Concerts

Singer Bono of U2 performs during a concert at the Apollo Theater hosted by SiriusXM on Monday, June 11, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP
June 12, 2018 - 9:47 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U2 frontman Bono honored the late Anthony Bourdain toward the end of the band's special performance at the Apollo Theater in Harlem. Bono spoke of losing a "lot of inspiring, useful people" over the past few years "who gave up on their own life" alluding to the apparent suicides of...
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June 03, 2018 - 4:18 pm
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Concert ticketing service Ticketfly says it's working to get its system back online after a data breach leaked users' personal information and disrupted services at live music venues. The San Francisco firm's parent company, Eventbrite, said Sunday it's working with outside...
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FILE - In this Oct. 27, 2017 file photo, Rachel Platten performs on NBC's Today show at Rockefeller Plaza in New York. The singer-songwriter will headline the Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular on July Fourth. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
June 01, 2018 - 7:58 am
BOSTON (AP) — Singer-songwriter Rachel Platten will headline the Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular on July Fourth. The 37-year-old is best known for her 2015 hits "Fight Song" and "Stand By You." The show features an all-female lineup including Indigo Girls, Rhiannon Giddens and Broadway legend...
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FILE - In this May 16, 2018 file photo, Paul Simon kicks off his Homeward Bound: The Farewell Tour in Vancouver, British Columbia. Simon, who's 76, isn't retiring. He has a disc due out this fall and promises he'll still occasionally appear on stage. Since he started writing songs as a teen-ager, it's hard to imagine that impulse shutting off forever. He’s done with the idea of long concert tours, so if you live in Greensboro, Austin or Orlando and want to see him perform, this is it. (Jimmy Jeong/The Canadian Press via AP)
May 22, 2018 - 12:25 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Farewell tours don't always mean farewell, but are a ripe time for appreciation and appraisal. Paul Simon's concerts and a new biography offer the opportunity for both. Simon's "Homeward Bound" tour began last week in Vancouver and takes him across North America, to Europe and an...
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FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2011, file photo, singer Whitney Houston performs at the pre-Grammy gala & salute to industry icons with Clive Davis honoring David Geffen in Beverly Hills, Calif. Friends of Whitney Houston allege the singer was molested as a child by her cousin Dee Dee Warwick in a documentary that premiered Thursday May 17, 2018, at the Cannes Film Festival. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
May 17, 2018 - 8:32 am
CANNES, France (AP) — Friends of Whitney Houston allege the singer was molested as a child by her cousin Dee Dee Warwick in a documentary that premiered Thursday at the Cannes Film Festival. Houston's longtime assistant Mary Jones tells filmmaker Kevin Macdonald that the late singer told her that...
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FILE - In this June 30, 2013, file photo, R. Kelly performs onstage at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. Spotify has removed R. Kelly’s music from its playlists, citing its new policy on hate content and hateful conduct. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Invision/AP, File)
May 12, 2018 - 1:27 pm
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — With demonstrators standing outside his concert protesting his presence, R. Kelly summoned his passionate fans to carry him through what has been a difficult week. Interspersing references to God with his suggestive lyrics and salty language, Kelly stirred up a crowd inside...
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Bruce Springsteen, center, and Patti Smith, right, perform after a special screening of "Horses: Patti Smith and Her Band" at the Beacon Theatre during the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival, on Monday, April 23, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Brad Barket/Invision/AP)
April 23, 2018 - 11:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The night belonged to Patti Smith at the Tribeca Film Festival — and to her friend Bruce Springsteen. After a screening Monday night of a new concert documentary about Smith, the curtain at Manhattan's Beacon Theater rose to reveal Smith and her band, in the flesh. They performed...
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Brittany Howard performs during the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, Saturday, April 14, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard)
April 14, 2018 - 10:36 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Latest on the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony (all times local): 10:25 p.m. The Cars have pulled into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. The pioneering new wave band, which crafted catchy pop songs into Top 40 hits, was inducted Saturday by Brandon Flowers, lead...
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In this rendering provided by the Loveland Living Planet Aquarium is the The Living Planet Science Learning Campus expansion in Draper, Utah. The former stage centerpiece of rock band U2's international tour, a 165-foot tall spider-like structure, has found a new home as the backdrop for an aquarium expansion in suburban Salt Lake City. (Loveland Living Planet Aquarium via AP)
April 14, 2018 - 11:37 am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A giant metal structure that spent two years touring the world with rock band U2 is finding a new home at an aquarium in suburban Salt Lake City. The massive, four-legged structure towered above the rock behemoths during a world tour from 2009 to 2011. Now, the Loveland Living...
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April 14, 2018 - 9:19 am
CINCINNATI (AP) — The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Cincinnati says it plans to celebrate the life of singer and activist Mavis Staples with one of the museum's highest honors. The center will present Staples with the Everyday Freedom Hero Award at a reception on Friday. Staples...
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