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Art Attack’s Back

As Star-Studded Concert Series Resumes Saturday, Take Our Quiz on Past Headliners

By Shannon Clark M.Jour. ’22 and Chris Carroll

Red photo of Vince Staples performing

Vince Staples performs at Art Attack in 2018. After a two-year hiatus, the Student Entertainment Events-run concert series returns with a concert featuring Flo Milli ad Polo G.

Photo courtesy of SEE; quiz by Valerie Morgan

Art Attack attendees tomorrow will be too busy dancing to the rhymes and beats of current hip-hop stars Flo Milli and Polo G to pause and ruminate on the history of the concert series—an musical exclamation point on the school year.

Since Student Entertainment Events (SEE) launched it in 1984, Art Attack has welcomed some monster hitmakers—think Black Eyed Peas and the Gin Blossoms—as well as a few bands you might struggle to remember a single chorus from. (Guster, anyone?)

The live show went on hiatus for the pandemic for two years, but now it comes roaring back to the Xfinity Center as a high-decibel study break just before finals.

“Having the artists back is such a huge campus tradition,” said David Bonilla-Ciferri M.Ed. ’19, coordinator of SEE. “It really caps off this year of coming back together, finding community and learning what it means to be a Terp.”

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