The state attorney general's office has concluded that Michael Jackson was not "manhandled" by sheriff's deputies who took him into custody last year on child molestation charges, CBS News reported yesterday (Aug. 15).
Phish called it a career last night (Aug. 15) at the end of the second day of its weekend-long finale in Coventry, Vt. Before a crowd of more than 70,000 fans, the Vermont-based jam band wrapped things up with a rare performance of "The Curtain With," which guitarist Trey Anastasio told the crowd he'd written in 1985 while living in a cabin in a neighboring town.
Trick Pony will be on hand today (Aug. 16) as President George W. Bush makes a campaign stop Traverse City, Mich. The band will perform for supporters of the incumbent Republican candidate immediately before Bush addresses the crowd.
Anastacia returned to the top of the U.K. album chart yesterday (Aug. 15) with her self-titled Epic album as hip-hop act 3 Of A Kind bows on top of the region's singles tally with its Relentless via Virgin single "Baby Cakes."
Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli will return Nov. 9 with a pop album, "Andrea." The Phillips/Sugar set will boast guest appearances by the Gipsy Kings and Holly Stell, as well as songs written by Guy Chambers and Enrique Iglesias.