@ChakaKhan to give a live performance at the Hammerstein Ballroom

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#TaniaOnTheScene Ten time Grammy Award winner and living legend, Chaka Khan, will take this stage in NYC this weekend.

Chaka Khan will perform with her band on Saturday August 23, 2014.

It will take place at the Hammerstein Ballroom, the most versatile mid-sized venue in New York.

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Gloria Estefan’s musical coming to Broadway

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#TaniaOnTheScene She’s giving us another reason to get on our feet. Gloria Estefan’s musical is coming to Broadway in 2015.

Set to open at the Marquis Theatre in New York, the new musical is based on the life of Gloria Estefan and her husband. It will will feature some of Estefan’s most popular singles, including “Rhythm Is Gonna Get You,” “Conga” and “1-2-3.”

"On Your Feet!" will begin previewing on October 5, 2015. The show has also launched an online open casting call that will allow hopefuls to submit their videos for consideration. Applicants are asked to submit videos of themselves performing a Gloria Estefan song in English, Spanish or both.

Since the musical is based on her life, casting will be for the person who will play Estefan. There will also be open casting calls in New York and Miami on Sept. 9 and 21.

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Jay Z to headline free Global Citizen Festival in September

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#TaniaOnTheScene - Jay Z will headline the Global Citizen Festival on Sept. 27 in New York’s Central Park.

Organizers announced Wednesday that fun., Carrie Underwood, The Roots, No Doubt and Tiesto also will perform.

Tickets are free for the event, but must be earned through acts meant to help end extreme poverty around the world. VIP tickets are being sold through Ticketmaster.

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Free Outdoor Concert Series

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#TaniaOnTheScene - The free concert series, “Groovin’ In The Garden”, returns To Como Park Zoo & Conservatory featuring some of the Twin Cities’ finest musicians & activities for the whole family.

While the grownups get their groove on with some of the Twin Cities best bands, the kids will be entertained by a climbing wall, bouncy house, and lawn games.

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J-Lo Returning To The Block For Free Concert In The Bronx

#TaniaOnTheScene - She may be Jenny from the block but lots of Bronx residents say Jennifer Lopez will really be Jenny of the major traffic jam tonight. The Bronx native gave out 25,000 free tickets for her first hometown concert ever in Pelham Bay Park.

But residents of city Island say even with one lane designated for them returning home from work there will still be traffic nightmares

The free concert takes place Wednesday night. The singer/dancer will perform 10 minutes away from where she grew up, at Orchard Beach.

And there are growing concerns about the chaos and problems the concert will cause.

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Essence Festival headliner Prince rocks Essence’s June cover

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#TaniaOnTheScene - Want to know what really happens at the after-party with Prince? In ESSENCE’s June issue article, “Prince After Dark,” the man forever known as Prince pulls back the purple curtain on his legacy, gives his take on mentoring and shares why creating and performing music makes him feel alive. ESSENCE’s June issue hits newsstands on May 9th. For more on this month’s issue, visit ESSENCE.com.

“I’m not putting down The Revolution, even though people would love to see us together again. I owe a great debt to them. But I’m doing something else…”—Prince

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Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival

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#TaniaOnTheScene - The 2014 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival lineup is out!

Kanye, Lionel Richie, Elton John, Lauryn Hill, Zedd, and Frank Ocean are just some of the 125+ musicians performing.

There are also more than 20 comedians set to hit one of the 13 stages.

It’s all happening June 12 - 15, 2014 in Manchester, TN.

Tickets go on sale Saturday February 22, 2014.

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