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The Blue & Gray Press | June 26, 2019

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Two local Virginia bands serenade Ball Circle at Rockobterfest

October 21, 2015 |


On the brisk afternoon of Saturday, Oct. 17, the Campus Programming Board collaborated with the Class Council to introduce two bands for this year’s Rocktoberfest. One of which, Virginia Man, an unconventional Indie Folk band, made their debut on Ball Circle.Read More

UMW Class Council and Giant Productions kick off fall with Rocktoberfest

October 8, 2014 |


The sounds of jazz and rock filled the air as the anticipated Roctoberfest took place on Ball Circle this past Friday, Oct. 3. Despite the threat of bad weather, Giant Productions and the sophomore Class Council still held…Read More

Giant Jenga and ‘Miniature Tigers’ at Rocktoberfest

October 10, 2012 |

A play on “Oktoberfest,” Giant Productions’ “Rocktoberfest” was a subdued, but welcome, end to what was most students’ first week of midterms. Friday, Oct. 5, provided perfect weather for an enjoyable afternoon filled with a sense of fleeting summer and laughter.Read More

Video Update: Rocktoberfest and The Green Boys

October 3, 2009 |

For a campus where “there’s never anything to do,” this Friday was pretty jam-packed. Rocktoberfest returned with the expected number of commemorative plastic cups, a yearly dose of emo-leaning pop punk, and Allman’s always-tasty Bar-B-Q. For those who … Read More

Rocktoberfest to Feature We the Kings, Free Allman's Barbecue

September 30, 2009 |


Giant Production’s annual “Rocktoberfest” hits Ball Circle this Friday, Oct 2.  From 5 to 7 p.m., Allman’s Barbecue will be serving free barbecue while headlining act, We the Kings, serve up their loud brand of pop-rock.        Emerging … Read More

Susannigans: Whoah There, Delilah

October 11, 2007 |


The Plain White T’s predictable penultimate number last Friday was of course, “Hey There Delilah.” Dodd Auditorium became a sea of illuminated cell-phones in mid-call as the sing-along erupted. As the obligatory PDA-fest began to swell among near-by … Read More

Staff Editorial

October 11, 2007 |

Something happened on campus last Friday that was so extraordinary we almost thought we had been transported to another dimension, or at least to another college. You showed up. After a week of midterm stress and paper angst, almost 1,000 … Read More

Plain White T’s Visit Mary Wash

October 11, 2007 |


Mary Washington students rocked out to the familiar tunes of The Plain White T’s at Rocktoberfest on Friday, Oct. 5. The band, which has a number one single with “Hey There Delilah,” was brought here by Giant Productions … Read More

Plain White T’s at Rocktoberfest: Food Drive for Tickets to Show in Dodd This Afternoon in Washroom

October 4, 2007 |


The “Plain White Tease” is over, and Giant Productions and Class Council have announced the chart-topping band as this year’s Rocktoberfest headliner. Due to rain, the show, also featuring the bands Ill Scarlet and The Hint, has been moved … Read More