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Topic: Spring Weekend

The ghosts of Spring Weekends past

Arts & Culture

The ghosts of Spring Weekends past

April 23, 2020 0 comments

For the first time since Brown’s annual music festival was born in 1950, Brown Concert Agency’s highly anticipated Spring Weekend was canceled completely in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, leaving students wondering what their experience might have been. 

Spring Weekend veteran Dave Binder has been performing on the Sundays of Spring Weekends for over 30 years. This year, his performance will move from Ruth Simmons Quad to the larger Pembroke Field.

Arts & Culture

Dave Binder may perform last Spring Weekend show after over 30 years

April 25, 2019 Comments are Disabled

After more than 30 years of singing American classics on the Sunday of Spring Weekend, local musician Dave Binder may be giving his last Spring Weekend concert at the University this year, according to the event’s Facebook page. He also will not be performing during Senior Week. 

Stefflon Don cancels Spring Weekend appearance, replaced with rapper Kamaiyah

Arts & Culture, News, University News

Stefflon Don cancels Spring Weekend appearance, replaced with rapper Kamaiyah

April 19, 2019 Comments are Disabled

Stefflon Don, the British rapper, singer and songwriter best known for her 2017 single “Hurtin Me,” will not be performing at Spring Weekend Friday April 26.

Anderson .Paak, NAO to headline Spring Weekend

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Anderson .Paak, NAO to headline Spring Weekend

March 20, 2018 Comments are Disabled

Anticipation hung palpably in 50 Exchange Terrace’s Narragansett-soaked Stout Irish Sports Pub Tuesday night as students awaited the announcement of the 2018 Spring Weekend lineup.

What began as an inaugural spring “Junior Promenade” in 1898 has since become Brown students’ beloved music-packed and (on good years) sun-soaked Spring Weekend.

Arts & Culture

Spring Weekend celebrates 67 years of star-studded legacy

April 25, 2017 2 comments

What began as an inaugural spring “Junior Promenade” has since become Brown students’ beloved music-packed and (on good years) sun-soaked Spring Weekend.

Spring Weekend to feature Erykah Badu, AlunaGeorge, Young Thug

Arts & Culture

Spring Weekend to feature Erykah Badu, AlunaGeorge, Young Thug

March 22, 2017 Comments are Disabled

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.

Campaign for consent launches during Spring Weekend release party

News, University News

Campaign for consent launches during Spring Weekend release party

March 21, 2017 Comments are Disabled

A campaign to encourage students to respect sexual consent during Spring Weekend was launched at the Spring Weekend Release Party Tuesday night.

Columns, Opinions

Campbell ’18: Clouds of stress descend on Spring Weekend

March 1, 2017 Comments are Disabled

Apart from a flubbed announcement on the part of a certain Atlanta rapper, there isn’t a lot we know about this year’s Spring Weekend.

Columns

Rock ’18: Spring Weekend bag policy encourages bingeing

April 27, 2016 Comments are Disabled

Spring Weekend has two policies that encourage unhealthy behavior: the prohibition on bringing bags and the ban on open containers of alcohol in public.

Columns

Savello ’18: Drug use realities and campus enforcement

April 26, 2016 Comments are Disabled

Recent events — namely April 20 (4/20) and Spring Weekend — inevitably brought up the topic of substance use among students.