1. Ono Initiates New Peace Prize

    October 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Commemorating John Lennon's birthday, Yoko Ono yesterday (Oct. 9) invoked his song "Give Peace a Chance" to inaugurate a new peace prize. Commemorating John Lennon's birthday, Yoko Ono yesterday (Oct. 9) invoked his song "Give Peace a Chance" to inaugurate a new…

  2. Phish's McConnell Regroups With Vida Blue

    April 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST As tipped here earlier this year, Phish keyboardist Page McConnell will release the self-titled solo debut of his new band, Vida Blue, on June 25 via Elektra. The band is named after the '70s-era base As tipped here earlier this year, Phish keyboardist Page McConnell will release the…

  3. Jam Bands Sign On For 'Superfly During Jazzfest'

    February 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST Medeski Martin & Wood, Gov't Mule, Bela Fleck and the Flecktones, Ozomatli, the New Deal, and Galactic are among the acts confirmed for the Superfly During Jazzfest concert series, set for April 2 Gov't Mule, Medeski Martin & Wood, Bela Fleck and the Flecktones, Ozomatli,…

  4. Bono Everywhere At Economic Forum

    February 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST Every year at the World Economic Forum, there's a leader or two who stands out, courted by the rich and famous -- and the media. In years past, Madeline Albright, Yasser Arafat, Bill Clinton, and Geor Every year at the World Economic Forum, there's a leader or two who stands out,…

  5. Phish Members To Tour Behind Solo Projects

    January 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST While Phish's open-ended hiatus continues, band members Trey Anastasio and Page McConnell both intend to tour this year in support of solo projects, Billboard Bulletin reports. While Phish's open-ended hiatus continues, band members Trey Anastasio and Page McConnell both intend to…

  6. New Year's Eve Live Music Highlights

    December 28, 2001 12:00 AM EST While Dec. 31, 2001, may not rank up there with the millennium celebrations, there's still plenty of top-notch live music being presented in the U.S. on New Year's Eve. If you're planning to get off t While Dec. 31, 2001, may not rank up there with the millennium celebrations,…

  7. Billboard Bits: Nobel Concert, Brooks, Destiny's Child

    November 27, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Nobel Concert, Garth Brooks, Destiny's Child Destiny's Child and Anastasia are among the latest artists to join the lineup for the Nobel Peace Prize 100th Anniversary Concert. Other performers newly added to the Dec. 11 event at Norway's Oslo Spektrum are Barbara…

  8. Billboard Bits: Bob Dylan, Fu Manchu, Warren Haynes

    November 20, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Bob Dylan, Fu Manchu, Warren Haynes Performing his first concert in New York since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, Bob Dylan left no doubt last night (Nov. 19) about his fondness for the Big Apple and its citizens. As he finished his nearly two-hour set, Dylan addressed the Madison…

  9. McCartney, Wyclef To Play For Peace

    November 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST Paul McCartney and Wyclef Jean are among the artists confirmed to perform at the annual Nobel Peace Prize concert Dec. 11 in Oslo. Other musical guests set to honor this year's laureate, United Nation Paul McCartney and Wyclef Jean are among the artists confirmed to perform at the annual…

  10. Billboard Bits: Bono/Stipe/Moby, Crowes, Napster, Rammstein

    October 30, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Bono/Stipe/Moby, Crowes, Napster, Rammstein U2 frontman Bono, R.E.M. lead singer Michael Stipe, and electronica maven Moby made unannounced appearances last night (Oct. 29) in New York, at the second of two anti-violence benefit concerts organized by the Beastie Boys. Prior to the…

  11. Gov't Mule Goes Off 'The Deep End'

    September 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Gov't Mule will release "The Deep End Vol. 1," its first studio album since the <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/billboard/daily/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=874281">August 2000 death</A> of fo Gov't Mule will release "The Deep End Vol. 1,…

  12. Govt' Mule, Roots Head For The Summit

    August 02, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Gov't Mule, the Roots, the String Cheese Incident, Burning Spear, and the Funky Meters are among the acts set to play at the Summit, a three-day music festival held the weekend of Aug. 17-19 at Mariav Gov't Mule, the Roots, the String Cheese Incident, Burning Spear, and the Funky…

  13. Wynton Marsalis Trumpeted As U.N. Peace Messenger

    March 21, 2001 12:00 AM EST Renowned trumpeter Wynton Marsalis, who got his start with Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers, is becoming a new kind of messenger: one for peace. U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan pinned a dove on Ma Renowned trumpeter Wynton Marsalis, who got his start with Art Blakey and the Jazz…

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