Dressed in a dark blue suit, wearing a plastic face shield and riding atop a modified flatbed truck, musician Rodrigo Cunha serenades the region's mothers, many of whom are forced to pass this Mother's Day without their children or grandchildren.
The ritualistic music scene has come to a halt. Online shows are trying to change the market dynamics, but its festive aspect of listening to live music is at stake.
The velvet rope is tight at Club Quarantine, one of the internet's hottest spaces that requires a $10-cover charge – $80 will get you a private video room with more exclusive performances – and has seen pop celebrities including Charli XCX drop by.
Roman Catholic Priest Guilherme Peixoto is not typical cleric as he organises live music by his own way to cope with coronavirus crisis.
Some of the audience sit next to the musicians and place their hands on the instruments to feel the vibration. Others hold balloons that convey the vibration of the sounds. Some are given special hyper-sensitive hearing aids.
Revelations of infighting at the Recording Academy, which organizes the awards show, and an explosive allegation of rape has cast a dark shadow over the glitzy gala and rattled the institution's efforts to shed its out-of-touch image.
Since Lebanon’s uprising began, DJ Madi K has livened up the protest movement in Tripoli through his music, showing the world another face of the northern Lebanese city.
Trinadian rapper is due to perform in the eastern city of Jeddah prompting accusations of hypocrisy against Riyadh.
The "rock movement", along with the Eskisehir Symphony Orchestra, covered songs by music giants Queen, Iron Maiden and Deep Purple and Turkish rockstars Cem Karaca and Baris Manco.
Guitarist EnverIzmaylov’s trademark is his meticulously arranged renditions of folk music, ranging from Tatar and Armenian to Turkish, Ukrainian and Russian.
DJ Avicii left behind a collection of nearly finished songs and was close to completing a new album, his representatives said in a statement.
The triumphant, Zahra Elham from Afghanistan's Hazara ethnic minority says she will fight the Taliban with her music, if the group return to some semblance of power in her country.
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