The studio lights dim, the band begins to strum, and it’s showtime for a Singapore getai concert - a popular form of entertainment in southeast Asia that features songs, skits and over-the-top costumes to celebrate the dead.

Billie Eilish sang on her sofa, Elton John played a keyboard belonging to his children, and the Backstreet Boys sang in harmony from five locations as dozens of musicians put on a fundraiser for the warriors against a coronavirus.

Elton John is hosting a “living room” concert aimed at bolstering American spirits during the coronavirus crisis and saluting those countering it, iHeartMedia and Fox said Wednesday.

Maroon 5 front man Adam Levine has tendered an apology for the band's lacklustre performance in Chile.

South Korean boy band BTS canceled its scheduled April concert in Seoul, amid growing concerns of the new coronavirus outbreak, its music label, Big Hit Entertainment, said on Friday.

As heavy rains hit Miami, singer Harry Styles called off his scheduled concert just minutes before the show at the Miami Beach on Saturday, reported Fox News.

Nabin and Adrian to enthrall Itahari

November 16, 2019 21:00 pm

To promote Visit Nepal 2020, Hamrokart is organizing ‘Eastern Music Festival’ at Itahari on November 23. Organizing a press meet on Thursday, Hamrokart informed that renowned singers like Adrian Pradhan and Nabin K Bhattarai will perform at the event.

Lady Gaga is recovering after falling off the stage while dancing with a fan at a concert. During her Las Vegas show Thursday night, the pop star invited a fan onstage who picked her up and lost balance. Both plunged to the floor as a result.

Concert to support Nepali music

August 9, 2019 13:16 pm

In the memory of late musician Shyamantak Vikram Ghotane, a charity organization — Nepalese Community Foundation — is organizing a musical event titled ‘Concert For Nepal Music Fund’ at Moksh, Jhamsikhel on Saturday.

L and N modeling agency is hosting a fashion show titled ‘Live in Concert with Music Show’ at Banepa. The agency has been organizing various fashion and music related events.

'Harmony: The Modern Songstresses of Pokhara', an organization of female singers based in Pokhara, is going to organize a concert entitled 'Taste of Harmony: Taradevi and Aruna Lama in Melodies'.

American singer Ariana Grande's fans could be disappointed as the artist has postponed two Florida tour dates due to illness.

Madonna fans have a reason to rejoice, as the singer will perform live at the 2019 Eurovision Song contest in Tel Aviv, Israel.

KATHMANDU, March 9: On the occasion of International Women’s Day, the Indian Women’s Association in Kathmandu organized a charity music concert of world-renowned violin Maestro L. Subramaniam and famous bollywood singer Kavita Krishnamurti Subramaniam on Friday.

Director of ‘Nirbhaya Foundation’, Abhaya Subba Weise, along with eight new female singer-songwriters will perform in this year’s ‘Women in Concert’, which is scheduled to take place at Besisahar and Kathmandu on March 2 and 8 respectively.

Nicki Minaj says she’s canceling her appearance at the BET Experience Concert after the network tweeted about her and fellow rapper Cardi B.

R Kelly is announcing a new tour, but it won’t be in the United States.

Illinois officials say a concert in Springfield that was to be hosted by R. Kelly cannot take place in the wake of new sexual misconduct allegations against the R&B star.

Nepathya to perform in Phidim

January 10, 2019 15:29 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: After completing the musical tour from east Mechi to west Mahakali, Nepathya is again planning to be around east for their further musical events.

CORINALDO, Dec 9: Teenagers panicked before a rap concert at a jammed Italian disco, setting off a stampede that killed five of them and a mother who had brought her daughter to the event, authorities and survivors said. Fifty-three people were reported injured, including 13 in very serious condition.

KATHMANDU, Nov 28 : Indian Embassy in Kathmandu organized a concert of India's famous percussion artist Zakir Hussain on the embassy premises on Tuesday evening.

Staged in the South

November 26, 2018 10:37 am

A few minutes before heading out to the concert by the Axe band-one of the legendary Nepali bands, I, along with the other lads from MS, was waiting for the MoMo’s to be delivered. Smoke and booze; they never fail to palliate one’s heart from the loquacious, bumptious world which we call home- sweet home.

Nepathya’s performance resounded Dharan

November 26, 2018 10:13 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 26: Nepathya performed in the second show of their on-going Nepal tour to the music enthusiast of Dharan on Friday evening. According to the press statement released by Nepa-laya, the Dharan show was jointly organized by a student body of BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences ( BPKIHS) and MC coffee hour, a local coffee joint.

Concert of Indo-Pacific democracies

November 15, 2018 00:30 am

Creating a free and open Indo-Pacific is not the job of one country alone.

NEW YORK, Oct 25: Justin Timberlake says he is postponing his Wednesday night concert in New York City because his vocal cords are “severely bruised.”

DHARAN, Oct 15: Dharan is all set to host Nepthaya, after 15 years, on November 23. The concert is being jointly organized by Mongolian café (MC) and BP Pratisthan. In a press meet, coordinator of MC, Purna Rai stated, “Nepthaya hasn’t performed in Dharan for the past 15 years.

KATHMANDU, Sept 30: As the clock ticked 6:30 pm, the timer on the big screen zeroed in. Then came Nepathya’s iconic classic music video – Sa Karnali. The audience erupted with joy and started jumping to the beat.

LAS VEGAS, Sept 25: Las Vegas will soon have to find a way to go on without Celine Dion, who announced Monday that her concert residency will end next year.

ATLANTA, Aug 27: Police say they are pursuing more charges against a man who rushed onstage during a Beyonce and Jay-Z concert in Atlanta.

THACKERVILLE, Aug 20: An Oklahoma casino says 14 people suffered cuts and bruises when a powerful rainstorm toppled entrance trusses and disrupted the start of an outdoor concert by the Backstreet Boys.

EAST RUTHERFORD, Aug 2: Severe weather forced fans at Beyonce and Jay-Z’s concert out of their seats to wait inside MetLife Stadium because of bad weather in the area.

KATHMANDU, May 24: Party Everest International Entertainment is going to organize a concert to mark the Everest Day 2018 at Himalaya Aadharbhut Bidhyalaya in Namche Bazaar, Solukhumbu on May 29. Popular singers will perform in the concert.

SEOUL, April 2: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un smiled, clapped and said he was 'deeply moved' by a rare performance from South Korean K-pop stars in Pyongyang, state media reported Monday.

Concert to honor Lord Shiva

February 12, 2018 10:22 am

POKHARA, Feb 12: The preparations for a musical program to be held on the occasion of Shivaratri at Lakeside, Pokhara has been completed. The program will be held on February 13 at 6 pm, informed Bijay Gautam, band manager of Satyakrit Band.

Indian Army bands at Sunset Concert

February 11, 2018 12:56 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 11: Two Bands from the Indian Army, Pipes and Drums Band from 14 Gorkha Training Centre, and Military Band from 58 Gorkha Training Centre arrived in Nepal on the invitation of Nepal Army to participate on the occasion of Nepal Army Day.

Nepathya on Three City Concert Tour

January 9, 2018 10:40 am

Nepathya is all set to embark on the Three City Concert Tour this January as part of their 25th anniversary celebration. According to the press statement released by nepa-laya, the band had performed open air shows during 2017 in Kathmandu, Butwal and Pokhara and the band now plans to extend their 25th year celebration to other parts of the country as well.

Nepathya on 3 city concert tour

January 7, 2018 21:53 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: Nepathya is to embark on a 3 city concert tour this January as part of their 25 years celebration. The band had performed open-air shows during 2017 in Kathmandu, Butwal, and Pokhara. The band now plans to extend their 25-year celebration to other parts of the country as well.

CHITWAN, Dec 28: Nepathya, a popular Nepali musical band, is all set to organize concert in Narayangadh on the occasion of Maghe Sankranti, a festival which falls on January 15.

KATHMANDU, Dec 15: Police have filed a fraud case against those arrested for cancelling a live concert ‘Marshmello Live in Nepal’ that resulted in vandalism at Club Déjà Vu in Durbar Marga last Wednesday night.

AUSTIN, TEXAS, Oct 22: The five living former presidents put aside politics and appeared together for the first time since 2013 at a concert on Saturday to raise money for victims of devastating hurricanes in Texas, Florida, Louisiana, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

LOS ANGELES, Oct 4: Singer Ariana Grande, whose concert in Manchester was interrupted by a suicide bomber in May, has pleaded for gun control following the mass shooting at a Las Vegas country music concert.

Anju Panta's solo musical concert

September 7, 2017 10:01 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 7: Renowned singer Anju Panta is gearing up for her first ever solo musical performance scheduled for Saturday at the Nepal Academy Hall, Kamalpokhari. The Anju Panta Foundation is organizing the event.

Nepathya gives concert in Adelaide

July 16, 2017 17:15 pm

KATHMANDU, July 16: Popular Nepali music group Nepathya staged its second show of the ongoing Australia Tour at the Norwood Concert Hall in Adelaide. Adelaide is the South Australian coastal city.

KATHMANDU, July 4: Folk rock band Nepathya is flying to Australia for a musical tour, which includes series of concerts. "We are flying to Australia today (Tuesday) and Nepathya will put up series of concerts there. Probably, the tour could be extended to New Zealand," said Arpan Sharma of nepa-laya, the management company for Nepathya.

Musical concert for publicity

July 4, 2017 15:21 pm

KATHMANDU: The team of film ‘Prem Geet 2’ is currently traveling around seven cities within the country for a musical concert under their promotional campaign. The team began their journey from Damauli before traveling to Pokhara, Nepalgunj and Butwal. The team reached Butwal on Monday.

KATHMANDU, June 29: Folk rock band Nepathya is scheduled to venture into a musical tour of Australia with a series of concerts.

LONDON, May 31: British police say three of the 14 people arrested over the Manchester arena suicide bombing have been released without charge, and the investigation so far has found bomber Salman Abedi acted largely alone as he assembled his deadly device.

NEW YORK, May 31: Justin Bieber, Coldplay and Katy Perry will join Ariana Grande at a charity concert in Manchester, England, on Sunday.

MANCHESTER, May 28: British police on Saturday released surveillance-camera images of the Manchester concert bomber on the night of the attack as they appealed for more information about his final days.

MANCHESTER, May 23: At least 22 people, including some children, were killed and 59 were wounded when a suicide bomber struck as thousands of fans streamed out of a concert by U.S. singer Ariana Grande in the English city of Manchester on Monday.