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Global Citizen Live: Lizzo lets us know pop and protest still go together
Unlike the Covid comeback gig last month, the annual concert-with-a-message survived the climate crisis

Rob LeDonne

26, Sep, 2021 @3:51 PM

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The show did not go on: storm thwarts Central Park concert celebrating city’s Covid comeback
Show was cut short, an hour and a half early, before Bruce Springsteen, Paul Simon and Patti Smith could hit the stage

Rob LeDonne in New York

22, Aug, 2021 @1:55 PM

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‘Limits are non-existent in the metaverse!’ Video game concerts become big business
This weekend, tens of millions will watch and interact with an Ariana Grande avatar for a concert in video game Fortnite – the latest in a growing, lucrative market

Rob LeDonne

07, Aug, 2021 @12:30 AM

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Song of the summer 2021: our writers pick their favourite tracks
From Olivia Rodrigo to Leon Bridges to Bo Burnham, Guardian critics recommend their most played songs of the season

Lisa Wong Macabasco, Jim Farber, Ben Beaumont-Thomas, Treye Green, Adrian Horton, Laura Snapes, Rob LeDonne, Benjamin Lee and Dream McClinton

19, Jul, 2021 @5:47 AM

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The best songs of 2020 ... that you didn't hear
In an unusual year that’s kept us most of us away from live music venues, Guardian writers pick the songs that deserve to have made more impact

Eve Barlow, Adrian Horton, Laura Snapes, Rob LeDonne, Ben Beaumont-Thomas, Benjamin Lee, Jim Farber and Morena Duwe

26, Dec, 2020 @7:16 AM

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Song of the summer 2020: our writers pick their favourite tracks
From Chloe x Halle to Lady Gaga to Haim, Guardian critics recommend their best songs of an unusual season

Eve Barlow, Bryan Armen Graham, Kathryn Bromwich, Laura Snapes, Benjamin Lee, Adrian Horton, Ben Beaumont-Thomas, André Wheeler and Rob LeDonne

23, Jul, 2020 @6:45 AM

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Sebastian Maniscalco: the record-breaking comic who impressed Scorsese
The world’s fifth highest-earning comedian talks about going from serving Robert De Niro drinks to co-starring with him on screen

Rob LeDonne

21, Aug, 2019 @6:00 AM

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'In many ways, it was a miracle': looking back at Woodstock at 50
The influential, star-packed 1969 festival is remembered by those who organised, photographed and performed

Rob LeDonne

17, Aug, 2019 @5:00 AM

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Song of the summer 2019: our writers pick their favourite tracks
From Taylor Swift to Goldlink, Guardian critics highlight their favourite songs of the season

Eve Barlow, Dream McClinton, Adrian Horton, Benjamin Lee, Rob LeDonne, Laura Snapes, Ben Beaumont-Thomas , Harriet Gibsone, Lanre Bakare and Bryan Armen Graham

15, Jul, 2019 @1:35 PM

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Otis Williams: 'The Temptations didn't love themselves'
The only surviving original member of the hit R&B group talks about the darker side of a legacy and the musical it inspired

Rob LeDonne

08, Jul, 2019 @2:17 PM

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Has Vic Mensa made the most political music video of the year?
The rapper and singer who caused conservative outrage with his impassioned Camp America video talks about why he’s decided to take a stand

Rob LeDonne in New York

27, Jun, 2019 @6:00 AM

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'We knew we had something extraordinary': looking back on Woodstock, 50 years on
In new documentary Woodstock: Three Days That Defined a Generation, the defining festival gets a closer look with never-before-heard insight

Rob LeDonne

25, May, 2019 @6:00 AM

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