Wednesday, June 26

Hozier took the stage at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery for his "Wasteland, Baby!" tour. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Concert review: Hozier’s minimalist set lets music take the front seat in cemetery performance

Hozier wrote love songs for the end of the world – it was only fitting he perform them in a cemetery. The Irish musician took the stage at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery on Tuesday night, performing a set list which primarily pulled from his recent album “Wasteland, Baby!” Often simply standing in place with his guitar under shifting lights, the setting was modest, allowing light smoke and a gentle breeze to provide much of the atmosphere. Read more...

Hozier took the stage at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery for his "Wasteland, Baby!" tour. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Emma Boone, a second-year music education student, will tour the United States with Blue Devils Drum and Bugle Corps in the summer. The group incorporates theatricality into its performances with choreography that implements ballet influences, she said. (Lauren Man/Daily Bruin)
Emma Boone, a second-year music education student, will tour the United States with Blue Devils Drum and Bugle Corps in the summer. The group incorporates theatricality into its performances with choreography that implements ballet influences, she said. (Lauren Man/Daily Bruin)

Spencer Spring, a second-year English student makes music on his laptop in his own room. His single, “Bubblegum Boy” follows the experience of being lovestruck when being attracted to someone new. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin staff)
Spencer Spring, a second-year English student makes music on his laptop in his own room. His single, “Bubblegum Boy” follows the experience of being lovestruck when being attracted to someone new. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin staff)

Graduate acting student Ulato Sam will dance in the Hollywood Carnival Parade with Winery Mas, a Caribbean "mas" band. The group will wear masquerade costumes dedicated to a larger cultural theme. (Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)
Graduate acting student Ulato Sam will dance in the Hollywood Carnival Parade with Winery Mas, a Caribbean "mas" band. The group will wear masquerade costumes dedicated to a larger cultural theme. (Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)

The artist collective CMMND will release its five-song EP at its album release party, which will also feature merchandise for sale and a music visualizer. The group aims to focus on a variety of artistic endeavors. 
(Anirudh Keni/Daily Bruin)
The artist collective CMMND will release its five-song EP at its album release party, which will also feature merchandise for sale and a music visualizer. The group aims to focus on a variety of artistic endeavors. 
(Anirudh Keni/Daily Bruin)

(Nicole Anisgard Parra/Daily Bruin)
(Nicole Anisgard Parra/Daily Bruin)

Rayana Jay brought a vocal element the 33rd annual JazzReggae festival. The R&B singer sang slow and fast tempo tunes, showcasing her voice in a manner comparable to soul singers like Diana Ross and Mary J. Blige. (Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)
Rayana Jay brought a vocal element the 33rd annual JazzReggae festival. The R&B singer sang slow and fast tempo tunes, showcasing her voice in a manner comparable to soul singers like Diana Ross and Mary J. Blige. (Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)


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