Stanford’s annual Frost Music & Arts Festival announced on Tuesday its 2019 headliners: Jorja Smith and Kali Uchis. For the first time in its seven-year history, the signature event of the Stanford Concert Network (SCN), scheduled for Saturday, May 18 in Frost Amphitheater, will be headlined by female performers. According to Bella Cooper ‘20, SCN’s…
Joan Baez. The Grateful Dead. Willie Nelson. Eric Clapton. These are just a few names that have performed at Stanford’s Frost Amphitheater. But Frost has not consistently hosted greats like these throughout its existence — indeed, the venue has had quite the roller coaster of a history.
For more coverage on the Frost Music and Art Festival, check out our lookback at the birth, death and revival of Frost (including multiple Grateful Dead concerts) and story of this year’s disappointing lineup.
At first, Daniel Greene, a fourth year Ph.D. student, couldn’t believe what his friend told him about baking bread each night and having impromptu dance parties in the kitchen at Synergy, one of the seven Stanford cooperative living communities. When Greene visited the Farm for a conference and stayed in Synergy, he was blown away by the friendly community he experienced in such a short time.
Headliners MGMT filled Laurence Frost Amphitheatre on Saturday afternoon with more than 5,000 students and guests, but never performed high school hit “Kids,” their most famous song.