#4 Billboard music group performs at Spring Fest

 

Kelly Ross

News Co-Editor

Seeb, a music group, performed at The University’s annual Spring Fest event Saturday.

Seeb music is an electronic music trio that is based in Oslo, Norway, according to Seeb’s website. The trio consists of two musicians, Simen Eriksurd and Espen Berg, and one producer, Trond Opsahl.

The trio formed in 2015, according to the website.

The group has created remixes of popular songs. Their interpretation of “I took a Pill in Ibiza” by Mike Poser first gained recognition on Spotify, according to the website. The group received national recognition for the remix. The song rose to number 4 on the Billboard hot 100 list.

Today, the group focuses on their own music instead of remixes. They signed a global deal with Universal Music in 2016, according to the website.

Their debut single “Breathe” was first released in March of 2016. It has 70 million streaming plays on Spotify, according to the website.

Spring fest is an annual event at The University organized and hosted by The University of Scranton Programming Board. It is free to all students.

The event starts at 2 p.m. and continues through the day until 11 p.m. Spring Fest includes other entertainment such as Battle of the Bands, food and inflatables. It is scheduled to take place on the Dionne Green but will be moved to the Byron Center in the case of rain.

An opening act performed at 7 p.m., and Seeb took the stage at 8:30 p.m.

The University of Scranton Program Board is a student-run organization that hosts events on and off campus throughout the year. The organization promotes social, cultural, recreational and educational events, according to their mission statement.

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