Volapalooza 2016 lineup brings mostly positive reactions

The Volapalooza 2016 lineup was announced on Friday, Feb. 26. TNJN did a poll on Twitter to see how everyone felt about the lineup. Read on to see the results.

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On Friday, Feb. 26 Volapalooza announced their 2016 lineup to eager students at Vol Night Long.

The lineup includes Portugal. The Man, Raury, Niykee Heaton and Moon Taxi on the Main Stage. The local stage will star Royal Bangs, TUT and two artists who have yet to be determined.

The annual event celebrates the end of spring semester, conveniently on the last day of classes. It will be held in Downtown Knoxville at World’s Fair Park on Friday, April 29.

According to a poll run by TNJN on twitter, 45 percent of students love this year’s lineup.
While only 27 percent were disappointed and 28 percent were indifferent.

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Students also took to their own twitter accounts to express their excitement.

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Along with live music, the event will feature food trucks, vendors and other types of entertainment.

This event is free for opted-in students and $15 in advance for the general public.

For more information on ticket pricing you can visit their Facebook page. Tickets will go on sale Tuesday, March 1 through Knoxville Tickets. Opted-in students should reserve their free ticket through the student portal.

Feature image courtesy of Volapalooza

Edited by Jessica Carr