Questions tagged [live-music]

For both, general questions about live music performances as well as questions about specific live performances by a musician or musicians.

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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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Why is Nickelback hated?

I recently heard a Nickelback song on the radio which reminded me of them doing some concert and the whole thing going viral. People were planning to boycott their concert. What was/is the reason ...
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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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How does Skrillex perform live concerts?

I went to a Skrillex concert last year. When Skrillex performs live, what is he doing?
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Longest known live version of Dazed and Confused?

At worst this is a finite list, but does anyone know how long the longest known live version of Dazed and Confused ran, and from which date? There are a heck of a lot of bootlegs out there to cull ...
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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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Why did Elvis Presley never tour overseas?

Elvis Presley was immensely popular around the world. Surely he could have drawn huge audiences and made a ton of money if he toured overseas. But he never performed anywhere overseas. What was the ...
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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?
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Do you need original artist's consent to cover their songs live?

This is a general question. I will use an example only to make it clearer. Let's consider this Anathema's concert - they played covers of Oh! Darling and Another Brick in the Wall, Part 2. Did they ...

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