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

A live music performance is also called a concert, or recital. It can be a solo performance by a musician, or a performance by an ensemble such as a choir, band, orchestra, etc.

Live music performances can be held in a variety of settings, including private houses, dedicated concert halls or even sports stadiums. Indoor concerts held in the largest venues are also called arena concerts or amphitheatre concerts.

Informal names for a concert incude show or gig.

Regardless of the venue, musicians usually perform on a stage. Concerts often require live event support with professional audio equipment.

Before recorded music, concerts provided the main opportunity to hear musicians play.

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