concerts

Billie Eilish accepts her award for International Female Solo Artist on stage at the Brit Awards 2020 in London, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP)
Associated Press
March 30, 2020 - 10:37 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Billie Eilish, Mariah Carey, Alicia Keys and Dave Grohl opened their doors — literally — as the musicians performed from their homes for an hour-long benefit concert to raise money for those affected by the coronavirus crisis. Keys kicked off the Sunday event — which also honored...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020 file photo Billie Eilish arrives at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Singer-songwriter Lewis Capaldi and rapper Dave lead the nominations for the U.K. music industry’s Brit Awards, set to be handed out Tuesday Feb. 18, 2020, at a ceremony in London. Quintuple Grammy winner Billie Eilish, 18, is set to give the first public performance of her James Bond theme song “No Time to Die.” (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
Associated Press
March 12, 2020 - 6:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Multi-platinum rock band Third Eye Blind had never canceled a tour, even when its members “all had salmonella poisoning and we were all green and vomiting,” as bandleader Stephan Jenkins put it. But the rockers have been forced to do the unthinkable Thursday due to the rapidly...
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FILE- In this Sept. 18, 2019 file photo, Roger Daltrey, left, and Pete Townshend of The Who perform during the Moving On! Tour at State Farm Arena in Atlanta. The band postponed their UK and Ireland tour that was scheduled to start Monday and run through April 8 due to the new coronavirus outbreak. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms. For some it can cause more severe illness. (Photo by Robb Cohen/Invision/AP, File)
Associated Press
March 12, 2020 - 5:30 pm
And soon there will be none (for a while). Tours, awards shows, conventions and festivals on Thursday announced cancellations and postponements at a rapid clip, with concert tours being postponed, movie releases shifting and Broadway going dark. Here's a look at some of the ways the entertainment...
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FILE - In this Aug. 20, 1967 file photo, members of the rock group Cream depart from Heathrow Airport in London, for their American tour. The trio, walking with unidentified female companions, from left are, base guitarist Jack Bruce, drummer Ginger Baker, and lead guitarist Eric Clapton. Baker, the volatile and propulsive British musician who was best known for his time with the power trio Cream, died Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, at age 80, his family said. (AP Photo/Peter Kemp, File)
Associated Press
October 06, 2019 - 12:42 pm
LONDON (AP) — Ginger Baker, the volatile and propulsive drummer for Cream and other bands who wielded blues power and jazz finesse and helped shatter boundaries of time, tempo and style in popular music, died Sunday at age 80, his family said. With blazing eyes, orange-red hair and a temperament to...
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CORRECTS TO CONCERT IN DALLAS IS NOW CANCELLED In this Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019 photo, Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend with The Who performs during the Moving On! Tour at State Farm Arena in Atlanta. The Who cut short a Houston concert on Wednesday, Sept. 25, after lead singer Daltrey lost his voice midway through the event. The band has postponed concerts scheduled for Friday, Sept, 27, in Dallas and Sunday in Denver. (Photo by Robb Cohen/Invision/AP, File)
Associated Press
September 26, 2019 - 7:59 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Who cut short a Houston concert after lead singer Roger Daltrey lost his voice midway through the event. The legendary British rock group was eight songs into the Wednesday night concert when Daltrey told the audience, "I think I should quit while I'm ahead." Lead guitarist Pete...
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Shannon Blum
September 13, 2019 - 9:23 am
It may still technically summer, but the some of the events this weekend are shouting fall! The weather forecast for the weekend is looking beautiful, so make sure to go out and enjoy the final days of good weather, as there is plenty of things to do in and around Chicago this weekend. From food...
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Festival-goers try to escape the crowd during Lil Wayne's fifth annual Lil WeezyAna Fest at the UNO Lakefront Arena grounds in New Orleans.
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Associated Press
September 08, 2019 - 1:19 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A crowd stampede injured several people attending a New Orleans festival organized by rapper Lil Wayne. Large portions of an audience estimated to include 15,000 people ran at least twice Saturday night, causing injuries following Meek Mill's performance at the Lil WeezyAna Fest...
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Shannon Blum
September 06, 2019 - 8:28 am
There are still some days left of summer and with that comes no shortage of festivals and other things to do in and around Chicago this weekend. From food fests to culture, wine and bourbon, to baseball and concerts, you're sure to find something to do. Here's a look at things to do this weekend in...
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Dierks Bentley
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Associated Press
September 03, 2019 - 7:35 pm
DENVER (AP) — Country music star Dierks Bentley has been fined $139.50 for fishing without a license after Colorado concertgoers reported him to state officials. The Denver Post reported Monday that Bentley and fellow country star Luke Bryan talked on stage about fishing during a festival in Buena...
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