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Bummed Taylor Swift Fans Get a Reprieve From an Airline

After Friday concert in Buenos Aires was postponed until Sunday, LATAM waived change fees

(Newser) - Travis Kelce made it to apparent girlfriend Taylor Swift's show in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on Saturday (and gave her a public smooch ), but others weren't so lucky if they had tickets to Friday night's performance. That show was canceled due to "truly chaotic" weather, per...

Band Goes on Tour, Walks the Whole Way

Chris Roberts and Seth Bye of Filkin's Drift trekked nearly 900 miles in Wales over 2 months

(Newser) - Get Chris Roberts and Seth Bye a foot massage, stat. The two musicians, members of the folk band Filkin's Drift , on Tuesday wrapped up their latest tour through Wales, performing dozens of shows over two months. But it wasn't private jets, regular commercial aircraft, or even a van...

Ticketmaster Sells 'No View' Beyoncé Seats

But some fans are happy with the view from 'listening seats'

(Newser) - After wowing legions of fans in Europe and Canada, Beyoncé is now on the US leg of her Renaissance World Tour—and some fans are so desperate to see her that they're buying "listening only" seats. Axios reports that Ticketmaster has been "quietly" selling tickets for "...

Union to Taylor Swift: Please Postpone LA Shows

Singer urged to show solidarity with striking hotel workers

(Newser) - Taylor Swift is concluding the US leg of her earthshaking Eras Tour with six sold-out shows near Los Angeles starting Thursday night, but union officials and politicians have urged her to postpone them in solidarity with striking hospitality workers. In an open letter asking the singer to "Speak Now"...

Taylor Swift's Concerts Have Literally Gone Seismic

Activity from Seattle concerts had 2.3 magnitude, beating out 2011 'Beast Quake' at Seahawks game

(Newser) - When commentators say Taylor Swift's concerts are "seismic," they're not simply using a colorful descriptor—they're detailing what appears to be an actual physical manifestation of Swifties' rabid fandom. As part of her Eras Tour, the 33-year-old performer took to the stage at Seattle's...

Hospitalized Madonna Postpones Tour
Madonna: I'm 'On
the Road to Recovery'

Madonna: I'm 'On the Road to Recovery'

Singer will reschedule canceled tour dates in North America, plans Europe shows in October

(Newser) - Addressing her fans for the first time since being hospitalized for a bacterial infection, Madonna on Monday tweeted that she was "on the road to recovery and incredibly grateful for all the blessings in my life," per the BBC . The 64-year-old said that her "focus is now...

After '52 Years of Pure Joy,' Elton John Ends Final Tour

Singer, 76, says he'll still produce new music

(Newser) - Paying tribute to his fans, his band, and his family, Elton John performed his final concert on tour on Saturday night in Stockholm, dedicating "Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me" to them. "It's been my lifeblood to play for you guys, and you've...

Miley Cyrus' Touring Days Appear to Be (Mostly) Over

Singer tells 'British Vogue' she just 'can't,' because she finds performing for the masses 'isolating'

(Newser) - Party in the USA ? Miley Cyrus will keep that celebration going—and likely keep performing one of her most famous songs—but don't expect to catch her on a full-blown global concert tour anytime soon, not even for her latest album, Endless Summer Vacation. The 30-year-old "...

Aerosmith's Big Announcement: 'Think It's About Time'

Band to embark on its final tour, a 40-date run from Sept. 2 through Jan. 26

(Newser) - Aerosmith will be touring a city near you for the last time to celebrate the rock band's 50-plus years together. The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame band announced Monday the dates for their farewell tour called Peace Out, starting Sept. 2 in Philadelphia. The 40-date run of shows,...

Robert Smith Prevails in Fight With Ticketmaster

Fans charged 'unduly high' fees will get refunds of up to $10 per ticket

(Newser) - When Robert Smith speaks, Ticketmaster apparently listens. The Cure frontman, who said in an all-caps series of tweets Wednesday that he was "SICKENED" by the high fees tacked onto tickets for the band's 2023 US and Canada dates, announced Thursday that fans would be getting some money back,...

From Ozzy, 'One of the Hardest Things I've Ever Had to Share'

Osbourne says he's canceling upcoming shows, touring career is over due to longtime spinal injury

(Newser) - Ozzy Osbourne fans woke up Wednesday to a surprise post , one that he said was "probably one of the hardest things I've ever had to share." In his early morning statement, the 74-year-old British heavy-metal singer and ex-frontman for Black Sabbath announced he's canceling his upcoming...

Madonna Deletes Instagram Feed; Epic Announcement Is Expected
Madonna Launching
a Greatest Hits Tour

Madonna Launching a Greatest Hits Tour

It starts in July in North America, then moves on to Europe

(Newser) - The reason Madonna cleared out her Instagram feed before Tuesday is now clear: She has indeed announced a major new tour starting this summer. The 35-city "Madonna: The Celebration Tour" begins July 15 in Vancouver, British Columbia, followed by stops in cities including Detroit, Chicago, New York, Miami, Los...

Fans Rage Against Ticketmaster After Bad Bunny Concert Fiasco

Ticketholders with real tickets were turned away from Mexico City show due to influx of fake tickets

(Newser) - Bad Bunny, the Puerto Rican rapper and singer known for such hits as "Moscow Mule" and "I Like It," performed in Mexico City on Friday and Saturday night, the final shows on his World's Hottest Tour across North America and Latin America, and he was filled...

Taylor Swift Vents About Ticket Sale Disaster

Celeb says she won't 'make excuses for anyone'

(Newser) - Taylor Swift didn't blame anyone by name Friday in expressing frustration and anger about the disastrous handling of ticket sales for her 2023 tour, but that "outside entity" she refers to would be Ticketmaster. The company called off the general sale of Swift tickets scheduled for Friday after...

Tennessee AG Isn't Shaking Off Ticketmaster's Swift Debacle

Jonathan Skrmetti looking into consumer complaints on Ticketmaster sales for singer's tour

(Newser) - The Ticketmaster fumble on Tuesday during sales for Taylor Swift's Eras Tour wasn't just an annoyance for fans—it was a bungle that's caught the attention of Tennessee's attorney general. At a Wednesday video news conference, AG Jonathan Skrmetti announced that, due to multiple consumer complaints...

Bus Shortage Forces Bands to Cancel, Postpone Tours

'Buses are raising their prices, and bands have to either pay it or lose the bus'

(Newser) - Singer Santigold has canceled an upcoming North American tour, citing major problems in the concert industry—and she's far from the only artist experiencing problems getting back on the road. Demand for live music has surged back to pre-pandemic levels, but shortages of tour buses and soaring costs have...

Price of Springsteen Tickets Causes an Uproar

Ticketmaster offered some for more than $4K

(Newser) - Bruce Springsteen is famous for his songs about working Americans—but when tickets for his eagerly awaited 2023 tour went on sale recently, fans were dismayed to see prices beyond the reach of most Americans who aren't working as hedge fund CEOs. The price of some floor seats rose...

Benatar Won't Sing This Song Anymore Due to Gun Violence

'80s star refuses to keep 'Hit Me With Your Best Shot' on concert tour lineup

(Newser) - If Pat Benatar is against war, she's chosen (so far) to keep "Love Is a Battlefield" on her concert tour playlist. Not so for one of her other famous hits, whose lyrics have now become problematic for the '80s star in the wake of America's proliferation...

For The B-52s, One Last Tour
For The B-52s, One Last Tour

For The B-52s, One Last Tour

Group plans a series of farewell shows across the US

(Newser) - The quirky dance-pop outfit The B-52s are hitting the road one last time for a final tour this summer that will roam from coast to coast. The band out of Athens, Ga., burst onto the new-wave scene in 1979 with songs like "Rock Lobster" and cracked the pop charts...

Genesis' First Tour in 14 Years Will Look Quite Different
Phil Collins Can
No Longer Drum

Phil Collins Can No Longer Drum

Dealing with health issues, he'll sing sitting down during Genesis' upcoming reunion tour

(Newser) - Phil Collins is considered one of the greatest drummers of all time —but you won't find him with a stick in his hand during Genesis' fall reunion tour, the 54-year-old band's first tour in 14 years. "I can barely hold a stick with this hand,"...

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