The Lineup

A roundup of who else is playing in Florida during Homecoming season.

Photo courtesy of George E Norkus Photography

Photo courtesy of George E Norkus Photography

Patrick Martin, News Editor

University of Florida

T.I., Echosmith and Jana Kramer

Big Sean. Max Jackson | Staff Photographer
Big Sean. Max Jackson | Staff Photographer

Rapper T.I. has released nine studio albums and numerous No. 1 singles, including his collaboration with Robin Thicke for the massive international hit, “Blurred Lines.” His 2008 album “Paper Trail” was his most successful, going gold within the first week, according to Billboard’s website.



Echosmith's Sydney Sierota. Photo by Sean Webster
Echosmith’s Sydney Sierota. Photo by Sean Webster

Echosmith is an indie pop group from Chino, California. Their hit, “Cool Kids,” reached No. 13 in 2012 on Billboard’s Top 100.

Jana Kramer is an actress and a singer. She has been in numerous TV shows including “Friday Night Lights,” “90210” and “Entourage,” but she made her breakthrough on “The OC.” Her self-titled album dropped in 2012 and rose to No. 5 on the country music charts.




University of South Florida

Big Sean

Big Sean made headlines back in 2007 when he signed with Kanye West’s record label, GOOD Music. He’s released five albums working with artists like Lil Wayne, Drake and Nicki Minaj, according to Billboard. He also played FAU’s Freaker’s Ball last year.

University of North Florida

Big Sean ft. Asher Roth

Big Sean will make another Homecoming appearance in February, when UNF hosts its Homecoming basketball game. He will be performing with Asher Roth, who famously broke out with his single, “I Love College.”

University of Central Florida

Big Sean with Dan + Shay

Dan + Shay are an American country music duo from Nashville. They are famous for their three singles including “19 + You and Me.” They released their first album, “Where it All Began,” in 2013. They have opened for country superstars Blake Shelton and Hunter Hayes, according to their site.

Florida State University

Zac Brown Band

Zac Brown of the Zac Brown Band. Photo Courtesy of Wikipedia.
Zac Brown of the Zac Brown Band. Photo Courtesy of Wikipedia.

The Zac Brown Band is a multi-platinum and three-time Grammy winning group. Together with their top selling albums, “Uncaged,” “You Get What You Give” and “The Foundation,” the band has sold over seven million albums. They are currently on their Jekyll + Hyde tour and draw crowds of over 50,000 nightly, according to their site.



University of Miami


The Hurricanes’ act has yet to be determined, but last year they brought Matt and Kim and Fabolous to their campus.

Florida International University

Rae Sremmurd and Flosstradamus

Flosstradamus is famous for his hard-hitting trap beats. He’s played music festivals like Holy Ship, Ultra mainstage and Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas. In recent years the school has brought in world-famous DJ Tiesto.