Gregg Gillis, better known as Girl Talk, will headline The University of Southern Mississippi’s sixth annual Eaglepalooza set for Nov. 20 on Main Street in downtown Hattiesburg. The event, hosted by the Southern Miss Student Government Association and Brownstone’s Restaurant, kicks off at 6 p.m., and is free to the public.
“We are looking forward to seeing new faces in the crowd and having Eaglepalooza veterans return to carry on the tradition,” said SGA president, J.R. Robinson.
The event will be packed with live entertainment, starting off the night with Foulon Brothers from Picayune and Grupo Fantasma from Austin, Texas. S.M.A.A.S.H., who originated on the Southern Miss campus, will follow and lead into the Girl Talk performance.
The Eaglepalooza performance schedule, along with the Southern Miss pep rally, includes the following:
• 6 p.m.- Foulon Brothers
• 7 p.m.- S.M.A.A.S.H
• 8 p.m.- Grupo Fantasma
• 9 p.m.- Southern Miss Pep Rally
• 10 p.m.- Girl Talk
Southern Miss will provide transportation to students, at no cost, to the event via a shuttle service from the university’s freshman quad to downtown Hattiesburg from 6 p.m.-12:30 a.m.
The event is co sponsored by Southern Miss Activities Council, Caliente Grille, The Bottling Company, Hampton Inn, The Reserve at Park Place, Parkwest Apts., and Westover Apts.
About The University of Southern Mississippi
The University of Southern Mississippi, founded in 1910, is a comprehensive doctoral and research-extensive university fulfilling its mission of being a leading university in engaging and empowering individuals to transform lives and communities. In a tradition of leadership for student development, Southern Miss is educating a 21st century work force providing intellectual capital, cultural enrichment and innovation to Mississippi and the world. Southern Miss is located in Hattiesburg, Miss., with an additional campus and teaching and research sites on the Mississippi Gulf Coast; further information is found at www.usm.edu.