MUSIC


Rapper JUICE WRLD performs at Eastern Michigan University's Convocation Center in Ypsilanti on Jan 18, 2019.
Rapper JUICE WRLD performs at Eastern Michigan University's Convocation Center in Ypsilanti on Jan 18, 2019.

1/22/2019, 6:00am

Ypsilanti Native Polo Frost Performs Alongside Neisha Neshae at EMU Convocation Center and Opens Up to The Eastern Echo

Ypsilanti is home to many hidden talents, especially in regards to music as artists similar to Polo Frost are steadily breaking ground in the music industry. Alongside Neisha Neshae, Fowl and King Jazzy, Frost took to the Convocation Center stage Friday, Jan. 18 to open for hip-hop sensation Juice WRLD.  


9/4/2018, 12:00am

The Struts (Artist Review)

Drums to hold the beat, bass to create the rhythm, guitar to make you bob your head, the occasional piano and strings to compliment the singer, and the voice that becomes the center of attention as soon as it's introduced. Between Luke's tongue roles and Adam's glissandos, The Struts have found a way to mesh the sound of English rock bands from the past with a unique ego that only The Struts can pull off. 


1/13/2016, 10:33am

Students, faculty and guest artists to perform in 'Dialogues with Gravity'

Eastern Michigan University’s Department of Music and Dance will be starting off the year with their 64th Annual Faculty and Guest Artist Dance Concert in Quick Theatre this weekend. The concert will be mixed repertoire where students, faculty and guest performers will be showcasing their talents through the art of different dance genres such as ballet, modern, jazz and musical theater, all in both contemporary and classical styles.


12/13/2015, 9:41am

Holiday Jams: What's on your playlist?

Many people love to celebrate the season by jamming out to holiday favorites. Morgan Anderson, a freshman recreational therapy major, says her favorite holiday song is “Silent Night” because it is a calming, therapeutic song.


11/15/2015, 8:57am

EMU Jewish Department hosts singer, David Broza

As a part of the Department of Jewish studies Speaker Series, Eastern Michigan University welcomed Israeli singer/songwriter and peace activist, David Broza for a film screening and conversation about his recent documentary, “East Jerusalem/West Jerusalem,” Saturday evening in the Student Center auditorium.


10/31/2015, 4:22pm

Guest musicians perform at Alexander Recital Hall

Eastern Michigan University’s School of Music and Dance welcomed guest cellist, Benjamin Whitcomb, and his accompanied pianist, Vincent DeVries, Tuesday night in Alexander Recital Hall. Dr. Benjamin Whitcomb teaches Cello and Music Theory at the University of Wisconsin- Whitewater.


10/17/2015, 11:56pm

TobyMac performs at Convocation Center

Tobymac came to Eastern and got the party bumping harder than any house party seen thus far off campus, and he didn’t use sex, drugs, or vulgar language to do it -- all he needed was the power of Christ. A crowd of over 3,000 gathered at the EMU Convocation Center to see the five time Grammy winning Christian Hip Hop artist.