Laurier voted top music campus on CBC Radio 3

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Canadian rapper, Shad, seen here performing at Wilf’s, studied BBA at Laurier. (File photo by Mike Lakusiak)

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Evan Abeele, guitarist for Memoryhouse, attended Laurier in 2009. (File photo by Yusif Kidwai)

Wilfrid Laurier University, after a three days of online voting, was named CBC Radio 3’s “Top Music Campus” in Canada. Other finalists in the top ten included University of Guelph in third place and Queen’s University in sixth. Laurier has been the roots to emerging artists Shad, Evan Abeele from Memoryhouse and Will Currie and the Country French, as well as hosting numerous bands and musicians such as Metric, The Weeknd, Mac Miller, Alexisonfire and, most recently, Passion Pit.

You can check out the full story on CBC Radio 3 here: http://music.cbc.ca/#/blogs/2013/9/Canadas-best-music-campus-is-Wilfrid-Laurier-University

Also, be sure to tune into CBC Radio 3 at 12 p.m. ET for an interview between Radio Laurier Station Manager, James Blake, and Lana Gay where they’ll discuss the history of Laurier’s musical presence.

 

 

 

 

 

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