2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Mike Stud

Wednesday, March 16
11:55PM - 12:35AM


Mike Stud’s entry into music started with a crushing, life-changing blow. With dreams of being a major league pitcher, the Rhode Island native was on the fast track to a career in baseball. He earned Louisville Slugger Player of the Year honors in high school, scored a full athletic scholarship to Duke University and was selected as an All-American during his freshman year. And then it was over. After requiring Tommy John Surgery, his elbow never quite rebounded. “It felt like it never really healed completely. I was pitching and it was clear I just wasn’t as good anymore.” But while sidelined from the mound, he started tinkering with Garageband. He crafted “College Humor,” a witty ode to undergrad hedonism as a lighthearted distraction from his sluggish recovery in 2010. The song quickly took off. “We would play it at the baseball parties and our teammates liked it. The bars at school would start to play it. I went into th...

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Providence, RI
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