The National Memorial Day Concert will again forgo the live setting on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol in favor of a series of taped performances, with plans for the event to commemorate 9/11 and Gold Star families, along with other tributes. The May 30 event, honoring active military, veterans and their families, has traditionally gone live with the Capitol and National Mall as a backdrop, but the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has scuttled plans for a large-scale concert gathering. Instead, producer Capital Concerts is shooting performances at key D.C. locations and elsewhere — sans Zoom segments. The lineup includes Colin Powell, Gladys Knight, Vince Gill, Sara Bareilles, Alan Jackson, Denyce Graves, The Four Tops, Brian d’Arcy James and the National Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Jack Everly. There also will be a Salute to Services with the Joint Chiefs of Staff from the Pentagon, and a special message from General Mark A. Milley, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of … [Read more...] about National Memorial Day Concert To Proceed With Taped Performances, Service Member Tributes
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Everyone's favourite Mandopop star JJ Lin will be holding a virtual concert to be broadcast globally on Sunday June 6, and ticket sales will start next week. In an announcement today (May 6), the 40-year-old homegrown singer said: "I've always believed that the online world for live concerts is so untapped, and holds endless possibilities for creative exploration. Moreover, music, entertainment and the emotions that a good live show brings shouldn't stop just because most physical shows are on hold now. "I truly miss the unique interaction and relationships that have been forged throughout the Sanctuary World Tour. Hence, my team and I have committed heart and soul behind the preparation of this virtual show, and I can't wait to celebrate music and life through the upcoming Sanctuary Finale, and everyone is invited!" JJ Lin Sanctuary World Tour has toured 66 shows in 43 countries attracting over 1.6 million people, including four sold-out shows at the Singapore Indoor Stadium in … [Read more...] about JJ Lin Sanctuary Finale virtual concert to be held in June, get your tickets!
Acclaimed director and musician Jim Jarmusch will celebrate the opening of his 11th film Only Lovers Left Alive with a special pre-release event in New York, combining a screening of the film with live performance by his band SQÜRL. New Jim Jarmusch Film Explores the Emotional Lives of Vampires The April 1st event, held 10 days before the film’s official release, will occur in two parts: the screening will be held at 7:00 p.m. at Sunshine Cinema , while the post-film concert will take place at nearby club Santos Party House . The concert will feature musicians who appeared on the film’s soundtrack, including Zola Jesus, White Hills, Jozef Van Wissem and Yasmine Hamdan. Jarmusch has previously staged similar events in Cologne, Berlin, Paris and London where, like New York, guests are encouraged to wear sunglasses & dress gloves. Jarmusch formed SQÜRL with Vampire Weekend/Sleigh Bells engineer Shane Stoneback and drummer and longtime Jarmusch collaborator Carter … [Read more...] about Jim Jarmusch Staging NYC Concert to Accompany Upcoming Vampire Film
Country music star Chase Rice has responded to backlash following his packed concert in Tennessee during the pandemic and being called “selfish” by music stars. “I just wanted to address my show Saturday night,” the 34-year-old singer shared in his post on Instagram. The comments were noted by E! News in a piece published Tuesday. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football) View this post on Instagram A post shared by E! News (@enews) on Jun 29, 2020 at 8:15pm PDT “I took a video of the concert, everybody had a blast, but then once I posted the video, a lot of people seeing that online had a big problem with how the show looked, how the show went down,” he added. (RELATED: REPORT: Coachella Potentially Rescheduled To October Due To Coronavirus Fears) Rice continued, while noting that he understood that “there’s a lot of varying opinions, a lot … [Read more...] about Country Music Star Chase Rice Responds To Backlash After Packed Concert During Pandemic And Being Called ‘Selfish’ By Fellow Stars
close Video Fox News Flash top entertainment headlines for April 27 Fox News Flash top entertainment and celebrity headlines are here. Check out what's clicking today in entertainment. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were announced as the campaign chairs for Global Citizen's upcoming fundraiser hosted by Selena Gomez to get coronavirus vaccines to people in the world's poorest countries. The anti-poverty organization announced earlier this month it will hold the musical event "VAX Live: The Concert to Reunite the World." Its goal is to enlist corporations and philanthropists to raise $22 billion for global vaccinations, particularly targeting countries with less access. On Tuesday, Global Citizen announced the Duke and Duchess of Sussex will appear at the event, which will be taped Sunday at SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles and air on ABC, CBS, FOX, YouTube and iHeartMedia broadcast radio stations on May 8. SELENA GOMEZ HINTS AT … [Read more...] about Meghan Markle, Prince Harry joining Selena Gomez-led concert to promote coronavirus vaccine awareness