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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
Student-Run Record Label Promotes Georgetown Musicians

Student-Run Record Label Promotes Georgetown Musicians

After noticing a lack of community for students interested in the arts, Zoe Rosen (COL ’16) and Nesh Patel (COL ’16) opened Clock Hand Records, Georgetown’s first independent student-run record label. The pair created the label to encourage and support the artistic talent of Georgetown students while strengthening the presence[Read More…]

by September 18, 2015 0 comments Features, Guide - Top, The Guide

The Show Must Go On

Last weekend’s Kickback Music and Arts Festival, organized by Students of Georgetown, Inc., Georgetown Week of Welcome and the Georgetown Program Board, might have struck some umbrella-toting passersby as a decidedly dreary affair. Yet, even as the day’s most violent rains lashed Copley Lawn, a small cluster of students remained.[Read More…]

by September 15, 2015 1 comment Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top, Uncategorized
Second Kickback to Feature Skizzy Mars, Student Art

Second Kickback to Feature Skizzy Mars, Student Art

Skizzy Mars and Louisa Wendorff will headline the second annual Kickback Music Festival, hosted by the Students of Georgetown, Inc. in conjunction with the Georgetown Program Board and Georgetown Week of Welcome, Sept. 12. This year’s event, which will take place on Copley Lawn, will also feature nine student performances,[Read More…]

by September 1, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Peter Fanone (COL ’15) performs at Kickback, a music festival sponsored by The Corp and Welcome Week on Sept. 1. The groups have not yet decided whether they will hold the festival next year.

After Successful First Run, Corp Unsure If Kickback Will Return

This Labor Day saw the debut of Kickback, a music festival featuring professional and student acts, sponsored by Students of Georgetown, Inc. and Welcome Week. Although a final ticket sale count is still being calculated — finalized information will not be made available to the public — the number of[Read More…]

by September 5, 2014 0 comments Business, Business - Top
COURTESY THE CORP

The talent at the first Kickback covers a wide range of styles and genres with a mix of both student and professional talent, such as COIN.

Falling Into the Music

From respectfully sitting at New Student Convocation to wildly cheering “Hoya Saxa” in the stands of a basketball game, Georgetown University students thrive on tradition to connect to and unite with their community. Every year, certain events are designed to foster this spirit and give students a sense of belonging[Read More…]

by August 29, 2014 0 comments Guide - Top, Lifestyle
COURTESY THE CORP
The Knocks, an electronic music group made up of Ben “B-Roc” Ruttner and James “JPatt” Patterson, will co-headline.

Kickback Lineup Posted

The full lineup of The Corp’s inaugural music and arts festival was announced Monday, setting the stage for co-headliners The Knocks and MisterWives. Kickback will open Sept. 1 with The Unforgiven, a cover band well-known in the Georgetown area, followed by two student artists — Peter Fanone and Tigers Are Bad[Read More…]

by August 26, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
COURTESY STUDENTS OF GEORGETOWN INC.
Kickback's website displays a countdown clock to the July 8 official announcement.

With Kickback, The Corp Aims to Establish New Tradition

Georgetown Day marks the end of the academic year, but its commencement has long been bereft of a singular tradition. Students of Georgetown Inc. aims to change that with Kickback, a daylong celebration of students’ return to campus. “We’re looking to plan a day for students in the fall to[Read More…]

by July 1, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News