Concerts

In this Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017 photo, Zarifa Adiba, 18, an orchestra conductor in Afghanistan, plays during a concert in Kabul. Afghanistan’s first all-female symphony is trying to change attitudes in a deeply conservative country where many see music as immoral, especially for women. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
March 30, 2017 - 3:13 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's first — and only — all-female symphony is trying to change attitudes in a deeply conservative country where many see music as immoral, especially for women. The symphony's two conductors show how difficult that can be, but also how satisfying success is. One...
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In this photo taken on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, the marble bust of Arturo Toscanini is shown at La Scala opera theater during the unveiling of the exhibition of Italian musician and composer Arturo Toscanini , at La Scala opera theater in Milan, Italy. La Scala also dedicated to Toscanini a tribute concert marking the 150th anniversary of Toscanini’s March 25, 1867 birth. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
March 26, 2017 - 12:32 pm
MILAN (AP) — Italian conductor Arturo Toscanini's legacies included abolishing encores at La Scala. So it was a playful touch when one of the maestro's musical heirs included a Verdi encore during a tribute at the Milan opera house marking the 150th anniversary of Toscanini's birth. The Saturday...
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March 22, 2017 - 9:22 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Grammy-winning artist Chance the Rapper is planning a return to his hometown of Chicago this summer to headline the Lollapalooza music festival. Other headliners announced Wednesday morning on Lollapalooza's website include The Killers, Lorde, Arcade Fire, Muse and blink-182. The...
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FILE - In this April 30, 2016, file photo, Miranda Lambert performs during the 2016 iHeartRadio Country Festival in Austin, Texas. Lambert, Luke Bryan, Blake Shelton, Florida Georgia Line, Keith Urban, Brad Paisley and more are performing at this year’s CMA Music Festival in Nashville, Tenn. The Country Music Association on Friday, March 17, 2017, announced the lineup for concerts at Nissan Stadium on June 8-11, 2017. (Photo by John Salangsang/Invision/AP, File)
March 17, 2017 - 11:46 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Miranda Lambert, Luke Bryan, Blake Shelton, Florida Georgia Line, Keith Urban, Brad Paisley and more are performing at this year's CMA Music Festival in June in Nashville, Tennessee. The Country Music Association on Friday announced the lineup for concerts at Nissan Stadium...
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March 13, 2017 - 1:46 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — In a story March 12 about the South by Southwest music festival, The Associated Press misspelled the name of the Wu-Tang Clan, erroneously referring to it as the Wu-Tang Clang. A corrected version of the story is below: Immigration tensions seep into South by Southwest music...
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March 06, 2017 - 10:00 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Live from Los Angeles, it's "La La Land" live! Lionsgate announced Monday that "La La Land In Concert: A Live-to-Film Celebration" will come to the Hollywood Bowl on May 26-27. The live shows will be conducted by composer Justin Hurwitz, who won two Academy Awards last month for his...
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March 02, 2017 - 9:30 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A New York musician tweeted Thursday he will no longer perform at the SXSW Music Festival over a contract provision stating that U.S. immigration agents may be contacted if an international artist violates the performance agreement. SXSW organizers responded by saying that...
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March 02, 2017 - 9:02 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A New York musician says he won't perform at the SXSW Music Festival over a contract provision stating that U.S. immigration agents may be contacted if an international act violates the performance agreement. SXSW organizers responded Thursday by saying that Felix Walworth, who...
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