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UAB’s 50th Anniversary
In 1969, UAB became its own autonomous university. Now, UAB is celebrating all year long to commemorate 50 years of excellence.
In addition to the usual Homecoming festivities, the UAB 50 committee had the idea to host a free concert to celebrate the 50th anniversary.
“My thanks to the multiple groups responsible for planning the various events we have had happening throughout the year to celebrate. Their work embodies the UAB shared value of collaboration, and will prove to be an event to remember for years to come.”UAB President Ray Watts
Weezer’s free concert
- When: Friday, Oct. 18th at 7pm
- Where: UAB’s Campus Green, 1600 9th Ave S
- Tickets: Free and open to the public, reserve tickets through Ticketmaster
To help UAB celebrate their birthday party, rock band Weezer is presenting a free concert on UAB’s Campus Green. Weezer has been rockin’ since 1992, with hits such as “Buddy Holly,” “Say It Ain’t So,” “Beverly Hills,” and many more. In addition to selling 17 million records worldwide, Weezer recently released their 13th studio album, the Black Album.
How to get tickets
Tickets are first come, first served. Reservations will open to UAB Students, staff, faculty, and National Alumni Society members on Thursday, Sept. 19th. After that, tickets reservations will open to the public through Ticketmaster on Friday, Sept. 20th at 10am.
“We are excited to bring this well-known band to campus as part of the 50th anniversary celebration and as a signature event for Homecoming.”UAB President Ray Watts