Counting down to Spring Fling 2016

Who do you want to headline and open Spring Fling 2K16?

Host of The Weekly Tune Up, a DMV concert music show, Helen Jiang breaks down Program Board’s Spotify playlist of hints. First cuts were made at 2pm on March 22, and second cuts around 10am on March 23, with the final setlist out on March 24. Who do you think will be the final artists? While reading, give Program Board’s playlist a spin.

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You Found Me, The Fray: Colonials Weekend ’13

The Fray at GW
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They were the band you listened to in high school, or at least you remembered them for their hit singles: “How to Save a Life” and “You Found Me”. Maybe you spent your early angst-filled teens listening to “Over My Head (Cable Car)” to remedy your crush. Maybe nostalgia has you still listening to them.

Grammy nominated rock band, The Fray, played both new and familiar songs for the GW community on the Saturday of Colonials Weekend. It was a night of mutual redemption, with lead singer Isaac Slade’s passionate and soothing vocals filling the Smith Center. Songs like “Turn Me On” hyped up the crowd with its strength of longing, reuniting the band and their fans in concert since their last official tour in Fall 2012.

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