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Get to Know This Year’s Dillo Acts

This article is a part of Her Campus Northwestern’s Dillo Day Week – a week full of themed content on everything related to Northwestern’s Dillo Day music festival happening this Saturday, June 2. 

Each Dillo Day act announcement left everyone asking… “Who?” This year’s acts may not be well-known, but by the end of the day, they will definitely be well-liked. Here are this year’s main stage acts and some songs you should listen to before seeing them:

Young the Giant

Young the Giant is a California-based rock band and Dillo’s night-time headliner. You may be familiar with their song “Cough Syrup.”

“Cough Syrup”

“My Body”

“Something To Believe In”

Joey Bada$$

Joey Bada$$ is a Brooklyn rapphip-hophip hop artist. He is known for maintaining an authentic, unique and versatile sound.



“Land of the Free”

Daniel Caesar

Daniel Caesar is a Grammy-nominated R&B and soul singer-songwriter. His debut EP, “Praise Break,” was ranked number 19 on Rolling Stone’s “20 Best R&B Albums of 2014.”

“Best Part” feat. H.E.R.

“Get You” feat. Kali Uchis

“We Find Love”


Whitney is a Chicago based indie rock band. Their relaxing folk sound will be the perfect music to listen to while lying on the Lakefill.

“No Woman”

“Golden Days”



TOKiMONSTA is a record producer and DJ. She has collaborated with artists like Jessie Ware, Anderson .Paak and Kelly Rowland.

“Rose’s Thorn”

“Realla” feat. Anderson .Paak

“Don’t Call Me” feat. Yuna

Emily Chaiet

Northwestern '20

Emily Chaiet is a senior from Fort Lauderdale, Florida studying journalism at Northwestern University. She is also pursuing a minor in sociology and a certificate in integrated marketing communications. In her free time she likes to rewatch the Office on Netflix and go to CycleBar.