Rock the Dome

November 5, 2016 - 1:41pm
Review: Colorful show and confessional lyrics help the indie-pop headliner win over American audiences.

Last night, Syracuse University students finally took off their beloved yoga pants and school hoodies, swarming the Carrier Dome to see ultra-popular British indie-pop band The 1975 headline the 2016 Rock the Dome concert.

The avid fans, mostly young women in artful makeup and flashy sun dresses, lined up two hours before the opening. But once inside, the fans had to wait a little longer.

October 16, 2016 - 7:39pm
University Union's winter concert will return to the Carrier Dome on Nov. 4 after going on hiatus in 2013.

After disappearing from University Union’s concert calendar for several years, Rock the Dome will return this November with rock band The 1975 and alt-pop duo Oh Wonder.

The concert will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 4, in the Carrier Dome, UU officials announced Sunday night. In addition to The 1975 and Oh Wonder performing, rapper 070 Shake will open the show.

February 3, 2012 - 12:40am
Review: Rappers Rick Ross and Ludacris please large numbers with older songs at University Union's inaugural winter concert.

Krystie Yandoli loves rap. She loves it so much that her family even made a joke about it when she was growing up. Sometimes they call her Luda-Krys.

“I’m really excited to see my namesake,” said Yandoli, a senior English student, as she waited in the minutes before rappers Ludacris and Rick Ross took the stage to perform at University Union’s inaugural Rock the Dome concert. Yandoli was one of more than 7,000 who paid to see the duo.