Prime Student members will also have the opportunity to gain VIP access to the Prime Student lounge as well as a VIP viewing area of the stage. At the event, students can also enjoy the latest Amazon Original series and movies at the Prime Video space and learn about Amazon Web Services' cloud computing and machine learning services through the AWS Educate program. To sign up for a six-month trial of Prime Student and learn more, students can visit www.amazon.com/joinstudent.
FYG U attendees can also compete onsite in a 96-person esports competition, while student musicians show off their talents on the showcase stage for a chance to perform live on the main stage.
Nick Gross, CEO of Find Your Grind and Big Noise Music Group, adds, "FYG is a game-changing self-discovery platform and we're looking forward to bringing it to life at this entertaining and enriching festival with onsite activities and a custom festival app."
For additional information, visit: FYGUfest.com
About Big Noise Live: https://www.bignoise.com/about
About Find Your Grind: https://findyourgrind.com/about
About UMUSIC Experience: http://www.umusic-experience.com
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