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

The vibe among socially distanced audiences in a reduced-capacity Lyric will undoubtedly be different, but the announcement heralds the gradual reopening of an unrecognisably quiet West End, where footfall this summer was down by 63% on the previous year. Next month, Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap – the longest-running play in London and, indeed, the world […]

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

Can you imagine how annoyed Dave Matthews’ bartender must be in The Lillywhite Sessions? Jesus. Dave’s the worst kind of patron in its songs — yammering on and on to this poor bartender about his broken heart and broken spirit, wagging his fist at Heaven above. He’s not violent. The only harm he’s doing is […]

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. 18-20: Industrial music festival Cold Waves is going virtual this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. The event will feature live presentations from Meat Beat Manifesto, Cyanotic and more; rare footage of performances from Front Line Assembly, OHGR, 16 Volt and others; classic industrial music videos; and much more. The event streams free on Twitch, and […]

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

Flores, both a musician and music journalist who wrote about New York’s Latin music scene for Latin NY magazine and for Billboard in the 1970s, interviewed Cruz in the early days of salsa and remained a friend of the artist until the end of her life. She says the band will perform songs from the […]

Modern English Announce Livestream Concert to Celebrate 40th Anniversary

The show will be filmed at Indigo at the O2 in London and feature Modern English performing their classic 1982 album, After the Snow, in its entirety. The concert will also boast projections and artwork from Vaughan Oliver, who designed the original After the Snow album art. Modern English are putting on the show with […]

Mexican Rock Band Fobia to Record ‘MTV Unplugged’: Exclusive

With six studio albums to date, Fobia — comprising members Leonardo de Lozanne, de la Cueva, Paco Huidobro, Iñaki Vázquez and Javier “Cha!” Ramirez — performed last year an extensive tour in Mexico and the United States, including sold-out concerts at Mexico City’s Auditorio Nacional and Palacio de los Deportes.