Association for Campus Entertainment

ConcertsThe Concerts committee schedules, promotes, presents and coordinates concerts of all sizes to reflect the diverse musical and entertainment interests of the student body.

Past events have included:

Lakin: With a warmth in her voice that soothes like honey, this singer/songwriter is sure to draw you in with her eclectic blend of pop, neo-soul & folk, utilizing live instrumentation & lyrics that reflect the emotions of life, love & the journey of the heart.

Ella Mae Bowen: Ella Mae Bowen is a powerful new voice in the world of country music. Although just 18, Entertainment Weekly described Ella Mae’s voice as having “an urgency beyond her years.” Hailing from the small town of Walhalla, South Carolina, Ella Mae began writing and performing her own songs at aged seven before moving to Nashville.

Cozz: In 2013, Cozz began to take rap seriously, and recorded a demo tape. A few months later, he released the music video for "Dreams". Shortly after, he started to get notice, and having meetings with many different labels. Cozz's manager brought the music video to J. Cole and was later signed to Dreamville Records.

Gnarly Feat: Gnarly Feat is a groove-rock band based out of Wilmington, NC. They have quickly become one of Eastern North Carolina's premier live shows featuring the best musicians from Wilmington bands, such as Groove Fetish, Medicated Sunfish, Coastal Collective, Temple5, and Living With Myce. They have been steadily performing and producing an increasing amount of content since their formation in late 2014. Their debut self-titled EP, recorded at Hourglass Studios in Wilmington, NC, was released on May 13, 2016 along with 3 singles and multiple videos.

Medicated Sunfish: Having just formed in early 2014, Wilmington NC's own Medicated Sunfish are quickly becoming one of the premier live shows in eastern NC. Already having supported national award winning acts such as ZAPPA PLAYS ZAPPA, Passafire and many others, the Sunfish have accomplished a remarkable amount in their first year together.

LIZ: LIZ is an American singer from Tarzana, Los Angeles, California. She is currently signed to Mad Decent and Columbia Records. Liz makes self-proclaimed “Sailor Moon R&B” and “future pop”  and her music has been continuously stated to be “unapologetically pop” sounding.

PUBLIC: Using their roots in classic rock and indie-pop, the band released their first EP, Red, in 2012, solidifying a strong fan base in their hometown of Cincinnati, Ohio. Quickly after, the band found themselves on the roadsupporting acts such as Walk the Moon, Twenty One Pilots, Young the Giant, as well as participating in major festivals like Forecastle, Bunbury, CMJ, and SXSW, giving them exposure to a variety of crowds and fan bases. 

Paint Party: UNCW ACE hosted GlowRage PaintU two years in a row. Glowrage is a full-production traveling Paint Party and EDM event bringing DJ's, Lasers, and PAINT to thousands of fans each night. With hundreds of shows a year, the name "GlowRage" has become synonymous with Electric Dance Music or EDM.

Concerts- Battle of the Bands

Concerts- Fall Show

Battle of the Bands