Posts tagged "concerts"

Garth Brooks Joins Justin Timberlake Onstage For Epic Rendition Of “Friends In Low Places”

I hate everybody in Nashville who went to the Justin Timberlake concert over the weekend. HATE THEM. The singer, who's always been vocal about his admiration for country superstar Garth Brooks, brought the legend out onstage to surprise the audience with a duet of "Friends in Low Places," and what went down was EPIC.
By: Katie Oldenburg / December 22, 2014

Be Still, My ’90s Fangirl Heart: Backstreet Boys Announce North American Tour With Avril Lavigne

Any day that the Backstreet Boys announce a new tour is a great day, but when they announce a North American tour to support one of their best albums ever, with Avril fucking Lavigne as a special guest, well, today just became the best day of my life. A…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 14, 2014

9 Things About Going To A Concert That Made Me Feel Super-Old (In GIFs!)

Sunday night, I had the privilege of seeing Kanye West in concert at Madison Square Garden. Creative and sonically amazing and fantastical ... BUT YOU GUYS, IT WAS ALSO KIND OF BIZARRE. There was someone dressed in a monster suit, and a volcano which exploded halfway through the show, and women with nylons pulled over…
By: Jessica Wakeman / November 26, 2013

The Most Honest Music Festival Poster Ever

I used to pretend to like summer music festivals, but then I realized they're actually closer to my idea of hell than my idea of fun. Artist Chris Melberger designed this parody music festival poster that paints a painfully accurate picture of the music festival experience ($10 beers! Kids on drugs!), and the random…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 11, 2013

Boy Band Orgy: Boyz II Men, New Kids On The Block, And 98 Degrees Are Going On Tour Together

Yes, you read the headline right. No, this is not a drill. Yes, this is real life. No, you're not dreaming. Three of the most amazing boy bands of yesteryear are joining forces for a summer tour. On yesterday's episode of the "The View," the New Kids On The Block made the bombshell announcement that…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / January 23, 2013

The Good, The Bad, & The WTF: Celebs At The Madonna Concert

It's a well-known law of physics that if you hold a Madonna concert in LA, celebs will attend in droves. Her Madgesty's show at the Staples Center last night was no exception, and celebs like Jessica Alba, Emma Roberts, Robyn, and even my favorite Backstreet Boy showed up to cheer her on. So,…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 11, 2012

10 Ways Guys Have Ruined Our Concert Experiences

I was telling Ami about an awkward concert experience I had with a guy friend recently, and she was like, "You know, I've had so many awful concert mishaps, and most of them involve a guy." Turns out everyone on the Frisky staff has had at least one concert ruined by a dude, and the…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / September 11, 2012

5 Style Lessons I Learned At The Backstreet Boys Concert Last Friday

Last Friday, my childhood BFF Brittany and I reunited to take a road trip to the New Kids On The Block/Backstreet Boys concert in a city 150 miles north of ours. I say "road trip" but it was more of a religious pilgrimage to worship at the altar of AJ McLean's facial hair (if you're…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / July 12, 2011

Rocking Out: A Retrospective

Throw your hands—I mean iPhones—in the air, y'all. Ah, remember the good ol' days of concert-going? [BuzzFeed]…
By: Ami Angelowicz / November 16, 2010

Summer Heat Brings On Tour Cancellation Fever

There is a dangerous outbreak on the loose. Lucky for us, it only affects musicians. A rash of bands and performers have been canceling dates or entire tours for a variety of reasons, with scheduled dates in the U.S. suffering the most terminations. U2 has called off the North American leg of their tour to…
By: Kelli Bender / June 2, 2010

Quotable: Whitney Houston Tries To Appease Booing Birmingham Audience

"I heard you get mad. You're a little pissed off I understand. However, I thought you would enjoy the montage. I humble myself and thank you for being so good over the years. Well, I'm here now and have even changed my clothes." -- Whitney Houston tries to get the Birmingham, UK, crowd back…
By: Annika Harris / April 15, 2010

The Must-Have Glamping Accessory

With the release of the Coachella lineup, it's time to start thinking about your festival schedule, and clearly your look for the season. Since Bonnaroo and Coachella are THE places to not only wear Hunters and leather fringe but also to show off your inspiring fashion sense, you'll need to start planning your outfits, like,…
By: Bianca Posterli / January 20, 2010

Lilith Fair Returns This Summer With Performers We Actually Want To Hear

Lilith Fair, the female-centric music festival that toured from 1997 through 1999, is staging a comeback this summer, and many of this year's performers have been announced. The women who took to the stage in the '90s represented a number of genres, but a heck of a lot of them made folk music…
By: Catherine Strawn / December 10, 2009

Beyonce Channels Eddie Vedder Circa 1991

While performing "Halo" in front of a sold out crowd in London on Monday, Sasha Fierce did the unthinkable. She risked the life of her weave and crowd-surfed. WTF? [Buzzfeed]…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 19, 2009

The Shock Over Britney Spears’ Lip-Syncing Is Ludicrous

It's not often that I agree with John Mayer, but even I have to admit he had a point when he tweeted: "If you're shocked that Britney was lip-syncing at her concert and want your money back, life may continue to be hard for you." You see, Britney Spears is on the Australia-leg…
By: Annika Harris / November 9, 2009

Muslim Conservatives In Malaysia Are Not So Crazy In Love With Beyonce

Beyonce has postponed an Oct. 25 performance in Malaysia after Muslim conservatives in that country accused her show of being "immoral." The Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party, Malaysia's largest opposition group, has called for the cancellation of the show because they say it would promote "Western sexy performances." A statement released by Marctensia entertainment company say…
By: Annika Harris / October 20, 2009

Quickies! Madonna’s Stage Collapses, Leaves One Dead

A portion of Madonna's “Sticky and Sweet” stage collapsed during a performance the singer gave today in France. Seven people were injured and at least one is dead. [People] -- Guess it wasn't such a "sweet" performance, after all. Sorry, that wasn't funny. Ivanka Trump and long-time boyfriend Jared Kushner got engaged yesterday…
By: Carrie Wasterlain / July 16, 2009

Lady Gaga Is A No-Show

Fifty thousand angry people booed and hissed at a concert in Manchester on Saturday when Lady Gaga, who was supposed to be performing to support the band Take That, decided to skip out. Is there anybody else reading this who has never heard of Take That? Well, regardless, I'm sure most of you have heard…
By: Nikki Dowling / June 29, 2009

Concert Tickets, Without A Zillion Fees

I hate when I buy concert tickets and the price of the ticket is practically doubled by excessive charges and fees. Well, tomorrow—that's June 3rd, people—I’ll be able to dry my tears. To appease frustrated fans, LiveNation.com is nixing all service fees tomorrow for any tickets bought to amphitheater shows. “No Service Fee Wednesday” begi…
By: Justine Fields / June 2, 2009

Please Retire The Circus/Carnival Concert Theme

(From left to right): Pink's "Funhouse" tour; Madonna's "Sticky & Sweet" tour; Britney Spears' "Circus" tour Pink surprisingly jumped on the circus-themed concert bandwagon with her "Funhouse" tour costumes. When a wannabe badass like Pink starts jumping on a trend, it's time to retire it. So, we implore these concert producers to stop with the…
By: Annika Harris / April 8, 2009
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