Christa Ludwig, Mezzo-Soprano of Velvety Hues, Is Dead at 93

In Aachen, Christa’s Viennese father, Anton Ludwig, a former tenor who had sung with Enrico Caruso at the old Met, was the opera house stage director and manager; her mother sang in the company, and performed several roles under an up-and-coming conductor named Herbert von Karajan. Christa saw those performances and many others. “I practically lived in the theater,” she […]

Spacey Jane Postpone Brisbane Shows Again, “It’s A Shame We’re Not A Footy Team”

Perth band Spacey Jane were slated to play their already-rescheduled Brissie shows this weekend but were forced to postpone at the last minute. After a COVID-19 outbreak in Western Australia, travellers in Queensland were required to follow the three-day lockdown, announced Friday night. The band took to social media yesterday to tell fans the shows had been postponed. “Brisbane friends, […]

Blue Danube Waltz, Vienna Philharmonic

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Milva Dead: Beloved Italian Singer Dies at 81

Born in 1939 as Maria Ilva Biolcati in Goro, a Po River delta town, she adopted the one-word stage name Milva. Along with Italian singers Ornella Vanoni and Mina, another performer who used a first name only, Milva was considered one of the greatest Italian popular female singers. Milva sold some 80 million records, the LaPresse news agency said, and […]

Twitter Is Calling For Miley Cyrus To Do Double Duty & Host SNL Too

SNL has announced their guests for Saturday, 8th May. Miley Cyrus will appear on the show as a musical guest while Elon Musk has been slated to host. As you could probably guess hearing those names side by side, the internet is divided. SNL announced the news to pretty dire reviews. — Saturday Night Live – SNL (@nbcsnl) April […]

DMX Memorial: Daughter’s Song, Tributes From Nas, Eve & Swizz Beatz

Ahead of the memorial at the Barclays Center, more than 1,000 people, including members of the Ruff Ryders motorcycle club, had formed a procession from Yonkers to Brooklyn, the New York Times reports. A monster truck that held a dark red coffin and that was inscribed with “Long Live DMX” led the procession. As the event began, the Sunday Service […]