The Oberlin Review

JackFest founders Harry Israelson and Jackworth Smith pose with a stuffed and mounted friend.

JackFest!: Controversial Student-Run Music Festival Reveals Headliners

April 15, 2011

“This is what I want to do with my life. This is my passion,” said College senior Jackworth Smith in an interview last Friday. Smith was referring to JackFest, a promising yet controversial music festival that he and fellow collaborator, College senior Harry Israelson, have planned for this May 14. The day of music will be held on North Fields and will feature both student bands and popular touring acts. The exciting headliners include Canadian indie rock band Born Ruffians, British hip-...

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