Post Tagged with: "concert"

FESTIVAL GNAOUA ET MUSIQUE DU MONDE

Festival Explores Gnaoua Identity

The Gnaoua Festival Tour 2017 stopped in D.C. on the night of Mar. 18 for a much-awaited performance at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Before the show, Hicham El Kebbaj, the artistic coordinator of the tour, sat down in an exclusive interview with The Hoya to discuss the[Read More…]

MIGOS

Concert Review: Migos

“Migos is bigger than the Beatles.” What started as a satirical comparison has become a near serious debate. Sparked by the inescapable single “Bad and Boujee,” which topped the Billboard charts for three weeks, Migos’ new stardom has caused many to reconsider this old joke and wonder if it may[Read More…]

RELIEF IN ABSTRACT

Concert Review: XXYYXX

Many old-school DJs lament the lack of skill and creativity of their newer counterparts. As technology has advanced, mixing and beat-matching has become easier than ever, meaning that the bar for entry into deejaying is low. This situation has created a glut of overhyped DJs who play pre-produced sets and[Read More…]

The Untold Story

What do an extreme snowboarder, a guitarist from a critically acclaimed rock band, an opening act for Big Sean and a chart-topping country songwriter have in common? Not only did they spend their college years on the Hilltop, but they will all return to perform at the Davis Performing Art[Read More…]

by September 16, 2016 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, Guide - Top, The Guide
McCartney Spans Entire Career In Verizon Show

McCartney Spans Entire Career In Verizon Show

As two pillars stood at either end of the Verizon Center stage, slowly rotating with bright, psychedelic colors, the scene was set for rock legend Paul McCartney to take the stage as part of his “One on One” world tour. The arena gradually filled with middle-aged people whose hair color[Read More…]

The Pantheon of Shred

The Pantheon of Shred

The Warner Theater played host to the Generation Axe Tour, a unique super-group comprised of five of the world’s most respected virtuoso electric guitarists on April 24. No stranger to hosting some of the world’s biggest names, including Duke Ellington, Frank Sinatra, Jay-Z and The Rolling Stones, the Warner Theater[Read More…]

ISABEL BINAMIRA/THE HOYA
British rock trio Muse pushed all visual and musical boundaries this week, delivering an energizing set at the Verizon Center, featuring hits such as “Starlight” and “Madness.”

Concert Review: Muse, ‘Drones’ World Tour

★★★★★ Just when you think the era of over-the-top arena acts has passed, British rock trio Muse continues to push the boundaries of the arena-rattling spectacle in support of its new album “Drones.” Expansive anthemic choruses, emotional vocals and legendary riffs accompanied a few dozen trucks’ worth of stage equipment[Read More…]

HFSC Inaugurates Free Concert Series

The first annual Healey Family Student Center Concert took place Friday evening, with YouTube star Phoebe Ryan performing as the headlining professional act. Other acts included performances from Daniel Breland (MSB ’17), Teddy Schaffer (COL ’16) and student band Faces for Radio, who volunteered to perform at the event. Approximately[Read More…]

by September 22, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
FILE PHOTO: ISABEL BINAMIRA/THE HOYA
Louisa Wendorff, most well-known for her cover of Taylor Swift’s “Blank Space,” performs on Copley Lawn at the second annual Kickback Music and Arts Festival, hosted by the Students of Georgetown, Inc. Sept. 12.

Kickback Returns to Rain, Small Crowds

Kickback, a campus festival celebrating both student and professional music and art, returned for its second year Saturday, but faced a low turnout due to poor weather conditions. Students of Georgetown, Inc. declined to offer a specific number of attendees. As the result of months of planning and coordination between[Read More…]

by September 18, 2015 0 comments Business, Business - Top

Concert Marks 45th Earth Day

Global Citizen Earth Day 2015, a free eight-hour event aimed at raising awareness for the issues of poverty and climate change, will take place on the National Mall to mark the 45th anniversary of Earth Day on Saturday. The Global Poverty Project and Earth Day Network have partnered for the[Read More…]

by April 17, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top