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Stanford Concert Network staff on organizing the Frost Music & Arts Festival

Student organizers talk about what it takes to pull off the biggest show on campus, scheduled for May 19 at Stanford Stadium and headlined by English indie rock band Glass Animals.

Spring quarter is half past, which means it’s almost time for the seventh annual Frost Music & Arts Festival, scheduled for Saturday, May 19. The festival, which will include performances by Ravyn Lenae, Monte Booker and headliner Glass Animals, will be held at Stanford Stadium due to renovations at Frost Amphitheater. More than a concert,…

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Time Out

This is a busy time of year. There’s too much to be done in the few remaining weeks of the quarter, and everyone feels a bit rushed. So this month we’re highlighting some recent initiatives that encourage us to take time out—to engage in a focused way with the arts, and to use that experience to reconnect, refresh, and invigorate.

The third annual Frost Music and Arts Festival took place on Saturday, May 17. On stage, campus-based mash-up Paper Void joined psychedelic pop band Yeasayer as opening acts for the indie group Dispatch. The festival took place in mid-quarter 2014—right in the middle of exams and papers. But the experience was an afternoon out of…

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Paper Void, Yeasayer open for veteran indie band Dispatch at Stanford’s Frost Amphitheater

Art installations and some of the best Bay Area food trucks round out the music and arts festival on May 17.

The third annual Frost Music and Arts Festival this Saturday, May 17, features three bands, a fleet of food trucks and several art installations created in Michael Sturtz’s d.school class specifically for the festival. The musical lineup at Frost Amphitheater starts with campus-local Paper Void, followed by Yeasayer and finally Dispatch. Tickets are on sale…

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Art slideshow from the Frost Music and Arts Festival

Art installations brought back the psychedelic vibe and festival atmosphere of the Frost Amphitheater of yesteryear.

The Frost concert planning team organized an arts component at this year’s Frost concert that gave the event a festival vibe. Festival art directors and undergraduates Alberto Aroeste, Max Oswald and Danny Smith were the visionaries behind the art installations. The objective was to make the art experiential rather than static. Success! Click here to…

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End-of-year Frost Music and Arts Festival features MGMT, Delorean and Kuroma

Students hand-picked three bands and organized art installations to bring back the psychedelic vibe and festival atmosphere of the Frost Amphitheater of yesteryear.

Following on the success of last year’s spring Revival concert that put the one-time sleepy Frost Amphitheater back on the music map, the Stanford Concert Network is presenting another crowd-pleasing lineup May 18 at the Frost Music and Arts Festival. Headliner MGMT will wrap up its national spring tour on the Farm, joined by openers…

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