Ho Chi Minh City

  1. Bob Dylan's First Vietnam Show From Stage Front

    April 11, 2011 1:10 PM EDT Bob Dylan and band performing in Ho Chi Minh City on April 10, 2011: from left guitarist Charlie Sexton, drummer George Receli and Bob Dylan. (Photo: Fred Wissink/Saigon Sound System) Bob Dylan performed his first-ever show in Vietnam on Sunday ni ...

  2. Bob Dylan Plays Vietnam To Half-Full Venue

    April 11, 2011 7:20 AM EDT After nearly five decades of singing about a war that continues to haunt a generation of Americans, legendary performer Bob Dylan finally got his chance to see Vietnam at peace. The American folk singer and songwriter known for his anti-war anthem ...

  3. Bob Dylan Clears China's Censors, Playing First Shows in April

    March 11, 2011 7:42 AM EST Censors have cleared Bob Dylan to make his China debut despite worries that the country's authoritarian government would block his planned shows given the American folk icon's antiestablishment reputation. China's Ministry of Cultur ...

  4. Bob Dylan's April Gig in China Held Up By Chinese Government

    March 03, 2011 8:20 AM EST China is reviewing an application from Bob Dylan to stage concerts in the country, a year after the American folk legend's planned concerts in Beijing and Shanghai were canceled, an official at the Ministry of Culture said Thursday. The appli ...

  5. Ozomatli Signs New Label Deal, Preps Tour

    March 03, 2009 12:00 AM EST Latin/funk/hip-hop fusionists Ozomatli have signed with Mercer Street, the new imprint on the Fontana-distributed Downtown Music. The label group is home to such artists as Gnarls Barkley, the Cold War Kids and Eagles of Death Metal. The Los Angel ...

  6. EMI Forges Mobile Deal In Vietnam

    May 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT EMI says it has become the first major label to sign a mobile-content deal in Vietnam. Effective immediately, Ho Chi Minh City-based mobile-content distributor and aggregator Mobile Solutions Services (MSS) becomes EMI's exclusive mobile serv ...

  7. Vietnam To Hear Glitter Appeal On June 15

    May 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT A Vietnam court has rescheduled an appeal hearing of disgraced British "glam rocker" Gary Glitter over his three-year sentence for molesting children to June 15, his lawyer said on Tuesday. A Vietnam court has rescheduled an appeal heari ...

  8. Glitter Set For Appeal In Vietnam

    May 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT One-day hearing set for May 19. Disgraced British "glam rocker" Gary Glitter, sentenced to three years in a Vietnamese jail for molesting children, will appeal to the country's Supreme Court on May 19, his lawyer said on Wednesday ( ...

  9. Gary Glitter Arrested On Sex Allegations

    November 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Former British pop star Gary Glitter has been taken into custody in a southern Vietnamese resort city following allegations that he indulged in lewd acts with a minor, police officials confirmed yeste Former British pop star Gary Glitter has been ...