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Use this tag to ask questions about a performance or performances by a specific performer.

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Records of ballads of Jerry Garcia

I am trying to get into the Grateful Dead for a while now, but their jammy style does not excite me too much (I prefer Jazz for that). Their ballads on the other hand seem exceptional too me. They are ...
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Pros/cons of getting familiar with a classical piece before attending a performance [closed]

I'm thinking about concertos. If you are not already familiar with the piece and its motivs, then you won't be able to understand/feel it being deconstructed in the cadenza. But maybe a first-time ...
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Why are female singers criticised when singing live more than male singers?

I mean, there are a lot of talks, youtube videos, criticism, ect about female singers when they perform live (she can't sing live, she can't hit that high note like records, she doesn't sound like ...
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Which concert(s) is featured in Aerosmith's “Crazy” videoclip?

In Aerosmith's Crazy videoclip, there are several scenes of the band playing live, which appear to be from the same concert. Yet, I am unable to find a proper reference for this concert. Wikipedia in ...
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Why does Nancy Sinatra roll off stage at the end of “Bang Bang”?

There's a video version of "Bang Bang", sung by Nancy Sinatra, which I can't find at the moment. She sings the song while lying/sitting on stage. At the end, she rolls off the stage. It looks like ...
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Why did Paul and George often share the same mic?

As I was looking at Beatles old live performances, I noticed that Paul and George are often singing in the same microphone : The awesomeness of this setup also comes from the fact that Paul is left ...
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Am I wrong if I say that the real good music has died after 2k year? [closed]

Personally I do not find any more attractive to my ears any song after 2000, no blasting songs or whatever. Are there less talents? Is there too much electronic and less voice. During 80', 90' and ...
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What was the first “band xxx performs album yyy in its entirety” type of event?

In recent years I've seen a lot of "band xxx perform album yyy in its entirety" type of events, including "Lou Reed performs Berlin", "Pearl Jam perform Ten" and lots more. But what was the first ...
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Why the majority of bands skip Italy in their European tours? [closed]

I have always been curious why none of my favorite bands tour Italy when they tour all over Europe? (there are very few exceptions) I used to think it was just a coincidence, but lately I have been ...
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Spinal Tap: Units confusion in building Stonehenge stage prop

In the Spinal Tap movie, the band confuses inches with feet, and as result they end up with a ridiculously small (18") model of Stonehenge instead of a large one (18'). I have the feeling that this ...
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What does a music producer do at a concert?

It's a doubt I have since when I started listening to electronic music. In my head, electronic music is created like this, i.e. sitting at a computer in a comfortable room. There is no real time ...
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Mystery album by Woody Shaw: “Live in Basel”

I have an mp3 album in my PC by a band lead by Woody Shaw; the folder is just named 'Basel' and the track list is as follows: Invitation Seventh avenue In your own sweet way Stepping stones Love ...
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What Ed Sheeran's concert is this?

I like Ed Sheeran's live performances. I saw this one last year on internet somewhere where he uses his loop pedal and performs his song "Sing" along with another song. I am trying to remember which ...
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Why doesn't Buckethead play live shows any more?

According to Buckethead's Wikipedia page, he played his last live on December 2012 and hasn't played anywhere since. His own tour page doesn't have any info on any upcoming events. Do we know why he ...
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Why do musicians often change their outfits during a concert?

I noticed that musicians often change their outfits during a concert. This applies not only to solo artists, but also to members of a band (at least lead singers). Why is it important for them to ...
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How are tickets for Vitas priced? [closed]

Do you know Vitas? I think he is very great and I like his voice very much. I want to watch his concert but I don't know whether I can afford it or not. Anyone helps? Regards.
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Type of music that resembles Japanese singer MISIA

I found this artist through a Square Enix game and loved her ever since. I was wondering if anyone knows her and have any suggestions on the same type of music. Example of her music
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Is there live performances of The Beatles playing “While my Guitar Gently Weeps”?

I love how the guitar sounds in The Beatles' song called While My Guitar Gently Weeps, at first I thought it was Harrison who played the guitar, but it turns out that Eric Clapton was the one playing ...
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Why do many British vocalists almost always sound distinctly American when singing?

I recently saw Tears for Fears and it brought up the question that I've had for many years: Why do many British vocalists almost always sound distinctly American¹ when singing? Same goes for ...
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Why can't singers hit perfect high notes live?

I have seen many great singers unable to hit the high notes in some of their songs live, while the studio versions are perfect. What is the reason for this?
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music apps that play 5.1 sound?

Are there any music apps which have 5.1 content? I bought a new smart tv and would like to play music on my surround sound system. Right now i just watch movies using the surround speakers. All music ...
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Trying to Find the Name of a Musical

I'm sorry to even ask this question, it feels rather silly. I'm hoping on a long shot somebody may know what the heck I'm talking about. I'll definitely add more details if I can recall any, but I've ...
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Why aren't ticket release dates published? [closed]

I notice that on almost all ticket websites, they never publish the date the tickets will become available. Is that because they are trying to deter scalpers? This is even true for Broadway show sites ...
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Whatever happened with InstantLive technology?

Some 10 years ago, Clear Channel attempted to grab an even larger market share by offering InstantLive CDs. However, I've never seen or heard of one at any show I've ever been to. Did this ...
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What is the work rota for a typical musical show?

A long running theater production of a musical in London or New York often has shows most nights and periodic matinees which when added to continuous rehearsals would add up to a staggering working ...
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What is the largest concert performed?

What is the largest concert performed in terms of paying attendees?
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Who started the encore tradition at concerts?

Was it one band, or is this more tied to a particular genre or era of time?