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  • White Stripes Kick Off Summer Tour With Surprise Nashville Gig

    White Stripes Kick Off Summer Tour With Surprise Nashville Gig | ARTICLE

    After a nearly two-year hiatus, Jack and Meg White reunited at Nashville's Cannery Ballroom May 18th for an intimate surprise gig. The sold-out show -- which packed the 1,000-seat venue -- was a practice run before the...

    May 21, 2007 5:28 PM ET
  • My Morning Jacket Plays World's Best Prom in Athens, Georgia

    My Morning Jacket Plays World's Best Prom in Athens, Georgia | ARTICLE

    A sold-out crowd of sharp-dressed music lovers was treated to a second big dance last night as My Morning Jacket took the stage to open their two-night, "Under the Sea"-themed residence at Athens, Georgia's famed 40 Watt...

    March 7, 2007 4:54 PM ET
  • CMJ Madness: Percee P & Wildchild

    CMJ Madness: Percee P & Wildchild | ARTICLE

    Throngs of suburban college students flocked to Times Square last night for their hip-hop fix as old-school Bronx rapper Percee P took the stage at B.B. King's Blues Club. Joined onstage by former Lootpack emcee Wildchild —...

    November 3, 2006 1:26 PM ET
  • Live Review: Sufjan Stevens Kicks Off Tour in Nashville

    Live Review: Sufjan Stevens Kicks Off Tour in Nashville | ARTICLE

    Donning large multicolored wings, matching suit jackets and baby blue slacks, Brooklyn based singer-songwriter Sufjan Stevens and his 13-piece band kicked off a two-month North American theater tour last night at Nashville's historic Ryman Auditorium, treating the...

    September 12, 2006 5:53 PM ET
  • Mariah Carey Readies First Tour in Three Years

    Mariah Carey Readies First Tour in Three Years | ARTICLE

    Five-time Grammy winner Mariah Carey will take to the road this summer for a two-month, thirty-city arena run slated to kick off in Miami August 5th and run through October 10th in Phoenix. The Adventures of Mimi:...

    May 22, 2006 6:03 PM ET
  • Snoop Dogg Sued for Millions

    Snoop Dogg Sued for Millions | ARTICLE

    West Coast gansta rappers Snoop Dogg, the Game, Kurupt, Soopafly and Daz Dillinger have all been named in a $22 million civil lawsuit filed April 12th in Los Angeles. The suit, brought by Richard Monroe II, claims that...

    April 21, 2006 3:19 PM ET
  • Fiona Apple Tours "Machine"

    Fiona Apple Tours "Machine" | ARTICLE

    Fiona Apple, fresh from an opening spot on tour with Coldplay, is hitting the road this summer for an exhaustive two-month headlining tour to open June 20th in Phoenix. The fiercely independent songstress will make stops in...

    April 20, 2006 1:25 PM ET
  • Saves the Day Rock Their Paranoia

    Saves the Day Rock Their Paranoia | ARTICLE

    "This record is about the black clouds inside my mind," says Saves the Day frontman and songwriter Chris Conley of his band's new record Sound the Alarm. "It was these intense fears and paranoia and diluted thoughts...

    April 11, 2006 4:15 PM ET
  • System of a Down Rally in D.C.

    System of a Down Rally in D.C. | ARTICLE

    System of a Down will launch a three-day campaign for Armenian Genocide recognition in Washington, D.C., beginning April 24th. The Grammy-winning band, whose members are all of Armenian descent, plan to urge Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert and...

    April 4, 2006 1:47 PM ET
  • The Fray Live the High "Life"

    The Fray Live the High "Life" | ARTICLE

    It's a sunny March afternoon and Isaac Slade, frontman for Denver's piano-pop newcomers the Fray, is taking a break from the band's photo shoot at a hilltop mansion in Los Angeles. After all, with years of touring...

    March 30, 2006 5:53 PM ET
  • Chilis, Kanye Lead Lollapalooza '06

    Chilis, Kanye Lead Lollapalooza '06 | ARTICLE

    Red Hot Chili Peppers, Matisyahu, Manu Chao, Jack White's the Raconteurs, the Flaming Lips, and locals Kanye West, Common and Wilco are among the more than 130 artists slated to perform at this year's Lollapalooza Festival in...

    March 16, 2006 2:03 PM ET
  • Pearl Jam Return With Summer Tour

    Pearl Jam Return With Summer Tour | ARTICLE

    Pearl Jam are preparing to hit the road for a world tour in support of their self-titled, eighth studio album and debut for J Records, due May 2nd. The first month-long string of North American dates kick...

    March 7, 2006 1:51 PM ET
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