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JAY SEAN | FACEBOOK The process of choosing an artist began last March, when concert co-chairs released polls over social media, followed by a partnership with an agent to come up with a list of possibilities within the organization’s budget range.

Jay Sean, Jesse McCartney to Headline Spring Concert

Musical artists Jay Sean and Jesse McCartney will perform in the McDonough Gymnasium on Friday, April 12, as co-headliners for the Georgetown Program Board’s annual spring concert, GPB announced this week. This year’s concert differs from previous years’, with two main artists scheduled instead of two openers and a headliner.[Read More…]

by March 15, 2019 0 comments Guide - Top, The Guide
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Wiz Khalifa To Headline Spring Concert

The Georgetown Program Board announced on Thursday that rapper Wiz Khalifa will headline the GPB Spring Kickoff Concert. The concert will be held in the McDonough Gymnasium on Saturday, April 22. Doors will be open from 9 p.m. to 10:45 p.m., with tickets ranging from $35 for Georgetown students to[Read More…]

by April 12, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

What’s After Dark Cuts Hurt Groups

One year after the Center for Student Engagement discontinued its What’s After Dark program due to university-wide budget cuts, several groups, including the Georgetown Program Board, Relay for Life and the Black Student Association continue to face difficulties in funding late-night programs. These groups traditionally used What’s After Dark funding[Read More…]

by November 4, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Friday’s Big Sean concert benefitted from GPB’s 2014 budget.

What’s After Dark Cut Limits GPB

After attracting the likes of Big Sean, Calvin Harris and Wiz Khalifa in recent years, the Georgetown Program Board will face challenges procuring star headliners for its Spring Kickoff Concert with the event’s budget set to be cut by $15,000 next year. When the university discontinued What’s After Dark in[Read More…]

by April 8, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

Coordinate the Date

Last year, the Diplomatic Ball and Relay for Life occurred on the same night, frustrating the participants and the orchestrators of both events. What many had hoped was an anomaly is becoming an unfortunate trend, illustrating the need for more centralized communication between student groups. Again, Dip Ball has been[Read More…]

by February 21, 2014 0 comments Editorial, Opinion

Wires Crossed in GPB, Dip Ball Scheduling

Georgetown students will face a Friday night dilemma this spring, as miscommunications led to the scheduling of both the 89th Annual Diplomatic Ball and the Georgetown Program Board Spring Kickoff Concert on the night of April 4. This is not the first time a scheduling conflict of this sort has[Read More…]

by February 21, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

Spring Concert a Rave

With Georgetown’s population hovering at 17,000 undergraduate and graduate students, the Georgetown Program Board’s task of finding an artist for the annual spring concert with universal university appeal is a difficult one. Scottish DJ Calvin Harris has been announced as the main act for this year’s event. The announcement made[Read More…]

by March 22, 2013 0 comments Opinion

Calvin Harris Set for Spring Concert

Electronic dance musician Calvin Harris will headline the Spring Kickoff Concert in McDonough Arena on April 6, the Georgetown Program Board announced Monday. Harris was not included in a poll measuring student preferences for artists conducted by GPB in November, despite assurances that an artist from the polling options would be chosen.[Read More…]

by March 20, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

GPB Announces Potential Spring Concert Picks

Approximately 1,300 students have voted for the spring concert’s headline artist since the Georgetown Program Board launched an online poll Thursday night. Voters could rank five electronic dance music artists — Afrojack, Alesso, Axwell, Bassnectar and Steve Aoki — and the winner of the poll will likely be the headliner at the spring concert tentatively scheduled for[Read More…]

by November 20, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

Wiz Khalifa to Perform at Spring Concert

Hip-hop and rap artist Wiz Khalifa will headline the Georgetown Program Board’s Spring Kickoff Concert March 30. The opening acts for the concert have yet to be announced. Khalifa, known for his songs “Black And Yellow,” “No Sleep” and “Young, Wild & Free” will perform in McDonough Arena. Tickets go on sale[Read More…]

by March 14, 2012 0 comments Uncategorized