Facing New Competition From Springfield, Concert Promoters Want Admissions Tax Eliminated

Facing New Competition From Springfield, Concert Promoters Want Admissions Tax Eliminated

Fearing new competition when the glitzy new MGM casino opens in nearby Springfield this fall, concert kingpin Jim Koplik and arena operators testified Friday for eliminating Connecticut's 10 percent admissions tax from their venues. Koplik, who has brought the biggest musical acts to Connecticut
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Ed Sheeran fan told she needs to buy extra concert ticket for four-month-old breastfeeding son

This is not the first scandal to rock Sheeran's Australian tour. His Melbourne concerts were marred by copious fans fainting and being treated for heat exhaustion due to overheating at the venue. Sheeran kicks of his two-show run in Brisbane on Tuesday the 20th of March. News.com.au has reached
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BPO's first Polish concert tops a week of adventure

… when BPO Music Director JoAnn Falletta will be giving the downbeat for the orchestra's first full concert in Poland. It takes place in Wroclaw, in the Witold Lutoslawski Forum of Music. The BPO will have a full day off to explore Wroclaw (Raht-slav) and pursue a popular new pastime there, dw
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Violin made from 3/11 tsunami debris leads Australian concert

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – A violin made almost entirely from debris from the earthquake and tsunami that devastated northeast Japan in 2011 was the centerpiece of a commemorative concert Friday in Melbourne. The performance, “Resonance: A Tsunami Violin Concert,” marked the seventh
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Concert Preview: Dan Auerbach and the Easy Eye Sound Revue, March 23, 9:30 Club

Joined by a myriad of talented Nashville musicians, Auerbach's passion for writing and performing shines through on the album, and will make his upcoming concert at the 9:30 Club on March 23 one Black Keys fans and new fans alike won't want to miss. Further information about the show can be
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A few concerts, comedy events to have on your radar now

The upcoming concert calendar features big names like Rufus Wainwright, Lyle Lovett, Shawn Colvin, Darwin Hobbs and the classic-rock band, Kansas. Whether you prefer rock, folk, blues, gospel or a bit of clean comedy from Comedian Dan St. Paul, there's something for everyone in the region to
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