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A Concert and An Unusual Friendship

In 1892, a Stanford University student of the Pioneer Class arranged for the famous pianist, Ignacy Jan Paderewski, to come and perform at Stanford. Paderewski was a world-renowned concert pianist and composer in the late 19th and early 20th century. He had been touring across Europe and North America at[Read More…]

Concert Review: Jessica Hernandez and the Deltas

Concert Review: Jessica Hernandez and the Deltas

With their unique style, Detroit-based Jessica Hernandez and the Deltas have attracted a lot of buzz in the music world in the past year. The band has created a unique blend of rock, jazz, soul, R&B and Motown influences unrivaled by anything playing on the mainstream airways today. The group[Read More…]

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Fitz and the Tantrums gave a performance full of electric pop at the 9:30 club last week.

Concert Review: Fitz and the Tantrums

★★★★☆ 9:30 Club The alternative band Fitz and the Tantrums has been all the buzz lately with its vibrant songs “Out of My League” and “MoneyGrabber,” which carry the eccentric indie-pop sound that first hooked listeners during the group’s start in 2008. Combining an impressive stage presence with this catchy,[Read More…]

by November 13, 2014 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide

Free Concert Honors Veterans

In honor of Veterans Day, chart-topping musical artists from Rihanna to Bruce Springsteen will take the stage at the National Mall for a concert Nov. 11. Hosted by Starbucks and HBO, the free concert is expected to attract as many as 800,000 attendees, according to Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority.[Read More…]

by October 31, 2014 1 comment City News, News

Band Knocks at the Door of Success

The beginning of school is a hectic time for us all. Classes are starting up again, the bookstore suddenly turns into a war zone and moving in to our respective housing sucks. However, this year we students had a chance decompress over the Labor Day weekend because The Knocks were[Read More…]

by October 10, 2014 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide
Concert Bursts With Color

Concert Bursts With Color

Paint flying, people dancing, music blaring — this is the typical scene at Life in Color, or as some might call it, the “World’s Largest Paint Party.” Life in Color mixes electronic dance music with large blasts of neon paint and features a variety of popular DJs. Past events have[Read More…]

by September 19, 2014 0 comments Features, Guide - Top, The Guide
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Jeza (COL '09) will perform at this year's GEMA Rocks.

Campus Concert Unites Generations of Talented Musicians

When a Hoya names notable alumni, famous politicians, diplomats and lawyers are usually at the top of the list. Not quite so obvious are the names of successful alumni musicians. Despite the fact that Georgetown has produced a slew of successful musical talent that includes Grammy winners and big recording[Read More…]

by September 5, 2014 0 comments Features, Guide - Top, The Guide
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Concert Celebrates Papal Canonization

Georgetown partnered with other D.C. organizations to host a concert, titled “Peace Through Music ‘In Our Age,’” which commemorated the canonization of Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II. The concert, which was last night at DAR Constitution Hall in downtown D.C., featured musical performances and speakers that highlighted the two[Read More…]

by May 6, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

Interfaith Concert Follows Screening Withdrawal

A week and a half after Students for Justice in Palestine withdrew from a film screening meant to foster dialogue with pro-Israel student groups, the Jewish and Muslim Chaplaincies held Amplified Voices, a concert aiming to increase dialogue between Palestinians and Israelis through music, in Gaston Hall on Sunday. Presented[Read More…]

by November 15, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Concert Commemorates Chilean Coup Anniversary

To mark the 40th anniversary of the 1973 coup in Santiago, Chile, Chilean folk singer PatricioZamorano performed a concert Wednesday in the Intercultural Center Auditorium. The event, sponsored by the Department of Spanish & Portuguese, commemorated the coup’s anniversary with a message of historical memory, justice and peace. The concert began with a video[Read More…]

by September 13, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News