Concerts

In this Dec. 4, 2018 photo released by the Metropolitan Opera, conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin acknowledges the crowd at a curtain call following the new production premiere of Verdi's "La Traviata," at the Metropolitan Opera in New York. (Jonathan Tichler/Metropolitan Opera via AP)
December 05, 2018 - 2:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Yannick Nezet-Seguin took the rare step of bringing the entire orchestra on stage for curtain calls following his first performance as just the third music director in the Metropolitan Opera's 135-year-history. The 43-year-old Canadian led Tuesday night's premiere of a new...
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December 05, 2018 - 6:57 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Bruce Springsteen will not be touring with the E Street Band in 2019. Springsteen on Tuesday posted on Twitter that they hope to be back soon. But The Boss says he wants a break after his "Springsteen on Broadway" show wraps up on Dec. 15 and he's working on various recording...
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FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2018, file photo, Brian May, from left, Adam Lambert, and Roger Taylor of Queen + Adam Lambert pose for a photo at the "The Crown Jewels" residency press conference at the MGM Resorts aviation hanger in Las Vegas. Queen and Adam Lambert are launching a six-week North America tour following the release of the Freddie Mercury biopic “Bohemian Rhapsody.” Live Nation announced Monday, Dec. 3, the 23-date tour, featuring original band members May and Taylor, will kick off in Vancouver, British Columbia, on July 10. (Photo by Al Powers/Powers Imagery/Invision/AP, File)
December 03, 2018 - 8:03 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Queen and Adam Lambert are launching a six-week North American tour following the release of the Freddie Mercury biopic "Bohemian Rhapsody." Live Nation announced the 23-date tour Monday. It will feature original band members Brian May and Roger Taylor with Adam Lambert singing...
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Stevie Wonder performs live at the "House Full of Toys 22nd Annual Benefit Concert" press conference on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)
November 27, 2018 - 9:58 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stevie Wonder wants to raise money through his benefit concert for California fire victims impacted by the catastrophic wildfires. The R&B legend announced his plan Tuesday to also help firefighters and first responders who assisted with the fires through his 22nd annual...
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November 21, 2018 - 5:06 pm
TORONTO (AP) — One person has life-threatening injuries after a stabbing at a Pusha T concert in Toronto. Toronto Police Constable David Hopkinson said Wednesday three others were treated at a hospital for minor injuries at the Danforth Music Hall late Tuesday. Hopkinson said the patient who was...
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November 18, 2018 - 1:05 pm
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Singer and albino activist Salif Keita has dedicated a benefit concert to a 5-year-old albino girl who was kidnapped, tortured and killed in Mali in May. The Saturday night concert followed a forum on protecting albino people in Africa that Keita assembled. More than 100...
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Joni Mitchell is presented with a birthday cake on stage at JONI 75: A Birthday Celebration on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
November 08, 2018 - 10:36 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joni Mitchell didn't speak or sing a word at an all-star concert in honor of her 75th birthday. She didn't have to. Showing up was enough. The Canadian folkie-turned-California singer-songwriter ended a 3 1/2 year absence from public life that began when she had an aneurysm in...
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FILE - In this March 13, 1972 file photo, Aretha Franklin holds her Grammy Award for Best Rhythm and Blue performance of the song "Bridge Over Troubled Waters," in New York. More than 46 years after it was shot, the Aretha Franklin concert film “Amazing Grace” is finally being released. “Amazing Grace” will premiere Monday at the DOC NYC film festival. (AP Photo/Dave Pickoff, File)
November 05, 2018 - 5:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — More than 46 years after it was shot, the Aretha Franklin concert film "Amazing Grace" will finally be released, ending one of the most tortured and long-running sagas in documentary film. The late gospel singer's estate and film producers said Monday that "Amazing Grace" will...
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Juicy J performs during the tribute event Mac Miller: A Celebration of Life on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018, at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles. Pictured on screen is the late rapper Mac Miller. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP)
November 01, 2018 - 4:26 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Travis Scott pointed toward an image of a toothless Mac Miller as a child recognizing the late rapper as a good-spirited person whose "soul will live forever." Scott's performance and closing remarks came after other music performers including Chance the Rapper, SZA and John...
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FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2018 file photo, Justin Timberlake performs during halftime of the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game in Minneapolis. Timberlake says he is postponing his Wednesday night concert in New York City because his vocal chords are “severely bruised.” He says he has rescheduled the Madison Square Garden concert for January 31, which is his 38th birthday. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
October 25, 2018 - 11:01 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Timberlake is postponing another concert as he recovers his bruised vocal cords. Live Nation announced Thursday that the pop star's show in Buffalo, New York, planned for Sunday, will now take place Dec. 19. Just hours before his concert at New York's Madison Square Garden on...
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