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To Roger Waters’ ire, Bon Jovi returns to Israel for 2019 concert

Legendary rock star Jon Bon Jovi returns to Israel and will play in Tel Aviv once again to the chagrin of the notorious BDS stooge & musician, Roger Waters.

By Elad Benari

 

Bon Jovi will perform in Israel next summer, Haaretz reported on Tuesday.

The planned date for the performance, July 25, 2019, was revealed by accident in a newsletter the American rock band sent to fans. It will take place at the Yarkon Park in Tel Aviv, according to the report.

Bon Jovi performs Live In Tel Aviv Israel, 03-10-2015 – Screenshot: YouTube

It will cost some $2.4 million to bring the group to Israel, according to the Channel 12 TV entertainment show “Good Night with Guy Pines.”

The performance will mark the second time that Bon Jovi has performed in Israel in recent years. Continue Reading »

#BDSfail: WATCH VIDEOS if you missed Bryan Adams performing in Tel Aviv last night

Bryan Adams leaves a satisfied crowd of Israelis who sang along with him, in his first of 2 sold-out concerts in Tel Aviv, before heading for his 3rd concert in Jerusalem, Wednesday evening.

By AMY SPIRO

 

Israeli fans of Bryan Adams were undoubtedly in Heaven on Monday night at the Menorah Mivtachim Arena in Tel Aviv.

The Canadian rocker belted out hit after hit to the sold out crowd of 12,000 strong who sang along to every word. Monday night was the first of three shows for Adams – a second is slated for Tel Aviv Tuesday and a third in Jerusalem’s Payis Arena on Wednesday. Continue Reading »

Singer Rod Stewart returns to Israel for June concert

 

The 72 yr-old British musician returns to Israel for a Tel Aviv concert this June 14th, after having last performed at the Ramat Gan stadium in 2010.
– WATCH his Israeli performance below.

BY SHAWN RODGERS

 

Legendary British rocker Rod Stewart will be returning to Israel on June 14 to perform at Park Hayarkon in Tel Aviv.

The 72-year-old musician last performed in Israel in 2010 at the Ramat Gan stadium.

Rod Stewart Live In Israel (June 2010) – YouTube screenshot

With his distinctive raspy singing voice, Stewart came to prominence in the late 1960s and early 1970s with The Jeff Beck Group (1967-1969) and then Faces. Continue Reading »

Confirmed: Coldplay will perform in Israel, Nov 3,4

 

view videoIt will mark Coldplay’s first concert in Israel, planning two shows in November to a mixed Israeli & Palestinian audience, as a special “human rights” concert dedicated to peace.

By Jerusalem Post Staff

 

After months of rumors, it turns out that British rock group Coldplay is indeed coming to Israel.

 Coldplay performs for Nissan 2008 - Wikimedia Commons

Coldplay performs for Nissan 2008 – Wikimedia Commons

According to a report by Israel’s Channel 2 on Monday, the band will play two shows this coming November 3 and 4.

Israel visit by Coldplay’s Chris Martin sparks concert rumors

It will mark the first time the band has played in Israel and will be part of special “human rights” concert dedicated to peace. Continue Reading »

#BDSfail: Aerosmith to perform in Israel in May 2017

 

view videoIn what may be Steven Tyler’s final tour as lead singer, the legendary rock band, Aerosmith will perform once again at Tel Aviv’s Yarkon Park.

By Raz Shechnik

 

Aerosmith, one of the most successful rock bands in history, has closed on a deal to perform at Tel Aviv’s Yarkon Park in May 2017, in what may be the last tour of lead singer Steven Tyler’s career as lead singer of the band.

As reported by Ran Boker and Ami Friedman of Ynet’s sister publication Yedioth Ahronoth, Aerosmith has been in advanced talks in recent months with Israeli producers.

Aerosmith Live in Buenos Aires Elby 2007 - Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Aerosmith Live in Buenos Aires Elby 2007 – Photo: Wikimedia Commons

The final contract was signed in the last few days and an official announcement on ticket sales is expected in the coming days. Continue Reading »

Rocket Man rocked Tel Aviv…for two and a half hours

 

view videoAt 69, Elton John rocked Tel Aviv in a 2 and a half hour performance that kept his fan of all ages greatly satisfied.

By AMY SPIRO

 

Fans of all ages were happy to let the sun go down in Tel Aviv’s Hayarkon Park on Thursday night, as veteran rocker Elton John took the stage to perform for close to 40,000 fans.

Elton John

British singer Elton John performs during a concert in Tel Aviv June 17, 2010. – Photo: REUTERS

The rocket man did not disappoint, churning out his biggest hits alongside his new music without his powerful baritone faltering for even a moment. Continue Reading »

Chemical Brothers, Pharrell Williams and more on their way to Israel

 

view videoAustralian singer Sia, American rapper Pharrell Williams and the electronic duo the Chemical brothers have all announced they will be performing in Israel, not to mention pop sensation Rihanna, has expressed a desire to return.

By Raz Shechnik and Amit Friedman

 

The summer of 2016 is shaping up in terms of musical acts, as performer upon performer begin sending out official confirmations of their shows in Israel.

Sia performing at South by South West in 2008. – Photo: Kris Krug/Wikipedia

First among equals is the Australian Sia, who is due to perform on August 11 at Yarkon Park. Continue Reading »

#BDSfail: Beyoncé concert in Israel is scheduled for August

 

Veiled in secrecy, but finally confirmed Thursday, one of the music world’s hottest superstars has scheduled 2 shows in Tel Aviv for early August. 

By Ami Friedman

 

Superstar Beyoncé is set to play two concerns in Tel Aviv’s Yarkon Park early this August, it was confirmed on Thursday.

Despite an agreement between the Israeli production company and the singer’s representatives, officials at the company denied that there was any signed contract.

Rumors and speculation swirled over the possible concert on Tuesday, when official dates for Beyoncé’s international tour were published on her website, including an August show at Tel Aviv’s Yarkon Park. Continue Reading »

WATCH: Israeli Fans Mesmerized at Mariah Carey Concert

view video5-time Grammy Award winner brings Las Vegas-style show, featuring her pop, R&B, and soul hits, leaving crowd wanting more, while delighting her fans by speaking Hebrew between songs.

By Aharon Lapidot

 

Lady Gaga’s spectacular sci-fi artRAVE concert exhilarates Tel Aviv

 

Gaga displayed her pure manic energy with her strong voice, 20 songs & 7 outfit changes, and along with the dozen dancers, it was more than a ball, it was an extravaganza.

By LAHAV HARKOV

 

If Lady Gaga lives for “Applause,” as she sings, then she got one hell of a life force coming from the crowd in Tel Aviv Saturday night – and the pop star certainly reciprocated.

Lady Gaga with Tony Bennett Israel Concert, 13 Sept 2014, ArtRAVE Live – YouTube Screenshot

 

An adrenaline shot laced with Gaga’s brand of insanity and sex appeal was exactly what Israel’s “non-stop city” needed, in the first major concert by an international act after a summer in which rockets from Gaza forced it to take a couple of naps and cancel performances by acts like Neil Young, the Backstreet Boys, and Lana del Rey. Continue Reading »

Despite prior cancellations, Lady Gaga will perform in Tel Aviv as planned

Announcement of Lady Gaga to perform on September 13, comes after a number of artists canceled shows due to IDF’s Operation Protective Edge.

 

Lady Gaga will appear in Israel as scheduled, on September 13, one of the producers of her show affirmed on Sunday.

Lady Gaga.

Lady Gaga affirms that she’ll be appearing for the second time in Israel, in a Tel Aviv show on September 13, 2014. – Photo: AP

The announcement comes as a number of artists have canceled or postponed their shows because of the rocket attacks that accompanied Israel’s conflict with Hamas in Gaza.

Tickets for Lady Gaga’s show, set for Tel Aviv’s Hayarkon Park, went on sale in June.

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BDS couldn’t but Hamas rockets cancel Neil Young’s concert in Israel

Neil Young, Canada’s rock legend, was forced to cancel his Thursday’s Tel Aviv performance due to Israel Police’s decision based on the lack of public safety during Hamas’ ongoing rocket fire from Gaza.

By Ami Friedman

 

Legendary Canadian musician Neil Young’s concert in Israel, which was scheduled to take place at Tel Aviv’s Yarkon Park on July 17, has been canceled by the Israeli authorities due to the IDF’s operation in Gaza and the ongoing rocket fire from the Strip.

Neil Young - Photo: Reuters

Neil Young – Photo: Reuters

“It is with deep regret that we are forced to announce the cancellation of the Neil Young and Crazy Horse show,
which was planned for this Thursday at Yarkon Park,” the Shuki Weiss production company said in a statement Sunday morning. Continue Reading »

Rolling Stones to fetch $6.7 million for Israel concert

 

The Rolling Stones are expected to draw a crowd of 70,000 on June at Hayarkon Park, Tel Aviv.

 

“You can’t always get what you want,” goes the classic Rolling Stones song. But when it comes to their June 4 concert in Israel, the British rock legends have certainly come close, with a guarantee of $6.7 million for that one performance.

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Promoter Shuki Weiss, who has reportedly said in the past that he would retire after bringing the Stones to Israel, beat other promoters to the punch by guaranteeing the astronomical sum, according to Israel’s Channel 2.

No matter how many tickets are sold, the Stones will earn $6.7 million for this single appearance at Hayarkon Park in Tel Aviv.

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Beyonce is coming to Israel with debut show on June 15

Israeli fans have long awaited for a performance by Beyonce since 2010, but the arrival of the pop superstar turned out to be untrue.

 

Beyonce is set to arrive in Israel for her debut performance in the country on June 15, Channel 2 reported.

Beyonce

Beyonce – Photo: AP

Park Hayarkon in Tel Aviv is the likely venue for the pop superstar and it has been reserved for the date of her arrival, but as of yet no location has been officially announced.

Three Israeli production companies are bidding to put on the show.

Israel last braced for a performance by Beyonce in 2010, but reports of her arrival turned out to be untrue.

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Lady Gaga comes to Tel Aviv… Again!

Not intimidated by BDS and calls to boycott Israel, Lady Gaga to perform in Tel Aviv, September 13.

 

Lady Gaga (PR Photos)

Lady Gaga (PR Photos)

Other acts set to perform in the Holy Land over the next few months include the Rolling Stones, Neil Young, Justin Timberlake, Justin Bieber, the Pixies, and more.

Get busy Roger Waters—looks like you have some serious open letter writing ahead of you.

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