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Live Music or Bust

Music History
2.5k votersThe Most Career-Ruining Performances Of All TimeRiots, rants, and technical failures - live music comes with plenty of risks. Performances can make or break a musician's career. ...
1980s
387.8k viewsQueen Was Only One Part Of Live Aid, A Mega-Concert For The AgesAdvertised as the "global jukebox," Live Aid was a once-in-a-lifetime event that showcased world-famous musicians under the premis...
Awkward & Cringey
3.7k votersThe 12 Most Awkwardly Empty Concerts EverEvery musical artist relies on touring to generate income. Most of the time, especially if an artist has a hit on the charts, it's...
History
157.7k viewsThe Biggest Concert Disasters EverCaused by fires, stampedes, stage collapses, and even homicides, the biggest concert disasters have caused hundreds of deaths thro...
Summer
84.2k viewsThe 12 Most Haunting Final Performances Before The Artist’s DeathWhen a legendary artist passes away, it can happen unexpectedly, often in the middle of a tour or at the peak of their career. Occ...
Music History
589.1k viewsThe 12 Drunkest Musical Performances In HistoryRock 'n' roll goes hand in hand with debauchery - that is until someone can't play guitar or remember the words. It's not entirely...
Controversy
22k viewsMusicians Who Have Canceled Shows To Protest SomethingAll artists have the ability to influence. Musicians, in particular, have a strong public "voice" - whether they are writing and s...
Live Music
2.8k votersThe Best Tiny Desk Concerts From NPR MusicSince the success of the first Tiny Desk Concert with Laura Gibson in 2008, NPR Music has released over 400 concerts featuring som...
Celebrities
77.2k views16 Musicians Who Received Electric Shocks on StageWhen you think about it, it's a wonder more musicians don't get electrocuted on stage: all the electrical equipment, outdoor conce...
Pop Culture
627 votersThe Weirdest Things Ever Thrown At Musicians OnstageWhat kinds of items are thrown at musicians during concerts? Some odd, strange, and just plain gross things are tossed at performe...
Rock
73.2k viewsThe 10 Loudest Rock Concerts In HistoryMaybe the Guinness Book of World Records can't hear us, but we want an entry for loudest concert. While the Guinness Book team has...
Live Music
171 votersThe Best Rappers On NPR's Tiny Desk Concerts, RankedNPR Music Tiny Desk Concerts have featured some of the greatest contemporary musicians and musical artists. This list features the...
Folk Music
74 votersThe Best Folk Artists on NPR's Tiny Desk Concerts, RankedWhich folk artists are the best that have been featured on NPR Music Tiny Desk Concerts? Now with over 400 performances Tiny Desk ...
Rock
249 votersThe Best Rock Bands on NPR's Tiny Desk Concerts, RankedAre you ready to rock out to these NPR Music Tiny Desk Concerts? This list showcases a few staple rock and rollers along with cont...