Story by Liz Pennock
1. Lauren Potts
Major: Studio Arts
Hometown: San Jose, CA
Instrument: Drums (Jazz, metal, rock)
What was the first piece of music you ever purchased with your own money? Probably a CD from my favorite band, The Dear Hunter. Or Good Charlotte.
What is your dream festival line up? Joey Badass, Pro Era, Biggie Smalls, Snoop Dogg, The Dear Hunter, Real Estate, Naive Thieves, Tennis, Geographer, Woodkid, Broken Bells, Grizzly Bear, Foals, Early 2000s Strokes, Rudimental, Chvrches, Phantogram, Electric Guest, Gramatik, James Brown and Stevie Wonder.
2. Evan DeVries // DVRZ
Hometown: Edmunds, WA
What was the first piece of music you ever purchased with your own money? Definitely Daft Punk’s Discovery. I had a gift card to Tower Records and shared the CD with my siblings.
What is your dream festival line up? Flume, Cut Copy, Disclosure, Kanye, Jimmy Hendrix, Pink Floyd, Washed Out, Cherub, Phoenix, James Young, Starfucker, The Killers and Tycho.
Like him on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/devreezymusic
3. Jubilo Drive
Members: Henry Kuckens, Jordan Kleinman, Hayden Vaughn and Eric Cruz
Majors: Graphic Design, Public Relations & Advertising, Music Education and Communications Studies
Genre: California Rock
Hometown: Orange, CA (Where they all met at Chapman University)
What is your dream festival line up? Collectively: Led Zeppelin, Earth Wind & Fire, Pink Floyd, Foo Fighters, Sublime (only if Bradley was alive), Beck, Michael Jackson, and Queens of the Stone Age.
Like Jubilo Drive on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/JubiloDrive and check out their SoundCloud at https://soundcloud.com/jubilo-drive
4. Luis Chavez // Big Lou
Major: Creative Producing
Hometown: Redlands, CA
Genre: Hip Hop
What is the first piece of music you ever purchased with your own money? I don’t remember, but I do remember that the first CD I ever listened to in its entirety was American Idiot by Green Day. It showed me how you could tell an entire story with an album. It really resonated with me.
What is your dream festival line up? Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole, Childish Gambino, Michael Jackson, Duke Ellington, Kanye West, Muse, Biggie Smalls, The Fratellis, Chance the Rapper, Beyonce and Shakira
Check out more of Louis’ music on his SoundCloud https://soundcloud.com/big-lou-music and like him on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/BigLouMusic