The weekend’s best music includes Diiv at the Bottleneck in Lawrence. And at the FOKL Center, the world’s most dissonant rock band, Sissy Spacek, will create some hellish noises. Next week: Subhumans at the Riot Room and Wheeler Walker Jr. at the Granada
Madonna closed Sunday's Billboard Music Awards paying tribute to Prince with the help of Stevie Wonder, ending the night with Purple Rain. The three-hour ceremony, held at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas and telecast live on ABC, also featured performances from Celine Dion who recently lost her husband and brother Kesha, Justin Bieber, Pink and Rihanna.
The Billboard Music Awards were handed out Sunday at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas and telecast live on ABC. The three-hour event featured Madonna paying tribute to Prince as well as performances from Celine Dion who recently lost her husband and brother Kesha, Justin Bieber, Pink and Rihanna. Take a look at who hit the right notes before the show on the red carpet and the ones whose looks fell flat.
Madonna will pay tribute to Prince. Kesha will now sing live after her performance was initially canceled by her former mentor. Celine Dion – who recently lost her husband and brother – will perform Queen’s “The Show Must Go On.”
Bruce Springsteen, Pearl Jam, violinist Itzhak Perlman, Ringo Starr, Cirque Du Soleil and Maroon 5 have canceled performances in North Carolina over its restrictive new LGBT law. Arena workers, stagehands, restaurateurs, hotel employees and others say the mounting boycotts are hitting them hard in the pocketbook.
Kansas City-bred alto saxophonist Logan Richardson, who this week is paying a visit to his old stomping ground, the Blue Room, on Monday, May 23. KC native Krystle Warren will perform Wednesday, May 25, at Johnson County Community College.
Paul McCartney is bringing fans into his world by way of virtual reality through a six-part series of VR experiences created to support the June 10 release of "Pure McCartney," his new retrospective album surveying the music of his career after the Beatles disbanded.
In a year when the musical world is still mourning icons Prince, David Bowie and Merle Haggard, musicians of all genres and generations have been celebrating a still active legend — Bob Dylan — in an annual all-star concert series for 15 years.
The revived New York City Opera announced its first full season following its emergence from bankruptcy, planning 28 performances of six works in 2016-17 that include the U.S. debut of Antonio de Literes' "Los Elementos" and area premieres of Peter Eotvos' "Angels in America" and Tobin Stokes' "Fallujah."