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  • US officials identify bomber as Salman Abedi Play Video

    May 22, 2017 7:02 PM

    MANCHESTER, England - Officials in the United States say British authorities have identified the suspect in the Manchester suicide bombing attack as Salman Abedi. A U.S. official confirmed the identity Tuesday to The Associated Press. No additional details were immediately available. The bombing Monday night at an Ariana Grande concert... more »
  • Two crushed to death at massive Argentine concert

    March 12, 2017 3:47 PM

    SANTIAGO, Chile - Argentine officials say two people have died in a crush at a massive rock concert. The open-air site of Saturday night's concert in the town of Olavarria was set up for 200,000 people, but prosecutor Susana Alonso tells the Todo Noticias television channel that it was apparently... more »
  • Taylor Swift's pre-Super Bowl show might be her only in 2017

    February 5, 2017 2:05 PM

    NEW YORK - Taylor Swift's pre-Super Bowl concert broke some news: She announced it may be her only concert of this year; she performed for the smallest number of fans in some time - 9,000 people is intimate for this pop star - and she sang her newest single live... more »
  • Senate takes aim at 'bots' that snap up concert seats

    November 30, 2016 8:00 PM

    WASHINGTON - The Senate is cracking down on computer software used by ticket brokers to snap up tickets to concerts and shows. Senators passed legislation by voice vote Wednesday that would make using the software an "unfair and deceptive practice" under the Federal Trade Commission Act and allow the FTC... more »
  • Kanye West rants about Beyonce before cutting concert short

    November 20, 2016 4:44 PM

    SACRAMENTO - Just days after telling fans that he would have voted for Donald Trump, Kanye West delivered another public screed Saturday night, this time about Beyoncé and Jay Z at the Sacramento, California, stop of his Saint Pablo Tour. Captured on video by concert goers, West told the audience... more »
  • Concerts, instruments, money help music survive after floods

    September 7, 2016 4:39 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Classical musicians are planning benefit concerts, an assistant professor of music in Mississippi is collecting instruments for Louisiana schools and a country music-affiliated charity is donating $30,000 - all to help make sure music survives the disastrous floods that hit south Louisiana in August. Musicians who lost... more »
  • Bayou Country Superfest: Where will it go? Play Video

    August 4, 2016 8:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Since the announcement of Bayou Country Superfest not being held at Tiger Stadium for the next two years, many are questioning where it will go? Tiger Stadium will undergo off-season renovations to concession stands, bathrooms and other areas of the stadium, according to LSU Athletics. Joe... more »
  • Police: 1 dead, 3 wounded in shooting at NYC concert venue

    May 26, 2016 12:33 AM

    NEW YORK CITY - Police say one person has been killed and three others wounded in a shooting inside a concert venue in New York City, where hip-hop artist T.I. was scheduled to perform. It happened around 10:15 p.m. Wednesday at Irving Plaza, near Manhattan's Union Square. Police say a... more »
  • Jazz Fest kicks off Friday in New Orleans

    April 22, 2016 8:58 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- The 47th annual New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival begins on Friday. This year's festival features headline performances from artists such as Snoop Dogg, Nick Jonas, The Red Hot Chili Peppers and Steely Dan. The artists will perform over two weekends from April 22-24 and April 29-May... more »
  • Axl Rose to join AC/DC on tour, replacing Brian Johnson

    April 18, 2016 5:31 AM

    NEW YORK- Along with prepping a reunion tour with Guns N' Roses, Axl Rose is joining AC/DC on the road. AC/DC announced Saturday that Rose will replace Brian Johnson on its Rock or Bust World Tour beginning May 7 in Lisbon. Rose will remain with the band through its European... more »
  • Paris attack survivors open up ahead of tribute concert

    February 16, 2016 6:01 AM

    PARIS- Survivors of November's deadly Paris attacks have opened up to a French terrorism commission ahead of a highly charged concert in the French capital by Eagles of Death Metal - the U.S. rock band whose show in the Bataclan concert hall was among the attack targets. Speaking to the... more »
  • Rowdy concert crowd, state cops hurt

    June 8, 2015 8:54 PM

    EAST RUTHERFORD, NEW JERSEY- Eight New Jersey state troopers were hurt and 60 people were arrested during a melee outside MetLife stadium after a hip-hop concert Sunday night. The people were arrested after they tried to climb fences and get past security guards trying to get into the sold-out... more »
  • Superfest finale marks the end of Baton Rouge's music weekend

    May 25, 2015 9:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Bayou Country Superfest came to a close last night in dramatic fashion. The festival's final day had performances from Cassadee Pope, David Nail, Miranda Lambert, Kip Moore, and Blake Shelton. During Lambert's set heavy showers moved in, and she paused her set for a rain delay. Once... more »
  • Gonzales' "Music in the Park" moved indoors

    April 12, 2015 2:32 PM

    GONZALES - The free concert, "Music in the Park," has been moved indoors due to the rainy weather Sunday. The concert will be inside the Gonzales Civic Center instead of at Jambalaya Park. The gig will feature music from The Boogies Men, a 9-piece dance band powered by... more »
  • Concert to benefit EBR Schools Play Video

    March 26, 2015 7:06 AM

    BATON ROUGE- You can watch people of all ages present the gift of music coming up at the Music in our Schools Benefit Concert Friday night. "The purpose of this concert is to let the community know what's going on in our schools," said Wayne Talbot, the East Baton... more »
  • Hear the sounds of the holidays with the Southern band, choir Play Video

    December 11, 2014 9:28 AM

    BATON ROUGE - You can get in the Christmas spirit this weekend with the Southern University Concert Band and Choir. They're preparing for the 4th annual Yuletide Gift of the Spirit Concert. It will also feature a minister's choir composed of preachers from around the state. The concert is... more »
  • Springsteen among performers at free concert for vets

    November 11, 2014 2:12 AM

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Bruce Springsteen, Rihanna, Eminem and Metallica are among the headliners for a free concert on Washington's National Mall to raise awareness for issues affecting veterans. Tuesday's first-of-its-kind Concert for Valor is expected to draw hundreds of thousands of fans to the Mall. The Veterans Day event was... more »
  • Superfest lineup out, Swift to be separate event

    November 5, 2014 11:33 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Bayou Country Superfest organizers released their official talent lineup for the 2015 festival today, and it includes big-name performers like Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton... But not Taylor Swift. Promoters said Monday that Swift would headline Superfest in 2015 , opening the festival Friday... more »
  • Legends of Motown come to Baton Rouge Saturday Play Video

    August 15, 2014 8:17 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Legends of Motown are coming to Baton Rouge for a special concert on Saturday. It's all to benefit the unique and legendary radio programs at Baton Rouge Magnet High School. 2une In's #1 Motown fan, John Pastorek, previewed the concert this morning. Check out... more »
  • Goodbye to the Stick

    August 14, 2014 7:54 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO- The City by the Bay is saying goodbye to Candlestick Park, where the San Francisco 49ers and the Giants celebrated championships. Thursday night, Sir Paul McCartney plays a concert that's expected to be the last event at the stadium before its demolished and replaced by a housing,... more »

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