CONCERTS

  • SS Thaman's concert to raise funds for Hudhud victims October 18, 2014

    Hyderabad: Composer S.S. Thaman will perform on Sunday at Thaman Unplugged Music for a cause. The proceeds from the concert will be donated to the Chief Minister's relief fund for the victims of Hudhud cyclone in Andhra Pradesh. The event will take place at Hard Rock Cafe. Actors such as Akkineni Naga...
  • Narendra Modi speaks at New York's Central Park rock concert, reaches out to youngsters September 28, 2014

    New York: After giving a powerful speech at the United Nations General Assembly, Prime Minister Narendra Modi headed to the famous Central Park in New York where he addressed a packed audience of youngsters and called for world peace. Using an unusual platform of a rock concert, Modi on Saturday invoked...
  • Backstreet Boys postpone Tel Aviv concerts because of security concerns July 21, 2014

    New York: Pop band Backstreet Boys have postponed three upcoming concerts in Israel, citing "security" concerns in the wake of Operation Protective Edge. This marks the third series of shows pushed back in light of rising tensions and hostilities in the Middle East. Paul Anka and Neil Young and Crazy Horse...
  • Yahoo unveils a lineup of free streaming concerts July 12, 2014

    San Francisco: Yahoo continued its shift to online content with a lineup of free streaming concerts by music stars such as Usher, Michael Franti, and The Dave Matthews Band. A Live Nation Channel on Yahoo Screen promised to serve up a new live concert daily beginning on July 15 when The...
  • Rick Ross arrested after concert in North Carolina June 30, 2014

    Greensboro: Rapper Rick Ross has been released after his arrest following a North Carolina concert. Greensboro Police Department spokeswoman Susan Danielsen says that Ross was taken into custody Friday night after the SuperJam concert. She says a court had issued an order for his arrest because he failed to appear in...
  • Britney Spears' manager confirms singer lipsyncs at Las Vegas shows June 14, 2014

    Los Angeles: Britney Spears' manager has confirmed that the singer has been lipsyncing during her Las Vegas residency performances. Adam Laber admitted that the former Disney star had difficulties singing all the songs in the setlist while she had to dance as well, reported Ace Showbiz. "To put on the show...
  • Paul McCartney postpones Japanese gig due to illness May 18, 2014

    London: Former Beatles star Paul McCartney has been forced to postpone the first show of his Japanese tour after coming down with a virus.The 71yearold singer was due to kick off his minitour in the capital Tokyo on Saturday, but he has fallen sick and doctors advised him to cancel...
  • Snapshot: Farhan Akhtar tweets photos of his first ever performance in Guwahati April 21, 2014

    Actor-director Farhan Akhtar tweeted photos of his band's first ever performance in Guwahati today. With his band Farhan Live, Akhtar has been touring various college festivals across the country, connecting with his fans. His band include members Shannon Donald, Sarosh Izedyar, Anurag Rao, Darshan Doshi, Umang doshi and Anupam...
  • After twerking, Miley Cyrus spits on the audience March 23, 2014

    Los Angeles: After giving her audience a shock element with her saucy twerking on the stage off and on, Miley Cyrus tried something new at a recent performance - spitting! She added a water element to her concert Thursday, as she took giant gulps of water and spat it back out...
  • CJ Show: Notes of Change in Tihar Jail March 17, 2014

    A Delhi based rock band named Menwhopause perform with inmates in Tihar jail as part of the rehabilitation activity at the prison. This CJ report is brought to you in collaboration with Nowdelhi.tv ...
  • Robin Thicke's concert to be cancelled at Boston University? February 22, 2014

    Los Angeles: Students from Boston University have started a petition urging the school to cancel Robin Thicke's performance at their spring concert next month at the Agganis Arena. In the petition, they have urged that "it is a dishonor to our feminist history to symbolically idolize Robin Thicke by allowing him...
  • Two men charged in Wisconsin theft of Stradivarius violin February 8, 2014

    Two Wisconsin men were charged Friday with stealing a rare Stradivarius violin worth millions of dollars from a concert violinist in late January, prosecutors said. The violin, which was made in 1715 and had an appraised value of $5 million for insurance purposes, was recovered late Wednesday from a Milwaukee residence,...
  • Watch: Musicians play instruments made of ice at Swedish concert January 24, 2014

    A Swedish city hosted a concert where all the instruments are made of ice. The performance was held in an igloo. Along with the violins and a viola, cellos and a bass, there was an ice banjo too. ...
  • Beyonce pays tribute to Paul Walker during concert December 7, 2013

    Los Angeles: Pop star Beyonce Knowles paid tribute to 'Fast and Furious' actor Paul Walker, who was killed in a car crash last week, during a concert. The 32yearold singer, who is on her Mrs Carter tour dedicated a song to the actor during a concert at Los Angeles' Staples...
  • AAP takes to music to strike a chord with voters at 'Jeet Ki Goonj' November 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Revelations, press conferences, rallies and now it is music concerts that Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party has taken to for wooing voters. AAP's open for all music concert 'Jeet ki goonj' on Saturday evening saw huge crowds wearing the AAP caps and roaring 'vote for AAP' with the...
  • Touring is killing me, says Elton John September 12, 2013

    London: Singer Elton John believes touring is slowly killing him as he is always on the road and never has any time to spend with his family. The 66-year-old 'Rocket Man' hitmaker is keen to cut down on the amount of concerts he does to spend more time with his husband...
  • Controversial Kashmir concert by Zubin Mehta ends on sour note September 8, 2013

    Srinagar: A concert by renowned conductor Zubin Mehta in Kashmir, where separatist groups are fighting New Delhi's rule, was mired in controversy on Sunday, posing potential diplomatic embarrassment for Germany, whose ambassador organised the event. The concert, on the banks of picturesque Dal Lake, went off peacefully on Saturday night amid heavy...
  • Duty of a musician is to bring people together in conflict zones: Zubin Mehta September 8, 2013

    A day after performing in Kashmir, Zubin Mehta says let music be the healer. In an interview to CNN-IBN he said that it's the duty of musicians to bring together people in conflict zones. ...
  • J&K: CRPF kills 3 alleged terrorists, locals protest September 7, 2013

    Srinagar: The CRPF on Saturday killed three alleged terrorists at Shopian district in Jammu and Kashmir. Official said the CRPF retaliated after the alleged terrorists attacked a CRPF bunker around 1 pm. The CRPF claimed to have recovered one pistol and a grenade from unidentified terrorists. "We are trying to ascertain...
  • Zubin Mehta undeterred, set for his music concert in Kashmir today September 7, 2013

    Srinagar: World renowned music conductor Zubin Mehta is set to take the stage on Kashmir on Saturday with his Ehsaas-e-Kashmir concert. It will broadcast live in fifty countries and 1,500 people are likely to attend it. But there has been a lot of politics over it with separatist groups demanding scrapping...
  • Is Zubin Mehta's Kashmir concert just music or 'politics'? September 6, 2013

    Just a day before his peace concert in Kashmir, acclaimed music conductor Zubin Mehta was awarded the prestigious Tagore Award for cultural harmony by President Pranab Mukherjee. Separatists have been opposing Mehta's concert in the valley. However, Mehta played down the protests over his concert and said that music is...
  • News 360: Zubin Mehta receives Tagore Award ahead of peace concert September 6, 2013

    Acclaimed music conductor Zubin Mehta has been awarded the prestigious Tagore Award for cultural harmony by President Pranab Mukherjee. This comes just a day before his peace concert in Kashmir that separatists have been opposing. ...
  • Zubin Mehta honoured with Tagore Award ahead of Kashmir concert September 6, 2013

    "I didnt choose Kashmir, Kashmir chose me," said an emotional Zubin Mehta who landed in his chosen concert venue of Srinagar amidst controversy. Mehta's Ehsaas e Kashmir concert on Saturday is expected to be attended by celebrities from around the country but many Kashmiris won't be there. In the past few...
  • Kashmir does not need a musical concert: Kabir Suman September 6, 2013

    MP and musician Kabir Suman said Jammu and Kashmir does not need a musical concert, but needs a solution. He said, "It is a ploy to obfuscate the Kashmiri problem and an attempt to portray that everything is fine with Kashmir which it is not." ...
  • Zubin Mehta receives Tagore Award, says music is the message of peace September 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Acclaimed music conductor Zubin Mehta has been awarded the prestigious Tagore Award for cultural harmony by President Pranab Mukherjee. This comes just a day before his peace concert in Kashmir that separatists have been opposing. Mehta played down the protests over his concert saying music is the message of...
  • Kashmir gearing up for its biggest extravaganza September 6, 2013

    Srinagar: It is being termed the mother of all cultural events ever held in Kashmir and, given the official and public focus the concert here Saturday by the Bavarian State Orchestra under maestro Zubin Mehta is getting here, it could well be one. Chartered aircraft, BMW cars brought in just to...
  • Zubin Mehta to receive Tagore Award ahead of Kashmir concert September 6, 2013

    Srinagar: As preparations are on in Kashmir for Zubin Mehta's peace concert, the Indian Parsi conductor of western classical music is all set to receive the Tagore Award for cultural harmony. The Tagore Award has only been given to late sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar in the past. Meanwhile, there's just...
  • Kashmiris don't need a Zubin Mehta, they need political solution to their crisis: Kabir Suman September 3, 2013

    Dissident Trinamool Congress MP and a musician par excellence, Kabir Suman has now thrown his hat into the ring on the controversies surrounding the proposed Zubin Mehta concert in Srinagar. In an exclusive interview to the CNN-IBN, Suman says this is an attempt to take away the limelight from the...