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The Virginia Gentlemen

The Virginia Gentlemen

 Acappella Week, Day 4             The Rundown: The Virginia Gentlemen are the oldest Acappella group to come out of the University of Virginia.  Founded in 1953 as a branch-off of the Virginia Glee Club, the group of signers now travel internationally and are well-known for their blue jacket and orange and […]

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Deltones

Deltones

 Acappella Week, Day 3             The Rundown:  The Deltones, formed at the University of Delaware in 1991, are another amazing Acappella group who appeared on The Singoff in 2011.  Making it onto the show is a massive accomplishment all by itself, but this group was able to make it to […]

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SoCal VoCals

SoCal VoCals

 Acappella Week, Day 3 The Rundown:  Another Acappella group who appeared on The Singoff, The SoCal VoCals, from the University of Southern California, got started in 1996 as the first of seven Acapella groups to come out of the University of Southern Callifornia. In 2008 The SoCals were crowned Acappella Grand Champions while competing at […]

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The Beelzebubs

The Beelzebubs

Acappella Week, Day 2  The Rundown:  The Beelzebubs are an all male Acappella group from Tufts University in Massachusetts, USA.  Beginning in 1962 as “Jumbo’s Disciples: The Beelzebubs”, they dropped the first part and are now commonly referred to as “The Bubs”.  The Beelzebubs have recorded 27 albums and three live albums since 1962. Though […]

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The Princeton Tigertones

The Princeton Tigertones

Acappella Week, Day 2 The Rundown: The Princeton Tigertones are an Acappella group from, you guessed it, Princeton University in New Jersey, USA, first formed in 1946 by Henry G. Parker ’48 .  They are internationally known, having traveled to Europe and Asia to perform.  They were even featured in the Rolling Stone magazine in 1995. […]

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Rockapella

Rockapella

Acappella Week, Day 1 Me and Acappella go way back.  Not that I was ever in an Acappella group, but I do remember the first time I realized how amazing Acappella was. Perhaps you remember a little show called, “Where in the World is Carmen San Diego“?  If not, you’re probably too young or not […]

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The Harvard-Radcliffe Veritones

The Harvard-Radcliffe Veritones

Acappella Week , Day 1              So in case you missed it, all the bands we put up this week will follow a theme.  This week’s theme is Acappella.  If you don’t know what Acappella is, well, you will know it and love it quite possibly by the end of today, […]

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