Concerts

April 06, 2018 - 10:00 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — A North Carolina man has been sentenced to nearly five years in prison for a concert scam that humiliated the University of Hawaii. Marc Hubbard had pleaded guilty to wire fraud, saying he lied about his ability to produce Stevie Wonder for a fundraiser concert. U.S. District Judge...
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April 01, 2018 - 4:16 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland will receive $4.1 million over five years to help expand its youth education programs and community activities. The Rock Hall announced this week that PNC Bank has pledged $3.75 million to support free events, interactive exhibit...
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South Korean popular girl band Red Velvet arrives at a hotel in Pyongyang, North Korea, Saturday, March 31, 2018. From aging crooners to bubbly K-Pop starlets, some of South Korea's biggest pop stars flew to North Korea on Saturday for rare performances that highlight the sudden thaw in inter-Korean ties after years of tensions over the North's nuclear ambitions. (Korea Pool via AP)
March 31, 2018 - 6:16 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — From aging crooners to bubbly K-Pop starlets, some of South Korea's biggest pop stars flew to North Korea on Saturday for rare performances that highlight the sudden thaw in inter-Korean ties after years of tensions over the North's nuclear ambitions. The concerts in...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016, file photo, North Carolina concert promoter Marc Hubbard walks to federal court in Honolulu. Nearly a year and a half after pleading guilty to scamming the University of Hawaii out of $200,000, the man who said he lied about being able to bring Stevie Wonder to the school for a concert is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday, March 28, 2018. (Dennis Oda/The Star-Advertiser via AP, File)
March 28, 2018 - 8:35 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of a man who prosecutors say scammed the University of Hawaii out of $200,000 for a Stevie Wonder concert that never happened (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Sentencing has been postponed again for a man who pleaded guilty in a Stevie Wonder concert scam...
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March 28, 2018 - 4:21 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — A North Carolina man who prosecutors say scammed the University of Hawaii out of $200,000 by lying about his ability to secure Stevie Wonder for a fundraiser concert will be sentenced Wednesday. The sentencing comes nearly a year-and-a-half after Marc Hubbard pleaded guilty to wire...
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March 25, 2018 - 5:52 am
LONDON (AP) — Hundreds of previously unseen photographs of The Beatles' first U.S. concerts have sold for 253,000 pounds ($358,000) at an auction in England. The photographer Mike Mitchell, who was 18 at the time, snapped the photos of the band's performances at the Washington Coliseum and the...
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In this Jan. 10, 2018, photo, South Korean popular girl band Red Velvet poses for photographers during the 32nd Golden Disc Awards in Goyang, South Korea. South Korea said on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, it will send a 160-member artistic delegation to North Korea, including about 10 popular K-Pop singers. Red Velvet is also among the South Korean groups. (Lim Tae-hoon/Newsis via AP)
March 20, 2018 - 5:37 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Tuesday it will send a 160-member artistic group to North Korea, including about 10 celebrated K-Pop singers, for rare concerts there. The South Korean musical artists will visit Pyongyang, North Korea's capital, from March 31 to April 3 and give two...
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FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2018 file photo, Sza performs "Broken Clocks" at the 60th annual Grammy Awards at Madison Square Garden in New York. SZA didn’t let a torn ligament in her foot slow her down at a concert for her feverish fans in New York City. She walked into the venue Friday, March 16 with a crutch helping her to the chair placed in the middle of the stage for her comfort. She injured her foot while performing last week at the BUKU Music + Art Project festival in New Orleans.(Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)
March 17, 2018 - 11:13 am
NEW YORK (AP) — R&B singer SZA (SIZZ-ah) didn't let a torn ligament in her foot slow her down at a concert for her feverish fans in New York City. She walked into the venue Friday with a crutch helping her to the chair placed in the middle of the stage. She injured her foot while performing...
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FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2017 file photo, Aretha Franklin attends the Elton John AIDS Foundation's 25th Anniversary Gala in New York. Franklin is canceling a concert that would have taken place on her 76th birthday due to doctor’s orders. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)
March 16, 2018 - 3:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Aretha Franklin is canceling two upcoming concerts on doctor's orders. The Queen of Soul's management team says in a statement Friday that Franklin will not perform March 25 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark, New Jersey. That show would have taken place on her 76th...
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FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2017, file photo, Tim McGraw performs on NBC's "Today" show at Rockefeller Plaza in New York. McGraw collapsed onstage during a performance in Dublin, Ireland, Sunday, March 11, 2018, the Rolling Stone reports. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
March 12, 2018 - 3:18 am
DUBLIN (AP) — Country music star Tim McGraw collapsed on stage during a performance in Ireland. Rolling Stone magazine reports McGraw collapsed while performing Sunday night in Dublin. McGraw's wife, singer Faith Hill, can be seen in a video on a fan's Instagram page saying, "He's been super...
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