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UUB Family Day Family Day

Scheduled for September 13, 2014

Western Illinois University and the University Union Board would like thank the hundreds of participants at Family Day 2013 at Western!  Make your plans now for 2014! Check out the Schedule of Events listing to see what we have in store.  The new live music on the outdoor festival stage at Leatherneck tailgating will feature a free concert again in 2014. We have been hard at work finding this year's quality entertainment. Check back for the final line-up  for 2014 in the Schedule of Events listing on the right side of this page sometime in late July after all of the summer orientations have completed. Exciting things happen at Family Day and we welcome you to join us for a fantastic time!

University Union Board

If you have any questions regarding  any activity during Family Day, please contact the Office of Student Activities at 309-298-3232.

Big News! No Registration for 2014! Just show up to have a great time!

Rick Springfield

Rick Springfield to Perform at Family Day Tailgating September 13

With 25 million albums sold, 17 top-40 hits, including “Don’t Talk to Strangers,” “An Affair of the Heart,” “I've Done Everything for You,” “Love Somebody” and “Human Touch,” as well as a 1981 Grammy® for Best Male Rock Vocal win for his No. 1 hit single “Jessie’s Girl”, Rick Springfield is set to rock the stage at this fall's Family Day tailgatingconcert to be held Saturday, September 13, 2014 in the Q Lot tailgating area at WIU. The new free admission outdoor music venue kicked-off two years ago with the highly touted Journey tribute band, Evolution. This past fall's welcome to long standing rockers from Illinois, .38 Special, set the stage for a long run of known artists at Family Day tailgating that parents will remember and families can enjoy.

Join the University Union Board as they host Rick Springfield at Family Day tailgating from 1:30 until 2:30 p.m., Saturday, September 13, 2014. The event is free with a large standing area in front of the festival stage. There is ample space, so make your plans to attend!