Pink Floyd founder Roger Waters cancels Poland concerts after Ukraine war remarks
Music fans in Poland are no longer comfortably numb after former Pink Floyd frontman Roger Waters canceled a pair of concerts after outrage over his comments about the Russia-Ukraine war. “Roger Waters’ manager decided to withdraw ... without giving any reason,” Lukasz Pytko said Saturday in comments carried by Polish media outlets, according to the AP. Roger Waters cancels gigs in Poland amid row over Ukraine war comments https://t.co/fFEYEZci1w — Guardian news (@guardiannews) September 24, 2022The website for Waters’ “This Is Not a Drill” concert tour did not list the Krakow concerts previously scheduled for April 21-22. In April, Pink Floyd released new music for the first time in 28 years. The year before during a concert in Brazil, Waters spoke out against right-wing candidate Jair Bolsonaro, the nation’s current president, the news organization reported.wftv.com
Electric Daisy Carnival returning to Orlando in November
The Electric Daisy Carnival set to take place in Orlando in 2020 was just one of many events cancel due to the coronavirus pandemic. At the time the 2020 event was canceled, organizers hoped for its return in 2021, and it looks like it’s happening. ❤️✨ Sign up for early access.😎👉 edcorlando.com/waitlist Posted by Pasquale Rotella on Sunday, March 28, 2021Tinker Field will light up and pulse with dance music from Nov. 12-14, 2021. According to the event’s website, presale tickets are already sold out, but those wanting to still attend can put their name on a waitlist here. Full Screen 1 / 64It is not known if capacity will be limited and social distancing enforced, as information on the event website is limited.
7 concert films you should watch if you’re really missing live music
Some experts believe it could be more than a year until live concerts return to our daily lives, which is heartbreaking for people who love seeing live music. So until then, the next best thing to do is watch a concert movie from one of your favorite artists. Look no further than Beyoncé's “Homecoming,” her live concert that was filmed in 2018 when she headlined Coachella, the Southern California music festival. From the costumes, dancing and marching band music arrangements, Beyoncé transformed Coachella into “Beychella,” and we’re lucky enough that the entire show is documented. Not only is Timberlake’s music incredible catchy, but the production value that went into this show, especially the choreography, makes it worth visiting.
Ticketmaster refund policy re-wording sparks outrage on social media
It follows what USA Today reports as an online change in the wording of the company’s refund policy amid a wave of coronavirus-related event cancelations and postponements. It showed the previous wording, which stated that refunds quote "are available if your event is postponed, rescheduled or canceled." The wording has been changed to state that refunds quote "are available if your event is canceled." Ticketmaster said in a statement to USA Today that they merely changed the wording, but that the policy on postponed events has remained consistent. However, Ticketmaster's explanation wasn't enough to prevent angry customers from venting on social media.
Missing outdoor concerts during coronavirus pandemic? Live Nation is bringing the music to you
ORLANDO, Fla. – Social distancing has got some of us bummed since we can’t enjoy the outdoors, but music could help with that. It could be hard to just constantly search for your favorite artist and see what they’re up to, so Live Nation is doing it for you. Live Nation even provides you the time and the link to the platform your favorite artist or band will be using for their performance. The point is to still bring some normalcy to concert-goers and music fans during the coronavirus pandemic, so feel free to jam out in your living room or headbang to an oldie. To keep up with the latest news on the pandemic, subscribe to News 6′s coronavirus newsletter or go to ClickOrlando.com/coronavirus.
Janet Jackson bringing tour to Orlando in June
ORLANDO – Janet Jackson has new music and she’s bringing it to Orlando this summer. Jackson’s “Black Diamond World Tour” will roll through Orlando on June 26 at the Amway Center. This tour will feature an all-new production along with the new music from her album “Black Diamond” set to release this year. There will also be a special performance of Rhythm Nation 1814, which recently celebrated its 30th anniversary. Tickets go on sale Thursday, Feb. 13 at noon.
Here’s your only chance to see Guns N’ Roses in Florida on 2020 tour
Guns N’ Roses announced their 2020 tour stops for this summer, and there’s only one stop in Florida. The band has added North American dates to their 2020 worldwide stadium tour. Guns N’ Roses will make their only Florida appearance in Tampa at Raymond James Stadium on Aug. 15. Nighttrain presale tickets start at 10 a.m. on Feb. 4 and then will be open to the public at 10 a.m. on Feb. 7. Click here to learn more.
Rascal Flatts to close out 2020 Farewell Tour with two Florida stops
Rascal Flatts announced a new tour Tuesday. However, for fans of the band, this could be sad news. Calling it the “Farewell Tour,” Rascal Flatts is hitting the road in 2020 before taking a break from music, the group announced on CBS This Morning. “It’s our way of showing appreciation with a humble heart.”As to what’s next, the band didn’t reveal a lot of details. “We want to take the year and focus on a celebration of thanking our fans for 20 wonderful years.
Rascal Flatts, Reba McEntire, Lynyrd Skynyrd to headline Florida Strawberry Festival
Published: November 14, 2019, 10:51 am Updated: November 18, 2019, 8:23 amThere are 11 days of strawberries and music coming to Florida. The 85th annual Florida Strawberry Festival announced its 2020 concert lineup which includes country-music favorites Rascal Flatts, Reba McEntire, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Sara Evans, Josh Turner, Eli Young Band and more. Floridians can head to Plant City to enjoy their fair share of strawberries and live music from Feb. 27 to March 8, 2020Festival-goers can get their hands on fresh strawberries, strawberry shortcake, strawberry shortcake milkshakes, strawberry coated nuts, chocolate-dipped strawberries, strawberry pie and cheesecake, strawberry pizza and more. Concert tickets are additional. The Oak Ridge Boys7:30 p.m. Rascal FlattsFriday, February 283:30 p.m. Tommy James & The Shondells7:30 p.m. Michael RaySaturday, February 293:30 p.m.
Elton John brings farewell tour back to Orlando
ORLANDO, Fla. – Elton John’s “Farewell Yellow Brick Road” tour has been extended, and that’s great news for Central Florida. The musician added a stop at Orlando’s Amway Center on May 28, 2020. The second stop in Orlando comes after John held a sold-out performance at the Amway Center on March 18. Tickets for the event go on sale Nov. 22 at 10 a.m.For more information, visit amwaycenter.com/events/detail/elton-john-2020/.