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'''Bacchanal''' is a student-run organization under [[Activities Board at Columbia|ABC]] that plans a variety of events, including Columbia's annual spring festival, [[Concert on the Steps]], among other pimping projects like carnivals, parties and other insanities.  
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'''Bacchanal''' is a student-run organization that plans a variety of events, including Columbia's premiere annual spring festival, [[Concert on the Steps]], among other projects like carnivals, parties and more. It is organized by [[Bacchanal Events]]. While historically receiving funding a manner similar to other groups under the [[ABC]] mantle, Bacchanal now receives a separate allocation from governing boards during [[F@CU]].
  
The spring concert is a free concert on the steps of Low open to the Columbia student population. Its aim is to increase school spirit and release some of the students' stress before the end of the year exams. Past performers include: Big Gigantic, Snoop Dogg, Wiz Khalifa, Vampire Weekend, Kanye West and Bob Saget. includeThe spring concert is a culmination of a week-long series of fun activities, such as a spring bbq, inviting food trucks onto college walk, and a public movie screenings on 4/20. There are more events, which change drastically every year depending on a theme decided by members of Bacchanal. Past themes have included 'Baccha90s', 'Abacchalypse', and 'Chewbacchanal'.  
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The spring concert is a free concert on the steps of Low open to undergraduate Columbia ticket-holders. Its aim is to increase school spirit and release some of the students' stress before the end of the year exams. Past performers include: Macklemore, Big Sean, Snoop Dogg, Vampire Weekend, Kanye West, and Bob Saget. Before new restrictions placed in 2015, the spring concert was preceded by a week-long series of fun activities, such as a spring bbq, inviting food trucks onto college walk, and a public movie screenings on 4/20. The food trucks still make an appearance. Past themes have included 'Baccha90s', 'Abacchalypse', and 'Chewbacchanal'.  
  
Other events Bacchanal organizes includes the Fall Concert, hosted in Lerner Party Space. The 2012-2013 Fall Concert will be on November 16th in Lerner Party Space. This is a more intimiate and smaller dance party. Previous artists for the fall concert includes Micky Avalon. Tickets are heavily subsidized by Bacchanal, are sold from the Tic office. This year, Bacchanal is expanding their events to include Lowlapalooza, a day long music festival showcasing Columbia musicians in association with CU Records. Bacchanal is also open to other suggestions or projects that students bring to their attention.  
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Past events Bacchanal has organized include the Fall Concert, a more intimate and smaller dance party hosted in Lerner Party Space, and Lowlapalooza, a day long music festival showcasing Columbia musicians in association with CU Records. Previous artists for the fall concert include Micky Avalon.
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To raise revenue, Bacchanal sells an assortment of merchandise in weeks leading up to the spring concert.
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Past Year Performers:
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* 2020- Cancelled due to COVID-19 Pandemic
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* 2019- Tierra Whack, SOPHIE, Rina Sawayama
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* 2018- Soul for Youth, St. Beauty, Kamaiyah, Ty dollah $ign
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* 2017- AlunaGeorge, DRAM, Mykki Blanco, Almand
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* 2016- Rae Sremmurd, Bibi Bourelly, Marian Hill, Michael Blume, Hippie Sabotage
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* 2015- Big Sean, Raury, Brenmar
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* 2014- Lupe Fiasco, Chainsmokers
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* 2013- Macklemore, Flosstradamus
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* 2012- Big Gigantic, Curren$y, Wavves
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* 2011- Snoop Dogg, Das Racist
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* 2010- Wiz Khalifa, Ghostface Killah
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* 2009- Vampire Weekend, Talib Kweli
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* 2008- Grizzly Bear, The National
  
To raise revenue, Bacchanal sells an assortment of schwag merchandise, most prominently homecoming t-shirts. These are to be sold in the week before homecoming on the Lerner ramps.
 
  
 
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Latest revision as of 20:51, 18 September 2020

Bacchanal is a student-run organization that plans a variety of events, including Columbia's premiere annual spring festival, Concert on the Steps, among other projects like carnivals, parties and more. It is organized by Bacchanal Events. While historically receiving funding a manner similar to other groups under the ABC mantle, Bacchanal now receives a separate allocation from governing boards during F@CU.

The spring concert is a free concert on the steps of Low open to undergraduate Columbia ticket-holders. Its aim is to increase school spirit and release some of the students' stress before the end of the year exams. Past performers include: Macklemore, Big Sean, Snoop Dogg, Vampire Weekend, Kanye West, and Bob Saget. Before new restrictions placed in 2015, the spring concert was preceded by a week-long series of fun activities, such as a spring bbq, inviting food trucks onto college walk, and a public movie screenings on 4/20. The food trucks still make an appearance. Past themes have included 'Baccha90s', 'Abacchalypse', and 'Chewbacchanal'.

Past events Bacchanal has organized include the Fall Concert, a more intimate and smaller dance party hosted in Lerner Party Space, and Lowlapalooza, a day long music festival showcasing Columbia musicians in association with CU Records. Previous artists for the fall concert include Micky Avalon.

To raise revenue, Bacchanal sells an assortment of merchandise in weeks leading up to the spring concert.

Past Year Performers:

  • 2020- Cancelled due to COVID-19 Pandemic
  • 2019- Tierra Whack, SOPHIE, Rina Sawayama
  • 2018- Soul for Youth, St. Beauty, Kamaiyah, Ty dollah $ign
  • 2017- AlunaGeorge, DRAM, Mykki Blanco, Almand
  • 2016- Rae Sremmurd, Bibi Bourelly, Marian Hill, Michael Blume, Hippie Sabotage
  • 2015- Big Sean, Raury, Brenmar
  • 2014- Lupe Fiasco, Chainsmokers
  • 2013- Macklemore, Flosstradamus
  • 2012- Big Gigantic, Curren$y, Wavves
  • 2011- Snoop Dogg, Das Racist
  • 2010- Wiz Khalifa, Ghostface Killah
  • 2009- Vampire Weekend, Talib Kweli
  • 2008- Grizzly Bear, The National