Ljubljana Festival opens with tribute to pop song lyrics

Ljubljana – The 70th Ljubljana Festival, one of the most high-profile festivals in the country, will open in Congress Square with tonight’s tribute to the Slovenian poets who have contributed lyrics for some of the most memorable Slovenian pop songs, especially in the 1960s and 1970s.

Maneskin comes to Istanbul

Italian rock music group Maneskin, which won the 65th Eurovision Song Contest with its song 'Zitti E Buoni,' is getting ready to meet its Turkish fans. Consisting of lead vocalist Damiano David, bassist Victoria De Angelis, guitarist Thomas Raggi and drummer Ethan Torchio, the band will take the stage on July 23 at Istanbul KüçükÇiftlik Park.


Shares of BTS label tumble after band announces break

Shares in the management agency of the K-pop supergroup BTS plummeted on June 15 in early trading in Seoul after the band announced they were taking an indefinite break.

The seven members, credited with generating billions of dollars for the South Korean economy, dropped the bombshell during their streamed "FESTA" dinner, part of a celebration that marks their anniversary as a group.

Jethro Tull in Istanbul

As part of its 'The Prog Years' tour, legendary British rock band Jethro Tull will perform at Zorlu PSM on June 17. Ian Anderson, who serves as the band's songwriter, producer, vocalist, flutist and sometimes guitarist, will be accompanied by Jethro Tull 'The Prog Years' musicians David Goodier, John O'Hara, Joe Parrish, and Scott Hammond during the concert.


63rd Ljubljana Jazz Festival bringing many highlights

Ljubljana – The Ljubljana Jazz Festival will see its 63rd iteration between 15 and 18 June, bringing a total of 30 concerts, including the first appearance by Tunisian oud player and composer Anouar Brahem. The highlights also include American percussionist Hamid Drake and the Big Band of the Slovenian Armed Forces.