Ultra Music Festival to return to Taiwan in November

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ultra Music Festival is set to make an unexpected return to Taiwan next month and will feature spectacular stages and popular EDM headliners in the country's capit...

35 years after Live Aid, Bob Geldof assesses personal toll

NEW YORK (AP) — The legendary Live Aid concerts 35 years ago did a lot of good — helping reduce African famine and putting a spotlight on the world’s poorest nations. But it wasn't always good for one...

7 police officers injured after unlicensed event in London

LONDON (AP) — Seven police officers have been injured as they sought to break up an unlicensed music event in west London, the latest in a series of illegal gatherings in the British capital over the ...

Taiwan’s Golden Melody Awards scheduled for Oct. 3

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Culture has announced the Golden Melody Awards will take place Oct. 3 following a decision to postpone the popular annual music event in June due to the Wu...

London police attacked for second night after street party

LONDON (AP) — For the second night running, police officers in London have been attacked by revellers after trying to disperse crowds at an unlicensed music event. A night after clas...

Clashes with police after 'unlawful' street party in London

LONDON (AP) — At least 22 police officers were slightly injured after a street party in the south London district of Brixton that violated coronavirus lockdown restrictions descended into violence. ...

Coachella, Stagecoach canceled this year over virus concerns

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Coachella and Stagecoach music festivals have been canceled this year due to coronavirus concerns. Dr. Cameron Kaiser, Riverside County's public health office...

400 foreigners stranded in Panama after 'tribal' festival

PLAYA CHIQUITA, Panama (AP) — Between 400 and 500 foreigners are stranded in Panama after a “tribal” festival and music event ended with many of them being quarantined at the concert site near the Car...

Taiwan co-hosts music festival, conference in Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Sonik Philippines, an international music conference organized by both Taiwan and the Philippines, kicks off on Friday (Oct. 4) and features Taiwanese bands such as April ...

Taiwan President Tsai and ex-Premier Lai fail to meet at Mid-Autumn concert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The anticipated first encounter between President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and former Premier William Lai (賴清德) since the Democratic Progressive Party's (DPP) presidential p...

Taiwan Presidential Election 2020: Tidbits from Aug. 1 to 25, 2019

Taiwan Presidential Election 2020: Tidbits from Aug. 1 to 25 Last updated: (GMT+8) 01:15 Aug. 30, 2019 Election Tidbits about Tsai Ing-wen, Han Kuo-yu, Ko Wen-je, and Terry Gou **Continuously u...

Electronic music festival returning to downtown Miami

MIAMI (AP) — One of the world's top electronic music festivals is returning to downtown Miami. The Miami Herald reports that city commissioners voted 3-2 Thursday to...

Idaho music event canceled amid immigration enforcement fear

JEROME, Idaho (AP) — A music festival in southern Idaho has been canceled because organizers say they feared potential raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents. The music ...

French festival of music celebrates country's culture in Taiwan

The Association des Français de Taiwan (AFT) hosted its annual Fête de la Musique at Maji Square on Saturday (June 22). The "Festival of Music," as it is called in English, g...

Taiwan NSO features European musicians at National Concert Hall

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— The National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) hosts the classical music event “Promenade in Summer Breeze” and has invited a French pianist and a Swiss conductor to per...