Tag Archives: carnegie hall

  • Black Music Month Spotlight: Ray Chew American Idol’s Last Man Standing

    Jun 5, 13 by LaRita Shelby Leave a comment


    *Judges and contestants come and go, but Musical Director Ray Chew is still manning the post now for seasons 10, 11 and 12 on Fox’s “American Idol.” But this is just a continuation of Ray’s stellar career as a conductor for nationally televised events.  His other credits include “It’s Showtime at the Apollo,” “The Singing […]

  • Prince to get Royal Treatment with Carnegie Hall Tribute

    Jan 4, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *Prince will be honored with a March 7th benefit concert to be held at Carnegie Hall and double as a fundraiser for music education programs, reports the New York Times. Scheduled acts for the show include Talib Kweli, the Blind Boys of Alabama and the Roots. The event will mark the ninth year that City […]

  • Beyonce Makes First Post-Pregnancy Outing to Jay-Z Show

    Feb 7, 12 by EURpublisher02 20 Comments


    *Beyonce showed up at her hubby Jay-Z’s first gig at Carnegie Hall on Monday night, turning heads just by walking into the show in her first public appearance since the birth of Blue Ivy Carter last month. She sported a form-fitting Alice Temperly dress, four-inch Christian Louboutin heels and held a gold Alexander McQueen clutch. […]

  • Jay-Z Auctions Tix to his Carnegie Hall Gig for Charity

    Feb 2, 12 by EURpublisher02 2 Comments


    *Jay Z is auctioning off front-row tickets to one of his upcoming New York concerts and after party to benefit the United Way of New York City and his own Shawn Carter Scholarship Foundation, which assists students from low-income families. The rap mogul has offered up the chance to meet him privately before he headlines […]

  • Jay-Z Targets Big Spenders for Carnegie Hall Charity Gigs

    Dec 8, 11 by EURpublisher02 2 Comments


    *Rap mogul Jay-Z said today he will perform two concerts at Carnegie Hall in February to raise money for his scholarship foundation and United Way of New York City – and he’s set the ticket prices from $500 to $2,500 in a deliberate attempt to woo wealthy individuals, such as hedge-fund executives and others tied […]

  • Herbie Hancock Celebration Part of NYC Jazz Festival

    Mar 1, 10 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *Herbie Hancock will be honored at a belated 70th birthday party at Carnegie Hall this spring that will double as the revival of a major summer jazz festival in the Big Apple. The pianist, who turns 70 on April 12, will be joined by comedian Bill Cosby, saxophonist Joe Lovano, trumpeter Terence Blanchard, and saxophonist […]