Dominic Fike would be the nighttime headliner for this yr’s Dillo Day, Mayfest Productions introduced Thursday.
Dillo Day’s Could 21 competition will mark the occasion’s fiftieth anniversary. As the most important student-run music competition within the nation, this yr’s theme of “Return to the Rodeo” pays homage to the roots of the occasion.
Fike, a Naples, Florida, native, first rose to fame in 2018 after the December 2017 launch of his first E.P., “Don’t Overlook About Me, Demos.” The venture was independently launched and sparked a bidding conflict between a number of labels earlier than he was signed in April 2018 by Columbia Data. It was then re-released later that yr below the label.
In July 2020, Fike launched his first full-length studio album, “What Might Presumably Go Mistaken.” All through his profession, he has additionally collaborated with quite a lot of artists, together with fellow 2022 Dillo Day performer Remi Wolf, 2021 performer Omar Apollo and Paul McCartney. Fike has additionally begun an performing profession, starring within the second season of Euphoria as Elliot when it was launched earlier this yr.
Fike is the fourth act introduced forward of this yr’s competition, following Wolf because the daytime headliner, Vicetone because the opener and Tinashe as a mainstage performer.
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