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Texas A&M outfielder Jace Laviolette (17) robs a home run from Florida infielder Cade Kurland (4) in the top of the ninth inning during Texas A&M’s game against Florida at the NCAA Men’s College World Series at Charles Schwab Field in Omaha, Nebraska on Sunday, June 15, 2024. (Hannah Harrison/The Battalion)
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SLIDESHOW: BYX Island Party

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Los Angeles based Indie Rock band, The Wrecks, was featured as one of Island Party’s opening bands. 

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  • Sophomore manufacturing mechanical engineering technology major Erik Young joyfully leaps as the bands start to come on stage.

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  • John Marc Kohl an indie rock singer/songwriter based out of Bryan, Texas kicks off the event. 

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  • The crowd begins to form and dance to John Marc Kohl’s music.

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  • Island Party attendees take a break from the music to buy shaved ice.

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  • The crowd sits on blankets as they wait for the next band to perform.

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  • Texas A&M nursing student Hannah Himes takes in the beautiful music and atmosphere.

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  • Sophomore business major Kendrick Sonnemann plays spike ball with other BYX peers during the concerts. 

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  • Senior economics major Rhett Kruger plays with the dogs that the community brought to the “dog friendly” event.

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  • The lead singer of The Pass, an electro pop band based in Louisville, Kentucky, moves the crowd with his vocals. 

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  • Texas A&M Men’s Head Basketball Coach Billy Kennedy speaks about his faith at Island Party.

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  • The Wrecks pumps up the crowd with their energetic set.

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  • The crowd dances to the music of The Wrecks.

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  • Island Party’s headliner, the Mowgli’s, a Los Angeles based Alternative Rock group, rocks the BYX Island Party show to a close back in April.

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  • The lead singer of the Mowgli’s Josh Hogan engages the crowd with his belting voice.

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  • Energetic students crowd surf through the Mowgli’s set.

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  • BYX members celebrate a successful event with crowd surfing.

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