Big Sean, Young the Giant, Caitlyn Smith to play 2017 Springtime of Youth festival in Fayetteville

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Detroit rapper Big Sean will headline the annual Springtime of Youth music festival this year, officials announced.

The event, set for Saturday, April 29 at the Washington County Fairgrounds, will also feature rock band Young the Giant and singer/songwriter Caitlyn Smith.

The University of Arkansas’ Headliners Concert Committee on Wednesday made the lineup announcement, and said more artists will soon be revealed. A graphic posted to Twitter also includes DJ C.Hadley and Molten Mama.

The festival debuted in 2015 as an alternative to the committee’s typical semester concerts held at Barnhill Arena.The inaugural event took place over two consecutive days, but was converted to a single-day event in 2016.

Past performers include Diplo, Wiz Khalifa, Børns, Mutemath, Moxie Raia, MisterWives, and others.

The event is free for UA-Fayetteville students, but tickets are required. Students can reserve tickets beginning April 1. Follow @UA_Headliners on Twitter or @uahcc on Facebook for future details.

Public general admission tickets go on sale for $30 on April 3 17 through the Walton Arts Center box office.

Big Sean – Bounce Back

Young The Giant – Something To Believe In

Caitlyn Smith – Before You Called Me Baby