The stage was built, the tricolor lights were aglow and the speakers were set for CUB’s Alt’s final show of the semester. While the shows have branched out into rap and folk music recently, this week’s concert returned to its roots for one last time this fall.
It was closing time at the library. The daily announcement telling students to move downstairs when and the library would open again had been made. Meanwhile, in the basement, the CUB Alt show was just getting started in the Library Auditorium.
In front of the tricolor glow of the stage lights, three bands took control of the semester’s first CUB Alt show, where they provided demanding performances for an intimate crowd who threw the energy right back at them.
The lights grew dim, a violet glow illuminated the stage and the sound began to reverberate across every surface of the room. Students who came to last week’s CUB Alt Show, held on March 26 in the Brower Student Center Room 225E, eagerly watched three rock
Music junkies raided Brower Student Center Room 225 and rocked out to a night of live music on March 5 at 8 p.m. Cub Alt’s lineup featured three bands — Teenage Halloween, Lunar Vacation and Charly Bliss. Each contributed a distinct sound, image and tone for the audience to enjoy.
Holden started out his set by telling everyone to take a seat and gather close around the stage. Before the music even started, he engaged in some friendly banter with the crowd, which he said he often practiced more than he did his set. He liked being comfortable on stage and familiarizing himself with the audience.
The first floor of the Art & Interactive Multimedia building was decorated with festive favorites like black cats, thick cobwebs and string lights that accented the tables filled with goodies and accessories just in time for the upcoming holiday.
Nick Zelte, a sophomore biology major, lumbered onto the Traditions stage in his Boston College sweatshirt ready to crack a few jokes about his narcolepsy, his mother and the Lifetime television channel known for its cliche soap operas during CUB Alt’s Student Comedy Night on Oct. 19 in the Traditions Lounge.