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Travis Scott’s encouragement of recklessness and dangerous acts in his crowds result in hundreds of injuries, starting from his Rodeo Tour in 2015.

Astroworld tragedy sparks questions on concert safety

By Nur Yavuz, Social Media Manager December 1, 2021

What could have been one of the most influential and iconic festivals in the music industry became ranked alongside the most deadly concerts in U.S. history.  The tragic debut of Travis Scott’s Astroworld...

WCHS home football games would not be complete without Pep Band cheering on our fellow Bulldogs.

Keep an eye (and ear) out for our fellow musicians

By Riley Hurr, Editor-In-Chief February 4, 2020

One of the biggest supporters at our football games. One of the biggest supporters in our musicals. One of the biggest supporters representing WCHS. Musicians.  From Pep Band, Jazz Band, Concert Band...

Singer-songwriter Sasha Sloan performed at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C. on November 23. This is a photo of her singing “Older.

Sasha Sloan concert does not disappoint fans

By Sacha Feldberg, Arts Editor December 27, 2019

She’s the girl at the party, trying to fit in. She’s the girl you can rant to at three in the morning, and she’ll understand. She’s the girl with the sad songs, the soft voice and a love for all...

The Visiting Musicians club plays music for the elderly at senior citizens homes. They have been invited back to play more frequently, given that the homes love the joy that the club brings to their residents.

“Visiting Musicians” volunteer for senior citizens

By Sophie Liss, Sports Editor February 7, 2018

CHS is home to many talented music groups, ranging from choral groups such as Show-Stoppers and Voices of a Generation to the skillful band and orchestra, but the CHS Visiting Musicians add a whole new...

Styles covers detailed songs and politics in concert

Styles covers detailed songs and politics in concert

By Dani Miller, Opinions Editor October 30, 2017

“Pink is the only true Rock and Roll color.” This phrase, coined by Paul Simon of Simon and Garfunkel, and reiterated by Harry Styles in his April Rolling Stone cover story, rung true Sunday, October...

Dark lights illuminate Chance the Rapper who recently performed at Jiffy Lube Live.

Chance Concert Proves to be Unforgettable

By Drew Ingall, Arts Editor June 12, 2017

  In one of hip hop artist Chance the Rapper’s most popular songs, he raps “You don’t want No Problem, want No Problem with me.” This was evident in his concert performance in Bristow,...

A snippet of The Chainsmokers lively performance at JingleBall.

Jingle Ball Rings with Holiday Cheer

By Jenna Greenzaid, Circulation Manager December 16, 2016

‘Tis the season of (holiday) music, spirit, friends and family. The mash-up holiday concert known as “Jingle Ball” is a combination of all four of those things. For many years, iHeartRadio has been...

Sanz conducts the Honors Symphonic orchestra.

‘Students Awaken’: Music Dept. Holds Concert

By Matthew Sun, Fact Checker April 29, 2016

The CHS Music Department will end the school year with a themed concert. The theme is “Awaken” and their goal is to make a unique impression on the audience. The Instrumental Music Gala...

CHS Choral Concert Connects Poetry to Music Lyrics

CHS Choral Concert Connects Poetry to Music Lyrics

By Jasmine Baten, Opinions Editor October 14, 2015

The CHS Choral Music Department had its first concert, entitled “More Than Words.” Oct. 12. The title was meant to signify the connection between poetry and music lyrics, which was reflected in...

CHS Band Performs

CHS Band Performs

By Rebekah Sklute , Circulation Manager October 14, 2015

The CHS Band featuring the Concert band, Symphonic Wind Ensemble and Wind Symphony hosted the Fall Concert Oct. 13th. They played music with a primary feeling of somberness and ended with exhilaration....

Juniors Tyler Hirshon, Donna Dadkhoo, Ellie Lavery enjoy the Landmark Music Festival at the National Mall.

Landmark Music Festival raises awareness for Natinal Mall

By Sarah O'brien, Productin Editor September 30, 2015

This past weekend, D.C. lovers congregated in West Potomac Park for the Landmark Music Festival to raise money for the National Mall. The National Mall is underfunded yet highly visited, so The Trust...

Ed Sheeran performs at the Verizon Center.

Ed Sheeran ignites crowd at Verizon Center

By Maya Rosenberg, Social Media Editor September 25, 2015

Eighteen thousand people filled the Verizon Center Sept. 22 to watch flame haired singer – songwriter Ed Sheeran perform the first of his two shows in DC. Christina Perri, the opening act, warmed...

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