Latest Concerts News

Willie 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 …
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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 …
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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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Smartphones at Concerts: How Some Artists are Dealing with Them

61783766Smartphones at Concerts: How Some Artists are Dealing with Them
In 2005, Bono asked fans to take out their cellphones at a U2 concert and hold them up high. “Make this place a Christmas tree,” he instructed, likening phones to a “modern cigarette lighter…but far more powerful.” But just over a decade later, phones …
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Concerts coming to the SF Bay Area
Everyone was shocked after Holly Holms second round knockout of Ronda Rousey on Saturday night. Perhaps no one was more shocked than UFC commentator Joe Rogan. There are few moments in a sports fans life when one is literally left speechless.
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Ex-One Direction man Zayn Malik to announce UK concerts
The former 1D singer is set to announce his own huge UK concerts after setting up new company Drop Zed Touring, including at least one date at London’s O2 Arena. A source said: “Zayn’s excited and he’ll be as hands-on with this as he was with his album.
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5 hot Lansing concerts

music5 hot Lansing concerts
The guys of Desmond Jones got together four years ago, pretty much for the purpose of playing a house party at Michigan State University. Drummer John Nowak and guitarist Isaac Berkowitz knew they had a good thing, so they kept it going. Guitarist …
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Atlanta Concerts this week: Logic, Joe Satriani
He’s known as the Young Sinatra and hangs with a crew called the RattPack, so you know this 26-year-old singer-rapper from Maryland has solid musical taste. Logic, as the guy born Robert Bryson Hall is called, has released a handful of mixtapes and two …
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Marc Anthony sets his first Radio City concerts
Marc Anthony plans to cover his entire career during a special concert series at Radio City Music Hall in August. “The Marc Anthony Private Collection,” on Aug. 26, 27 and 28, will be his first shows at Radio City, a change of pace from the singer’s …
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musicBurton U.S. Open in Vail brings free concerts from GRiZ, Big Grams and more
Just like a blue-sky powder day isn’t complete without your favorite playlist jamming through your headphones, the Burton U.S. Open Snowboarding Championships aren’t complete without some high-energy live concerts as a soundtrack to the competition.
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37 concerts to see this weekend in Cleveland: Southside Johnny, Modern
CLEVELAND, Ohio — There are 37 concerts on the schedule Thursday through Sunday at major venues in Northeast Ohio, including Southside Johnny at the Hard Rock Rocksino, the Modern Electric and Coco Montoya at Beachland Ballroom & Tavern.
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Recorded music is in trouble, but live concerts are making more money than ever
People are streaming music more than ever—which pays peanuts to songwriters (paywall)—and the purchase of albums has become passé. And then there’s music piracy, which won’t go away; even Kanye West can’t stop the tide. But amid these disruptions …
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musicJones House Indoor Concerts to Open 2016 with Mike Compton, Joe Newberry Feb. 7
Those looking for alternate or additional entertainment on Super Sunday are in luck. Joe Newberry and Mike Compton kick off the Jones House 2016 Indoor Concert Series on Sunday, Feb. 7, with an afternoon concert, starting at 3 p.m. in the downtown …
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Lee Hongki Wraps Up Solo Concerts In China
During the concert, fans held up signs that read “Hong Ki, Thank You, Love You.” Aside from Hongki rocking the stage in Shanghai, Lee will continue with his tour and stop at Hong Kong on Feb. 14. Lee Hongki first started his Asian tour on Jan. 9 in …
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Philharmonic to Host Free Two Concerts
The Santa Clarita Philharmonic is pleased to announce the second of three concerts for their 2015-2016 season under the music direction of Jeffrey Gilbert. The next concert on Feb. 21, 2016 will be a lighter “pops” concert. Included in the program is …
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Miami’s Ten Most Anticipated Concerts of 2016

musicMiami’s Ten Most Anticipated Concerts of 2016
Instead of making promises to eat less pizza, quit drinking, and finally join a gym — which are all great — your music junkies at New Times present you with a resolution you’ll actually want to keep: crash more concerts. To get you pumped up for 2016 …
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Harvester schedule Drive-By Truckers and more for upcoming concerts
Rocky Mount’s Harvester Performance Center keeps making moves. The latest addition is Drive-By Truckers, the quintessential modern Southern rock band, which will debut its show at the Harvester on March 14. In a Southwest Virginia bonue, DBT tour …
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Concerts in the Houston area
Thursday 1.7. Sarah Peacock: Singer and songwriter. 8:30 p.m. at Dosey Doe Music Cafe, 463 FM 1488, Conroe; 936-271-2171. Texas Johnny Boy: Texas blues. 7 p.m. at McGonigel’s Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk; 713-528-5999. Melissa Ragsdale Darragh: …
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