Tudor girl-band concert Six set to be first musical to reopen in West End

It is, perhaps, the perfect musical for a nation under a “rule of six” law. The hit show Six, in which Henry VIII’s wives return from the dead to give a boisterous “histo-remix” pop concert, is set to become the first musical to reopen in the West End since lockdown and will have a simultaneous […]

Is Paul McCartney backing Joe Biden? Beatles song Good Day Sunshine is played in DNC montage despite eye-watering cost of licensing the band’s catalog

A lawyer for the Beatles said at the time that the surviving rock stars wanted to send a ‘warning to advertisers that if they use Beatles recordings in connection with endordsements, they’re going to be sued’. 

Gimme, Gimme, Gimme a brollie! Abba fans refuse to let the rain dampen their spirits at socially-distanced concert as they don waterproof ponchos over flared trousers and dance on ‘picnic patches’

As the sun set the crowd got to their feet to dance and sing along to the words of some of the most famous songs of the 70s. Tamsin Stewart is Agnetha Fältskog, Joanne Harper is Anni-Frid Lyngstad, Duncan Walsh-Atkins is Benny Andersson and Justin Brett is Björn Ulvaeus in the tribute act

Ryley Walker Explains Why He Covered an Entire Dave Matthews Band Album

Reimagining this unfinished, lost DMB album was in no way meant to be us saying, “Here’s what this thing could have been,” or a “finishing the masterpiece” thing for Dave. DMB was and is an American institution for lots of midwestern kids from near ghost towns. DMB was your first concert, your first wasted-at-a-concert concert. […]

‘I Am Woman’ gives Helen Reddy another moment to sing in the sunshine

There is a sort of ’70s-TV-movie look to the film — owing to what’s clearly a modest budget — including awkward shots of appreciative, rocking-out crowds. Yet that kind of works in concert with the material, including the bad haircuts on record execs and their thinly veiled hidden condescension toward what was once written off […]

Hungry Ghost Festival: Singapore’s Getai concert for the dead goes online during coronavirus pandemic

Getai shows are mainly held during the Hungry Ghost Festival in the seventh month of the lunar calendar, when spirits of the dead are believed to return to wander the Earth. Performers say without the thrill of a live crowd, it’s not quite the same. “Every year it’s the same feeling — when the Hungry […]

Woodlands Symphony moves forward with outdoor concert, shift for new season

He said it’s been the tradition of the Woodlands Symphony to have the music sent out and the players practice on their own at home. They don’t come together to play until the week leading up to the concert. That practice has taken place even before COVID-19.

One Direction ‘Where We Are’ Setlist: The Songs in the Free Concert Film

Harry Styles led the celebrations. He wrote on his Twitter and Instagram: “I’ve been struggling to put into words how grateful I am for everything that’s happened over the last ten years. I’ve seen things and places that I’d only ever dreamt of when I was growing up. I’ve had the pleasure of meeting and […]

Here Are All the Livestreams & Virtual Concerts to Watch During the Coronavirus Crisis: Week of Sept. 14

Sept. 15: The Killers will perform as part of Pandora LIVE. The free show will feature old hits as well as songs from their latest album, Imploding the Mirage. “Our people: We were hoping to share our stuff the old fashioned way, but like everyone else on planet Earth, we’re having to adjust” the band said […]

Celia Cruz Fans to Gather For Cemetery Concert Near Her Place Of Rest

Cruz and Knight first had planned to be buried at St. Raymond’s cemetery, which is also in The Bronx. “They had property there to be close to some performers she had worked with,” says Ison, explaining that near the end of her life, Cruz chose Woodlawn so that her grave would be easily accessible to […]