Signaling the end of spring semester classes, the Summer Sendoff will take place April 28 on Ransom Lawn. There will be a free cookout dinner, food trucks and t-shirts, and drinks available to purchase. The concert will begin at 7 p.m.
Update: Due to illness, Earl Sweatshirt cannot perform, but we are fortunate to have an AMAZING act coming instead — Bas, who will follow Brasstracks (who produced Chance’s "Problem") .
Admission is free for Kenyon community members and guests with Kenyon College ID.
"Sweatshirt, whose real name is Thebe Neruda Kgositsile, was part of hip hop collective Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All, a rap group which which featured artists such as Tyler, The Creator and Frank Ocean. Sweatshirt’s latest release, 'I Don’t Like S—, I Don’t Go Outside,' was received with widespread critical acclaim.
Brasstracks is based in Brooklyn, NY and consists of Ivan Jackson on trumpet and Conor Rayne on drums. The duo worked on Chance the Rapper’s 2016 mixtape 'Coloring Book' and collaborated with rappers Lil Wayne and 2 Chainz to produce their song 'No Problem.' —The Kenyon Collegian
Friday, April 28, 2017 at 4:00pm to 9:00pm