Video created by Dwight Torculas

Madipalooza is a spring music festival held smack dab in the middle of JMU’s campus at Bridgeforth Stadium and the Godwin Transit Center. In its 10th year it’s an event that can't be described—it has to be experienced! But since you're here, we'll try:

First, there's great music (lineups typically announced late winter/early spring): up-and-coming artists from across a variety of genres to satisfy the diverse tastes of our students, and usually including at least one local act - one will be the winner of Rumble Down Under, JMU's own battle of the bands!

Then there's the yummy food and drinks: whether provided for free just for showing up or sold from one of the awesome local vendors. There is sure to be something for everyone.

Lastly there's fun and exciting games and activities sprinkled throughout festival that run for the whole event: we mix it up every year, so you never know what kinds of craziness to expect until the activities are announced—maybe a photo booth with silly props, an inflatable obstacle course, or a rock climbing wall! (And yes, these are all things we've had before!)

Oh, and did we mention all the free stuff you can get?!? Between door prizes, t-shirts, prizes from activities, goods from our sponsors, and maybe a few other special givaways, you could leave with a great haul just for showing up. It doesn't get any better than free, right?

However you want to describe Madipalooza, you certainly won't want to miss the best thing in the spring! We can't wait to see you there!

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