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Thanks to our 2018 partners!

Microsoft, Born This Way Body Arts, Vera Bradley, Red Bull, 303 Flats, McDonald’s McDelivery, HOT 104.5, University Walk, UT Recycling, SweeTARTS, GCS Inc., Aldi, Premier Construction Services, Knoxville TVA Employees Credit Union, Campus Car, Barnes Law Firm, and Earthfare

What is Volapalooza?

Volapalooza is an annual concert coordinated by the Entertainment Committee of the Campus Events Board and the University of Tennessee. It is the largest, most successful student-run event on campus. It will be held this year on April 27, 2018—the last day of spring semester classes—to celebrate the end of the school year and the beginning of commencement ceremonies for graduating seniors. In part, Volapalooza’s success depends on the support we receive from local, regional, and national sponsors.

Who Goes to Volapalooza?

The audience typically consists of 18- to 24-year-old students and a wider general admission audience from the Knoxville community. Past performers have included Portugal. The Man, Moon Taxi, Niykee Heaton, Lupe Fiasco, Fitz and the Tantrums, Ziggy Marley, Big Gigantic, Three 6 Mafia, Girl Talk, Flogging Molly, Passion Pit, CAKE, and many more. Over the past three years 25,000 guests have attended Volapalooza.

Advertising opportunities are available with a potential reach of 27,000+ University of Tennessee students ages 18 to 24. Volapalooza is a fantastic way to get your business’s name out to the perfect target audience. A number of advertising methods are available:

  • Volapalooza website inclusion
  • Social media inclusion
  • Logos on promotional materials
  • Radio promotion and giveaways
  • Advertising in campus newspaper
  • Opportunities to become a presenting sponsor of Volapalooza 2018

Where is Volapalooza?

Volapalooza 2018 has been moved to Thompson-Boling Arena due to recent inclement weather and its effect on the World’s Fair Park Performance Lawn. The venue has the potential to host approximately 10,000 attendees. Select sponsors are permitted to set up vendor booths in the venue to create a festival atmosphere complementing the main event.

Interested in being a sponsor?

Please contact us for a complete sponsorship packet.

Tina Pliagas, Volapalooza Partnership Chair
MaryKate Jacobs, Volapalooza Advisor




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