1. U.S. Cities Host Big New Year's Eve Shows

    December 31, 2004 12:00 AM EST Although what is arguably the most well-known New Year's Eve celebration in New York's Times Square consists of little more than confetti and a sparkling ball, live music is playing a part in many cel Although what is arguably the most well-known New Year's Eve celebration in…

  2. The Big Eyeball in the Sky

    October 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT With a name like Colonel Claypool's Bucket of Bernie Brains, it is certain that whatever this band has up its sleeve, it's not a play-by-numbers attempt at mainstream popularity. With a name like Colonel Claypool's Bucket of Bernie Brains, it is certain that whatever this band…

  3. Shortlist Music Prize 'Longlist' Nominees

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The "longlist" of artists and their latest albums being considered for the 2004 Shortlist Music Prize. Ten finalists for the award will be announced in late September; the Prize will be awarded duri Below is the "longlist" of artists, and their latest albums, being…

  4. Jam Bands Tapped For Big Easy Concert Series

    February 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Bela Fleck, Ween, and the Dirty Dozen Brass Band are among the acts slated for New Orleans' Superfly During Jazzfest concert series. The seventh annual event will run concurrently with the city's mass Bela Fleck, Ween, and the Dirty Dozen Brass Band are among the acts slated for New…

  5. Mixmaster Mike Happy On Board GNR Tour

    November 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST Pepper spray and riot batons filled the air outside the Vancouver General Motors Place last Thursday night as fans reacted to the the cancellation of the Guns N' Roses tour opener. At the time, openin Pepper spray and riot batons filled the air outside the Vancouver General Motors Place…

  6. Guns N' Roses Bloom For Fall Tour

    September 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT As first tipped here last month, Guns N' Roses has begun announcing dates for its first comprehensive North American tour since 1993. So far, 26 shows are confirmed, beginning Nov. 7 in Vancouver. As first tipped here last month, Guns N' Roses has begun announcing dates for its…

  7. Billboard Bits: G'N'R, 'Celeb Boot Camp,' & More

    August 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Guns N' Roses, Papa Roach, 'Celeb Boot Camp,' & More Guns N' Roses will begin a 40-plus date North American arena tour in late October in the Northeastern U.S., according to sources. This will be the band's first full-blown U.S. tour since playing 29 shows…

  8. Claypool Peels Back The 'Purple Onion'

    June 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Primus frontman Les Claypool has set a Sept. 24 release for his solo debut, "The Les Claypool Frog Brigade Presents Purple Onion," which will be issued on his own Prawn Song label. "This is the first Primus frontman Les Claypool has set a Sept. 24 release for his solo debut, …

  9. Billboard Bits: Guns N' Roses, Eva Cassidy, Sawyer Brown

    May 30, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Guns N' Roses, Eva Cassidy, Sawyer Brown, Everly Brothers Guns N' Roses has begun rescheduling the summer European tour canceled due to health concerns relating to guitarist Buckethead. Merck Mercuriadis of Sanctuary Music Management tells Billboard.com that Buckethead has…

  10. Guns N' Roses Euro Tour Up In The Air

    May 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT A planned 15-date European Guns N' Roses tour is in limbo due to health concerns relating to guitarist Buckethead. A management spokesperson tells Billboard.com that the dates -- set to begin June 1 a A planned 15-date European Guns N' Roses tour is in limbo due to health concerns…

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