1. Rapper Proof Laid To Rest In Detroit

    April 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Detroit rap star Proof was laid to rest today (April 19) with tears, wails of grief, a few laughs and, appropriate to any hip-hop gathering, some profanity. Among those in attendance were Eminem, 50 C Detroit rap star Proof was laid to rest today (April 19) with tears, wails of grief, a few…

  2. Fiona Taps Rice, Garza For Summer Trek

    April 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Having completed a supporting run with Coldplay, Fiona Apple will embark on a summer headlining tour, beginning June 20 in Phoenix. Having completed a supporting run with Coldplay, Fiona Apple will embark on a summer headlining tour, beginning June 20 in Phoenix. Damien Rice will join Apple…

  3. Crowes Nab Randolph, Truckers For Summer Tour

    April 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Black Crowes have nabbed Robert Randolph and the Family Band as well as the Drive-By Truckers for a nine-week summer tour. The outing will kick off June 10 in Seattle and run through Aug. 12 at Co The Black Crowes have nabbed Robert Randolph and the Family Band as well as the Drive-By…

  4. Springsteen Sets U.S. Dates With Seeger Sessions Band

    April 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Springsteen will warm up for the roadwork with a series of four shows in Asbury Park, N.J., on April 20 and 24-26. Bruce Springsteen has scheduled 18 U.S. tour dates in support of his folk album, " We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions ." Opening May 27 in Boston, the run will…

  5. Thomas, Jewel Plan Tandem Tour

    April 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Atlantic labelmates Rob Thomas and Jewel will combine forces for a seven-week tour that will open May 23 in Clearwater, Fla. Making it an Atlantic roster hat trick, Toby Lightman will support the most Atlantic labelmates Rob Thomas and Jewel will combine forces for a seven-week tour that will…

  6. Michael Jackson Restructures Finances

    April 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Michael Jackson restructured his finances with the help of Sony Corp., which shares ownership of his valuable music catalog of Beatles hits, Jackson attorneys said in a statement. Michael Jackson restructured his finances with the help of Sony Corp., which shares ownership of his valuable…

  7. Clarkson To Unveil New Tunes On Summer Tour

    April 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT To give her smash 2004 album "Breakaway" one last push before she heads back into the studio, Kelly Clarkson will hit the road this summer on her Addicted tour. The amphitheatre outing begins June 30 To give her smash 2004 album "Breakaway" one last push before she heads…

  8. Busta's 'Bang' To Explode In May

    April 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Originally expected this week, Busta Rhymes' new album, "The Big Bang," will arrive May 16 via Aftermath/Interscope. The single "Touch It" got as high as No. 8 earlier this year on Billboard’s Hot R Originally expected this week, Busta Rhymes' new album, "…

  9. Pearl Jam Plots Summer Tour, Petty Dates

    April 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Following the June 3 close of the first leg of Pearl Jam's North American tour, the band will return to the road June 23 in Pittsburgh. Fourteen dates are set for the second leg through a July 22 show Following the June 3 close of the first leg of Pearl Jam's North American tour,…

  10. Q&A With Chrissie Hynde

    April 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT With unmistakable vocals, deft songwriting skills and a cocksure guitar stance, Pretenders frontwoman Chrissie Hynde has inspired many -- just as she has surely pissed a few people off. With unmistakable vocals, deft songwriting skills and a cocksure guitar stance, Pretenders frontwoman…

  11. Madonna Ready To Dance On Summer Tour

    April 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT As expected, Madonna will hit the road this summer in support of her 2005 album "Confessions on a Dance Floor." The tour will begin May 21 in Los Angeles and has dates on tap through a Sept. 3 show in As expected, Madonna will hit the road this summer in support of her 2005 album …

  12. Beck Gears Up For Euro Festivals, Radiohead Dates

    March 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST Beck has slowly begun announcing appearances at summer European festivals. He will also join Radiohead for an Aug. 22 show in Edinburgh, a pairing that is expected to be repeated several times this su Beck has slowly begun announcing appearances at summer European festivals. He will also join…

  13. ON TV

    March 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for MARCH 27-APRIL 2, 2006. MONDAY, MARCH 27 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Shakira, Wyclef Jean (also scheduled: Joy Philbin, Chris Kattan). "Martha," Syndicated Featured artist: Aretha Franklin (also scheduled: Dougray…

  14. This Day in Music

    March 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Actor/musician Dudley Moore-whose work as a jazz pianist was mainly overshadowed by his film roles-dies at his New Jersey home of pneumonia, a complication of progressive supranuclear pa 2005 - Former Crowded House and Split Enz drummer Paul Hester is found dead of…

  15. Smokey Robinson Pledges 'Timeless Love'

    March 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST Motown legend Smokey Robinson delves into the Great American Songbook on "Timeless Love," an album of standards due June 13 via Universal's New Door imprint. Motown legend Smokey Robinson delves into the Great American Songbook on "Timeless Love," an album of…

  16. Ringo Readies Ninth All Starr Tour

    March 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST Ringo Starr will embark on his ninth All Starr tour this summer with a band featuring pop vocalist Richard Marx, guitarist Billy Squier and the Zombies' Rod Argent. Ringo Starr will embark on his ninth All Starr tour this summer with a band featuring pop vocalist Richard Marx, guitarist…

  17. Skynyrd, 3 Doors Down Making 'Trouble' On Tour

    March 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST Lynyrd Skynyrd and 3 Doors Down will co-headline this summer's 15-date Double Trouble tour, which begins June 25 at Riverbend Music Center in Cincinnati. Lynyrd Skynyrd and 3 Doors Down will co-headline this summer's 15-date Double Trouble tour, which begins June 25 at Riverbend…

  18. NIN Drafts Bauhaus, TV On The Radio For Tour

    March 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST Nine Inch Nails has drafted goth legends Bauhaus and its new Interscope labelmate TV On The Radio for its summer North American tour. The trek will begin May 27 in Ridgefield, Wash., and will feature Nine Inch Nails has drafted goth legends Bauhaus and its new Interscope labelmate TV On The…

  19. New Cars Ready To Roll With Album, Tour

    March 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST Cars guitarist Elliot Easton and keyboardist Greg Hawkes have drafted Todd Rundgren to front a new version of the band, appropriately dubbed the New Cars. Confirming long-standing speculation , Cars guitarist Elliot Easton and keyboardist Greg Hawkes have drafted Todd Rundgren to front a new…

  20. The Living Things

    March 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST A brief trip home brings much needed rest, while a return to the road brings out the best and worst of this life within 48 hours. St. Louie - March 4 Drivin' through the Ozark Boot Hills on our way home to St. Louie via Lawrence, Kan... a ride I've taken many times with our father,…

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