The Washington Wizards are bringing back the popular postgame concert series for the upcoming Wizards season. Grammy Award winner Ludacris will headline the series with Grammy Award winning producer DJ Infamous. The series will also feature performances by Backyard Band, DC Vybe Band, DJ Ezzy, and TCB.

Backyard Band

Backyard Band Nov. 5

Local Go-Go artist Backyard Band will tip-off the series. They will perform following the game on Nov. 5 against the Memphis Grizzlies and will be joined by up-and-coming local talent DC Vybe Band and DJ Ezzy.

Fans can purchase a ticket that will allow them to attend both the Wizards game and postgame concert on Nov. 5, as well as the Capital City Go-Go vs. Westchester Knicks game on Nov. 6 at 7:00 p.m. The Capital City Go-Go game on Nov. 6 will also feature a postgame Go-Go concert with artist TCB.


Ludacris Dec. 3

Following the game against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Dec. 3, Grammy Award winner Ludacris will take to the court for a performance featuring hits such as Stand up!, Southern Hospitality and Money Maker. He will be joined by Grammy Award winner producer DJ Infamous. A multi-talented performer and producer, Ludacris has acted in blockbuster movies such as the Fast and Furious series

Fans can attend the postgame concerts free of charge with the purchase of a game ticket for that night's game.




The career of the multitalented CHRIS "LUDACRIS" BRIDGES can best be described as remarkable. As a recording artist, he has sold more than 15 million albums domestically, thanks to the blockbuster success of such singles as "Stand Up," "Get Back," "Southern Hospitality," "Number One Spot," "Money Maker" and "My Chick Bad." All these records were accompanied by ingenious videos that demonstrated Bridges' far-reaching imagination, and his willingness to stretch the boundaries of what rap videos should look and feel like.

With an unrivaled match of lyrical acumen, wit, and imagery, Bridges has solidified himself as one of music's premier entertainers. Although he's best known for his infectious tunes, Ludacris has shown that he's equally adept at writing powerful songs with serious subject matter, including runaways, with the song "Runaway Love." Bridges' versatility and artistic complexity also enabled him to make a seamless transition to acting.

In 2017, Bridges starred in the highly anticipated The Fate of the Furious, which broke records at the box office, becoming the highest grossing film opening worldwide. He reprised his role of Tej in Fast & Furious 9, which debuted this past June. In 2018, Bridges was featured on Carrie Underwood's platinum song "The Champion" on which he was a songwriter. Bridges was also featured in movies "Ride" and "Show Dogs" in 2018.

His other feature film credits include Universal Pictures' Fast 7, Fast & Furious 6, Fast Five, 2 Fast 2 Furious, Garry Marshall's ensemble comedy New Year's Eve; and Ivan Reitman's romantic comedy, No Strings Attached, opposite Ashton Kutcher and Natalie Portman. His acclaimed performances in film, (Crash, Hustle & Flow), and television, (Law & Order: Special Victims Unit), have Hollywood and critics alike buzzing about his increasingly impressive screen resume. Stepping back into the studio, he is working on new music with an album release sometime this year.

A consummate businessman, Ludacris is enjoying success outside of entertainment. His latest venture includes launching his educational platform devoted to the enrichment of children called "KidNation". In addition, the opening of his long-anticipated restaurant "Chicken-n-Beer" located at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Airport.

Bridge's philanthropic efforts rival his entertainment accomplishments. He started The Ludacris Foundation in 2001 which focuses on helping the youth in his hometown of Atlanta. In addition, he has recently partnered with No Kid Hungry and Feeding America.


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