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  • 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 »
  • WATCH: WBRZ only TV station on set of Pitch Perfect 2 finale Play Video

    June 20, 2014 10:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - About 3,000 movie extras from Louisiana and beyond were positioned at Highland Park for the final scene of "Pitch Perfect 2" overnight Friday. The BREC park on Highland Road was transformed into a concert venue. The day of shooting with about 250 crew members is valued... more »
  • 'Pitch Perfect' concert scene to be filmed tonight

    June 20, 2014 12:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Filmmakers gathered around 3,000 extras from the community to film a live concert for the Pitch Perfect sequel Friday night in Baton Rouge. Filmmakers planned to use the crowd for a scene featuring the Bellas, the female a capella group at the center of the Pitch... more »
  • Kiss says it won't play at Rock HOF induction

    February 23, 2014 11:47 AM

    WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. - Kiss won't rock and roll all night - or at any point during the day, either - when they are inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April. The 40-year-old band is unable to agree on which lineup should perform during the April... more »
  • Manilow concert postponed

    January 28, 2014 2:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Barry Manilow concert originally scheduled for Wednesday, January 29th will now take place Monday, February 3rd. The date change was prompted by the weather conditions and the state of emergency declared by Governor Bobby Jindal. Manilow said via press release, " "I'm sorry that... more »
  • Wreck postpones Jhen Aiko concert at LSU

    August 28, 2013 3:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU pushed back a concert scheduled this week to mark the start of fall classes after the performer was in a wreck in Los Angeles. LSU announced today that they were working to reschedule R&B artist Jhené Aiko's performance for later in the fall. Aiko... more »
  • Maxwell brings his sweet falsetto to Essence

    July 5, 2013 4:36 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - R&B singers Maxwell, Jill Scott and Brandy along with the classic rhymes of rapper LL Cool J kick off the 2013 Essence Festival's three-night concert series in the Superdome. The festival's first full day of empowerment seminars in the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center began with Steve... more »
  • Mumford & Sons bassist has blood clot, N.O. concert postponed

    June 11, 2013 11:53 AM

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Mumford & Sons bassist Ted Dwane has a blood clot on his brain that will require surgery. The Grammy-winning folk-rock group postponed concerts Tuesday in Dallas, Wednesday in The Woodlands in Texas and Thursday in New Orleans. A statement on its website said there are no plans... more »
  • Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert at country fest

    May 24, 2013 2:40 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The sounds of country music take over the City of Baton Rouge as the Bayou Country Superfest brings some of the genre's biggest names to LSU's Tiger Stadium for a Memorial Day holiday jamfest. Headlining Saturday are Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Darius Rucker and Aaron Lewis, the... more »
  • Concert crowds expected to overflow downtown BR

    March 29, 2013 4:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The River Center is anticipating its largest crowd in history this weekend, which could also mean historic traffic downtown. Friday's Elton John and Anthony Hamilton concerts will bring an estimated 13,000 people to the Baton Rouge venue. Hamilton's concert begins at 7:30 p.m. in the... more »
  • LSU Concert Spectacular raises money for School of Music Play Video

    January 31, 2013 10:15 AM

    The LSU School of Music will host its annual fundraiser tomorrow night at the Student Union Theater. The LSU Concert Spectacular features performances from ensembles, ranging from jazz to classical, as well as university choirs and the musical theatre's dance troupe. This year's concert also includes the debut... more »
  • Beach Boys to headline free pre-bowl concert

    November 30, 2012 10:44 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - The Beach Boys and English rock band Bad Company are headlining a free concert the night before next month's New Orleans Bowl game. It'll be The Beach Boys' second show in New Orleans this year. The "Good Vibrations" Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band performed at... more »
  • Boston deaf school gets Swift tickets after prank

    October 2, 2012 12:47 PM

    BOSTON - Taylor Swift is giving $10,000 and concert tickets to a Boston school for the deaf after a prank during an online contest promising an on-campus performance by the Grammy-winning singer. Horace Mann School for the Deaf was disqualified from the contest because many of the votes were from... more »
  • Concert held for family lost in crash Play Video

    June 7, 2012 10:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Five from one family dead, a sixth also killed last week. Last night, a church in Baton Rouge was filled with people paying tribute to them. The standing room only crowd was filled with friends that Reverend John Gaines never even knew he had. ... more »
  • Sole survivor fights for life, benefit concert set, after fatal Slaughter crash Play Video

    June 6, 2012 6:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Doctors fear for the life of the only survivor , of a head-on crash in East Feliciana Parish. Brenda Gaines, her daughter Denise, four of Denise's children, and a family friend were hit driving back from church near Slaughter. Five died at the scene, another days later.... more »
  • Gospel community raises money for 5 crash victims' funeral

    June 6, 2012 9:33 AM

    SLAUGHTER - The gospel community is showing support for the family killed in a Slaughter car crash last week. Brenda Gaines, her daughter Denise, their friend Angela Mosely and 3 of Denise's children died after State Troopers say 30-year-old Brett Gerald hit them head on. The crash happened... more »
  • Benefit planned for crash victims

    June 5, 2012 4:41 PM

    SLAUGHTER - People in East Feliciana Parish organized a beneft concert for later this week to support the family of seven people hurt or killed in a car crash. Six members of John Gaines Sr.'s family were killed by an accused drunk driver, Brett Gerald, last week. A seventh... more »
  • Jimmy Buffet, Kiss and Black Keys free concert in NO

    March 20, 2012 10:25 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Jimmy Buffet, Kiss and the Black Keys are scheduled to give free concerts in New Orleans the weekend of the NCAA Men's Final Four. They're appearing in the league's annual "The Big Dance Concert" series which will be held this year in Woldenberg Park. Kiss... more »
  • Jagger sizes up Obama's Singing

    February 23, 2012 7:19 PM

    Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones sizes up President Obama's singing as "courageous." He says the President did pretty well when he joined in during a blues concert this week at the White House. Jagger also says he was pleased to see the First Lady wearing a dress for the... more »
  • Stage collapse at Indiana State Fair kills 5

    August 14, 2011 11:23 AM

    INDIANAPOLIS - The lead singer of the country duo Sugarland says she has watched recaps of Saturday night's deadly stage collapse with horror and "there are no words to process a moment of this magnitude and gravity." Strong winds estimated at between 60 and 70 mph blew over the... more »
  • Country fans disappointed at crowd size

    May 29, 2011 5:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE- As the city's largest music festival winds down country music fans are already disappointed in the turnout compared to last year. "Not as many people, it's not as successful as last year, it's gonna be fun, I can't wait to see Kenny Chesney, but I don't think... more »
  • Gonzales continues Jambalaya festival into weekend

    May 27, 2011 2:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Gonzales' holiday weekend celebration of one of South Louisiana's favorite food's continues into this weekend. The 45-year-old Jambalaya Festival will feature music, rides, and a fierce competition to crown the World Champion of Jambalaya cooking. To learn more about the Jambalaya Festival you can view... more »
  • Superfest: Show will go on despite funding crisis

    December 9, 2010 1:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A day after the Baton Rouge Metro Council voted to withdraw parish funding for the 2011 Bayou Country Superfest, organizers said they’re still committed to putting the concert on with the community’s help. A statement from the concert’s organizers said they were disappointed in the Council’s vote,... more »
  • Faith Hill headlines concert commemorating Katrina

    August 24, 2010 2:38 PM

    Country music star Faith Hill is in New Orleans, honoring the spirit of Gulf Coast residents who are still rebuilding five years afer Hurricane Katrina. Hill is headlining the free concert Tuesday evening. The Dirty Dozen Brass band opens the show, which is being held at the Mahalia... more »
  • Free concert to benefit wetlands, fishermen

    August 19, 2010 5:06 AM

    Nationally-recognized and locally-based country musicians will share the stage at a free concert to benefit Louisiana fishermen and the wetlands. The free concert will feature several artists including Jamie O'Neal, Joe Diffie, Doug Stone, Sammy Kershaw, Jo-El Sonnier and David St. Romain. It will be held at Fort Jackson in... more »
  • David St. Romain concert

    July 29, 2010 6:15 AM

    David St. Romain has a new album out. He sat down with Whitney Vann to discuss his new music. David St. Romain Show Cadillac Rock 'n' Country Saloon - LaPlace Friday, July 30th 10:00 p.m. more »
  • Island Aid provides relief

    July 24, 2010 10:37 PM

    Thousands packed the sands of Grand Isle today for the first ever Island Aid concert. The concert, created to replace the cancelled Tarpon Rodeo, drew folks from across the country to support the tiny fishing community. Donations poured in from famous faces, paired up with admission revenue, the money will... more »
  • BP may pay for more free concerts to help Alabama

    July 12, 2010 10:28 AM

    BP may fund a series of free beach concerts along the Alabama coast. Officials say they hope to line up a string of big-name performers through the fall. Promoters say acts could include Faith Hill and Jack Johnson. Just this past weekend, a free Jimmy Buffett concert drew in... more »
  • Buffett concert rocks Gulf Shores

    July 11, 2010 7:31 PM

    Tens of thousands of people sang and danced on a broad Alabama beach at a free Jimmy Buffett concert meant to help the Gulf Coast through the oil spill crisis. The show at Gulf Shores, Ala., accomplished its goal of luring visitors. Parking lots were fuller than they had... more »
  • Buffett show delay new hit to tourism on Ala coast

    June 29, 2010 2:27 PM

    Tourism is taking another hit on Alabama's coast following the postponement of a free Jimmy Buffett concert that had been scheduled for this week on the beach at Gulf Shores. With business already off by about half due to the oil spill, promoters had planned the show for Thursday... more »
  • eBay bans sale of Free Jimmy Buffet concert tickets

    June 23, 2010 8:25 PM

    eBay banned the sale of free tickets to a concert to help the oil-stricken gulf coast. Jimmy Buffet and other stars will perform in Gulf Shores, Alabama. The free 35,000 tickets were grabbed up in a matter of minutes on Wednesday and then began showing up for sale on eBay... more »
  • Gulf coast benefit concert

    June 23, 2010 11:21 AM

    You can attend a free concert in Gulf Shores, Ala. next month, to show your support for those affected by the oil spill. Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer band, along with Kenny Chesney, Zac Brown, Allen Toussaint, Jessee Winchester, and others, will perform. The CMT cable network... more »
  • Imagination Movers' free concert to air on Disney

    May 12, 2010 5:18 AM

    Hometown fans of the Imagination Movers will get the chance to see them at a free concert next month that will be broadcast on the Disney Channel for the group's first-ever television special. Officials say tickets for the June 6 event at Lakefront Arena were distributed last Saturday in under... more »
  • Renowned clarinetist to perform with LPO

    February 23, 2010 5:12 AM

    Nine-time Grammy-winning clarinetist Paquito D'Rivera is heading to New Orleans next month to perform with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra. The Cuban-born clarinetist will join the LPO for Fiesta Sinfonica on March 6 at the Mahalia Jackson Theater. The concert will be the third of five annual Fiesta Sinfonica concerts underwritten... more »

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