Gallery: FAU’s 12th annual bonfire features Waka Flocka Flame, Kris Allen

Earlier this month, around 4,000 people attended FAU’s 12th annual bonfire concert. Performers included Waka Flocka Flame and Kris Allen.

FAU students enjoying violinist Mapy’s performance Sept. 6 at the 12th annual Bonfire on campus. Photo by Jesse Gann

 Kris Allen performing at the 12th annual Bonfire. He played as direct support for Waka Flocka Flame. Photo by Alex Liscio

 Kris Allen performing at the 12th annual Bonfire. Before playing his last song, “Live Like We’re Dying,” he pointed to a fan in the crowd and said, “this one’s just for you.” Photo by Alex Liscio

Parisian violinist Mapy opened the 12th annual Bonfire, playing covers of hit songs like Bruno Mars’ “Finesse.” Photo by Alex Liscio

Owlsley getting the crowd pumped up before Waka Flocka Flame’s performance at the 12th annual Bonfire. Photo by Jesse Gann

Rapper Waka Flocka Flame singing “Hard in da Paint” on stage during his bonfire performance. Photo by Jesse Gann

Waka Flocka Flame performing headline at the 12th annual Bonfire. This was his second time performing at FAU in the last two years. Photo by Alex Liscio

Waka Flocka Flame jumped down to greet the crowd during his first song, and many times throughout the night. Photo by Alex Liscio 

Near the end of his set, Waka Flocka Flame jumped into the crowd. Before rushing into the crowd, he said, “I hate stages, you can’t feel anything.” Photo by Alex Liscio

Fans jumped on people’s shoulders when Waka Flocka Flame was in the crowd to get a better view. There were 4,000 people in attendance at the Bonfire. Photo by Alex Liscio

Owlsley poses in front of the UCF’s mascot, which was burned ahead of the FAU vs. UCF matchup, at the 12th annual Bonfire. Photo by Alex Liscio

The knight in flames. It took nearly 30 minutes for it to burn completely. Photo by Alex Liscio

Student Leticia Bertellotti raises her hand during the burning of the UCF Knight after the bonfire concert. 

Engulfed in flames, the head of the UCF Knight breaks off and falls to the ground. 

Alex Liscio is the photo editor of the University Press. For information regarding this or other galleries, email [email protected]