Amitabh Bachchan who has been busy shooting despite the pandemic, recently revealed he is looking forward to a few days off during the lockdown. The veteran actor often shares throwback pictures and anecdotes about his early days in the industry on Instagram. In his recent post, Big B revealed that he was the first Indian performer at Madison Square Garden. He shared a throwback photo of himself in which he can be seen singing. The Sholay actor in the picture looks dapper donning stylish sunglasses while holding a mic. In the background, you can also see the Madison Square Garden board with Big B's name on it. He captioned the post as, "1983 .. !!! My first LIVE performance .. that sign board at the back is .. the first ever Indian performer at this most prestigious World Stadium .." While fans shared fire emojis in the comments section, Big B's granddaughter Navya Naveli Nanda also took to the post and left a comment with heart emojis. Take a look at … [Read more...] about Amitabh Bachchan Recalls First Live Performance, Says He Was First Indian Performer At Madison Square Garden
If you haven’t been living on Mars, lately you might have heard of NFTs. NFTs, or non-fungible tokens, are a type of cryptocurrency that runs on the blockchain and, among other things, represents a certificate of authenticity. How big is the opportunity? Big enough. Don’t take my word for it: Messari analyst Mason Nystrom predicts the NFT market will surpass $1.3 billion by the end of 2021. From my experience in the live events sector, I expect that more musicians, artists, brands and icons will continue joining the metaverse to create their own distinctive NFTs. NFTs can be just about any form of digital content (e.g., example videos, memes, music, fonts, etc.) — almost any type of media file. Since they designate authenticity and the attractive concept of exclusivity, NFTs could impact how creative industries operate . Consider a digital ticket in the form of an NFT — a potential game-changer for live events. NFTs pose an opportunity to add any perk you want to make the … [Read more...] about Vicente Marti: Could NFTs Be a Potential Game-Changer for the Live Events Industry?
Steve Miller Band have shared the version of “Shu Ba Da Du Ma Ma Ma Ma” that features on their upcoming live album Steve Miller Band Live! Breaking Ground: August 3, 1977 , out May 14th. As opposed to the previously released version of “Jet Airliner” from the gig that stretched out that single, the concert’s energetic, refined rendition of “Shu Ba Da Du Ma Ma Ma Ma” truncates the original found on 1973’s The Joker . Miller said of the gig in a statement: “This show from August of 1977 at the Cap Center in Landover, Maryland, captures the band right at the peak after The Joker, and in the middle of Fly Like an Eagle and Book of Dreams , a stream of hits…We decided to call it Breaking Ground because that’s exactly what we were doing.” The live album, available to preorder now, will be released digitally as well as on compact disc and LP, with liner notes by Rolling Stone contributor David Fricke, who writes of Steve Miller Band at the time of the concert: “They … [Read more...] about Hear Steve Miller Band’s ‘Shu Ba Da Du Ma Ma Ma Ma’ From 1977 Live LP
FINAL UPDATE, 10:35 AM: The HFPA, dick clark productions and NBC have revealed their final group of presenters for tonight’s 78th annual Golden Globes Awards: Ava DuVernay, Colin Farrell, Gal Gadot, Tracy Morgan, Sandra Oh, Sarah Paulson, Amanda Seyfried, Ben Stiller and Justin Theroux. Watch a new promo below. They join previously announcers presenters Anthony Anderson, Awkwafina , Kevin Bacon, Angela Bassett, Sterling K. Brown, Bryce Dallas Howard, Laura Dern, Michael Douglas, Cynthia Erivo , Tiffany Haddish, Salma Hayek, Kate Hudson, Jamie Lee Curtis, Christopher Meloni, Annie Mumolo, Rosie Perez, Joaquin Phoenix , Margot Robbie, Kyra Sedgwick, Christian Slater, Kenan Thompson, Susan Kelechi Watson, Kristen Wiig , Renee Zellweger and Catherine Zeta-Jones. Related Story Golden Globes Nominations: Netflix Dominates With 42 Film & TV Noms, Led By 'Mank' And 'The Crown': The Full List 4TH UPDATE, 1:30 PM: Angela Bassett, Laura Dern, Salma … [Read more...] about Golden Globes Finalizes Presenters List: Gal Gadot, Ava DuVernay, Ben Stiller, Sandra Oh, Tracy Morgan & More – Update
The 20th edition of the Tribeca Film Festival, taking advantage of its timing as the city and film business emerges from the pandemic, will open June 9 with the world premiere of In the Heights . Warner Bros ’ adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda ’s Tony Award-winning musical, which is directed by Jon Chu, will screen outside at various sites simultaneously, and indoors at the United Palace. The restored 1930 theater is in the Upper Manhattan neighborhood of Washington Heights, the setting for the film and also Miranda’s longtime home base. There will also be outdoor screenings on opening night across all five of New York’s boroughs, a first for Tribeca, though the fest has long explored many parts of the city. In 2019, the fest opened with a documentary about Harlem’s Apollo Theater held at the Apollo itself. After shifting its usual April start back to June, the fest will be the first major one in North America since the onset of Covid-19 to have in-person screenings, though … [Read more...] about Tribeca To Kick Off With Indoor-Outdoor World Premiere Of ‘In The Heights’