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UIC Brings First Female Headliner to Spark in the Park

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UIC’s annual Spark festival is coming up this Friday! Spark will be held this year in Granderson Field, doors open at 2:30. Tix are $10 for UIC students, $25 for staff and alumni, and $45 for non UIC guests. Ticket prices will go up at the door so buy them now!


  1. 2018 DJ Battle Winner @ 3:30pm

  2. 2018 Battle of the Bands Winner – New House @ 4:15pm

  3. FemDot @  5:00pm

  4. Jussie Smollett @ 6:15pm

  5. Rich The Kid @ 7:30pm

  6. 2018 Cultural Showcase Winner – EKC @ 8:30pm

  7. H.E.R. @ 9:00pm

This year Spark is proud to announce we will be having our first ever female headliner!

H.E.R. (Having Everything Revealed) is a 21-year-old contemporary R&B artist, who surfaced into the music scene in 2016. H.E.R. offers both a vulnerable and assured sound through the production and writing in her music. The California native artist has collaborated with other prominent musicians such as Daniel Caesar, Khalid, and Bryson Tiller.

Spark is also excited to give a festival experience to attendees this year. We will be having multiple acts, great food options, face painting stations, out door games and more! Come find out for yourself!

Wanna get familiar with all the Spark artists before the show? Check out this playlist!


My name is Tara and I put out articles for UIC Radio on whatever day I can. I’m a media communication and professional writing major at the University of Illinois at Chicago. If you want to keep up with my saucy life you can follow me here:

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