Office of Student Activities

Friday Night Live



Click on each performer’s picture for a link to a video and on their name for a link to their website. 


Marcus Monroe, comedy juggler

Friday, August 26th at 8:00 P.M. in Bishops Lounge

previously performed at large music festivals including Bonnaroo, Summerfest, and Outside Lands

—featured on CBS’s The Late Show with David Letterman

recipient of the prestigious Andy Kaufman Award


LAST COMIC STANDING -- Season: 9 -- Pictured: Francisco Ramos -- (Photo by: Paul Drinkwater/NBC)

Francisco Ramosstand-up comedian

Friday, September 2nd at 8:00 P.M. in The Cove

 —featured on NBC’s Last Comic Standing as a Top 10 finalists

 —winner of the 2016 Cozi TV’s Comedy Search 

 —voiced the character King Marmoset in the animated movie RIO





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Friday, September 9th at 9:30 P.M. in The Cove

Austin based R&B singer-songwriter

—competed in the first season of NBC’s The Voice

Draws influences from performers such as Lenny Kravitz and John Legend




Flashback Friday,
90s themed party

Friday, September 16th at 9:30 P.M. in Bishops Lounge

—90s themed party featuring Austin based cover band, The After Party

—FREE 600 Degrees pizza

—Photo booth, games, tie dye, and more…



Ben Seidman, comedy magician

Friday, September 23rd at 8:00 P.M. in The Cove

—co-starred in Magic Outlaws on Travel Channel

—previous Resident Magician at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas

—winner of the 2015 Best Small Venue Performer award from Campus Activity Magazine




Painting with a Twist
exclusive SU Paint party

Friday, September 30th at 8:00 P.M. in McCombs Ballrooms

FREE on-campus painting workshop includes food, games, prizes, and more

—participants will receive their own canvas and all necessary supplies

—enjoy FREE food, games, prizes, and more. 


Chloe Hilliard, stand-up comedian

Friday, October 14th at 9:30 P.M. in The Cove

 —frequent panel guest on The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore

 —featured on NBC’s Last Comic Standing 






SU Showcase, student performances

Friday, October 21st at 9:30 P.M. in The Cove

 —check out your fellow Pirates as they display their talents in singing, dancing, spoken word, and more

—Auditions will be held on Wednesday, September 28th at 6 PM - 8 PM

Follow this link for audition information





Sean Bott, hypnotist & mentalist

Friday, October 28th at 8:00 P.M. in The Cove

—featured appearances on The Sci-Fi Channel, the WB, and on-air with Radio Disney

—described as “a crazy blend of Jack Black and Criss Angel.” by LA Times 





Dive-in Movie: The Shallows, Homecoming Weekend event

Friday, November 4th at 10:00 P.M. in the Robertson Center Pool

“In the taut thriller The Shallows, when Nancy (Blake Lively) is surfing on a secluded beach, she finds herself on the feeding ground of a great white shark. Though she is stranded only 200 yards from shore, survival proves to be the ultimate test of wills, requiring all of Nancy’s ingenuity, resourcefulness, and fortitude.”

—Take your movie going experience to a new level with a chance to float in the Walzel pool while watching The Shallows. 




SU Drafthouse: The Secret Life of Pets, an SU tradition

Friday, November 11th at 8:00 P.M. in the McCombs Ballrooms

“Max’s life as a favorite pet is turned upside down, when his owner brings home a sloppy mongrel named Duke. They have to put their quarrels behind when they find out that an adorable white bunny named Snowball is building an army of lost pets determined to take revenge”

—Free food and non-alcoholic beverages will be provided 

Students 21 years of age or older will be allowed no more than three (3)  12 oz. beers or wine coolers or three (3) 5 oz. servings of wine. Valid ID required


Step n’ Stroll,
 student performances & an SU tradition

Friday, November 18th at 8:00 P.M. in Bishops Lounge

—A classic SU Tradition, this event brings together fraternities and sororities from across central Texas to compete in a unique strolling competition

Register your team here! 




Casino Night, an SU tradition

Friday, December 2nd at 7:00 P.M. in Bishops Lounge 

—End the semester on a high note at Casino Night. Each guest is given FREE chips to play with. Earn more chips throughout the night for your chance to walkaway with amazing prizes right before the holiday season.