All articles tagged "music"

Madonna's St. Petersburg concert to be cheapest ever Madonna's St. Petersburg concert to be cheapest ever

11 Mar, 09:25 PM 9 comments

Madonna’s summer 'Sticky&Sweet;' concert in St. Petersburg will be her cheapest concert ever.

Tags: music

St.Petersburg authorities call Madonna's concert a natural disaster St.Petersburg authorities call Madonna's concert a natural disaster

13 Mar, 07:43 PM 22 comments

St. Petersburg authorities have issued a press release saying that Madonna’s concert in Dvortsovaya Square on August 2 has not been approved by the city’s Culture Committee and describing the concert as a ‘natural disaster’

Tags: music

Russian MP says Madonna must give free concert tickets to paratroopers Russian MP says Madonna must give free concert tickets to paratroopers

19 Mar, 08:19 PM 8 comments

Madonna’s summer concert in St. Petersburg raises serious security concerns, as it’s scheduled on Russia’s traditional Paratrooper’s Day. However, free tickets granted to the celebrating military may solve the problem, officials suggest.

Tags: music, celebrities, St. Petersburg

Russian museum wants Madonna to guarantee decency during concert Russian museum wants Madonna to guarantee decency during concert

15 Apr, 06:48 PM 9 comments

The Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, located on the square where Madonna is to sing during her summer Sweet and Sticky tour, has demanded that the artist ruled out any blasphemous acts from her show.

Tags: Madonna, music, St. Petersburg, celebrities

Man jailed 10 months for stealing Russian composer's coffee pot Man jailed 10 months for stealing Russian composer's coffee pot

20 Apr, 07:02 PM 9 comments

The man who stole composer Pyotr Tchaikovsky's coffee pot from a museum and sold it for $12 has been found guilty and put into prison for ten months.

Tags: crime, music

Russia’s oldest DJ passes away at 72 Russia’s oldest DJ passes away at 72

8 May, 06:20 PM

Russia's oldest DJ, Boris Karaulov, has died at the age of 72. He performed with his partner, 70-year-old DJ Georgy, as Krugozory. Their ten-year DJing career took them throughout Russia and abroad.

Tags: DJ, music

Russian concertgoer sues over Kylie Minogue stage set Russian concertgoer sues over Kylie Minogue stage set

13 May, 10:23 PM 19 comments

A St. Petersburg court is hearing a suit filed by a fan dissatisfied with Kylie Minogue's stage show at her X Tour performance there last summer. It just wasn't the same without the skull.

Tags: music, concert, Kylie Minogue

Dissatisfied Kylie fan loses case against concert organizers Dissatisfied Kylie fan loses case against concert organizers

1 Jun, 06:51 PM 10 comments

The man who sued the organizers of an “unsatisfying” Kylie Minogue concert in St. Petersburg, Russia, has lost his case in court.

Tags: music, celebrities

Ex-Soviet President Gorbachev records CD for late wife Raisa Ex-Soviet President Gorbachev records CD for late wife Raisa

16 Jun, 04:27 PM 31 comments

Mikhail Gorbachev has recorded an album of songs dedicated to the memory of his wife Raisa, who died of leukemia ten years ago. The CD will be sold at a charity auction in London.

Tags: Mikhail Gorbachev, music, charity, health

Altai thanks Putin in song Altai thanks Putin in song

19 Jun, 03:56 PM 24 comments

Two staff members at the local police training facility in Barnaul, southwestern Siberia, have written a song called "From Grateful Altai" in time for Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's visit to the city.

Tags: Barnaul, Altai Territory, music

Boxing heavyweight star Valuev turns to pop career Boxing  heavyweight star Valuev turns to pop career

14 Jul, 03:09 PM 30 comments

Russian super heavyweight Nikolai Valuev, nicknamed “the beast from the East” for his exceptional height, has recorded a song about the emotions of a boxer entering the ring.

Tags: Nikolai Valuev, music

Russian teen has Britney's face tattooed on her breasts before concert Russian teen has Britney's face tattooed on her breasts before concert

20 Jul, 03:32 PM 52 comments

A teenage Russian girl was so excited about finally seeing Britney Spears live at a concert in Moscow that she had a huge portrait of the pop princess tattooed on her breasts.

Tags: music, celebrities, women

Communists urge Madonna to change outfit, repertoire for Russian concert Communists urge Madonna to change outfit, repertoire for Russian concert

28 Jul, 09:31 PM 175 comments

Russian Communists are asking Madonna, who is soon giving a concert on the central square in St. Petersburg, to respect the historic spot: wear a military outfit and wave a red flag, skip sexy dance movements and sing a couple of revolutionary songs.

Tags: music, celebrities, communists

Canadian bureau wins tender to build stage for Mariinsky Theatre Canadian bureau wins tender to build stage for Mariinsky Theatre

29 Jul, 02:31 PM 201 comments

Canadian architects have won the right to build a second stage at Russia's renowned Mariinsky Theatre in St Petersburg, after many delays.

Tags: music



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