OneRepublic, Papp László Budapest Sportaréna, May 13

Life feels like a million bucks, and more, for Ryan Tedder

Ryan Tedder, frontman of American multi-billion-streams band OneRepublic, says he “never got into music for the money” when they formed in Colorado Springs, Colorado, in 2002. Nonetheless, he’s done pretty well, selling a majority stake of his music catalogue to the tune of around ...

The Cure, Papp László Budapest Sportaréna, October 26, 2022

One goth band prescribed in case of musical ills

Even teenage-mania-inducing groups such as the Beatles and the Rolling Stones thought that once they’d “made it” they’d have a year or two at the top and that would be it. But in many cases their talent proved to be more enduring and their ...

Billy Idol, Budapest Park, June 29, 2022

A survivor of rock’n’roll’s extreme lifestyle

The last time that curled-lip, spiky-haired punk rocker Billy Idol caught The Budapest Times’ attention was with his “Charmed Life” album in 1990, and so it is surely time to catch up ahead of his appearance at Budapest Park on June 29 this year, ...

Film commissioner congratulates Hungary’s Sipos on winning Oscar

Csaba Kael, the government commissioner for developing Hungary's motion picture industry, congratulated Zsuzsanna Sipos on her winning the Academy Award for Best Production Design in the film Dune this year and to the Hungarian team working on the film, on Monday morning.

Nick Mason and a trip down Pink Floyd’s memory lane

We once had a colleague, a Motoring Writer in Newcastle, Australia, who was on a trip to England in the 1990s and went to have a look around the Aston Martin factory in Gaydon village, Warwickshire. He began chatting to a fellow enthusiast, and ...

V4 Festival to offer over 50 music programmes

The VeNegy Festival (Visegrad Four) and Theatre Meeting will offer over fifty music programmes on four stages in Nagymaros, in northern Hungary, on June 23-26, the organisers said on Wednesday.