The so-called Bollywood Oscars have been held in Macau, Singapore, London — and now, Tampa?
Hundreds of Indian film stars and thousands of Bollywood fans have flooded this city for the International Indian Film Academy's awards extravaganza, four days of song-and-dance performances and movie screenings. The event caps off with the awards ceremony Saturday.
Summerfest organizers say they’ve landed a performer for this year’s festival in Milwaukee who doesn’t plan to play anywhere else in the U.S. this summer.
Usher will close the 11-day festival on July 6 at the Marcus Amphitheater. Usher has been busy with the popular NBC show “The Voice” where he appears as a judge and mentor.
Eminem and Outkast will headline a diverse lineup of more than 130 acts at this year's three-day Lollapalooza music festival in Chicago, Jane's Addiction lead singer and Lollapalooza founder Perry Farrell announced this week.
The lineup also includes recent Grammy darling Lorde, rockers Kings of Leon and Arctic Monkeys and electronic dance music stars Calvin Harris and Skrillex.
For audiences who attended Miley Cyrus’ Bangerz tour last night hoping to be shocked and titillated, it must have been a long evening. On the other hand, those looking for an irreverent concert fueled by music ranging from country classics to hip hop were likely to have left Milwaukee’s BMO Harris Bradley Center with a smile.
Lady Gaga is scheduled to give the keynote address at the South by Southwest music festival and conference in Austin, Texas.
Festival organizers made the announcement on March 9 that the singer will follow in the footsteps of past speakers that have included Bruce Springsteen, Lou Reed and Dave Grohl.
St. Vincent, aka Annie Clark, is the kind of artist you hear and rush to tell your friends about — your quirky, artsy friends — and they already know. Her latest album titled, simply St. Vincent, is one of the most critically acclaimed releases of early 2014. It’s clanky, quirky, noisy electro-pop punctuated with rock guitar moves — exactly what she brought to the stage on Sat., April 5, at Milwaukee’s Turner Hall.
The best news about George Michael’s first album of all-new recordings in 10 years is that his vocal talent and charisma have not dimmed with time. Unfortunately, Symphonica feels a bit snoozy. His long-term fans likely want something uptempo on the order of “Faith,” “Freedom ’90” or “Amazing” before the music winds up with the 1940s pop standard “You’ve Changed.”
George Michael, "Symphonica" (Islands)
Forget about the health issues and personal problems - George Michael sounds just fine, super in fact, on his first new album in seven years, recorded live during his 2011-2012 "Symphonica" tour in Europe.