Weezer’s Rivers Cuomo to Perform ‘Africa’ at SMC Homecoming Halftime




Rivers Cuomo to play 'Africa' at SMC Homecoming - Photo © 2018 Donna Balancia
Rivers Cuomo to play 'Africa' at SMC Homecoming - Photo © 2018 Donna Balancia

By JOHN DALY

Weezer’s Rivers Cuomo will perform “Africa” during the halftime of the Santa Monica College Corsairs Homecoming Game on Oct. 20.

The SMC Corsairs take on the Allan Hancock College Bulldogs. Steve Chiotakis—the Afternoon News Anchor for KCRW (89.9 FM), whose voice is heard during the All Things Considered broadcast—will be the announcer for the halftime show. 

Rivers Cuomo checks his messages during performance at the Hi Hat - Photo © 2018 Donna Balancia
Rivers Cuomo checks his messages during performance at the Hi Hat – Photo © 2018 Donna Balancia

 

Rivers Cuomo and SMC All-Stars

Cuomo will be backed by the “All-Star SMC Alum and Faculty Band” including Jason Pitts; Grammy Award-winning bassist Kevin O’Neal; Sang Hee Cho; and Ricky Amadour. SMC Applied Music Program student Christian Alva is the event’s Assistant Music Director.

Free entry, free food courtesy of Associated Students, and limited free swag bags from KCRW at event.

WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 20. Kickoff at 4 p.m. (Gates open 3 p.m.)

WHERE:        Corsair Field, SMC main campus (1900 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica).