HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - The Student Government Association at the University of Southern Mississippi announced that the 14th annual Eaglepalooza will take place on Oct. 27.
On Monday night Ty Trehern, coordinator of Eaglepalooza, announced at an event in the Reed Green Coliseum that B.o.B. will headline the event, with Hampton Lamar and Elise opening.
In March the SGA had announced that it would no longer be able to sponsor the annual free concert due to budget cuts.
In a letter to the Southern Miss and Hattiesburg communities dated Oct. 3, SGA President Cameron Cloud thanked the Southern Miss alumni, faculty, staff and Southern Miss and Hattiesburg community for their support in helping bring back the concert.
"I want to thank President Rodney D. Bennett, the USM Foundation, our Alumni, and the dedicated members of the Southern Miss and Hattiesburg communities," Cloud wrote. "Because of your support of the student body and the Southern Miss Student Government Association, the community-driven efforts to "Save Eaglepalooza" were successful."
The event will take place at on Friday, Oct. 27 at 7 p.m. in Spirit Park on the Hattiesburg Campus, and admission is free to the public.