Topic: Music

Spring Weekend to feature Erykah Badu, AlunaGeorge, Young Thug

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Spring Weekend to feature Erykah Badu, AlunaGeorge, Young Thug

March 22, 2017 0 comments

Rumors were finally put to rest Tuesday night as the Brown Concert Agency announced the 2017 Spring Weekend lineup at its Whiskey Republic release party.

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Grammy-winning composer performs in jazz concert

March 21, 2017 0 comments

Monty Alexander showed off his creative and eclectic jazz style at the 30th Annual Eric Adam Brudner ’84 Memorial Concert in Salomon Hall March 18.

Bloco da Brown drums up Afro-Brazilian beats

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Bloco da Brown drums up Afro-Brazilian beats

March 8, 2017 0 comments

Mateus Picanco Lima Gomes ’18 grew up playing music in Brazil.

‘Life Will See You Now’ displays affecting sincerity

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‘Life Will See You Now’ displays affecting sincerity

March 7, 2017 0 comments

LP “Life Will See You Now” embodies the dark, emotionally fraught dimension of Jen Lekman’s persona.

Rennie Harris Puremovement takes stage in Providence

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Rennie Harris Puremovement takes stage in Providence

February 28, 2017 0 comments

Over a thousand people crowded into the theater to see one of the nation’s most celebrated street dance performance groups: Rennie Harris Puremovement.

Sofar Sounds hosts underground concerts

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Sofar Sounds hosts underground concerts

February 2, 2017 0 comments

Guided by the lights of their cell phones and an address revealed only the day before, a crowd arrived at an anonymous house on Orchard Street Sunday night.

Professor Wang Lu honored by WQXR Radio

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Professor Wang Lu honored by WQXR Radio

January 25, 2017 0 comments

When music touches on the real-world implications of cultural heritage, the environment and popular culture, people are sure to notice.

Musicians captivated audiences at last fall’s Latin Jazz and Pop Festival. Brown’s Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies hosted a screening of “Ivy League Rumba,” a documentary about the festival, which focuses on the Afro-Cuban roots of the dance and its recent resurgence in popularity.

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‘Ivy League Rumba’ explores Afro-Cuban renaissance

October 5, 2016 0 comments

“Ivy League Rumba,” a documentary covering the Latin Jazz and Pop Festival held at Brown last fall, premiered Thursday at the Watson Institute.

Dolapo Akinkugbe’s ’16 final show as a Brown student will take place April 29. After Brown, he may pursue music or a spot at Columbia Law School.

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DAP takes on Colosseum for final show as undergrad

April 26, 2016 0 comments

Dolapo Akinkugbe ’16, whose musical career took off at Brown and has brought him as far as Abbey Road Studios, is ready to reflect on his undergrad years.

Stylistically akin to “the band in ‘Nightmare before Christmas,’” Silversun Pickups is currently on tour promoting its studio album, “Better Nature.”

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Silversun Pickups to play Dunkin’ Donuts Center

March 24, 2016 0 comments

Silversun Pickups will touch down in Providence April 1 to play at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center along with Bear Hands, Cage the Elephant and Foals.