Post Tagged with: "concert"

ALEXANDRA BRUNJES/THE HOYA

Concert Review: MHD

At just 22 years old, French rapper Mohamed Sylla, better known by his stage name, MHD, is already making his mark on the international music scene. The rising star performed at U Street Music Hall this past Friday to a venue packed with eager fans. MHD, whose stage name is[Read More…]

by September 19, 2017 1 comment Arts & Entertainment, Guide - Top, Music, The Guide
SARAH DIETER/THE HOYA

Concert Review: Regina Spektor

Some critics say that gone are the days when musicians created their own music, dreamed up their own lyrics and provided their own accompaniment. Songs are now mainly produced for mass culture, with a songwriter inventing lyrics to hand over to a production company which creates a melody that will[Read More…]

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