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The Hoya

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

By Chelsea Hafer March 15, 2019

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...

The Red List

Wiz Khalifa To Headline Spring Concert

By Ben Uchimura April 12, 2016

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...

Spring Concert Reveal: W-- K-----?!

Spring Concert Reveal: W– K—–?!

By Jenna Clifford and Jenna Clifford April 7, 2016

All along the Eastern shore.... people line up to recieve/ She got the power in her hand/ To shock you like you won't believe/ Saw her in the Mcdonough line/ With the Voltage running through her skin [....] I...

Your Spring Concert Is...

Your Spring Concert Is…

By Emily Min and Emily Min March 16, 2015

Had a blast at Big Sean last year? Ready to see what GPB has in store for you this year? As they've just announced, here are the performers for 2015's spring kickoff concert... Pretty awesome, right?...

What’s After Dark Cuts Hurt Groups

By Toby Hung November 4, 2014

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...

Friday’s Big Sean concert benefitted from GPB’s 2014 budget.

What’s After Dark Cut Limits GPB

By Maddy Moore April 8, 2014

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...

Friday Fixat10ns: Spring Concert Edition

Friday Fixat10ns: Spring Concert Edition

By Emily Min and Emily Min March 7, 2014

[8tracks width="300" height="250" playops="" url=""] By now, some of you may know that the headliners for the Spring Kick-Off Concert are official. In less than a month,...

Coordinate the Date

By The Editorial Board February 21, 2014

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...

Wires Crossed in GPB, Dip Ball Scheduling

By Hannah Post February 21, 2014

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...

Spring Concert a Rave

By The Editorial Board March 22, 2013

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...

Calvin Harris Set for Spring Concert

By Eitan Sayag March 20, 2013

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...

GPB Announces Potential Spring Concert Picks

By Eitan Sayag November 20, 2012

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...

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