Tobi-Reiser Prize awarded


Two violin legends were celebrating after being awarded the Tobi-Reiser prize – handed out this year for the 21st time over the weekend. Folk music legends Rudolf Pietsch and Hermann Härtel were awarded the prize for “bringing back the violin as a central instrument in folk music after a long period of absence”. The Tobi-Reiser […]

Controversial AC/DC concert to go ahead in Wels


By William GreenA concert by rock legends AC/DC is to go ahead despite protests by environmental groups, it has emerged.Environmentalists had protested over the site of the gig set to take place at the airfield in Wels, Upper Austria, on 22 May claiming it posed a risk to the offspring of a number of endangered […]