After grinding for weeks to prepare for exams, students have Thanksgiving break to look forward too. What better way to relax over break then going to see one of your favorite artists, or just a concert in general to blow off steam? This is a way to see friends over the break and to get re-energized for the upcoming trimester.
On November 29, Jay-Z is performing at the Capital One Arena (formerly the Verizon Center). Among students, this is a favorite artist and a big name coming to the DMV area soon. Jay-Z is a legend in the music business. “ It would be fun to hear him in person,” said Robert Schain ‘19).
. Jay-Z has a reputation for putting on a good show for his viewers, “it would be a great live atmosphere,” added Schain (‘19).
His concert should be one to be remembered forever with the people you go with. “(it should be a good time with good people,” said Schain (‘19) especially after coming off a week of exams to end the trimester.
Also coming up in the DMV is long time great performer Mariah Carey, performing at The Theater at MGM National Harbor. She is doing her annual Christmas special on November 24. If you are ready to get into the holiday spirit, it should be a great event to see.
Young Thug is also visiting the DMV area, attracting students who like hip-hop and rap music. He has a history of being able to produce lively audiences. “It would be a fun thing to do on thanksgiving break and a good time to hang with my friends,” said Ethan Copeland(‘19).
Famous since the and still well known today, The Beach Boys are coming to town tonight, giving students and teachers a concert to go see. They may even awkwardly see one another there!
Fashionable pop artist Lady Gaga will also be in town November 19 over the break, as she coasts in to play songs from her album that debuted “Joanne” in the previous year.
For students and teachers who enjoy rock, Dead and Company are coming to town November 21, the last day of exams. Though Jerry Garcia is long since gone, Bob Weir is keeping the Dead alive. He has invited guitar guru John Mayer to play along with original Grateful Dead members. Being able to get exams out your mind, and enter the holiday on a good note, the concert can provide you with all of these.
Diplo, an up and coming Dj, rapper, and singer will appear at Echo Stage on November 25 over the break; he will give people who are looking for an upbeat concert and a lot of dancing.
Using thanksgiving break as a chance to recharge for the new trimester is a good idea,, Some stars playing in the DMV may possibly not be coming back for awhile.