Aaron’s party hits the boulevard

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Aaron Carter performs at the “Block Party on the Boulevard” Saturday night. (REBECCA KEAY / The Daily Campus)” height=”199


It was Aaron’s party at SMU over the weekend.

 

Aaron Carter performed on Saturday at the annual “Block Party on the Boulevard” event hosted by Program Council.

Before he hit the outdoor stage, Carter posted a photo on his Instagram account stating that he was “about to rip the stage at SMU…”

Nostalgic fans of the ‘90s teen sensation lined up before the stage to hear the 25-year-old singer perform.

Carter opened his set with the classic hit “I Want Candy.”

While performing another one of his singles “How I Beat Shaq,” Carter hit the stage in the famous basketball player’s jersey.

Local pop-punk, alternative band, The Happy Alright, opened for Carter.

The Happy Alright consists of three band members who frequently perform
around Dallas.

Among the band members is SMU first-year, Sterling Gavinski.

Program Council estimated that over 1200 people attended the free event.

Before the show, booths belonging to campus organizations lined the Boulevard.

The Student Filmmakers Association passed out hand held famous faces belonging to celebrities like Aaron Carter, Britney Spears, Lady Gaga and Miley Cyrus.

After the show, Carter took time to pose for photos with fans.

Apparently, Carter enjoyed the concert just as much as the audience. The morning after he performed, Carter tweeted on his official Twitter account saying “…I LOVE COLLEGE SHOWS! Passionately.”

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