Contest to determine opening DJ for Purdue Life In Color concert

March 3, 2014  


WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University's Student Concert Committee is giving one lucky winner a chance to be an opening DJ for Life In Color and perform in front of thousands of people.

Beginning Monday (March 3), local DJs are invited to submit a video of them performing, no longer than five minutes, to the Student Concert Committee Facebook page. The mix must be an original EDM mix. Fans will then have two weeks to vote for their favorite submission.

The LIFE IN COLOR tour UNLEASH featuring Adventure Club, Machine Gun Kelly and Cash Cash will be at 7 p.m. April 25 at the France A. Córdova Recreational Sports Center parking lot. The rain date for the performance will be 7 p.m. April 27.

LIFE IN COLOR, "The World's Largest Paint Party," began in 2006 on college campuses in Florida. Since then, it has quickly taken the nation by storm, positioning itself as a one of a kind experience. Now, hundreds of thousands of people have witnessed this spectacular show that fuses high-energy music, art, dance, and paint into one mind blowing combination. Founded by Committee Entertainment, LIFE IN COLOR is a unique and innovative show that you must experience to comprehend.

Contestant Agreement

Contestants must be 18 or older to participate. Videos cannot be longer than five minutes. Music and mix must be original to comply with YouTube music copyright restrictions. The Student Concert Committee will not be held liable for copyright infringement.

The deadline for entry is 11:59 p.m. (EST) March 21. After this time, no further entries to the competition will be accepted. Voting starts at 11:59 p.m. (EST) March 21 and ends at 11:59 p.m. (EST) April 4.

The winner will do a 25-minute opening DJ set at Life In Color at Purdue University on April 25. This includes free entry into the show and backstage access. The winner agrees to the use of their name and image in any publicity/marketing material. By entering this competition, contestants agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.

Student Concert Committee

Student Concert Committee (SCC) has 16 student members that have been selected through an application and interview process to advise Purdue Convocations about popular entertainment selections for Purdue students on the West Lafayette campus. Student members experience the equivalent of an internship in the entertainment industry. In addition to weekly meetings, SCC members work on-sale days for SCC shows, are involved in publicity and promotional duties for their events, and work backstage day-of-show. Each year, the committee selects eight new members to replace outgoing members who have completed a two-year term. After a one-year general membership, the students are expected to take a leadership and mentoring role on the committee. 

Source: Abby Eddy, Purdue Convocations director of marketing, 765-494-5405, aeeddy@purdue.edu 

Tara Christopher, Tara.Christopher@gmail.com

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