CRTC approves application for Concert TV

In a broadcasting decision handed down yesterday, the CRTC 2011-599 has approved an application by Stingray Digital application for a broadcasting licence to operate Concert TV.

The station would be a national Category 2 specialty programming undertaking that would be devoted to current and historical music concerts from a wide variety of music genres and related programming. Programming on the station would be 75% English and 25% French.

Lady Gaga in concert on HBO this weekend

Lady Gaga’s fans who couldn’t see the pop sensation live will get a chance to see her on HBO in May in Lady Gaga Presents The Monster Ball Tour: At Madison Square Garden.

The two-hour show, taped February 21 and 22 in her hometown of New York City, features Lady Gaga playing some of her most well-known songs accompanied by a ten-piece band and ten backup dancers.

Eleven new concerts added to HDNet series

spring HD concert series this Sunday which includes popular bands like the Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, Green Day and Jack Johnson.

The musical concert series, shot in high definition, will air every Sunday at 8pm Eastern time for eleven weeks on HDNet starting with Mariah Carey on April 18th.