1. 'ReAct Now' Downloads To Aid Katrina Relief

    September 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Performances by such acts as U2, Neil Young, Green Day, Big & Rich, Trent Reznor and the Red Hot Chili Peppers from last week's "ReAct Now: Music and Relief" telethon will soon be available as dow Performances by such acts as U2, Neil Young, Green Day, Big & Rich, Trent…

  2. Music-Related Katrina Aid Efforts Continue

    September 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The star-studded Hurricane Katrina benefit concert "From the Big Apple to the Big Easy" -- featuring Elvis Costello, Lenny Kravitz, Allen Toussaint and others -- will raise funds beyond its New York s Music-related aid for victims of Hurricane Katrina continues to roll in. The star…

  3. Katrina Telethon, Benefit Totals Roll In

    September 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The tallies of funds raised by various Hurricane Katrina relief efforts are being revealed, with substantial amounts culled from recent telethons. The tallies of funds raised by various Hurricane Katrina relief efforts are being revealed, with substantial amounts culled from recent telethons.…

  4. Update: Pearl Jam, The Roots Plan Katrina Benefits

    September 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam has tacked on an additional date to its fall North American tour that will serve as a benefit for victims of Hurricane Katrina. Pearl Jam has tacked on an additional date to its fall North American tour that will serve as a benefit for victims of Hurricane Katrina. The group will…

  5. Kanye, 50 Hold Stones From Chart Top

    September 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Strong second week sales of Kanye West's "Late Registration" and a resurgence by 50 Cent's "The Massacre" deny the latest album by the Rolling Stones the No. 1 slot on The Billboard 200 this week. But Strong second week sales of Kanye West's "Late…

  6. Jazz Fest Tipped To Return In 2006

    September 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT New Orleans' premiere music event, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival (Jazz Fest), will return next year, according to Randy Phillips of AEG Live, co-producers of Jazz Fest with Festival Pro New Orleans' premiere music event, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival …

  7. Radio City Joins MSG For Katrina Benefit

    September 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Tom Waits, Dave Matthews, Trey Anastasio, John Mayer Trio, Joss Stone and the Meters have signed on for a Sept. 20 benefit concert for Hurricane Katrina victims at New York's Radio City Music Hall. Th Tom Waits, Dave Matthews, Trey Anastasio, John Mayer Trio, Joss Stone and the Meters…

  8. Stars To Join Jackson For Katrina Single

    September 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Michael Jackson has recruited pop superstar Mariah Carey, Snoop Dogg, Jay Z and James Brown and other top artists to perform on a charity single for the victims of Hurricane Katrina, his spokesperson Michael Jackson has recruited pop superstar Mariah Carey, Snoop Dogg, Jay Z and James Brown…

  9. Prine, Miller Top Americana Awards

    September 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Veteran roots music artists Buddy Miller and John Prine took the top honors at the Americana Music Association's fourth annual Americana Honors & Awards, held Sept. 9 at Nashville's Ryman Auditori Veteran roots music artists Buddy Miller and John Prine took the top honors at the…

  10. Billboard Bits: Kelly Clarkson, Jamiroquai, Dylan

    September 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Kelly Clarkson, Jamiroquai, Dylan Over the past week, Kelly Clarkson has postponed five shows, including tonight's (Sept. 12) concert in Spokane, Wash., due to a bout with bronchitis. Despite the illness, the artist still honored a commitment to perform "Shelter" during…

  11. Music Remains Substantial Source Of Katrina Aid

    September 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Two weeks following the devastating Hurricane Katrina, a host of music-related initiatives are raising funds for those suffering the effects of the storm. Two weeks following the devastating Hurricane Katrina, a host of music-related initiatives are raising funds for those suffering the…

  12. Country Stars Line Up For Katrina Benefit

    September 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT George Strait, Kenny Chesney, Alan Jackson, Martina McBride, ZZ Top and Willie Nelson have signed on for an Oct. 1 Hurricane Katrina relief concert dubbed One Country at Reliant Stadium in Houston. CM George Strait, Kenny Chesney, Alan Jackson, Martina McBride, ZZ Top and Willie Nelson have…

  13. Bluesman Clarence 'Gatemouth' Brown Dies

    September 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown, the singer and guitarist who built a 50-year career playing blues, country, jazz and Cajun music, died yesterday (Sept. 10) in his hometown of Orange, Texas, where he had g Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown, the singer and guitarist who built a 50-year…

  14. Billboard Bits: DMB, Northern State, Nickelback

    September 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Dave Matthews Band, Northern State, Nickelback Dave Matthews Band's latest studio album, "Stand Up," is only four months old, but the group is already itching to make its sequel. Indeed, according to RCA senior VP of marketing Hugh Surratt, a new DMB album could be out…

  15. Rock Acts Plug In For Katrina Benefits

    September 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Used, Taking Back Sunday, Bad Religion and Rise Against are among the hard-hitting punk and rock acts confirmed for "Unite the United," an all-star concert event to benefit victims of Hurricane Ka The Used, Taking Back Sunday, Bad Religion and Rise Against are among the hard…

  16. Wilson, Big & Rich To Tour This Fall

    September 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Gretchen Wilson will join Big & Rich and Cowboy Troy for the fall American Revolution tour, which will be sponsored by Chevrolet. Gretchen Wilson will join Big & Rich and Cowboy Troy for the fall American Revolution tour, which will be sponsored by Chevrolet. Full details have yet to…

  17. Multi-Network Broadcast To Benefit Katrina Victims

    September 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT U2, Alicia Keys, Garth Brooks, Paul Simon, Rod Stewart and the Dixie Chicks are among the artists that will perform during "Shelter From the Storm: A Concert for the Gulf Coast" a live telethon to be U2, Alicia Keys, Garth Brooks, Paul Simon, Rod Stewart and the Dixie Chicks are…

  18. Dashboard Club Shows To Benefit Katrina Victims

    September 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Dashboard Confessional will donate proceeds from three upcoming club shows to Hurricane Katrina relief efforts. Dashboard Confessional will donate proceeds from three upcoming club shows to Hurricane Katrina relief efforts. The performances will take place Sept. 18 in Toronto, Sept. 19 in…

  19. Voodoo Music Experience Hopes To Go Forward

    September 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, attempts are being made to hold the festival on the original dates in a new city to be announced, and also raise funds for victims of the disaster. The seventh Voodoo Music Experience , which was to take place Oct. 29-30 in New Orleans' City Park, is…

  20. Top Acts Set For New York Katrina Benefit

    September 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT New York's Madison Square Garden will be the site of a Sept. 20 benefit for victims of Hurricane Katrina, dubbed "From the Big Apple to the Big Easy." The show will pair a variety of top acts with som New York's Madison Square Garden will be the site of a Sept. 20 benefit…

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