An active member of UB’s New York City alumni chapter,
Wayne Domnitz (BA ’87) fondly recalls his time serving on the
UUAB Concert Board and then as SA Fest coordinator.
“I was involved with a number of performers very early in
their careers, including Squeeze, REM and Cyndi Lauper. I worked
with the Talking Heads on the ‘Stop Making Sense’ tour.
I also worked with the Band, the Clash and Big Country. These
events helped me develop organizational, budgeting and marketing
skills that I use to this day.
“Among my favorite memories was joking with Cyndi Lauper
on a humid spring morning backstage before her show at Baird Point.
It was around the time when ‘Girls Just Want to Have
Fun’ was hitting number one on all the charts. Also memorable
was introducing The Hooters to a screaming crowd at Alumni Arena as
the intro to ‘And We Danced’ played in the
What did you keep from your years at UB? Email a photo and brief description, subject line “Keepsakes.”