Monthly Archives: June 2015

Rollapalooza

By Grace Deitzler, Editor
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Beautiful weather, live music from seven different bands, the enticing smell of barbeque wafting through the air, people dancing barefoot in the grass. If you attended Rollapalooza this past Saturday, May 3, these are a few of the things you may have experienced. Rollapalooza, the name being a play on the popular music festival Lollapalooza, was an all-day music festival featuring bands from all over the state of Missouri. The event, held at the Phelps County Fairgrounds, was put together by Missouri S&T’s own radio station KMNR 89.7 FM, and raised about $1,000 through admission tickets and merchandise for the charity Music Unites. With well over a few hundred people from all over Rolla, both students and residents, the festival was very successful for its first year. Continue reading