Published: Aug. 7, 2018
Students watch concert at Welcomefest 2016

Snakehips will headline the annual Welcomefest concert taking place on Saturday, Aug. 25, at Farrand Field. EarthGang, Elohim, and local acts DJ Roit and Porchlight are also slated to perform. Doors are scheduled to open at 5:30 p.m., and the show starts at 6 p.m. The annual Welcomefest concert is part of Fall Welcome and is sponsored by Program Council.

Admission is free for all CU Boulder students, who will need a valid Buff OneCard to pick up a wristband for concert entry. Visit and Facebook for detailed ticketing information and updates.

U.K. producers Oliver Lee and James Carter make up the dynamic duo Snakehips, who experienced a gradual rise in popularity starting in 2013 with their first official release, “On & On.” In 2015, the duo scored one of their biggest singles “All My Friends,” featuring Chance the Rapper and Tinashe, boosting them into stardom.

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Program Council is a student-run organization that provides affordable, high-quality entertainment and professional event support for the Boulder campus community. Established in 1953, Program Council offers opportunities for students to gain experience and insight into the entertainment industry.

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