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Sting, Jay-Z, Beyoncé and No Doubt shared a stage and other live music tidbits from the weekend | Musique Non Stop

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Monday, September 29, 2014

Sting, Jay-Z, Beyoncé and No Doubt shared a stage and other live music tidbits from the weekend

Hopefully you spent this weekend out enjoying the last of the nice weather. Here's what was happening in live music while you were off doing that.


Sting, No Doubt, Beyoncé and Jay-Z all played something called the Global Citizen Festival


Had any of you heard about this thing called the Global Citizen Festival? Neither had we, until right now. Apparently it's a global anti-poverty fundraiser that took place in New York on Saturday night a featured some pretty powerhouse duets.




Kid Cudi got really angry while opening for Outkast in Atlanta


Cudi had an hour long set opening for the Atlanta legends, but opted to cut it in half, jump right to his best known song, 2010's "Pursuit of Happiness," curse at the audience and walk off.


Charli XCX debuted six new songs at a show in Orlando


Charli XCX recently had the release date for her upcoming album, Sucker, pushed back to December, but that didn't stop her from bringing out some new material at a show in Orlando on Friday night. She busted out six tracks from the album — "Sucker," "Famous," "Caught In The Middle," "I Need Your Love," "Money," and "Gold Coins"— and thankfully someone was forward-thinking enough to record two of them.




Here's Alan "Neon Indian" Palomo giving a TED Talk about the myth of the auteur


Because everyone loves a good TED Talk.



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