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The crowd of over 4,000 people at FAU's 12th annual bonfire earlier this month. Photo by Alex Liscio

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

September 17, 2019

Here's a recap of the 12th annual bonfire and concert. Performers included Waka Flocka Flame and Kris Allen.

2019 Bonfire promotional poster. Courtesy of FAU Program Board's Twitter.

FAU to host annual Bonfire concert Friday

September 5, 2019

To kick off football season, FAU is bringing American Idol winner Kris Allen and BET Hip Hop Award-winning artist Waka Flocka Flame for it...

Students dance during 2016's OwlFest, which featured Kesha and LunchMoney Lewis. Photo by Max Jackson

Opinion: OwlFest finally boasts lineup students want to see

October 22, 2018

Relevant artists 21 Savage and Juicy J will perform at the annual fall concert.

Bonfire 2018: We the Kings & Travis Porter

Bonfire 2018: We the Kings & Travis Porter

September 8, 2018

FAU's annual bonfire, with performances by rock band We the Kings and rap group Travis Porter.

Owlsley stands in front of the bonfire in fall 2016. This year will be FAU's 11th annual bonfire. Photo by Max Jackson

Annual bonfire to announce OwlFest lineup, Homecoming theme

September 5, 2018

Rock group We the Kings and hip-hop group Travis Porter will visit the Boca campus Friday as part of this year’s 11th annual bo...

Rock group We the Kings and Travis Porter will co-headline the fall 2018 bonfire concert. Image courtesy of FAU Program Board's Instagram

We the Kings, Travis Porter set to headline fall bonfire concert

July 3, 2018

Head football coach Lane Kiffin will also make an appearance.

FAU’s mascot Owlsley helps the opening act, hip-hop violinist Josh Vietti, get the crowd dancing during his performance. Joshua Giron | contributing photographer.

Tenth annual bonfire goes off without a hitch

September 1, 2017

The event lasted from 7-10 p.m. and ended with the lighting of the bonfire.

Yung Joc performs for military members at a U.S. naval base in Africa. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

Opinion: FAU’s music choice is your iPod nano from middle school

August 31, 2017

Despite not releasing a studio album in a decade, rapper Yung Joc will headline this year’s bonfire concert.

Rapper Yung Joc performs on the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower aircraft carrier. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

Rapper Yung Joc to headline bonfire concert

August 30, 2017

Hip-hop violinist Josh Vietti will also perform at the annual event.

The stage lights reveal the crowd during the finale of Chase Bryant’s show. Andrew Fraieli | Managing Editor

Bonfire performance met with mixed student reviews

October 25, 2016

F lorida Atlantic catered to country music lovers for this year’s Homecoming bonfire concert — but it left some students...

Owsley watches over the bonfire prior to the Hollywood Undead concert. Max Jackson | Staff Photographer

Homecoming bonfire moved due to administrative decision

October 21, 2016

The ninth annual bonfire event has been moved from its usual time of year at the beginning of the football season to Homecoming week for the first time in nine years.

Owsley watches over the bonfire prior to the Hollywood Undead concert. Max Jackson | Staff Photographer

Bonfire crowd comes to life for Hollywood Undead

September 11, 2015

The eighth annual Bonfire festival and concert took place last night, debuting a new schedule and the most expensive headlining act to play the event yet.