Free concerts coming to libraries in L.A. County

Free concerts coming to libraries in L.A. County
If you’ve ever wanted whoop, holler or cheer at the library, your chance is here. A free music series will turn these havens of solemn silence into festive, unlikely concert venues. From Americana and rock to Caribbean and soul, some 21 concerts will be …
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Reston Concerts Rock the Town
Aug. 26: David Akers and the Soul Shakers (Motown and more) Reston Concerts on the Town opened Saturday, June 3 with a performance by Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. The …
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Homegrown terrorists to target concerts, sporting events, Homeland Security warns
The nation’s top counterterrorism official testified Tuesday that the world’s army of terrorists is “broader, wider and deeper than any point since 9/11,” the day al Qaeda attacked America. Nicholas Rasmussen, who directs the National …
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400+ Denver Concerts to See in August

400+ Denver Concerts to See in August
Indie-folk rockers The Head & The Heart will be returning to Red Rocks this year with a two show run. Supporting the return of The Head & The Heart is the pop-rock band Grouplove. Both acts are known for the energy they put into their music and the …
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DAR Legends: Michael Jackson
-Before I write an article, I usually go out of my way to do more research just to double check my knowledge on the topic. Today, there’s no need to do anything of that sort. The topic of discussion, Michael Jackson, is the greatest artist I’ve ever had …

George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic
ecording both as Parliament and Funkadelic, George Clinton revolutionized R&B during the ’70s, twisting soul music into funk by adding influences from several late-’60s acid heroes: Jimi Hendrix, Frank Zappa, and Sly Stone. The Parliament/Funkadelic …


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Concerts of the week in Phoenix: Kendrick Lamar, Deftones, Rise Against, Shawn Mendes
Concerts of the week in Phoenix: Kendrick Lamar, Deftones, Rise Against, Shawn Mendes Kendrick Lamar, Deftones with Rise Against, Shawn Mendes and Goo Goo Dolls with Phillip Phillips are among the concerts of the week for Phoenix. Check out this story on …

Louisville Summer Concerts kick off with Nosotros
The annual Louisville Summer Concerts in the Park returns for its free, month-long series of music. The event kicks off today with the New Mexico-based Nosotros, whose Latin rhythms incorporate elements of rock, salsa and jazz. The series runs through July …
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Few things to keep in mind before going to summer concerts
After scouring the Internet for an upcoming concert, you’ve finally found one to attend. But what’s the next step? What exactly constitutes an enjoyable concert experience? There are many factors to consider before the lights dim and the music starts.
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Read This Before You Share Your “10 Concerts” Post on Facebook
It may seem harmless, but if you are participating it the latest Facebook “quiz” making the rounds, you could be putting your security at risk. Social media users have been posting a list of concerts they have been to as part of a chain titled “10 Concerts …

Cranberry Coast Concerts presents opening Wareham performance of Season 12 Friday
WAREHAM – Cranberry Coast Concerts will present its 12th season of events this summer in Wareham and Attleboro. Directed by husband and wife pianists, composers and educators Kirk Whipple and Marilyn Morales, the festival will feature a wide variety of …

Your ultimate guide to summer concerts in Pittsburgh
You don’t have to spend a dime to experience quality outdoor concerts in Pittsburgh this summer, but in order of importance, here are the shows that are absolutely worth your time: Brian Conway is a writer and photographer whose articles have appeared in …


Live Movie Concerts A Cash Cow for Orchestras

Live Movie Concerts A Cash Cow for Orchestras
A few weeks ago, 5,000 people in London’s Royal Albert Hall cheered “Interstellar” after it unspooled with a full orchestra playing Hans Zimmer’s powerful score in its entirety. This story first appeared in the April 28, 2015 issue of Variety.
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Do the Twin Cities need 2 orchestras?
Both the Minnesota Orchestra and the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra are in the middle of negotiating new contracts with their musicians. Both organizations face multi-million dollar deficits, and no one involved in the talks expects quick resolution.

Music to their ears, and fingertips: Orchestras use new technology to expand their audiences
They don’t require a bow, a reed, a mouthpiece or a mallet, but today’s mobile devices have become an important instrument for the Stamford Symphony Orchestra in its efforts to not only attract new supporters, but also better engage the audience it already …
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willie-nelsonWillie Nelson Cancels Two More Concerts Due to Illness
Well wishes are in order for Willie Nelson, who has canceled two additional concerts scheduled for February due to an undisclosed illness. The 83-year-old has canceled two shows in Arizona and New Mexico that were set to take place on Feb. 10 at the Desert …
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Gen. Patton’s granddaughter plans D-Day concerts
A previous version of this article provided an incorrect age. Helen Patton is 52. SAINT-PIERRE-DU-MONT, France – Helen Patton is here for the 70th anniversary of D-Day, but the granddaughter of the famous World War II general doesn’t want a somber ceremony.
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Coldplay aims to play Dead Sea peace concerts
Coldplay, one of the world’s leading rock bands, will reportedly come to the holy land in November 2017 to play two joint peace concerts for Israelis and Palestinians. The unprecedented joint concerts have been scheduled for November 3 and November …
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musicGospel concerts come to Huntsville
For those looking to hear some uplifting tunes in Huntsville, there will be a couple of gospel concerts taking place today that may be of interest. The African Children’s Choir will be singing at First Presbyterian Church tonight at 6 in the group’s …
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Coldplay to play two charity concerts in Israel this November
Popular British band Coldplay will perform in Israel for the first time this coming November, Channel 2 News reported on Monday. According to the report, the band will play two concerts in Israel, on November 3 and 4, 2017. The concerts will be marketed as …
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Annual Passholders Can Get Reserved Seating for Epcot Festival of the Arts Concerts
It appears Walt Disney World is trying to bring more perks to the Annual Passholder program. Following the debut of AP enterances at the Theme Parks, now APs can sign up for reserved seating for Epcot’s International Festival of Arts Broadway performances.
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Mill Valley Philharmonic, Throckmorton Chorus concerts and Stinson Beach Documentary Film Festival are best bets

musicMill Valley Philharmonic, Throckmorton Chorus concerts and Stinson Beach Documentary Film Festival are best bets
What happens when a community orchestra teams up with a community chorus? The answer: three concerts by Mill Valley Philharmonic and Throckmorton Chorus. For the Mill Valley Philharmonic’s 17th concert season “Serenade and Salute,” which runs Friday …
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Hope Jazz Studies Program to Present Three Concerts across Nov. 14-17
The Hope College jazz studies area will present three concerts across Monday-Thursday, Nov. 14-17. Jazz chamber ensembles will perform on Monday, Nov. 14; there will be a vocal jazz concert on Wednesday, Nov. 16; and the Jazz Arts Collective, OGD Trio and …

Rahat to hold 48 concerts in memory of legendary uncle Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
The concert series will kick off in Faisalabad, the birthplace of both Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan LAHORE: Renowned singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan says he will hold a series of concerts in 48 cities across the globe to pay a tribute to his mentor Nusrat Fateh Ali …
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Ninja Theory’s Senua Studio ‘Has the tech to drive live VR concerts and social experiences’

musicNinja Theory’s Senua Studio ‘Has the tech to drive live VR concerts and social experiences’
Virtual reality (VR) has been championed by videogames since the inception of the modern head-mounted displays (HMDs), however there’s much more to the medium than interactive experiences. Healthcare, education, industrial and enterprise sectors have all …

Falls Keohane brings new perspective
Presenting “concerts, lectures, and performances based on Gaelic music and the dance traditions of Ireland, Scotland, and the United States” that are free and open to the public, Gaelic Roots has been around in one form or another for over 25 years.
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Finckel and Han open new Concerts International season
The Wall St. Journal calls them “the power couple of chamber music.” Listen Listening… 17:55 Credit Lisa-Marie Mazzucco The husband and wife duo of cellist David Finckel and pianist Wu Han open the Concerts International chamber music season Thursday …
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Rock Music Menu: It’s a huge week for concerts

musicRock Music Menu: It’s a huge week for concerts
There’s been a lot of talk about the Desert Trip music festival, aka “Oldchella,” taking place out in the desert of Southern California this October and featuring a handful of classic rock luminaries for a three-day music event. Why bother traveling …
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CFO of the Year 2016: Rachael McCarthy | Small private company (under M in revenue)
Hobbies: I like to ski. I like to go boating and waterskiing. What music do you listen to: I like classic rock and ’80s music. Motto to live by: I want to position myself so that I’m able to have a job that’s rewarding, but that also gives me the …
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Classic rock’s biggest living legends to gather at one festival
Some of classic rock’s biggest names are joining up for one festival later this year. Acts including Paul McCartney, The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, The Who, Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters, and Neil Young will perform at an event titled Desert Trip …
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