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FGCU's Nest Fest Changes Lineup

FGCU Programming Board

Florida Gulf Coast University's annual musical festival is getting a last-minute change. 

The FGCU Programming Board announced a change, this week, in the musical lineup for FGCU's Nest Fest.

The rapper Wale was scheduled to co-headline the show with fellow rapper Kyle.

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Wale at Georgetown's Midnight Madness

Kyle remains co-headliner but will now be performing with Sage the Gemini, who is known for his 2014 hit "Gas Pedal."

Nest Fest will be held at Hertz Arena, formerly known as Germain Arena, in Estero on April 4th.

Tickets are still on sale for $25 for students and $35 for the public and will increase to $45 for everyone on the day of the show.

Rachel Iacovone is a reporter and associate producer of Gulf Coast Live for WGCU News. Rachel came to WGCU as an intern in 2016, during the presidential race. She went on to cover Florida Gulf Coast University students at President Donald Trump's inauguration on Capitol Hill and Southwest Floridians in attendance at the following day's Women's March on Washington.Rachel was first contacted by WGCU when she was managing editor of FGCU's student-run media group, Eagle News. She helped take Eagle News from a weekly newspaper to a daily online publication with TV and radio branches within two years, winning the 2016 Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Award for Best Use of Multimedia in a cross-platform series she led for National Coming Out Day. She also won the Mark of Excellence Award for Feature Writing for her five-month coverage of an FGCU student's transition from male to female.As a WGCU reporter, she produced the first radio story in WGCU's Curious Gulf Coast project, which answered the question: Does SWFL Have More Cases of Pediatric Cancer?Rachel graduated from Florida Gulf Coast University with a bachelor's degree in journalism.