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Washington, D.C.- GRAMMY U: Sweet Life Festival
Arts Institute of Washington Rep Chris Reece with WDC Chapter Staff Kayenecha Daugherty
On April 28, Sweetgreen’s Sweetlife Food and Music Festival 2012 made its appearance at the Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland. The Sweetgreen’s Sweetlife Food and Music Festival’s rosterincluded: AVICII, Kid Cudi, The Shins, Explosions in the Sky, Fitz and the Tantrums, A$AP Rocky and FUN on the Main Stage; as well as Twin Shadow, Zola Jesus, Delta Spirit, The Knocks, RAC, US Royalty, Yuna, Haim, Action Bronson, LP, Ben Browning (Cut Copy), Bluebrain (DJ Set), and Mia Moretti & Caitlin Moe on the Treehouse Stage.
GRAMMY U members from Coppin State University, Full Sail, and Arts Institute of Washington were given the opportunity to work hands on with those responsible for making the festival such a great success. During the event the GRAMMY U students even to watch a few of the sound check rehearsals before the festival began.
Full Sail Student Amandis & Coppin State Rep Nakera with WDC Staff Kaye
The Sweetgreen’s Sweetlife Food and Music Festival provided the students an outlook on what it takes to build a successful event and how important it is to network with different professionals and vendors of whom could be great contacts to rely on in the future. The Sweetgreen’s Sweetlife Food and Music Festival was simply that, a moment in time in the “sweetlife.”
Special thank you to Audrey Schaefer for giving the opportunity to the GRAMMY U students.