Family and friends paid tribute to veteran music promoter Barry Middleton who passed away on 25th April, Saturday, only 4 days before his 68th birthday. Known for being a blues fan, he passed away at home in Nottingham.
His friends have taken to social mediums to pass their condolences and share their memories of Barry, who moved to Nottingham in 90s. Justin Dodsworth termed him as a true champion of the local blues music scene in Nottingham for as many years as he can remember. Hey had a lot of great nights and great gigs at the Runner and later at the Nav.
Michael Buble, the Canadian singer, requires a teleprompter to call up the lyrics to his tracks. The thirty nine year old songwriter-singer asked for an electronic autocue device at all his events so that he could have quite easy access to the lyrics because he is very forgetful.
According to reports, a condition in Michael's rider reads: "A teleprompter with operator is needed. This prompter should be visible from Michael's on-stage position.” It added that lyrics would be handed once they confirm the sing.
The famous American rock band, Linkin Park, cancelled their upcoming concerts because of their lead singer Chester Bennington’s leg injury, needing immediate attention.
All the performance of the band for the Hunting Party tour that was to be held through the month of February has therefore been called off. Bennington during the press release expressed his disappointment on not being able to carry out the tour which would definitely have been magical.
Michael Bublé, the Canadian crooner, has made a Brit cab driver's dreams come true as the singer pulled him on the stage. Michael Buble was performing on the weekend in Newcastle and he invited Jimmy Smart up to croon a rendition of Let It Snow.
Jimmy Smart is well known for his voice in Dundee, his hometown, and his wagerers even call him 'Jimmy Bublé.'! When the Canadian singer’s team got wind of it, they offered Smart free tickets to the first row of his concert.
Almost 4 years since his last gig here, Michael Buble, the Canadian singer and songwriter, would be in Singapore in January, 2015, for a 1 night only gig. The well known jazz singer responsible for tracks like L-O-V-E and Sway would be in the Republic as part of a worldwide tour. In a news release, he stated that he is looking forward to the Asian leg. She told: “I look forward to seeing my friends and making new ones. Thank you for supporting my music. I have so much love for my fans.”