ITHACA, N.Y. — Misterwives and Big Gigantic will headline Cornell University’s Slope Day this year.

Misterwives features indie-pop music, while Big Gigantic is described as “instrumental livetronic.”

Listen to the Slope Day mix on Spotify here.

Brasstracks and S’natra will also perform on May 11, the Slope Day Programming Board announced Thursday.

Slope Day is a year-end university tradition that dates back more than 100 years. The event first began as “Spring Day” in 1901 as a way to celebrate the end of winter with parades, a circus and other festivities. Today, the event is still a way to celebrate the end of the year with food, drinks, activities at Slopefest, and of course, lots of music on Libe Slope.

Past performers have included Drake, Nelly, Taio Cruz, Kendrick Lamar, Chance the Rapper and others. Last year, Walk the Moon headlined Slope Day.

Tickets for 2017 will go on sale March 23.

Tickets are free for undergraduates, faculty and staff with a Cornell ID. Graduate students can buy tickets for $20 before the event and $30 on the day of. Tickets cost $25 and $35 for alumni, according to the Cornell Daily Sun.

Featured image from Slope Day Programing Board.

Kelsey O'Connor

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