Mitchell Peters

Correspondent

Mitchell Peters has worked in Billboard's Los Angeles office since 2006. He writes for Billboard Magazine, Billboard.biz and Billboard.com, and serves as the West Coast editor for Billboard.biz.

Tribe, Nas, Mos Def, De La Soul Lead Rock The Bells

Tribe, Nas, Mos Def, De La Soul Lead Rock The Bells

After breaking out last year with a handful of large-scale festival performances from the re-formed Rage Against the Machine, this summer's Rock the Bells will feature appearances by A Tribe Called Quest, Nas, Mos Def, De La Soul Rakim and the reunited Pharcyde, among others.
Third Day, Switchfoot Join Forces For Music Builds Tour

Third Day, Switchfoot Join Forces For Music Builds Tour

Third Day, Switchfoot, Robert Randolph & the Family Band and Jars of Clay, among others, will join forces for the Music Builds tour, which launches Aug. 21 at the DTE Energy Music Theatre in Detroit, and wraps Oct. 12 at the Pepsi Center in Denver.
MusiCares To Honor Alice Cooper

MusiCares To Honor Alice Cooper

After 26 years of sobriety, shock-rocker Alice Cooper has some advice to pass along to the younger generation: "I don't think you need to die for your art."
Buffett, Crowes Sign On For Newport Folk Fest

Buffett, Crowes Sign On For Newport Folk Fest

Jimmy Buffett, the Black Crowes, Cat Power and Jakob Dylan are among the artists performing at this year's Newport Folk Festival, to be held Aug. 1-3 at Fort Adams State Park in Newport, R.I.
Touring Briefs: Rozone Productions, Pachanga Latino Music Festival

Touring Briefs: Rozone Productions, Pachanga Latino Music Festival

Rozone Productions has been named the exclusive facility promotion and production team for Sturgis, S.D.'s Glencoe Amphitheater; Nortec Collective members Bostich and Fussible, Grupo Fantasma, Vallejo, among others, gear up for the inaugural Pachanga Latino Music Festival.

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