Latest Concerts News

Greek singer Despina Vandi refuses to take the stage at a concert in Turkey over a flag dispute

Jul. 18, 2024 08:07 AM EDT

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Greek pop star Despina Vandi refused to perform on a stage in Turkey adorned with its flag and portrait of the country's founding father, prompting the local mayor to ask her to leave her town, according to Turkish media reports. The 54-year-old singer was...

The Grateful Dead and Francis Ford Coppola are among the newest Kennedy Center Honors recipients

Jul. 18, 2024 07:47 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — An iconoclastic filmmaking legend and one of the world's most enduring musical acts headline this year's crop of Kennedy Center Honors recipients. Director Francis Ford Coppola and the Grateful Dead will be honored for lifetime achievement in the arts, along with...

Jack Black ends Tenacious D tour after bandmate's Trump shooting comment

Jul. 16, 2024 09:51 AM EDT

The comedy rock duo Tenacious D — made up of Jack Black and Kyle Gass — has canceled the rest of their tour after Gass' remarks about the assassination attempt on Donald Trump. While onstage at a concert in Sydney on Sunday, Gass was presented with a birthday cake and asked to...

Bob Dylan is giving fans a chance to relive his 1974 tour with the Band on a staggering 27-disc set

Jul. 09, 2024 18:02 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Bob Dylan fans who want to relive his 1974 concert tour with The Band will soon have opportunity to do that — ample opportunity. He is releasing a staggering 27-disc box set that includes full recordings of 27 of the 40 shows of that tour, Dylan's theatrical...

With Taylor Swift heading to Germany, one city has taken her name — at least for a few weeks

Jul. 04, 2024 20:56 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — The Swifties are about to take over the German city formerly known as Gelsenkirchen, where American superstar Taylor Swift is set to give three Eras Tour concerts later this month. In honor of the singer, the city has renamed itself “Swiftkirchen" — at least...

What to stream this week: 'The Bear,' Camila Cabello, Megan Thee Stallion and Celine Dion

Jun. 26, 2024 18:02 PM EDT

The life and style of fashion icon Diane von Furstenberg is chronicled in a documentary and albums from Megan Thee Stallion and Camila Cabello are some of the new television, movies, music and games headed to a device near you. Also among the streaming offerings worth your time as...

Music Review: Concert album from the Tomasz Stanko Quartet explains the jazz lineup’s staying power

Jun. 18, 2024 12:46 PM EDT

Jazz trumpeter Tomasz Stanko ’s first notes on the new album "September Night,” dark and slightly distant, sound as though they’re coming from the hereafter. Stanko died in 2018, and his new album is a previously unreleased recording of a 2004 concert by his quartet. Along with...

Roger Daltrey talks new tour, thoughts on Broadway’s ‘Tommy’ and future of The Who

Jun. 11, 2024 14:04 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — As Roger Daltrey hits the road on a short solo tour this June, he’s unsure if fans will ever see another tour from The Who. “I don’t see it. I don’t know whether The Who’ll ever will go out again,” he told The Associated Press over Zoom. ...

Nicki Minaj's Saturday night concert in England postponed after Dutch authorities detained the rapper over pot in bag

May. 25, 2024 16:59 PM EDT
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Nicki Minaj's Saturday night concert in England postponed after Dutch authorities detained the rapper over pot in bag.

Rolling Stones to swing through new Thunder Ridge Nature Arena in the Ozarks

May. 23, 2024 10:03 AM EDT

The Rolling Stones and the Ozarks don't seem like the most natural pairing. But nature itself, and of all things fishing, have brought them together. The Stones announced Thursday that they will end their summer Hackney Diamonds Tour on July 21 at Thunder Ridge Nature Arena, a brand...