MEDIA CONTACT: Kelsie Weekes


FAU to Host Eighth Annual Fall Bonfire and Concert
Hollywood Undead to Perform as Headliner


BOCA RATON, Fla. (Sept. 3, 2015) – The Florida Atlantic University Program Board and Student Alumni Association invite the public to attend the eighth annual Fall Bonfire and Concert on Thursday, Sept. 10 at FAU’s Boca Raton campus, 777 Glades Road. The bonfire will begin at 7 p.m. on the west side of campus near the track and field, with a concert by Hollywood Undead scheduled to begin at 9 p.m. at the Student Union outdoor stage.

FAU President John Kelly, FAU Head Football Coach Charlie Partridge, as well as members of the football team are scheduled to attend the bonfire, which is free of charge.

The Hollywood Undead concert is free of charge to FAU students with their OWL Card, and general public tickets are $10. Tickets are available at the FAU Student Union Box Office at 800-745-3000 or www.fauevents.com, or at www.ticketmaster.com.

The event is an FAU tradition which brings FAU students and the community together prior to the first home football game each season.  The FAU Owls are schedule to play the University of Miami at FAU Stadium on Friday, Sept. 11 at 8 p.m.

For media coverage, contact Kelsie Weekes at 561-350-5705 or Weekesk@fau.edu.



About Florida Atlantic University:

Florida Atlantic University, established in 1961, officially opened its doors in 1964 as the fifth public university in Florida. Today, the University, with an annual economic impact of $6.3 billion, serves more than 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students at sites throughout its six-county service region in southeast Florida. FAU’s world-class teaching and research faculty serves students through 10 colleges: the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, the College of Business, the College for Design and Social Inquiry, the College of Education, the College of Engineering and Computer Science, the Graduate College, the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing and the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science. FAU is ranked as a High Research Activity institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The University is placing special focus on the rapid development of critical areas that form the basis of its strategic plan: Healthy aging, biotech, coastal and marine issues, neuroscience, regenerative medicine, informatics, lifespan and the environment. These areas provide opportunities for faculty and students to build upon FAU’s existing strengths in research and scholarship. For more information, visit  www.fau.edu