Within minutes of taking the stand in her trial for alleged drug-driving today in New York, Kerry Kennedy invoked the name of her father, Robert F. Kennedy, and noted that he was killed while running for president.
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Credit: Myrna SuarezBack in 2006, Billy Joel set a record by selling out 12 consecutive shows at New York’s Madison Square Garden; he was the first solo artist to do so on a single tour. Now, the Piano Man is poised to tie his own record.
Billy has just announced that he’s added a 12th show to his current residency at the legendary New York City venue. The previous 11 shows he’s put on sale have all sold out. This 12th show will take place Thursday, December 18, and tickets go on sale Friday, February 28 at 10 a.m.
When he first announced his residency at the Garden — the venue calls it a “music franchise — Billy said he’d continue to play one show a month there “as long as there is interest.” The residency began on January 27; his next show is scheduled for March 21. In between, he’s been performing select dates around the country, and he’ll continue to do so, in arenas and stadiums, throughout the year.
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Lloyd Bishop/NBCIf you’re a Lady Gaga fan, it may be worth signing up for a Citi ThankYou card right now. Saturday morning, card members will get the chance to grab tickets for a VIP experience at the star’s upcoming shows at New York City’s Roseland Ballroom.
The additional tickets, which go on sale Saturday starting at 10 a.m. ET at LiveNation.com, will offer fans access to a VIP soundcheck before Gaga’s show at Roseland on April 6. They cost a whopping $400 each, but you also get a chance to attend the actual concert.
The singer is performing seven shows at Roseland, an iconic New York City venue that will shut down when she’s finished performing there. The shows run from March 28 through April 7, and are sold out.
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Photo: Frank OckenfelsThe Last Ship, Sting‘s first attempt at a musical, will hit Broadway on October 26, but you can get a preview Friday night when he appears in a special edition of the PBS series Great Performances that features him performing the songs at an intimate New York club. The program premieres at 9 p.m. ET on select stations; check your local listings.
Sting taped the concert on October 2, 2013, his 62nd birthday, at the Public Theater in New York City. Speaking to reporters about the PBS special not long ago, the former Police frontman explained that he wanted to perform the Last Ship songs on stage himself because he wasn’t quite ready emotionally to turn them over to the cast of the musical.
“I imagine that I’m going to have a kind of postpartum depression, handing these songs completely over to actors, which is why it was important for me to sing these songs in the show,” he said. “So, I basically played all the characters, apart from one or two and, you know, claimed ownership of them. So now I can happily …read more