GALLERY: The 1975 Concert

By Briana Fields



In celebration of Illinois’ homecoming and the State Farm Center’s grand reopening, British indie rock band The 1975 came to campus on October 28. They performed a roughly two-hour set in front of beautiful graphics and lights and sounded great live.



Lead singer Matty Healy serenades a fan as she holds out a flower for him.




The 1975 performs their song “City” in front of a cityscape.




An underwater graphic lent a meditative vibe to an instrumental part of the show.




Healy plays guitar on top of a set piece.




 Bassist Ross MacDonald performs a solo.


This was my first concert at the State Farm Center and I was curious as to how it would go, but The 1975 filled the large space and made it feel small. I had a great time at the show and highly recommend you check out one of the many upcoming concerts on campus!



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All photos courtesy of Briana Fields


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