Andre Rieu Announces North American Tour to Launch April 17th.
Andre Rieu, the most successful classical artist in the world, will embark on a 35-city concert tour throughout the U.S. and Canada starting April 17th in Toronto at the Air Canada Centre. The 12,000 capacity arena is one of the largest in Canada and is almost sold-out. Together with his 60-piece Johan Strauss Orchestra, the music aficionado tours on five continents, performing to more than 700,000 fans annually around the world. Billboard Magazine named Rieu the number one classical artist in the United States for 2008. In addition, Pollstar Magazine named him one of the Top 10 touring acts in the world, sharing the honor with Madonna, Bruce Springsteen and Coldplay.
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FAME, the Musical's North American 1999 Tour with Jenn Gambatese as Serena Katz and Gavin Creel as Nick Piazza.
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Witness the world's largest airliner, the Airbus Super Jumbo A380 arrive in America’s most famous airports - New York JFK, Los Angeles, Chicago O’Hare and Washington Dulles! Sponsored by Lufthansa, Qantas and Airbus, you can enjoy the excitement of the first landings, press conferences, and departures during the first ever USA Tour. Team AirUtopia brings you the play-by-play recap as we cover America with multiple camera teams filming 2 Airbus A380s landing at 4 different Airports across the USA in this must see aviation event!
Beyonce builds up hype for her Brazilian and South American concert tour by releasing a bikini clad video.
Atlanta artist Corey Barksdale has created a video about the life of famous Blues musician BB King. At the beginning of the video Corey Barksdale sketches a portrait of BB King using a ball point pen and sharpie marker.
As a painter, Corey Barksdale explores the artistic landscape inspired by the music of jazz greats like Miles Davis, John Coltrane and Charlie Parker. The result is a stunning collection of paintings that celebrate the jazz experience.
Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) February 5, 2005 -- As a painter, Corey Barksdale's work is continually inspired by jazz. "It frees me to do what I feel when I'm painting," Barksdale says. When he's in the studio creating, he often listens to jazz greats like Charlie Parker, Miles Davis and John Coltrane. The result is a stunning collection of more than 30 paintings that celebrate the jazz experience.
B. B. King arrived in Memphis for the first time in 1946 to work as a musician, but after a few months of hardship he left, going back to Mississippi. There he decided to prepare himself better for the next visit and returned to Memphis two years later. Initially he worked at the local R&B radio channel WDIA as a singer. In 1949, he began recording songs under contract with Los Angeles-based RPM Records. Many of King's early recordings were produced by Sam Phillips, who later founded Sun Records. King was also a disc jockey in Memphis, where he gained the nickname "Beale Street Blues Boy", later shortened to "B. B." Before his RPM contract, B. B. had debuted on Bullet Records by issuing the single "Miss Martha King" (1949), which got a bad review in Billboard magazine and did not chart well.
In the 1950s, B. B. King became one of the most important names in R&B music, amassing an impressive list of hits including "You Know I Love You," "Woke Up This Morning," "Please Love Me," "When My Heart Beats like a Hammer," "Whole Lotta Love," "You Upset Me Baby," "Every Day I Have the Blues," "Sneakin' Around," "Ten Long Years," "Bad Luck," "Sweet Little Angel," "On My Word of Honor," and "Please Accept My Love." In 1962,B.B. King signed to ABC-Paramount Records, which was later absorbed into MCA Records, and then his current label, Geffen Records.
In November 1964, King recorded the Live at the Regal album at the Regal Theater in Chicago, Illinois.
B. B. King in concert in France (1989)
B. B. King in concert in France (1989)
King's first success outside the blues market was his 1969 remake of Roy Hawkins' tune "The Thrill Is Gone." King's version became a hit on both pop and R&B charts, which was rare for an R&B artist. It also gained the number 193 spot in Rolling Stone's Top 500 Songs Of All Time. He gained further rock visibility as an opening act on The Rolling Stones much-ballyhooed 1969 American Tour. King's mainstream success continued throughout the 1970s with songs like "To Know You Is to Love You" and "I Like to Live the Love."
 Going mainstream
The 1980s, 1990s and 2000s saw King recording less and less. Yet throughout this time he maintained a highly visible and active career, appearing on numerous television shows and performing 300 nights a year. In 1988 King reached a new generation of fans with the single "When Love Comes To Town," a collaborative effort between King and the Irish band U2 (on their Rattle and Hum album). In 2000, King teamed up with guitarist Eric Clapton to record Riding With the King. In 1998 B. B. King appeared in "The Blues Brothers 2000" playing the part of the lead singer of the Louisiana Gator Boys, along with Eric Clapton, Dr. John, Koko Taylor, and Bo Diddley.
In 2003, King shared the stage with the rock band Phish in New Jersey, performing three of his classics and jamming with the band for over 30 minutes.
In June 2006, King was present at a memorialization of his first radio broadcast at the Three Deuces Building in Greenwood, Mississippi, where an official marker of the Mississippi Blues Trail was erected.Blues Artist, Blues Musician, Blues Music.
Join the Appointed Son of God, Pastor Apollo C. Quiboly in His North American Tour 2008 in the United States of America and Canada. ACQ-KBN Sonshine Media Network International
* Sony to film final Rent performance.
* Wicked to launch second North American Tour.
* I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change will close July 27.
* Neil LaBute trilogy at MCC Theater.
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An opening act for The Boy Cruise on their first North American tour in 1999, M.C. Hammarab is considered to be the Arab Jay-Z throughout Iraq and the entire Persian Gulf. He grew up in the streets of Baghdad, a hustler and pioneer in the Middle East hip-hop game. With his breakout hit, IROQ, Hammarab rhymes about… well… ummmm… you know—ROCKING.
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Miley Cyrus today announced her 2009 North American Tour, presented by Walmart, and promoted by AEG Live. The 45-show tour, featuring special guest Metro Station, launches September 14, 2009 in Portland, OR and will play in several major cities including Los Angeles, New York City, Dallas, Chicago, New Orleans and more before wrapping in Miami on December 2nd. The North American tour will feature special guest Metro Station. Tickets go on sale to the public beginning Saturday, June 13th at 10:00 AM local. Ticket prices range from $39.50 – 79.50 plus fees and applicable service charges. For updated tour information, fans can visit www.mileycyrus****.
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*******www.zshare****/download/62006478f67694bd/Black Eyed Peas - The E.N.D. Download for freeThe second promo single "Alive" was released for Download on May 26.The third promo single "Meet Me Halfway" was released for Download in the US on June 2.They are scheduled as the opening act for U2 on the final dates of their 2009 American tour, with dates at Norman, Oklahoma; Phoenix, Arizona; Las Vegas, Nevada; Los Angeles, California; and Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.After the release of The E.N.D., the Black Eyed Peas released "I Gotta Feeling" as the second official single from the album. "I Gotta Feeling" climbed to number one on the US iTunes chart replacing "Boom Boom Pow" which dropped to number two. It debuted at number 2 on the Hot 100 behind of "Boom Boom Pow.On Wednesday, June 17, 2009 at 12pm, the Black Eyed Peas performed a special acoustic performance at Campo De Bocci in Livermore, California for RJ Delos Santos who is dying from a brain tumor. This was the second (the first being the Pussycat Dolls) of a series of concerts for RJ.
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Americans tour the city of Cologne, featuring the Cathedral (Dom), the cityscape, and mass at St. Mary's. Distributed by Tubemogul.
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With their heavily orchestrated, sweet ballads, the Australian soft rock group Air Supply became a staple of early-'80s radio, scoring a string of seven straight Top Five singles. Air Supply, for most intents and purposes, was the duo of vocalists Russell Hitchcock and Graham Russell; other members came through the group over the years, yet they only functioned as backing musicians and added little to the group's sound. Hitchcock and Russell met while performing in a Sydney, Australia, production of Jesus Christ Superstar in 1976. The two singers formed a partnership and with the addition of four supporting musicians -- keyboardist Frank Esler-Smith, guitarist David Moyse, bassist David Green, and drummer Ralph Cooper -- Air Supply was born.For several years, the group gained no attention outside of Australia, earning one significant hit single, "Love and Other Bruises." Their first international exposure came in the late '70s, when Rod Stewart had them as his opening act on a North American tour. Air Supply signed a record contract with Arista in 1980, releasing their first album by the end of the year. Lost in Love, their debut, was a major success in the U.S., selling over two million copies and spawning the hit singles "Lost in Love," "All Out of Love," and "Every Woman in the World." The following year they released their second album, The One That You Love. The title track became their only number one hit and it also featured two other Top Ten hits, "Here I Am (Just When I Thought I Was Over You)" and "Sweet Dreams." With their third album, 1982's Now and Forever, their popularity dipped slightly -- it only had one Top Ten hit, "Even the Nights Are Better," and the other two singles, "Young Love" and "Two Less Lonely People in the World," scraped the bottom of the Top 40. Air Supply released a Greatest Hits collection in 1983, featuring a new single, "Making Love Out of Nothing at All." The single spent two weeks at number two while the album peaked at number seven and eventually sold over four million copies. Two years later, they released Air Supply, their fourth album. It featured the number 19 single "Just As I Am," but it was clear that their audience was shrinking -- the album was their first not to go platinum. Hearts in Motion (1986) was even less successful, peaking at number 84 and spending only nine weeks on the charts. After its disappointing performance, Air Supply broke up. Hitchcock and Russell reunited in 1991, releasing Earth Is..., but the album failed to make the charts as did 1993's Vanishing Race and 1995's News From Nowhere. The new millennium marked the band's first studio album in four years, and a summer tour in support of Yours Truly.
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