Blues music has been around for generations, originating in the American Deep South in the late 19th century. African American musicians developed this distinct style of music as a form of emotive expression; it usually takes on a melancholy sounding tone and relates to themes of heartbreak or loneliness. This powerfully expressive genre of music …
Amy Jade Winehouse was born in 1983. She grew up in the northern London suburb of Southgate. Her father was a taxi driver and her mother worked as a pharmacist. Although her father left the family when she was nine, Amy had a close-knit Jewish upbringing.
When it comes to music, we’ve seen some of our favourite stars grow up in front of our very eyes. We’ve celebrated their major milestones and kept up with their latest news. This also means that we’re up to date on some of the unpleasant news that comes around every once in a while, musician …
The music industry is cutthroat, so much so that some artists are only able to produce one noteworthy creation before disappearing into a flooded sea of latest releases. While this may sound sad, it isn’t. These hits are famous and generations that have followed are even familiar with them.
Fashion has been just as much a part of live concerts as the singing ever was, with each new star competing to see if they can have the biggest, best, and often, the weirdest outfits on stage. Costumes are a way for musicians to brand themselves, expressing who they are beyond just the words that …
Very few things in life are as exciting as going to a live music show. While things may look a bit different this year, with the COVID-19 pandemic shutting down concert venues all over the world, there is still a lot of hope that one day, our favourite artists will return to our beloved stages. …
The global lockdown hit many businesses hard as physical interaction and one on one contact became a thing of the past. The entertainment industry, and more specifically the music industry, has been no different.
Singer, songwriter and actress Lady Gaga – whose real name is Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta – has been astounding fans for more than a decade now. Made infamous by her ‘meat dress’ which she wore to the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards and beloved by many after her stellar performance next to Bradley Cooper in …
A pleasant, intimate concert with a few thousand attendees is fantastic. Less ambient noise, and a feeling of being generally less crowded makes for a pleasant experience. On the other hand, how about being at a concert that has a crowd of 3.5 million?
Concerts are meant to be an amazing moment and create memories that will last a lifetime for those who attend. Sadly, those memories are not always of the best night ever. Sometimes, they can be complete horror stories. We take a look at concerts that went horribly wrong and the fans and artists who suffered.
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