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:

UNITY: U.N.I.T.Y. is a band from Wilmington, NC. The four-piece band's distinctive sound is known to captivate all of their listeners with their powerful message of positivity and love with a mixture of R&B, Rock, Pop, and Soul. They are also influenced by many legendary artists such as: the “King of Pop” Michael Jackson, James Brown “The Godfather of Soul”, legendary reggae artist Bob Marley, and the phenomenal Beyonce’ herself.

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.

Brett Young: Young came to UNCW's campus as he was climbing the country music ranks,  is a powerful new voice in the world of country music. Hailing from Orange County, California, Young has now released multiple singles and is at the top of the country charts.  

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.

Traditional Events Include:

Battle of the Bands: This annual event began during Homecoming week in 2014, and has been gaining popularity since! Five UNCW bands battle and compete in front of a board of judges for the $500 grand prize and the title of the best UNCW band. There is free food, drinks, and homecoming swag! 

Concerts- Battle of the Bands

Concerts- UNITY

Battle of the Bands